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

25
MAY
Alex Poulton, baritone
Stansted House

Alex Poulton baritone with Peter Rhodes piano present with film projection Debussy & Satie in the elegant Edwardian Music Room of Stansted House.Interval refreshments included in ticket price.Easy parking right outside The House.…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 412265
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25
MAY
Festival of Food & Racing at Goodwood Racecourse
Goodwood Racecourse

A fabulous combination of award‐winning food and thrilling racing. The Food Festival includes organic produce from Goodwood Home Farm and award‐winning fare from local artisan suppliers. Children go free. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 755055
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27
MAY
Castle Siege
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is to play host to a thrilling three‐day siege eventwhich will have visitors on tenterhooks throughout the May Bank Holiday weekend.It is 1485 and Richard III is King of England. Henry Tudor Earl of Richmond…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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27
MAY
Foundation in Canine Massage
Paws, Play & Stay Dog Hotel

Have a great start to the late May Bank Holiday weekend by learning the benefits of massage for your dog to give your dog the best present for summer.On Saturday May 27th we are back at Paws Play & Stay Rustington to…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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28
MAY
Garden Railway Day
Gaugemaster Controls LTD

Interested in model railwaysGaugemaster will be hosting its fifth 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…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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01
JUN
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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02
JUN
Three Friday Nights at Goodwood Racecourse
Goodwood Racecourse

Tinie Tempah with seven UK number one singles to his name is the most decorated rap artist in the country. His Platinum‐selling album Disc‐Overy contains the massive singles Pass Out and Written in the Stars which launched him to the very top…

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01243 755055
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02
JUN
West Dean Arts and Craft Festival
West Dean College

Over 200 artists makers writers and performers gather together for the UKs definitive arts and craft festival.Be inspired by an outstanding showcase of arts and craft. Enjoy the theatre of live demonstrations get hands‐on in taster workshops drop in and have‐a‐go on…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01243 818210
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03
JUN
Allo Allo
Langstone Hotel

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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03
JUN
Living History Festival
Weald & Downland Living Museum

Scores of re‐enactors will be bringing the past to life with living history encampments military displays trades and crafts and historical demonstrations. Confirmed enactors include: Destrier and The Pastons The Ragged Victorians The Tudor Group Wardour Garrison Weorod Pelican‐in‐her‐Piety RAF Regiment Historic…

Location: 5.5 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01243 811348
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05
JUN
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Alexandra Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 5.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
JUN
Cox and Box
St.Michael's Church, Chalton

Music by Sullivan without Gilbert presented by Los Ladrones six singers and a pianist. Concert versions of Cox and Box and extracts from Haddon Hall.Interval refreshments and easy parking.…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 476700
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09
JUN
The Garden Show at Stansted park
Stansted Park

Join us for the 23rd Garden Show at Stansted Park on 911 June 2017The perfect event to find all you need to make your garden and home grow. A great opportunity to explore whats on the doorstep; source new talent…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01243 538456
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11
JUN
Family Race Day
Goodwood Racecourse

A great family day out with traditional entertainment a fairground behind‐the‐scenes racecourse tours trips to the race start and an action‐packed afternoon of horseracing. Kids go free. Visit goodwood.com for tickets. …

Location: 4.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01243 755055
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14
JUN
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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17
JUN
4 Nations Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle

The Knights Squires and Men‐at‐Arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will face off in a Medieval Foot Tournament representing the nations of England France Poland and Denmark. With competitions using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the participants will…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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18
JUN
Britfest 2017
Gaugemaster Controls LTD

Interested in model railwaysAs its fathers day Gaugemaster would like to invite you to its Model Railway preview day.This event is to highlight the latest new items from our suppliers and give you some ideas if you are thinking of…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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18
JUN
Father's Day at the Look and Sea Centre
Look and Sea Centre

Treat Dad to a Fathers day Breakfast or Brunch or even LinnerWe are serving breakfast throughout the dayVenue: Look and Sea Centre Fishermans Quay Surrey Street Littlehampton BN17 5AWPriceVarious: GBP 0Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com128166‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com128166‐1…

Location: 10.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01903 718984
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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.Picnics welcome. Bring your own or they can be pre‐ordered 24 hours in advance from the West Dean Gardens Restaurant which is also open…

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.Picnics welcome. Bring your own or they can be pre‐ordered 24 hours in advance from the West Dean Gardens Restaurant which is also open for pre‐theatre supper or drinks until…

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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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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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
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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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: 24/05/2017 04:50:57