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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Tourist Information

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

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Forthcoming events in Chichester

24
JUN
Voodoo Kitchen at The Chichester Inn
The Chichester Inn

Blues with a Country SoulVoodoo Kitchen play their favorite venue in Chichester. Bringing a mix of Country Blues Gospel and Cajun. Some songs you will know others will be new and original. So come along and enjoyDoctor Bob BrookesVocals and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01903 410276
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26
JUN
The Drunkard or Down with Demon Drink!
The Pergola Open Air Theatre

New Theatre Productions present The Drunkard or Down with Demon Drink by Brian J. Burton directed by John Hyatt. A rollicking Victorian melodrama. Cheer the hero Hiss the villain Go home laughingPicnics welcome. Bring your own or they can be pre‐ordered 24…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01243 775888
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27
JUN
Entertaining Angels
The Pergola Open Air Theatre

New Theatre Productions present Entertaining Angels by Richard Everett directed by Carol Hicks.A sharp edged comedy with probing wit. There are disturbing revelations in the vicarage garden.Picnics welcome. Bring your own or they can be pre‐ordered 24 hours in advance from the…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01243 775888
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30
JUN
Pride and Prejudice
Stansted Park

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
JUL
Comedy All Stars 7th July
Barton Hall

For our last show before the Summer break award winning comedian James Alderson introduces three more brilliant comedians to the Horndean stageOpening the show is Paul McCaffrey. One of the original trio from TVs Impractical Jokers youll also recognise him from Russell…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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08
JUL
Holst's The Planets
Oaklands Catholic School

The last concert of our season delivers two works you may not have heard and one that you almost certainly haveGustav Holsts suite The Planets features at number 15 in the Classic FM Ultimate Hall of Fame and is a huge and…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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08
JUL
The Solent Male Voice Choir
Buckland URC Church

A Summer Concert with Simon Cooksey tenor & Irene Kent mezzo and Marion Porter reader…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 476700
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15
JUL
Norman Knights Tournament
Arundel Castle

12th century Knights and Crusaders will meet in preparation for the long journey to the Holy Land. A tournament of foot combat will be held on the upper grounds of Arundel Castle set beneath the 12th century Keep and oldest part of…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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22
JUL
St Mary Magdalene Church, Lyminster, Summer Fete
St Mary Magdalene Church

BBQ Beer & Pimms Tents Craft Stalls Classic Cars Military Vehicles Tractor The Grand Draw Raffle Bouncy Castle Face Painting Traditional Games and much much morePlease visit lyminsterchurch.org.uk or facebook.comstmarymagdalenelyminster for more information…

Location: 10.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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25
JUL
Joust Week
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is set to play host to the worlds longest international jousting competition with top challengers from across the globe taking part in its spectacular Jousting and Medieval Tournament WeekDestrier Pro HE Ltd will be returning for an…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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01
AUG
History Day
Arundel Castle

Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle these family friendly History Days will be an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters including a Knight Pirate and Medieval Surgeon.Visitors will also be able to enjoy a variety of…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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01
AUG
Qatar Goodwood Racecourse
Goodwood Racecourse

This glamourous world‐famous five‐day festivalpopularly known as Glorious Goodwoodis the seasons sporting and social highlight. Over 100000 people flock to the worlds most beautiful racecourse to enjoy the £1million Sussex Stakes Ladies Day and other unforgettable highlights. Visit…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 755055
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11
AUG
West Dean Chilli Fiesta
West Dean College and Gardens

The UKs biggest chilli festival returns. Join the party and dance to live Latin music watch cookery and gardening demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods til your tongue sizzles. Make the most of the family‐friendly festival atmosphere and camp onsite with great…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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19
AUG
Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle

The Knights Squires and Men‐at‐Arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will meet in a Medieval Foot Tournament on the upper lawns of Arundel Castle.With competitions using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the combatants will be the nearest reproduction…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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26
AUG
East Preston Food & Drink Festival
Village Green, East Preston

East Prestons inaugural Food & Drink Festival was a huge success. This year we aim to be bigger and better. Spend a fun summers day eating drinking and socialising with friends and family on East Prestons lovely Village Green. This multi‐vendor vibrant…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 770050
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26
AUG
Multi-period Event
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is set to take visitors on a thrilling journey through the centuries this August Bank Holiday weekend 26‐28 August as part of its History In Action Multi‐Period event.Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle the tented…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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05
SEP
Midweek Racing at Goodwood Racecourse
Goodwood Racecourse

These balmy late‐summer afternoons are an ideal escape during the working week offering a chance to experience Goodwood in all its glory with the spectacular Sussex countryside as a fitting backdrop for keenly‐contested racing. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 755055
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17
SEP
Pirates and Smugglers
Arundel Castle & Gardens

The crew of The Mermaid and The Yarnsmith of Norwich Story Teller will return to Arundel Castle demonstrating crafts fashion and combat from the 18th century.A great way to find out about the real smugglers of Sussex and what the historical pirates…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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20
SEP
Quiz Night with Keith at the Look and Sea Centre
Look and Sea Centre

Join us for a fun packed eveningFood is served at 6.45pm and Quiz will follow Tickets are £12.95 per person and include: Main meal from the set menuEntry to QuizCash Prize for Winner and token prize…

Location: 10.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01903 718984
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27
SEP
Midweek Racing
Goodwood Racecourse

These balmy late‐summer afternoons are an ideal escape during the working week offering a chance to experience Goodwood in all its glory with the spectacular Sussex countryside as a fitting backdrop for keenly‐contested racing. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 755055
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28
SEP
The Nightingales
Stansted House

The Nightingales a vocal group from Emsworth entertain in the elegant Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House together with Geoff & Marion Porter piano & reader.Free parking right outside The House.Interval refreshments included.Access from north entrance.…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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29
SEP
What's it worth - Antiques Talk and Valuations
Look and Sea Centre

As well as being Eastbournes only licensed sight‐seeing guide Harry Pope is also something of an amateur expert on antiques. His amusing talk includes some of the good and bad buys he has made despite the best advice from his wife Pam.…

Location: 10.4 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 718984
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15
OCT
Season Finale
Goodwood Racecourse

Season Finale has a relaxed laidback feel with the atmosphere of a country‐style meeting. Sample many different real ales and craft beer while a fiddle‐band plays merry tunes against a backdrop of roaring fire pits roast chestnut stalls hay bales and traditional…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 755055
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25
OCT
Norman Knights in the Keep
Arundel Castle

As the Castle celebrates its 950th anniversary Raven Tor Living History Group returns to the origins of Arundel Castle portraying the men and women of the 12th century. An opportunity for visitors to meet Norman Knights and Ladies see the combat training…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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25
NOV
East Preston Christmas Celebrations
Sea Road

This is a day to celebrate Christmas. Starting at noon with local businesses getting together to promote what they do stalls inside the Village Hall and entertainment in the Conservative Hall. We have a funfair stalls outside and activities on the Village…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 770050
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Chichester? See our list of attractions in Chichester, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 22/06/2017 17:05:23