The 2017 Arundel Gallery Trail is under way!

The 2017 Arundel Gallery Trail, the 29th since 1988, looks like being another vintage year, promises spokesman James Stewart

Katie Eccles as Baby and Johnny Castle 6. Picture by Alistair Muir

Review: Dirty Dancing, The Hawth

There are a lot of films which scream out for a stage version and there are some that are not.

Theatre and Comedy
James Stewart. Picture by Kate Shemilt

Skilled artists display their imaginative works in Arundel

The 2017 Arundel Gallery Trail, the 29th since 1988, looks like it will be another vintage year, says spokesman James Stewart.

Alison Macleod

West Sussex Writers celebrate 80 years!

To celebrate its 80 year anniversary, West Sussex Writers is holding a day-long writers’ event in central Worthing, featuring talks and seminars from six writers – including a keynote from novelist and short story writer, Alison Macleod.

Jeremy Houghton's portrait of Prince Harry

Equestrian exhibition in Petworth

The Rountree Tryon Gallery opens a new sporting horse exhibition in Petworth.

GAPA Medal winners 2017 with Sharon Maughan, Saffron and Suzanne Gielgud. Picture by Graham Keetley

GAPA dancers put on beautiful end-of-year show in Haywards Heath

Former Holby City star Sharon Maughan, known to many as the Nescafe Gold Blend actress, attended the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts (GAPA)’s end-of-year performance at the Hub, Haywards Heath, last week.


Legal career adds authenticity to debut novel

Retired lawyer and long-time Shoreham resident Ian Wilson has just brought out his first novel.


Transience is summer exhibition inspiration

Viennese-born photographer Maria-Aurelia Riese is among the artists taking part in Transience, the Artel summer exhibition 2017, running from August 1-13 at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester.

Geoff Green

The mystery of the female kidnapper...

​Steyning author Geoff Green has just brought out The Prisoner of Brenda Brown, published on Amazon in paperback and on Kindle.

Isabel Ashdown

Dark psychological thriller for Chichester author Isabel Ashdown

Chichester author Isabel Ashdown is in print with a compelling, dark and twisty psychological thriller that asks the question: if you can’t trust your sister, then who can you trust?
Treve Cottage Art Show 2017  Tuema Pattie Oil Painting

Fine array of artistic talent at annual show

This year’s Treve Cottage Art Show near Petworth runs from July 15-30, 11-6pm daily, promising a rich array of artistic talents.


How to promote your book at the Festival of Chichester

Following her appearance at Chichester Library in 2016, Diane Hinds returns to the Festival of Chichester 2017, with Independent Writer? Be Your Own PR Department, an extension of her How To Promote Your Book talk aimed at empowering the independent writer.

John Haynes

Poetry and painting at the Festival of Chichester

As a celebration of poet and painter Frieda Hughes’ Chichester Cathedral exhibition, Alternative Values/400 Days, audiences are invited to join South Downs poets Stephanie Northgate, Sam Meekings, Barry Smith and Costa Award winner John Haynes for a reading of new poetry alongside classic Sussex poems read by actor/ex-Flying Picket, Gareth Williams.

Capturing Horsham’s youth

Capturing Horsham’s youth

Charlotte Harding talks to a Horsham photographer about his latest project.

Sue Wickstead

Crawley author launches new children’s book in East Grinstead

Crawley author Sue Wickstead launches her new children’s story book Jay-Jay and His Island Adventure at East Grinstead bookshop on Saturday, July 8, between 12 and 5pm.

Artists are joining in the fun at the Horsham Festival

Plenty of talent on display as Horsham artists open 12 studios to the public

The Horsham Artists Open Studios group stages an art trail exhibition over the weekends of July 8-9 and July 15-16 as part of the second Horsham Festival.

Photography by Greg Turner

Young photographer’s striking work on show at Horsham Museum

Photographer Greg Turner admits that he has always been fascinated by people.


Terry's History of Humour

A History of Humour is the promise on Friday, July 7 at 7.30pm at Christ Church, off South Street, Chichester.


Top crime writer at Festival of Chichester

Bestselling crime writer Peter Robinson offers a talk for the Festival of Chichester in Chichester Cathedral on Wednesday, July 12.

Parham Gardens

Parham House visitors experience an evening of Midsummer Magic

Visitors to Parham House were offered a very special experience on Thursday, June 22, at the estate’s Midsummer Magic Evening.

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