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Pirates!

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.
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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 (alexandratheatre.co.uk or 01243 861010).

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David

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.
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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.
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Frieda

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Some of the exhibitors

Vulnerable adults show their art at Chichester gallery

Prestige and self-esteem await at Chichester’s Oxmarket Centre of Arts for a group of vulnerable adults now showing their work.

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The new buildings which include galleries, a visitor shop and waterside restaurant. Weald and Downland Visitor Centre by ABIR. Copyright Jim Stephenson 2017

Hugh Bonneville opens £6m facilites at Weald & Downland Living Museum

Visitors to the Weald & Downland Living Museum will enjoy an even greater tour through human history after new £6m facilities opened.

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Peter James

Peter James discusses his latest Roy Grace book in Worthing

Number-one bestselling Brighton-based author Peter James marks the publication of his 13th Roy Grace novel Need You Dead with a talk at Worthing’s Connaught Theatre on Thursday, June 1 at 7.30pm.

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'La Serenata' by Rosa Sepple

Contemporary watercolour exhibition in Horsham reveals a surprisingly radical art form

More than 20 of this country’s leading watercolour artists are descending on the ancient market town of Horsham to display their most recent work.

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New exhibition

Aloneness explored in new exhibition

A newly-opened exhibition at Worthing Museum & Art Gallery explores various artists’ responses to aloneness, examining different cultural representations of solitude through art and a series of films and talks until Saturday, September 2.

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