A thriving entertainment scene awaits you in West Sussex; from theatre and music to comedy and festivals, there’s something to suit all tastes. No matter who you’re looking to please, we’re sure that there’s something for all ages in our fabulous county. View upcoming events below.

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28 January - 26 February 2023

Nellie’s Arctic Adventure Family Trail

Follow the trail around the gardens to spot the characters a...
Bird flying

3 February 2023

Birding for beginners at Pulborough Brooks – Winter wetlands

Learn a little more about the birds on Pulborough Brooks nat...
South Downs National Park Dark Skies Festival

3 & 17 February 2023

Dark Skies Walk

A gentle night-time guided walk experiencing the breath-taki...
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 ...
Two men map reading at night

10 February 2023

Night Navigation course

A fun, practical and challenging navigation course which add...

10 February 2023

UK Southern heat of the Barista World championships

We are very pleased to welcome the Specialty Coffee Associat...
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11 February 2023

Valentine’s Day 3-course meal

Treat someone special this Valentine's Day to a delicious 3-...
people looking at a map

11 Feb, 15 April, 17 June 2023

Open the Map course

A practical one day introduction to map reading for those wi...
Four wine bottles with a glass of wine either end

11 February 2023

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate

Whisk your loved one away for a magical evening at Mannings ...

7 - 11 February 2023

CFT Mother Goose

At Chichester Festival Theatre, Ian McKellen and John Bishop...

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 ...

17 - 18 February 2023

Laser Show Extravaganza

FREE Laser Show Extravaganza at Chichester Canal Basin. Foo...

14-18 February 2023

CFT: How Not To Drown show

Award-winning theatre company ThickSkin returns to the stage...

31 January - 4 February 2023

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Based on Deborah Moggach’s Sunday Times bestseller, which ...

Unforgettable experiences

Take in a spectacular show at the celebrated Chichester Festival Theatre and enjoy an evening of laughter and wonder amongst fellow theatre-goers. Snuggle down under the stars at one of the many open-air events across the county. Regular theatre, music or cinema events are held in the glorious setting of a National Trust garden. Chichester’s International Film Festival brings together the best of international cinema to inform, entertain and move you.

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Local guides

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