What's on inChichester

Welcome to Chichester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chichester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Chichester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Chichester as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Chichester

27
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Langstone Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation.Lovely JubblyJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02392 465011
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28
MAR
Havant Symphony Orchestra
Oaklands School

Jonathan Butcher conducts The Havant Symphony Orchestra in Overture William Tell Sibelius Violin Concerto soloist: Boris Brovtsyn & Brahms 3rd Symphony and Hungarian Dance No.6. Excellent acoustics and tiered seating.…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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28
MAR
Life in a Medieval Castle
Arundel Castle

Set in The Keep and Barbican at Arundel Castle members of Raven Tor Living History Group will portray characters living in a Medieval Castle. They will also demonstrate archery in the dry moat and the Yarnsmith of Norwich Story Teller will weave…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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04
APR
Normans and Crusaders
Arundel Castle

Set in 1215 King John has fallen out with the Barons of England and has arrived at Arundel seeking support from William de Albini Earl of Arundel. The historical backdrop is the prelude to the signing of the Magna Carta and the…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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11
APR
Canine Massage : Next Steps
Paws, Play & Stay Dog Hotel

Learn Canine Massage workshop in Sussex: Next Steps & Warm‐UpCool Down routinesFollowing the popularity of the introductory canine massage workshops at Paws Play & Stay Dog Hotel and Day Care Rustington West Sussex the AchyPaw Dog Massage team…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01903 785166
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11
APR
Ghost Hunt at Arundel Jail House
Arundel Jail House

Join Supernatural Tours as we go under the town hall in Arundel to investigate the old prison known as the Arundel Jail House.Built in 1836 the prison was used to house inmates who had been convicted upstairs in the court rooms. Home…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07516 103947
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12
APR
Bahnfest 2015
Gaugemaster House

Gaugemaster will be holding its continental new items preview day on the 12th April at the Engine Shed based in West Sussex. The event will highlight the latest new items from suppliers including Roco Fleischmann Noch and Faller and we will…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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19
APR
MG Owner's Club Gathering
Arundel Castle

Over 150 MG cars ranging in age from the late 1920s to the modern day MGF sports models will be on display on the Lower Lawns in the Castle grounds as MG Owners Club members showcase their very own pieces of motoring…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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24
APR
South Downs' Boogaloo Blues Weekend
South Downs Holiday Village

This is a venue that has been recommended by many Boogaloo regulars and it is indeed a very nice clean friendly Adult Only venue in a great location with accommodation in chalets as well as the hotel with waiter service for…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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01
MAY
PROFESSOR MINNS DR. BOB & 'THE VOODOO KITCHEN
The Chichester Inn

Prof. David Minns &Dr. Bob Brookes invite you to an evening of Cajun Country & Roots at The Chichester InnProf. David MinnsGuitar VocalsDr. Bob Brookes Harmonica & VocalsJeremy ShermanDobro Lap Steel & VocalsTrevor GrantAcoustic Guitar Dobro…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01903 410276
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07
MAY
Musical Evening
Stansted House

Susan Legg brings talented music students from Chichester University to present a varied programme in the elegant Music Room of Stansted House. Free parking. Interval Refreshments. Ring 02392 412 265…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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08
MAY
CHICHESTER GARDEN SHOW
Chichester City Centre

For the eighth year running the heart of Chichester will come alive in a burst of colour for three days in MayWhat a fantastic chance to find anything and everything for your garden A superb range of top quality plants crafts equipment…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01243 641306
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08
MAY
Fort Widley Ghost Hunt
Fort Widley

Fort Widley was part of Palmerstons Folly ‐ a civil defense across Portsdown Hill built in 1861 to defend the city from sea and land attack. The Victorian fort has had numerous reported sightings of ghosts over its 146‐year history.During World War…

Location: 12.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07516 103947
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23
MAY
Castle Siege
Arundel Castle

It is 1475 and Edward IV is King of England. Once again tensions have arisen between England and France. Seeing an opportunity a French force has crossed the channel seized the Kings Ordinance artillery and surrounded the castle at Arundel. The French…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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28
MAY
Living History Day
Arundel Castle

Set on the American Lawn at Arundel Castle this day will be an opportunity to meet historical characters who will bring the past to life. With the Yarnsmith of Norwich Story Teller have‐a‐go fencing archery a face painter and a chance to…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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06
JUN
Madness
Fratton Park

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 12.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUN
Comedy All Stars
Barton Hall Horndean Technology College

Hosted by James Alderson this show continues to prove that big names want to come down to little ol Horndean for a terrific night of laughterHeadliner Tom Stade is confirmedAs seen on Daves One Night Stand Live At The Apollo Michael McIntyres…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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13
JUN
Town Crier's Competition
Arundel Castle

