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.

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.

Upcoming events

Norman Knights Tournament at Arundel Castle

13 July - 14 July 2019

Norman Knight’s Tournament

A tournament of foot combat will be held on the upper ground...
Wildlife photography workshop at Pagham Harbour

10 February 2019

Wildlife Photography Workshop at Pagham Harbour

This all-day practical workshop gives an introduction to bas...

May - October 2019

Goodwood Racecourse

Glorious Goodwood is set for another year of fabulous racing...
The Fantastical Chocolate Festival

11 May 2019

The Fantastical Chocolate Festival

A day of delectable confectionary, singalong live music and ...

31 May - 2 June 2019

Glastonwick Beer Festival

There’s a focus on rare, eclectic, real ale, music and poe...
Family Race Day Goodwood

9 June 2019

Family Race Day at Goodwood

For a great family day out look no further than the Family R...
Goodwood Festival of Speed

4 July – 7 July 2019

Goodwood Festival of Speed

An intoxicating mix of cars, stars and motorsport royalty co...
Petworth Festival

16 July - 3 August 2019

Petworth Festival

The Petworth Festival exists to show off this beautiful part...

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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