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VIDEO: novelist Kate Mosse helps launch the Festival of Chichester

Watch Kate describe why the Festival is so important to the city.


Festival of Chichester 2018 gets under way!

The sixth festival of Chichester got under way on the Cathedral Green on Saturday afternoon, ushering in four weeks of top-quality entertainment in and around the city – an ambitious programme of more than 200 events spanning art, theatre, music in all its forms, books, walks and outings.

The Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes screening for cancer detection trust

The Mary How Trust Film Society will be screening Battle Of The Sexes on Tuesday, June 26 at 7.30pm at West Chiltington Village Hall.

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Worthing's Hurly-burly theatre company back in action!

Following a sell-out performance at Worthing’s Ardington Hotel last November, Hurly-burly Theatre Company return to the venue with another double bill of short plays by Worthing writer Gill Medway.

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Vicky Meets…

Michael Tu, Trustee of There but Not There and Chairman of Arundel Festival
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Gandini Juggling

10 things coming up in Worthing!

Things you won't want to miss!

The Rivals

Your chance to wine, dine and enjoy glorious outdoor theatre!

Here’s your chance to win a picnic and a night’s theatre at one of the area’s finest outdoor venues.

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Pennie Billinghurst

Rabbit Hole is Drip Action stage challenge

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire will be the early-summer outing for Arundel’s Drip Action theatre company.

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The Chichester Players

'Allo 'Allo at the Festival of Chichester

As stage manager Gill Montgomery says, it’s a pretty odd list of props she’s got to keep an eye on.

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Roger Clayden

10 things coming up at the Festival of Chichester

Events you won't want to miss!

Notre Dame - Second year student, Adam Stickler, who plays the lead role of Quasimodo

Chichester students stage new version of Victor Hugo classic

The University of Chichester’s musical theatre performance company is presenting the world premiere of Notre Dame, a new musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame.


Music hall delights in Bognor Regis

Paper Moon Theatre Company present a matinee of The Magnificent Music Hall at the Regis Centre, Bognor Regis on Thursday, June 28 at 2.30pm.

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Susannah Fielding as The Country Wife - Photo by Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: The Country Wife, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, until July 7.

Jonathan Munby’s production of The Country Wife sets itself the strangest of challenges.

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Gandini Juggling

Gandini Juggling join Worthing's Summer of Circus!

Classic rock ‘n’ roll becomes the soundtrack for a juggling extravaganza as part of Worthing Theatres’ Summer of Circus. 8 Songs, from Gandini Juggling, comes billed as a tribute to the mythical landscape of popular music. It plays Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre on Friday, June 22 at 8pm.
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How to sell your wares... at the Festival of Chichester!

Arundel-based author and publisher Sandra Saer, of SMH Books, will be sharing the secrets of success at a special session for the Festival of Chichester.

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The cast get to see the sights of Portsmouth!

REVIEW: Mamma Mia! Kings Theatre, Southsea, until June 23.

There’s something quite magical about sitting in a packed (and suitably sweltering!) house at the Kings, a simply beautiful theatre.

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Oberon's Cure

Rude Mechanicals at the Festival of Chichester

The Rude Mechanical Theatre Co takes in this year’s Festival of Chichester as it celebrates 20 years of touring. Oberon’s Cure plays Halnaker Park Cottage on Sunday, June 17.

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Richard James Awful Auntie by Birmingham Stage Company. Photo by Mark Douet

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie in Brighton!

Effectively it’s one long chase from start to finish – and the children are absolutely entranced.

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Review: Legally Blonde The Musical, Theatre Royal, Brighton

Before seeing Legally Blonde The Musical, I knew two things about Lucie Jones.
Dawn Gracie by Moving Pics Boudoir

Festival of Chichester opens this weekend!

The sixth Festival of Chichester opens this weekend, ushering in a fabulous four weeks of fine entertainment, bringing together all that makes Chichester such a great place.
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