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

30
JUL
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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07
AUG
20th West Dean Chilli Fiesta
West Dean Gardens

Simply the best The Best of Britain National Treasures Country Life.West Deans Chilli Fiesta 7 8 and 9 August 10.30am11pm Sunday 9pm turns 20 this year. One of the biggest and original chilli festivals in the UK it has grown…

Location: 5.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 811301
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09
AUG
Beer Rounders & Hog Roast
Selsey Cricket Club

As part of Selsey Festival 2015 Selsey Cricket Club will be hosting the popular Beer and Rounders day on Sunday August 9th.This is a great day out for all the Family.Sponsored by M S J Jewellery Services Ltd and Game Set &…

Location: 6.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 604924
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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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10
AUG
Extreme stunt Show
Racecourse

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flyingYoull be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 5.9 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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22
AUG
Life in a Medieval Castle
Arundel Castle

To commemorate the 800th Signing of the Magna Carta Life in a Medieval Castle portrays the rolesof both rich and poor military and domestic in the late 12th and early 13th centuries during the reign of King John. Combat craft weapons and…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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27
AUG
Love's Labour's Lost
The Weald And Downland Open Air Museum

A musical adaptation of Shakespeares Loves Labours Lost by open‐air theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Set at an Oxford College in the 20s this outdoor performance of Loves Labours Lost follows three young mens pursuit of three young women as they choose love…

Location: 5.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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28
AUG
August Bank Holiday at Goodwood Racecourse
Goodwood Racecourse

Held over three magical days this enchanting 1950s‐themed event rekindles the nostalgic Summer holidays of yesteryear to create the ultimate family day out. A fabulous choice of entertainment includes live music and traditional fairground rides as well as a spectacular fireworks display…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 216611
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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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31
AUG
Mr Stink
The Weald And Downland Open Air Museum

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 5.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
SEP
Autumn Racing
Goodwood Racecourse

These two midweek meetings offer racegoers the perfect opportunity to bring family friends or work colleagues to sample Goodwood's delights. Escape the office for a truly memorable trip to the world's most beautiful racecourse. Tickets from £18 with free admission for children.…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 216610
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11
SEP
Goodwood Revival
Goodwood Motor Circuit

The Goodwood Revival truly is a magical step back in time celebrating the halcyon days of motor racing as it used to be with all of the accompanying spectacle and glamour of the era. Competitors and spectators alike dress in period fashions…

Location: 2.5 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01243 755055
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12
SEP
Butserfest
Queen Elizabeth Country Park

A one day music event for music lovers of all ages.It was founded following consultation with local young people in East Hampshire who said there was not enough to do in the area. Now in its 9th year Butserfest has…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 266551
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19
SEP
Popular Classics
Hayling Island Community Centre

Colin Jagger conducts Weber Chopin ‐ Piano Concero No. 2 soloist: Alexander Ullman & Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5.…

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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03
OCT
Apple Affair
West Dean Gardens

West Dean Gardens Apple Affair is a celebration of the best of the British autumn harvest with the focus on seasonal and locally produced food including the impressive apple harvest from West Deans own orchards and pumpkins and gourds from the Kitchen…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 811301
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10
OCT
In Arundel Cathedral
Arundel Cathedral

The a cappella choir Vox Celestis with soloist Elizabeth Barloe will give a recital contrasting the music of St Hildegard of Bingen with recent settings of poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins and Blessed John Henry Newman. After the interval during which wime…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01962 869035
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11
OCT
Season Finale
Goodwood Racecourse

The Season Finale provides one final chance to experience racing at Goodwood in all its glory before the winter break. Raise a glass in celebration as the racecourse bids farewell to 2015. Tickets from £25 with free admission for children. Gates open…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 216611
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24
OCT
Autofest 2015 - Scalextric Show
Gaugemaster Controls LTD

Gaugemaster will be holding their 4th Annual Slot Car Show Autofest on Saturday 24th October 2015. This event showcases world leading Slot Car brands including Scalextric Carrera Ninco Slot It & NSR.With a number of tracks for you to test…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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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 Chichester's 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: 30/07/2015 04:49:40