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A late 18th century automaton clock by James Cox.

James Cox’s amazing clocks

A rare late 18th century tortoiseshell and gilt-metal bracket clock with a processional automaton by the celebrated British entrepreneur and goldsmith James Cox (1723-1800) has been discovered by Toovey’s specialist, Tom Rowsell, in a London collection.

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Sussex artist Mary Crabb.

Remembrance through making

Significant Figures: remembrance through making is an intimate and poignant exhibition which seeks to articulate remembrance through the making of art is currently on show at the Oxmarket Gallery in Chichester.

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The Royal Academy's professor of perspective, Humphrey Ocean RA in conversation with Nicholas Toovey and Jeremy Knight.

RA250 celebrated at Horsham

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery’s latest exhibition Watercolour RA250 explores the relationship of leading royal academicians with the medium of watercolour.

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The business of the harvest

I went to see that little country celebration, ‘Harvesting the Old Way’, again this year in the corn fields just north of Chichester. It brings back memories.

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Velo Birmingham 2017

Lessons can be learnt with Velo South event

The unpredictable British weather returned on the weekend impacting events throughout the district. The Priory Park 100 Anniversary week kicked off on a rather soggy Saturday, fortunately many events were undercover, but whilst attendance was undoubtedly dampened, people’s spirits remained high.

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Rolling out Universal Credit in our area

Last week we had a visit from Guy Opperman a minister from the Department of Work and Pensions, who came to meet the staff at Chichester’s Jobcentre Plus; to listen to their experiences and ensure that staff and claimants are getting the support they need as we begin to roll out Universal Credit (UC) locally.

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