Arts and exhibitions

The West Sussex landscape is said to have inspired artists such as J M W Turner, John Constable and William Blake, so it’s no surprise to see that a thriving art scene still remains. From renowned collections in stately homes to beach huts turned into artist’s studios and craft workshops, there’s something to do no matter what your taste. View upcoming events below.

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January 2023

New Year Creations

It may be cold and grey outside but January brings a kaleido...

February 2023

For the love of…. Art!

Shoreham Gallery presents a wide range of unusual gift ideas...

Every thursady

East Grinstead’s Farmer’s Market

East Grinstead’s Farmer’s Market is held every Thursday ...
Visitors taking photographs in the garden at Buckland Abbey, Devon.

5 February 2023

Nature photography safari

This workshop is designed for people who are looking for opp...

9 - 10 February 2023

Chichester District Latte Art Throwdown

Chichester District Council are very pleased to welcome the ...

10 February 2023

UK Southern heat of the Barista World championships

We are very pleased to welcome the Specialty Coffee Associat...

11 - 26 Feb 2023

McBean’s Heritage Orchid Collection

Borde Hill are pleased to be collaborating with McBean’s t...

14 February 2023

Petworth Late: An Artful Valentines

Discover the enchanting atmosphere of the house after dark d...

14 February 2023

Bangers, Mash & a movie – Valentines Night

Valentines is not just for couples - Gather up your friends ...

19 February 2023

Spring Wedding Fayre at Avisford Park Hotel

At Avisford Park Hotel, no two weddings are the same, as thi...

25 & 26 Feb 2023

Two-day Ceramic Mosaic Workshop at Fishbourne Roman Palace

An opportunity to dive into the world of Roman mosaics and d...

Until March 2023

Mystery trails

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

4 March 2023

Forest Bathing Workshop

Reconnect with nature and unwind from the stresses of everyd...
Haywards Heath Craft & Gift Fair Poster


Haywards Heath Craft and Gift Fair

Find something unique at this event which has over 20 stalls...

18 Mar 2023

The Sixteen’s Choral Pilgrimage 2023: A Watchful Gaze

The 2023 Choral Pilgrimage celebrates the legacy of one of c...

26 March 2023

Chantry Quire presents a Passiontide Meditation

Chantry Quire would like to invite you to a concert which is...

Inspirational art

Petworth House is home to one of the National Trusts’ most important art collections, including major works by Titian, Van Dyck and Turner.  Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery is known for its innovative exhibitions and displays of national, international and contemporary art.

So whether you’re a budding artist looking for inspiration or an art lover with a keen eye for new and traditional work, you’ll find something to admire in this culturally rich county.

Work from the Petworth Park Antiques Fair
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