Art and culture

Immerse yourself in the diverse range of cultural activities West Sussex has to offer. Enjoy the latest musicals and theatre productions at the renowned Chichester Festival Theatre, or discover the best of British and international modern art at Pallant House, Chichester’s landmark art gallery. Venture to the coast of Worthing and you’ll find the lovingly restored Dome Cinema, originally opened in 1911, as well as a colourful variety of locally made Sussex arts and crafts at the East Beach Studios right beside the sea .

Art and culture in West Sussex
Table laid with china in old fashioned room at the Petworth Cottage Museum

Petworth Cottage Museum

Petworth Cottage Museum is a Leconfield Estate cottage that ...
Inside of Arundel's state of the art museum

Arundel Museum

Located opposite the entrance to castle, Arundel's state-of-...
Inside of Neilson Boutique showing a collection of fashion and accessories

Neilson Boutique

Cuckfield is home to the Neilson Boutique. This independent ...
Boat on pebbles at Worthing beach

Worthing

Start at the pier and head right looking at the sea for an e...
The outside of Colonade House art gallery in Worthing, Sussex

Colonnade House

Colonnade House is the home of local art in Worthing, showca...
The stage at Hawth Theatre, Crawley

The Hawth

The Hawth in Crawley is one of the liveliest and most vibran...
Outside image of Newlands House Gallery in Petworth

Newlands House Gallery

Newlands House is an art gallery set inside an 18th-century ...
Standen House in the sun

Standen House and Gardens

Discover the arts and crafts movement at the Standen family ...
The front of the The Little Art Gallery in Chichester

The Little Art Gallery

The Little Art Gallery is a contemporary gallery space situa...
The interior of Shoreham Art Gallery showing pictures, crafts and objects

Shoreham Art Gallery

Shoreham Art Gallery is run solely by artists, some with nat...

Shoreline Gallery

The Shoreline Gallery is situated in Worthing, just a short ...
Arundel weekend trip itinerary

Arundel Castle

No trip to West Sussex is complete without visiting the magn...
The front of Zimmer Stewart Gallery

Zimmer Stewart Gallery

A contemporary art gallery, based in Arundel, Zimmer Stewart...

Luxury Private Guided Day Tour – Chichester City and Cathedral Tour

Visit the city of Chichester, West Sussex on a luxury, guide...
Chichester flowers and high street, West Sussex

Chichester

Blending old and new, Chichester offers an enticing mix of d...
Arundel Cathedral

Arundel Cathedral

Overlooking the historic market town of Arundel is the magni...

Cultural wonders

Dig a little deeper beneath the surface of West Sussex and you’ll find cobbled streets filled with antiques, secret gardens and architectural wonders.

A plethora of events take place across the county each year, including the Petworth Park Antiques and Fine Art Fair, the South of England Show and the Goodwood Revival. Take a look at our what’s on calendar to find the perfect event for you and your family.

Architecture in West Sussex
Cultural attractions in West Sussex - Goodwood Revival

Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.