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 ...
The outside of Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre

Fans of architecture should make a date with Chichester Fest...
Close up image of wild flowers with the sun shining through them

Sussex Prairie Gardens

Located near Henfield, the Sussex Prairie Gardens are set i...
Windmill Theatre inside seating and stage

The Windmill

The Windmill Cinema is based on Littlehampton sea front. Her...
Art gallery sign outside shop

West End Gallery and Studios

Contemporary gallery and working studios showcasing original...
Outside of the Novium Museum in Chichster with a cyclist passing on the road

The Novium

Built over the remains of a Roman bathhouse, The Novium Muse...
The Capitol stage

The Capitol

Located in the heart of a beautiful market town, The Capitol...
Antique urn filled with flowers at Cuckfield's independent shops

Cuckfield’s independent shops

Cuckfield is a beautiful, vibrant Sussex village that boasts...

Luxury Private Guided Day Tour – Chichester City and Cathedral Tour

Visit the city of Chichester, West Sussex on a luxury, guide...
Goodwood House on a cloudy day

Goodwood House

Set in the stunning 12,000 acre Goodwood Estate, Goodwood Ho...
Petworth House on a cloudy day

Petworth House and Park

On the edge of the market town, Petworth House and Park is t...
Crowd celebration at Wildlife festival

Wildlife Festival

Curated by musical heavyweights, Disclosure and Rudimental, ...
Artwork of Chichetser Harbour by Ken Hammond

The Hammond Gallery

Located in the beautiful village of Bosham, The Hammond Gall...
West Sussex heritage and history tours

All-Inclusive History tours

Walk back in time with All-inclusive history tours offering ...
The stage at Hawth Theatre, Crawley

The Hawth

The Hawth in Crawley is one of the liveliest and most vibran...
Chequer Mead Theatre stage

Chequer Mead Theatre

Located in the heart of East Grinstead, Chequer Mead Theatre...

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.