OYEZ OYEZ Arundel welcomes town criers from across England for a national competition.Their voices will be booming across the grounds of Arundel Castle to be assessed for sustained volume clarity diction and inflection.…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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20
JUN
Mustering for Agincourt
Arundel Castle

New for 2015 ‐ Representing the historical forces of the Earl of Arundel the knights squires archers and men‐at‐arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will meet in preparation for the 1415 campaign of Henry V to defeat the French forces. The…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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05
JUL
Jaguar Day
Arundel Castle

New for 2015 ‐ Arundel Castle will welcome the West Sussex Region of the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club on Sunday 5th July. Visitors will be able to enjoy a display of these stunning automobiles from Classic Jaguars through to modern supercars and speak…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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11
JUL
Privateers & Revolutionaries Weekend
Arundel Castle

New for 2015 ‐ Napoleon Bonaparte has escaped from his captivity on Elba and has been restored as Emperor of France. Mobilising the French armies he is seeking to reinstate France as the dominant country in Europe. Many in England are discontented…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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12
JUL
Classic Cars Gathering
Arundel Castle

New for 2015 ‐ an opportunity for Classic Car enthusiasts to display view and enjoy a wide variety of classic and sporting cars dating from the earliest aeons of popular motoring through to recent supercars.…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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17
JUL
Lakeside Rock 'n' Roll Extravaganza
Lakeside

Friday 1720 July 2015from £259 pp 3 nights half board in standard accommodation. Booking code RNR15.Featuring: The FirebirdsJoey & The JiversBernie Woods & The Forest FiresRockin The JointJeromes JetsettersGreggi GStompin SteveMidnight ShiftIan and SuzanneTo book telephone Lakeside on…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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21
JUL
Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week
Arundel Castle

Under the shadow of the mighty Castle experience the thrill of the renowned Arundel International Jousting Competition as revered knights from around the world gather to test their chivalry and skill at mounted combat in full plate armour.Set within an authentic Medieval…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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09
AUG
MG Car Club - SVW Register
Arundel Castle

New for 2015 ‐ The SVW Register is part of the MG Car Club. The Register was established for the SA VA and WA types that are collectively known as SVW dating from early 1936 to late 1939.We are expecting between 30…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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29
AUG
History in Action (Multi-period)
Arundel Castle

Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle the tented encampments of Raven Tor Living History Group and the Company of St Barbara will reflect 2000 years of local and castle history in crafts costume and combat displays. An opportunity to meet…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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28
OCT
Normans and Crusaders in The Keep
Arundel Castle

Raven Tor Living History Group will be portraying the life and times of the 12th Century Norman period in The Keep at Arundel Castle. With combat weaponry armour and crafts displays visitors will not only be able to see what life was…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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07
NOV
CRAFTS at FORT PURBROOK
Fort Purbrook

2015 is our 23rd year at this stunning venue. Visitors to Crafts at Fort Purbrook will have a great opportunity to see and buy some fantastic products including handmade crafts food ideas and quality gifts from Britain and around the world. You…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01243 641306
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05
DEC
CHICHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET
Chichester City Centre

We will be returning in 2015 to Chichester City Centre for our seventh year with our incredibly popular Christmas Market.A huge array of our gorgeous festive stalls will line the streets of Chichesters North Street and East Street with The Cross as…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01243 641306
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Tourist Attractions


Goodwood House

Goodwood combines the glamour of a great English country house with the warmth of a family home. Still owned and lived in by the Earl and Countess of March and their young children, this unique Sussex house provides a stunning setting for one of the most significant private…

Chichester Cathedral

For nearly 1000 years Chichester Cathedral has welcomed visitors through its doorsworshippers, seekers, people with every kind of need.The history of Chichester Cathedral begins in 681 when Saint Wilfred brought Christianity to Sussex and established a Cathedral in Selsey, a small community south of…

Arun District Indoor Bowling Club Ltd

Bowling at Arun District Indoor Bowling Club Ltd in Bognor Regis, West Sussex.Contact venue on 01243866261 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Avisford Park

Avisford Park ‐ golf course in Arundel, West Sussex.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01243 554611 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Avisford Park golf courseclub.…

Beachcomber Amusement Arcade

Beachcomber Amusement Arcade ‐ Amusement Park in Chichester, West Sussex.Contact venue on telephone number 01243602907 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Bognor Pier Leisure Ltd

Bognor Pier Leisure Ltd ‐ Amusement Park in Bognor Regis, West Sussex.Contact venue on telephone number 01243820531 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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Updated: 27/03/2015 04:48:11