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.

Tourist information Chichester

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

09
JUL
Norman Knights Tournament
Arundel Castle & Gardens

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

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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10
JUL
Classic Cars Gathering
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Following on from the success of last years event Arundel Castle will again provide the backdrop for a gathering of a wide variety of Classic Cars from days gone by and Super Cars of all ages.Vehicles on display are likely to include…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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15
JUL
Boogaloo Rock 'n' Roll Weekend, Hayling Island
Lakeside

One of our favourite venues for its friendly atmosphere great location great food and lovely staff.This years line up features:The JetsThe HeartbeatsThe UnconditionalsBernie Woods & The Forest FiresThe Backbeat JiversBlack Cat TrioStompin SteveMidnight ShiftDance Classes with Ian & Suzanne…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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16
JUL
Garden Railway Model show
Gaugemaster Controls LTD

Gaugemaster will be hosting its forth Garden railway model show located at the Engine Shed located next to Ford railway station. The event will have layouts and dioramas on display showing products from our garden railway suppliers. Free parking is available and…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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16
JUL
Traditional Fairground & Mechanical Organ Weekend
Hollycombe Steam In The Country

Come and enjoy the unique atmosphere and excitement of the traditional steam driven fairground with several of the rides the only ones left in existence such as the circa 1906 Razzle Dazzle believed to be the first White Knuckle ride. Other attractions…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01428 724900
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26
JUL
Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week
Arundel Castle & Gardens

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…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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02
AUG
Living History Day
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle Living History Days will be an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters such as a Knight Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. Visitors can also enjoy have‐a‐go at archery fencing and medieval skittles. Certain…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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08
AUG
Summer School
Making Space

Over the course of the week young people are given the opportunity to take part in nine different creative activities as well as the chance to put on their own exhibition at the end of the programme.Those attending for the full week…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02392 472491
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15
AUG
Reach Out Summer School
Making Space

£7.50 per child10 child places only so please book early to avoid disappointment.To book please callemail Making Space on 023 9247 2491adminmakingspace.orgRequirementsPlease note as Making Space is a charity we require a minimum number of participants to make…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02392 472491
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20
AUG
Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle & Gardens

The Knights Squires Archers and men‐at‐arms of Raven Tor will meet in tournament over this August weekend. With competitors using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the combatants will be the nearest recreation of tournament combat seen outside of the…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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27
AUG
History in Action (Multi Period)
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle the tented encampments of Raven Tor Living History Group The Company of St Barbara and other historical re‐enactment groups will reflect 2000 years of local and Castle history in crafts costume and combat displays.…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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03
SEP
Gaugemaster Model Railway Open Weekend 2016
Gaugemaster Controls LTD

Most parents struggle to find their children something to do away from their tablets phones or consoles.Most dads and plenty of mums and grandparents too think Train sets Scalextric and Plastic kits are actually pretty cool and probably quite fancy…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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10
SEP
BUTSERFEST 2016
Queen Elizabeth Country Park

.Butserfest is the UKs biggest and best alcohol and drug‐free music festival for young people. It features three stages of live music showcasing everything from internationally acclaimed bands to local up and coming acts. Its going to be amazing Our line‐up announcements…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01730 266551
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18
SEP
Pirates & Smugglers Day
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Set in The Keep at Arundel Castle this will be an opportunity to find out about the Smugglers of Sussex and the Pirates who menaced the waters around the world. With The Yarnsmith of Norwich Story Teller and a variety of craft…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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26
OCT
Norman & Crusaders in the Keep
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Raven Tor Living History Group will be portraying the life and times of the 11th century Norman Period in The Keep at Arundel Castle. With combat weapons armour and crafts displays visitors will be able to see what life was like for…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01903 882173
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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: 29/06/2016 04:51:53