Dan draws on his own experiences for new autism book

Chichester author Dan Jones releases his new book Look Into My Eyes on March 27, the first day of World Autism Awareness Week.

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Win a copy of Apple Tree Yard DVD!

We’ve got three copies of the top TV psychological thriller Apple Tree Yard to give away!

Clare Hindle

Big changes ahead at Cass Sculpture Foundation

Exciting times lie ahead as Cass Sculpture Foundation – formerly Sculpture at Goodwood – tells the world “We are open for visitors!”

Artists Linda Foskett, Viv Nicklin and Karen Ongley-Snook open their new gallery

New gallery opens in West Wittering

Artists Linda Foskett, Viv Nicklin and Karen Ongley-Snook have launched a new gallery in West Wittering.


Brighton’s SICK! Festival in tune with the times

With all the anxieties following the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, it seems Brighton’s SICK! Festival may have been just a little prescient when it launched in 2013.
John Greening with Penelope Shuttle (credit Jane Greening)

Chichester poetry evening inspired by Hounslow Heath

Hounslow Heath, or Heathrow airport as it is now, is the shared inspiration for John Greening and Penelope Shuttle who combine to offer A Celebration of Poetry at Chichester’s Open Mic Poetry in Chichester Library on Thursday, March 23 at 7.30pm.


Simon Martin is confirmed as new director of Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery

The trustees of Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery have confirmed Simon Martin as the gallery’s new director.

New book

Sussex inspiration for novelist

The location is unspecified, but novelist Merryn Allingham has got somewhere between Shoreham and Chichester in mind, somewhere a few miles inland.

Judges Belinda Wilkins and Sara Hutton Potts discussing poems

Poetry winners announced!

The 2017 Cruse Lines Poetry Competition drew a strong response.


Ballet Theatre UK bring haunting classic Giselle to Horsham

Horsham theatregoers can witness Ballet Theatre UK perform one of the greatest ballets of all time this month.

Get into the spirit of World Book Day

30 brilliant books you can read in a day

It’s the 20th annual World Book Day tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) and what better way to celebrate than curling up with a good book?


Motionhouse bring Scattered to Worthing

Celebrated for productions rooted in dance, theatre, circus, acrobatics and film, the award-winning Motionhouse revives Scattered, one of its biggest successes, for a date in Worthing (Connaught Theatre, Wednesday, March 8, 7.30pm).


Dan offers library talks for Wellbeing Month

Writer Dan Jones will be running a series of six library talks for Wellbeing Month about meditation and Asperger’s.

PASMORE: Head of a Girl

British artist Victor Pasmore recalled in Chichester exhibition

Victor Pasmore: Towards a New Reality is the latest exhibition at Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery, running from March 11-June 11.

First novel from Worthing mum and teacher Emily Williams

First novel from Worthing mum and teacher Emily Williams

Worthing mum and teacher Emily Williams is in print with her debut novel, a work which draws on local legends and has echoes of Abélard and Héloïse.

Liam Francis by Chris Nash

Back on his home stage

Not so long ago, Liam Francis was busking outside Brighton Theatre Royal. Now he is dancing inside it as Rambert return to the venue (March 1-4).

Annabelle Thorpe

Debut novel from travel journalist Annabelle Thorpe

A lifetime’s fascination with the former Yugoslavia lies behind the debut novel from travel journalist Annabelle Thorpe, who grew up in Littlehampton and now lives in Angmering.

Erwin James (c) David Levene

Life after a life sentence for murder...

Significantly the book is called Redeemable. It isn’t called Redeemed.

Alan Hollinghurst with Christs Hospital pupils

Novelist Alan Hollinghurst gives insightful talk at Christ’s Hospital school

Booker Prize winning author Alan Hollinghurst was ‘in conversation’ with Christ’s Hospital pupils and members of the public on February 9, as part of the school’s termly arts programme.

Kate Tempest         Credit Hayley Louisa Brown

Brighton Festival programme unveiled

The full programme for Brighton Festival 2017 – the largest annual, curated multi-arts festival in England – has been unveiled with recording artist, poet, playwright and novelist Kate Tempest as guest director.

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