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

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.

Things to do and see

The entrance of Pallant House Gallery

Pallant House Gallery

Pallant House Gallery is one of Britain’s most distinctive...
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...
Historic red brick frontage of Spencer Swaffer Antisues shop with wooden double doors and mirrors in the window

Spencer Swaffer Antiques

Spencer Swaffer Antiques has been dealing in Arundel for 40 ...
The front of the Dome Cinema in Worthing

Dome Cinema

100 years after opening, Worthing Dome has been lovingly res...
Roman man at Roman Fishbourne Palace

Fishbourne Roman Palace

Explore the largest residential Roman building in Britain an...
Three ladies looking at books at an antique fair

Ardingly Antiques

If you fancy yourself as a bit of an antique aficionado or j...
Man standing in Arundel getting ready to lead a Walking Tour

Arundel Walking Tours

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