Join author Anna Best for spooky poems in Horsham

Childen’s author and poet Anna Best will be putting on her black cape and witch’s hat for a Halloween reading of her new book, Aunt Grizelda’s Treasury of Grim and Grisly Rhymes, at Waterstone’s, Horsham.

Peter James

Top crime writer Peter James to host talk in Horsham

Calling all fans of the Peter James detective novels, a Horsham primary school is offering you an audience with the international best selling author.


Glenys recalls the highlights of a lifetime in opera

Glenys Groves looked across the stage.

Oti Mabuse and Ian Waite

Strictly Come Dancing stars announce Crawley tour date

Strictly Come Dancing dance professionals Ian Waite and 2016 finalist Oti Mabuse are joining forces to embark on a 60-date tour of the UK with their new stage show, which they will be bringing to The Hawth Crawley on Friday March 23 at 7.30pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Stewart Lee

REVIEW: Stewart Lee - Content Provider, The Hawth

There are not many stand-ups I want to see live.

Theatre and Comedy
LewesLight 2017

LewesLight 2017 is this weekend

LewesLight 2017 – running from Friday to Saturday, October 13-15 – promises a “festival of light unlike any other”, now in its third year.

Cuckfield Book Festival

Successful Cuckfield Book Festival offers a fascinating weekend of talks

Cuckfield was truly buzzing last weekend for the opening of the first Cuckfield Book Festival on Friday night (October 6), with supper at Ockenden Manor.


Chichester Cross brings Mai success

Japanese-born artist Mai Osawa –one of the 2017 artists in residence at Guildford’s Ochre Print Studio – has won acclaim for her depiction of one of Chichester’s great landmarks.

Dunes at Hummersea

Art fundraiser will help support struggling families

An art exhibition on October 13 and 14 from 10am–5pm in the Assembly Room, North Street, Chichester will raise vital funds for Home Start Chichester and District (admission free).

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker comes to Bognor Regis

Russian National Ballet bring The Nutcracker to Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre on Thursday, October 12 (tickets 01243 861010).

Mixed Bead Sets by Sarah Downton

Oil paintings, pastels, fabrics and more at Horsham art fair

Horsham Artists Open Studios promise a range of delights at their art fair on October 21 and 22.

Liam Francis by Chris Nash

Brighton dancer on the road with Rambert

Rambert comes to Southampton for the first time in 25 years, showcasing the legendary, the new and the best of its work - with Brighton dancer Liam Francis among the cast.


Vicky Meets…

Lesley Foulkes, co-owner of Langham Brewery, Lodsworth

New novel for Roberta

Yapton-based novelist Roberta Grieve is in print with her 19th book – a book she has long wanted to see published.

Ruth Ware. Picture by Ollie Grove

Get inside the minds of top thriller writers in Ditchling

Three of the UK’s leading psychological thriller writers will be appearing at The Book Lovers’ Supper Club on Thursday, October 5, at The Barn in Ditchling.

Candida Stevens

Good Nature is new show at fast-rising gallery

More than a year in the planning, the latest exhibition at Chichester’s Candida Stevens Fine Art comes from a gallery on the up and up.

Photography by Chris Kew

Brain haemorrhage survivor puts poignant photos on display

Brain haemorrhage survivor Chris Kew tells his story in a new exhibition at Horsham Museum and Art gallery.

Nestor Ponce

Exiled Argentinian poet marks National Poetry Day in Brighton

Exiled Argentinian poet Néstor Ponce is to appear at a Freedom from Torture event in Brighton, as part of National Poetry Day.

Barbara in Kerala in 1974

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.
Vince Cable

Top line-up for Petworth Literary Festival

Sir Vincent Cable, leader of the Liberal Democrats, BBC Radio Two presenter Jeremy Vine, mountaineer Chris Bonington, Strictly Come Dancing performers Ann Widdecombe and the Rev Richard Coles and historical author Kate Williams are among the writers presenting at this year’s seventh annual Petworth Literary Festival.

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