Musical siesta this Saturday in Worthing

Four music ensembles combine to create a Summer Saturday Siesta at St Paul’s café on Saturday in Worthing, in aid of Worthing Churches Homeless Projects (WCHP).

Vincent and his Bernstein

Bernstein sculpture becomes part of centenary celebrations

A sculpture of Leonard Bernstein by Chichester’s Vincent Gray is on display in Chichester Cathedral cafe garden until the end of August. It has become part of the Bernstein in Chichester festival marking Bernstein’s centenary.

Richard Plowman

Centenary celebrations for Chichester's Priory Park!

The Friends of Priory Park and Priory Park Festival combine for ten days of birthday celebrations in the Park from September 22-30.

Theatre and Comedy
Summer Holiday

Ray Quinn takes the Cliff Richard role in Summer Holiday

Ray Quinn is promising a great celebration of what it meant to be young and in love in the 1960s. He stresses he isn’t setting out to be Cliff Richard, but he’s having the time of his life in Summer Holiday, currently out on tour and currently getting a standing ovation every night.
Michael Burnie

Get ready for High School Musical!

Worthing-based director Michael Burnie is once again in charge as Brighton Theatre Group Youth bring their production of High School Musical to The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove from July 25-29.

Theatre and Comedy
The Leconfield Singers

Leconfield Singers join the Petworth Festival fun

Petworth Festival promises a musical and theatrical treasure hunt with Bignor Park Alive!, an afternoon in the beautiful grounds, gardens and woods of Bignor Park on Sunday, July 22 (doors 12.30pm for 1pm start; ends 4pm).

Theatre and Comedy
Chris and Debbie Hathaway

Ferring pub's new owners determined to kick start the music scene

New owners Deborah and Chris Hathaway are aiming to restore live pub music at The Tudor Close, Ferringham Lane, Ferring which they have just taken over.


Singer Carly Paoli delighted with shortlisting

Arundel-based classical singer and lyricist Carly Paoli was thrilled with her shortlisting in the first-ever Sound of Classical poll at the Classic BRIT Awards.


Message of forgiveness at Festival of Chichester

Having survived the genocide of 1994 in Rwanda, singer, songwriter and peace activist Jean Paul Samputu is one of the most prominent African artists on the world stage.


World War One commemoration at Petworth Festival

Flying Bridge Theatre present two performances of Between the Crosses in the chapel at Petworth House. They are promising a story of survival, loss and hope (Friday July 20, 6pm and 8.30pm).

Theatre and Comedy
Frances Knight

Frances Knight exhibition in Chichester

Arundel-based contemporary landscape painter Frances Knight will present an exhibition of large landscape paintings in the foyer of the Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester, from July 17-29. The exhibition is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4.30pm.

Rowland Singers

Summer concerts from Worthing’s Rowland Singers.

Summer concerts will be performed by Worthing’s Rowland Singers.

Joshua Lawson and  Ross Muir as the Two Gentlemen of Verona

Worthing Shakespeare season

Last week she was the Shrew; this week she is the love-torn Julia as The Taming of The Shrew gives way to The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Theatre and Comedy
Bloomsbury Quartet: photo Christian Maier Smith Photography

Bloomsbury Quartet at the Petworth Festival

The Bloomsbury Quartet offer a programme entitled Wartime: Before, During and After for the Royal Academy of Music lunchtime series at this year’s Petworth Festival (Friday, July 20, 12 midday, Leconfield Hall, Petworth).

Chichester Flute Choir

Nine events coming up at the Festival of Chichester!

Things you won't want to miss...


Worthing dance show celebrates friendship

Years of friendship are the skeleton of the show, says Naomi Silman.

Example on tour

East Grinstead artists converge on Chichester

Example on Tour brings a group of eight East Grinstead artists to Chichester’s Oxmarket Gallery from Tuesday, July 3 to Sunday, July 15.

Lucy Griffiths

Teacher releases children's activities book

Aldingbourne Primary School teacher Lucy Griffiths is in print with a children’s activity book Are We There Yet?.

The company. Photo by Johan Persson

Chichester understudy proves the show must go on!

REVIEW: Me And My Girl, Chichester Festival Theatre, until August 25.

Theatre and Comedy
Elkie Brooks

Elkie Brooks offers best-of night in Worthing

Elkie Brooks presents Pearls – The Very Best Of live in concert this July, including a date at Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre on Saturday, July 14.

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