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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Forthcoming events in Chichester

09
MAY
Chichester Garden Show
Town Centre

For the 7th year running the heart of Chichester will come alive with garden stands in a burst of colour for three days in May With the co‐operation of the Chichester City Centre Management team we stage our GARDEN MARKET in the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01243 641306
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22
MAY
Chris Coote and Friends
Stansted House

Chris Coote the pianist from Chichester brings some talented musical friends to Stansted House to present a musical evening. Free parking outside The House via the north entrance Stansted Offices. Interval refreshments included in the ticket price.…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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24
MAY
Castle Siege
Arundel Castle

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

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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29
MAY
Pirates & Smugglers Day
Arundel Castle

Set on the Lower Lawns at Arundel Castle this family day will be an opportunity to find out about the Smugglers of Sussex and the pirates who menaced waters around the world. With The Yarnsmith of Norwich story teller have‐a‐go‐fencing and pirates‐a‐plenty…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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06
JUN
The Festival Of Comedy
Butlins Bognor Regis Resort

The Comedy Club and Butlins are Proud to Present TheFestival Of Comedy at Bognor Regis on the 6th ‐ 9th June with Al Murray Lee Nelson Micheal Winslow and over 50 other fantastic comedians performing live over 3 days. The…

Location: 6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 761112
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06
JUN
The Garden Show at Stansted Park
Stansted Park

The Garden Show at Stansted Park 6‐8th June 2014Rowlands Castle HantsPO9 6DXArt Design and YOUR Garden.Twenty years ago the Garden Show was launched to create a forum for innovative businesses and to celebrate the garden. Now 15000 visitors return each year to…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01243 538456
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13
JUN
Clymping Gardens Weekend
Clymping Church

Clymping Gardens Weekend13th 14th and 15th JUNE 2014 Come and experience the beautiful gardens of Clymping Village.Take time to explore the plant sale and have a spot of lunch at the caf. The weekend kicks off with an Art Sale…

Location: 8.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01903 715882
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15
JUN
BOGNOR REGIS STREET CARNIVAL
BOGNOR REGIS SEAFRONT

2014 sees a new partnership between the Town Council and Rox Music and Arts to bring a completely different style of Carnival to the town. 15th June is the date for the Bognor Regis Street Carnival. It will be based…

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 825535
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20
JUN
West Dean Design and Craft Fair
West Dean College

A major new Design and Craft fair is to take place in the grounds and workshops of West Dean College over three days this June as part of a collaboration between the College and the team behind the highly successful MADE London…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

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21
JUN
Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle

The Knights Squires Archers and Men‐at‐Arms of Raven Tor will meet in Tournament over this June Weekend. With competitions using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the combatants will be the nearest reproduction of tournament combat seen outside of the…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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26
JUN
Festival of Speed
Goodwood Circuit

Unique is an over‐used word these days but one that accurately describes the Goodwood Festival of Speed.There is simply nothing else on the planet to match itthe setting the history the passion and a formula for motor sport enjoyment that…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

26
JUN
The Moving Motor Show
Goodwood Racecourse

Live‐ The Moving Motor Show playing at Goodwood Racecourse in Chichester Sussex on the Thursday 26 June 2014.For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

28
JUN
Ghost Hunt at Arundel Jail
Arundel Jailhouse

Join us at the spooky Arundel Jail House Arundel Jail House contains a number of old cells with years of history. These cells make a perfect location for Paranormal activity. This event is limited to 15 customers due to the size of…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07739 844900
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04
JUL
Voodoo Kitchen
The Chichester Inn

Voodoo Kitchen brings its own particular take on Cajun and Country music to The Chichester Inn West Sussex as part of The Chichester Festival.Country legend The Professor David Minns will join The Voodoo Kitchen House BandBob Brookes: Vocals & HarmonicaLate of The…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01903 410276
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05
JUL
Canine Partners Summer Show
Canine Partners Southern Training Centre

Canine Parnters annual Summer Show is always a big winner with families and local groups. Pitched in the idyllic setting of the South Downs National Park within the private grounds of Canine Partners Southern Training Centre this is a fabulous fun family…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01730 716013
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05
JUL
Motown Evening
Canine Partners Southern Training Centre

A relaxed fun evening with live music from probablyt the best Tamla Motown band in the UK the Tamla Tigers. Enjoy sounds of the 60s in the idyllic setting of the South Downs National Park in this private centre. All money from…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 716013
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06
JUL
A DRIVE THROUGH TIME
West Park Bognor Regis

Drive through Time Motor Gala 11 ‐ 4Sunday 6th July 2014A day of classic & vintage motor vehicles at West Park in Aldwick finishing with a Calvacade through the town Jazz SmugglersHog Roast Craft & Charity Fair and live viewing…

Location: 5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 825535
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12
JUL
Pirates & Smugglers Weekend
Arundel Castle

Set in the late 18th Century a notorious band of smugglers pirates and a highway man have set up camp in the grounds of Arundel Castle. The 2nd Regiment of Foot marching to the coast for transportation to the colonies have been…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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18
JUL
Lakeside Rock n Roll Extravaganza
Lakeside

Friday 1821 July 2014 from £249 pp 3 nights half board in standard accommodation. Booking code RNR14Colin Paul & The PersuadersEarl Jackson FourJoey & The JiversThe RoostersHotrod 57The Sunshine BoysStompin SteveMidnight ShiftIan & SuzanneThere are less than fifty rooms left…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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22
JUL
Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week
Arundel Castle

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

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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29
JUL
Glorious Goodwood
Goodwood Racecourse

The racecourse is awash with colour. A vibrant sea of Panamas Pimms and panache. The scene is set for the worlds greatest horses and jockeys to do battle as they strive for top honours at our iconic five‐day Festival meeting.Be inspired by…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

16
AUG
Life in a Medieval Castle
Arundel Castle

Raven Tor Living History Group will be portraying the life and times of people living in and next to a Medieval Castle throughout the 14th and 15th Centuries. The High Middle Ages saw changes in weaponry costume food and art which are…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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23
AUG
Bank Holiday Multi-Period Event
Arundel Castle

Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle the tented encampment of Raven Tor Living History Group will reflect 2000 years of local and Castle history through crafts costume and combat displays. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet characters and experience…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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12
SEP
Goodwood Revival
Goodwood Racecourse

Goodwood Revival ‐ don't miss Goodwood Revival playat Goodwood Racecourse live on Friday 12 September 2014 in Chichester Sussex.Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

12
SEP
Goodwood Revival Meeting
Goodwood Circuit

The Goodwood Revival really is a magical step back in time a unique chance to revel in the glamour and allure of motor racing in the romantic time capsule of the worlds most authentic motor circuit.The Revival is the worlds most popular…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

25
SEP
An Evening of Flanders and Swann
Stansted House

David Bathurst and Geoffrey Porter present An Evening of Flanders and Swann in the lovely Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House. Interval refreshments included in the price of a ticket. Free parkingoutside The House via the north entrance Stansted Offices.…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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23
OCT
The Anemos Wind Quintet
Stansted House

The Anemos Wind Quintet make a welcome return visit to the elegant Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House. Interval refreshments served in the Main Hall included in ticket price. Free parking outside the House access via the north entrance Stansted Offices.…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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29
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: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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06
DEC
Chichester Christmas Market
Chichester City Centre

Chichesters busiest streets will again be transformed in December into a fantastic Christmas shopping experience This superb festive event is a firm favourite with Chichester visitors and we are proud to be staging the sixth annual CHICHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET in the heart…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01243 641306
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Updated: 24/04/2014 05:11:18