Arts & Screen

Film review: Churchill (3 out of 5)

There have been several dramas attempting to get under the skin of the man who became the figurehead for Britain’s survival during World War II.

Taking part...

West Dean College end-of-year show

West Dean College’s visual-arts end-of-year summer-show Critical Paths brings together the work of a dozen artists in the college’s Edward James Studios between Saturday and Friday, July 1-7 (10am-5pm).

Paul Chantry and Rae Piper

Fun and free contemporary dance demonstration at The Capitol, Horsham

You can find out what contemporary dance is all about at Horsham’s Capitol this summer.



Talks at this year’s Festival of Chichester include Piracy In The Indian Ocean: Truth From The Front Line on Wednesday, June 21 at 7pm.
Ian and Camilla

Camilla Dallerup confirms Bognor Regis date

Strictly stars Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup offer Up Close & Personal – The Farewell Tour at Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre on October 1 ( or 01243 861010).


David shares his love of Sussex with Festival of Chichester audiences

Petworth author David Johnston celebrates his love and understanding of the Sussex countryside in two events for this year’s Festival of Chichester.
Talks at Six organiser Marilyn Humphrey promotes her shows

Talks at Six series will be key part of Festival of Chichester

Chichester’s Talks at Six series will be making an important contribution to this year’s Festival of Chichester.
Lewes Castle. Picture by James McCauley

Enjoy open air film screenings this summer at Lewes Castle

Film lovers can experience some quality entertainment under the stars this June in the gorgeous setting of Lewes Castle’s Gun Garden.


Chichester: 400 Days in the life of poet and painter Frieda Hughes

A remarkable visual diary currently adorns the north transept of Chichester Cathedral – 400 Days by the poet and painter Frieda Hughes (June 14-August 17, open daily with free entry).

Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk

Strictly’s Giovanni Pernice tangoes into Crawley

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Giovanni Pernice heads to Crawley this month as part of his latest UK tour.

Peter Robinson

Chichester library will be central to this year's Festival of Chichester

Chichester Library will once again be one of the key venues at this year’s Festival of Chichester.

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CHINDI authors

CHINDI will be big part of Festival of Chichester 2017

Chichester independent authors group CHINDI makes a major contribution to the spoken word section of this year’s Festival of Chichester.

Juliet West (credit Kelly Hill)

Festival of Chichester launch for latest novel from Juliet West

Shocking images of fascists lining the streets in Bognor Regis are the spur to the new novel from Billingshurst’s Juliet West.

Dan Flanagan & his 4 year-old son, Nathaniel.

Dads! Your chance to dance wiithout ridicule!

Worthing is hosting “the funkiest Father’s Day ever” – a festival where dads can dance without fear of ridicule, promises organiser Dan Flanagan.
The Festival committee

The Festival of Chichester is nearly here!

This year’s Festival of Chichester is just over a week away–  a thrilling and varied line-up of more than 200 events for summer 2017, combining a brilliant programme of classical music with the best in jazz, blues, folk, rock, pop and world music.

Whats on
Josh Helman and Michael Bisping in My Name is Lenny. Photo: Rob Youngson

DVD review: My Name is Lenny (4 out of 5)

Everyone loves a character and Lenny McLean was certainly larger than life.

Reiko Tan, Brittanie Dillon and Eloise Shepherd-Taylor in La Bayadere. Picture by Bill Cooper

Ballet Central dancers take nationwide tour to Crawley’s Hawth

Ballet Central’s 2017 nationwide tour comes to The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, on Tuesday, June 6 (7.30pm), its first under new artistic director Christopher Marney.

Hands-on willow weaving workshop at the West Dean Arts and Craft Festival. Credit Christopher Ison

West Dean Arts and Craft Festival

West Dean Arts and Craft Festival promises a unique celebration of the arts at West Dean College from June 2-4, 10am to 5pm.

Chancellor Anthony Cane

The Bible in the Public Square...

The Chichester Cathedral Chancellor’s Lectures 2017 take the title The Bible in the Public Square (Mondays, June 5, 12, 26 and July 3 at 6.30pm; free entry).

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Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar's Revenge.

Film review: Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar’s Revenge (3 out of 5)

I watched this latest movie in the ‘Pirates...’ franchise under the impression that it would be the final one - it seems I was probably wrong.

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