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

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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10
AUG
100 years of Roald Dahl
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

Were celebrating the stories and imagination of Roald Dahl in our first week of summer holiday workshops with fun craft activities and games inspired by his booksWednesday 10 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmThursday 11 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmFriday 12 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmVenue:…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02392 472700
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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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17
AUG
The Spring In Wonderland
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

With the new film of Alice in Wonderland released this summer join us down the rabbit hole for a fantastical session of crafts and games. Dont be lateWednesday 17 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmThursday 18 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmFriday 19 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02392 472700
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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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24
AUG
Winnie the Pooh
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

Inspired by one of our favourite characters were celebrating Pooh Bear all this this week. Join us for fun games and stories about Pooh and his friends Tigger Piglet Eeyore and Owl.Wednesday 24 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmThursday 25 August 10.30am‐12.30pm and 1.30pm‐3.30pmFriday…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02392 472700
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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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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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09
SEP
Goodwood Revival
Goodwood Revival

This event gets more and more popular each year ‐ The circuit stages a historic race meeting for the kind of cars and motorcycles that would have competed at Goodwood during 1948‐1966 ‐ it is advance ticket only and is a superb…

Location: 2.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01425 479257
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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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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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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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08
DEC
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Chichester Cathedral

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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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: 30/07/2016 00:57:22