Jay Rayner at the Petworth Festival.

Songs of Food and Agony bring together two key strands in his life when Jay Rayner brings The Jay Rayner Quartet to the Petworth Festival.

Thomasin Trezise

Opera without the stuffiness!

She will be cracking a few jokes, and the atmosphere will be informal.

The Jacksons

A Love Supreme celebrates all that's good in the Summertime

Nestling quietly in the soft folds of the eastern edge of the South Downs is the picturesque sleepy village of Glynde.
Richard Durrant

Guitar wizard Richard Durrant brings Stringhenge to Chichester Cathedral

Shoreham-based guitar virtuoso Richard Durrant brings his latest musical adventure to Chichester Cathedral, offering a uniquely-British exploration of unplugged, acoustic music on the folk/classical cusp.

Chichester Symphony Orchestra

REVIEW: Chichester Symphony Orchestra, Festival of Chichester concert

The CSO – Chichester’s own symphony orchestra - impressed a full house last night at St Paul’s.

Petworth Town Band, one of the few still playing on the march, at Cowdray Park

Petworth band sets sail for France

Petworth Town Band is excited to be going on tour to France.

Nicola Benedetti

REVIEW: Nicola Benedetti's concert with Worthing Symphony Orchestra at the Assembly Hall, Worthing

WHEN a concert's final work – an irreproachable performance of Saint-Saëns' ever-popular organ symphony – seems almost anticlimactic, you know you have experienced something quite extraordinary earlier in the evening.

New choir

Debut looms for new community choir

The big moment is nearly here for the new Midhurst Community Choir – their inaugural concert on Saturday, July 22 at 7.30pm at Midhurst Parish Church.


Student and teacher relationship celebrated at Festival of Chichester

After two years as music student and teacher, Anna Foye and Georgie Warden are marking the end of the relationship with a one-off fundraising gig at the Oxmarket in Chichester.


Russian lyricism at the Festival of Chichester.

Russian lyricism comes from Maria Luc, her brother Kenji and her boyfriend Wyn Chan for the Festival of Chichester.

bass trombonist Sam Freeman and children from Bramber School - by Stephen Goodger


On a steamy Monday morning, Worthing’s Assembly Hall was inundated with the excited sounds of about 700 local primary and secondary school pupils, ably chaperoned by their teachers and volunteers. Among them was also a contingent of Home-Educated young people.

Seaside variety on its way back to Bognor Regis!

Comedienne and impressionist Hilary O’Neil can hardly believe her luck: traditional seaside variety in Bognor Regis, a place dear to her heart.

At the Petworth Festival

Folk airs meet the classical tradition at the Petworth Festival

William Thomson’s Orpheus Caledonius presented by Žak Ozmo and L’Avventura London will be among the highlights of this year’s Petworth Festival, featuring Scottish folk band Blind Old Dogs and singer Siobhan Miller

Chichester Symphony Orchestra

Chichester Symphony Orchestra offer Festival concert

Chichester Symphony Orchestra welcome BBC Young Musician winner Ben Goldscheider who will play Glière’s horn concerto in their Festival of Chichester concert.

Edwin James Festival Choir

REVIEW: Thank You For The Music, The Edwin James Festival Choir, Littlehampton

The familiar and well-loved songs of ABBA, The Beatles and The Carpenters filled the Church of St James in Littlehampton on Saturday when the Edwin James Festival Choir presented their ABC concert.

Cregan & Co

REVIEW: Jim Cregan, Tony Christie – Priory Park Festival, Chichester, Sunday.

What a difference a year makes. Last year, in its first year, the Priory Park Festival was a festival finding its feet. This year it’s into its stride.

Romanian violinist Bogdan Vacarescu with Russian pianist Victor Ryabchikov

Festival of Chichester: Beethoven with Bogdan and Victor

Romanian violinist Bogdan Vacarescu joins with Russian pianist Victor Ryabchikov at Pallant House Gallery for the Festival of Chichester on Saturday, July 15 at 12 noon.


Jess Robinson at the Petworth Festival

It’s been a rollercoaster year for singing comedy impressionist Jess Robinson, semi-finalist in 2017’s Britain’s Got Talent. On the back of it, all sorts of offers are opening up; all sorts of opportunities are coming her way.

Hugh Cornwell wows the Priory Park crowd / Picture by Steve Bone

REVIEW: The Christians, Hugh Cornwell, Dodgy at Priory Park, Chichester

It's not often you can enjoy a trip back to the 70s, 80s and 90s all in one evening, but it was possible at Chichester's Priory Park Festival on Saturday.


Old and new worlds meet at Festival of Chichester

As part of this year’s Festival of Chichester, Amici Concerts bring you Songs from The Old and New Worlds on Friday, July 14 at 7.30pm.

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