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
The Capitol stage

The Capitol

Located in the heart of a beautiful market town, The Capitol...
The front of Littlehampton Museum, Manor House

Littlehampton Museum

Littlehampton Museum is at the heart of the popular sunny se...
Petworth House on a cloudy day

Petworth House and Park

On the edge of the market town, Petworth House and Park is t...
South front of the house from the meadow with white flowers at Uppark House and Garden, West Sussex.

Uppark House and Garden

Uniquely placed in a stunning hilltop location on the South ...
Two men chatting in a field over a fence

Quest Challenges

In a world where organisational teams may have become fragme...
Outside image of Newlands House Gallery in Petworth

Newlands House Gallery

Newlands House is an art gallery set inside an 18th-century ...
The outside of Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre

Fans of architecture should make a date with Chichester Fest...
Vintage cars down race track at Goodwood Estate

Goodwood Estate

The home of the Duke and Duchess of Richmond and Gordon, the...
The front of the The Little Art Gallery in Chichester

The Little Art Gallery

The Little Art Gallery is a contemporary gallery space situa...
Man standing in Arundel getting ready to lead a Walking Tour

Arundel Walking Tours

Arundel Walking Tours presents the history, architecture and...

Mystery trails

Whistlestop Arts have created seven FREE outdoor mystery t...

Amberley Museum

If you want to discover more about the industrial heritage o...
art on a wall

Montague Gallery

The Montague Gallery brings a wide selection of outstanding ...
Some local artwork at Inspired by the Sea shop in Worthing

Inspired by the Sea

Inspired by the Sea is located on the sea front in Worthing,...
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 ...
Red seating a the Regis Centre / Alexandra Theatre auditorium

Regis Centre

The Regis Centre is located a short distance from the Bognor...

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.