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

13
FEB
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Lakeside Coastal Village

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02392 463976
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20
FEB
Tangled Up - All Day Mash Up
The Barn

Tangled Up is back Established in Portsmouth we like to bring you events involving headline artists resident DJs and some of the Souths best up and coming and undiscovered DJs.On the 20th February we bring you some of the best rising names…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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04
MAR
Comedy All Stars
Horndean Technology College

Now in its 4th year the shows keep growing with fabulous line ups and this first show of 2016 is no exceptionJames Alderson introduces to the stage 3 of the funniest guys in the UK right now.Gary Delaney headlines every comedy club…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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06
MAR
Resolution Run- Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Join us for this fantastic 5k10k run atQueen Elizabeth Country Park on Sunday 6th March 2016. If your New Years Resolution is to get more fit and active in 2016 then this is the event for you. Resolution Run starts…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 720430
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17
MAR
Stansted Musical Evening
Stansted House

Los Ladrones present a rare opportunity to see two delightful Victorian Savoy curtain raiser operettas: Captain Billy by Harry Greenbank & Francois Cellier & Mr Jericho by Harry Greenbank and Ernest Ford. Interval Refreshments included in £10 Ticket £8 Friends.Ring: 02392 412265…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02392 412265
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19
MAR
Havant Symphony Orchestra
Oaklands School

HSO Spring Concert: Overture Manfred by Schumann Valse Triste by Sibelius Violin Concerto No.3 by Saint‐Saens Soloist: Joo Yeon Sir & Symphony No.7 byDvorak.…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 261372
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26
MAR
Normans & Crusaders
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Set in 1190 Richard Coeur de Lion King of England has embarked on the Third Crusade and has called upon his subjects to set forth and join him. Arundel Castle guards the road linking the Medieval ports of Shoreham Pagham and Portsmouth.…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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28
MAR
Easter Monday Tea Dance
St. Faiths Church Hall

Dancing to the music of Victor Silvester and His Orchestra and others. Novelty dances included in programme. Entrance price includes teascone. Proceeds to St. Faiths Big Build Campaign.…

Location: 8.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02392 476700
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02
APR
Life in a Medieval Castle
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Spanning nearly 500 years Raven Tor Living History Group will portray weapons clothing combat demonstrations and crafts from the 11th to the 15th century. From its Norman beginnings as a wood and earth fortification through to the vast stone castle of the…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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10
APR
Bahnfest 2016
Gaugemaster Controls LTD

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

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01903 884321
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17
APR
MG Owners Club Gathering
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Over 150 MG cars ranging in age from the late 1920s to the modern day MGF sports models will be on display on the Lower Lawns in the Castle grounds as MG Owners Club members showcase their very own pieces of motoring…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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22
APR
Boogaloo Blues Weekend, Chichester
South Downs Holiday Village

This is a venue that has been recommended by many Boogaloo regulars and it is indeed a very nice clean friendly Adult Only venue in a great location with accommodation in chalets as well as the hotel with waiter service for meals…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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06
MAY
The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair
The Marquee

After a successful inaugural event last year The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair returns to The Marquee Petworth Park Petworth House Petworth West SussexGU28 0QY from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 May 2016.Organised by The Antiques…

Location: 12.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01797 252030
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08
MAY
British Motorcycle Owners Club, Sussex Branch
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Members of the Sussex British Motorcycle Owners Club BMOC together with members of other invited clubs will gather at Arundel Castle to celebrate the BMOCs 30th Anniversary. The annual club event held at Arundel for the first time this year will see…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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15
MAY
Healey & Austin Healey Cars
Arundel Castle & Gardens

As part of the annual Healey Drivers Club International meeting from 10am until 12.30pm approx. we are expecting over 70 Healeys and Austin Healeys to gather on the Castles Lower Lawns to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Donald Healeys 200mph speed run…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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28
MAY
Castle Siege
Arundel Castle & Gardens

It is 1475 and Edward IV is King of England. Once again tensions have arisen between England and France and seeing an opportunity a French force has crossed the channel seized the Kings Ordinance artillery and surrounded the Castle at Arundel. The…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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02
JUN
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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10
JUN
The Garden Show at Stansted Park
Stansted Park

A perfect event to find all you need for your garden and homeA great opportunity to explore whats on the doorstep; source new talent designers and artisans. Browse affordable and handpicked stands. With specialist plants garden accessories sculpture art and fabulous food.Pick…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 538456
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18
JUN
Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle & Gardens

The Knights Squires Archers and Men‐at‐Arms of Raven Tor will meet in Tournament over this June Weekend. With competitors using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the combatants will be the nearest reproduction of tournament combat seen outside of the…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01903 882173
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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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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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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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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
Normans & Crusaders in The Keep
Arundel Castle & Gardens

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

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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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: 07/02/2016 17:21:44