Arts & Screen

Story fun at Chichester's very own Story Factory!

Story Factory Chichester returns with a brand-new workshop – and it’s beastly!

Barbara in 1974 in Kerala, south India

South Indian dance in Chichester

Barbara Vijayakumar was supposed to be travelling overland to Australia back in 1972. But she got off at the wrong stop in India – and the result all these years later is a Chichester date for her Kala Chethena Kathakali Company.

Robert White

Comedy night in Copthorne

Comedy Beats present their second show at Oliver's Wine Bar, Copthorne, on Thursday, October 5.


Fund-raising for new novel

Former Bishop Luffa student Daniel Ross is fund-raising towards the publication of his debut novel.

Mike Shephard - Pic by Sian Morgan

Film role for Mike

Stand-up comedian and comedy writer Mike Shephard, a Littlehampton native and former pupil at St Philip Howard in Barnham, takes to the big screen in Guardians, the debut feature from Braine Hownd Films.

Andy Hamilton

Chichester Speakers Festival this weekend

An impressive line-up has been assembled for the latest Chichester Speakers Festival including Kate Adie, Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Andy Hamilton.

Theatre and Comedy
Judie Dench and Ali Fazal in Victoria and Abdul

Film review: Victoria and Abdul (4 out of 5)

Queen Victoria has always been a fascinating character for the small and large screen.

Emma-Jane Hughes

New Open Mic Poetry season in Chichester

Kicking off the autumn Open Mic Poetry season at Chichester’s New Park Centre on Wednesday, September 27 at 7.30pm is Emma-Jane Hughes.


Book success for Barnham's Nadine

Barnham’s Nadine Baldock continues to enjoy surprise success with the release of her memoirs of her Welsh childhood.

Kate Mosse c Mark Rusher

Cancer fund-raiser will celebrate our love of books!

The new Treasured Books Roadshow in Chichester will delight book-lovers while raising funds for cancer prevention.

Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow in Bushwick

DVD review: Bushwick (3 out of 5)

Dave Bautista is certainly the man of the moment.


Novel number 29 for Beryl

Aldwick author Beryl Kingston is in print with her 29th novel, Everybody’s Somebody (£7.99), the tale of Rosie, sent to work at Arundel Castle at the age of just 12 in the early 1900s.

Goodwood Revival action

Clocks turned back at Goodwood Revival

Motoring and aviation history will be celebrated at Goodwood this weekend as thousands flock to this year’s Revival.

Dreamboats and Petticoats

Review: Dreamboats and Petticoats, The Hawth

Dreamboats and Petticoats is always a surefire hit.

Simon reaches his century of books

Author Simon Brett is celebrating a remarkable milestone in his publishing career – his 100th book.

Sussex Watercolour: 'Iris Buds against a Folding Table' by Shirley Trevena

Sussex Watercolour Society in Chichester

The 40th-anniversary exhibition of the Sussex Watercolour Society will be at Chichester’s  Oxmarket Gallery from September 12-24.

The Dark Tower

Film review: The Dark Tower (3 out of 5)

There has been much wringing of hands and general concern over the attempt to squash a host of Stephen King novels that make up The Dark Tower series into around 90 minutes of movie.

The Limehouse Golem

Film review: The Limehouse Golem (4 out of 5)

A crime thriller starring Bill Nighy is pretty much guaranteed to secure an audience in this country.

Eliza Hatch

Highlighting sexual harassment

A University of Brighton graduate is raising awareness about sexual harassment by documenting women’s experiences.

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