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.

Tango Fire

The passionate connection at the heart of tango...

Tango Fire brings together two words that sit together naturally for a show at Brighton Dome Concert Hall on Wednesday, February 22 at 7.30pm.


New book from West Stoke author

West Stoke author Jane Cable leaves the self-publishing route behind for her first traditionally-published novel.

Stine Nilsen    Pic by Pedro Machado

Disabled and non-disabled dance company offers anniversary celebration in Brighton

CounterActs, the new double bill from Candoco Dance Company, the world’s leading contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled performers, helps them celebrate their 25th birthday.

Brendan Cole

Brendan Cole’s stunning night out in Crawley

Brendan Cole brings his brand new 2017 show to Crawley’s Hawth this week.

Work by Aylin

Chichester exhibition from Worthing artist Aylin

Worthing’s Aylin Dengizer-Sharp returns to the Oxmarket Centre of Arts in Chichester for her fifth annual exhibition entitled simply Albatre.

Work in the show

Slindon College students show their skills in Arundel

Youngsters from Slindon College – a school for children with learning difficulties – are showing their art at Arundel Museum until February 9.


Enjoy The Middlepause!

In a society obsessed with living longer and looking younger, what does middle age mean nowadays? How should a fifty-something be in a world ceaselessly redefining ageing, youth, and experience?

Shaun Angel

Successful choreographer teaches at Sway Street Dance classes in Crawley

The Hawth has announced the re-launch of its popular Sway Street Dance classes with new teacher Shaun Angel.

Engraved portrait from A Memoir of Jane Austen by J. E. Austen-Leigh, 1869 or 70 Private collection

Austen bicentenary to be marked in Brighton

A new display at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton will explore Jane Austen’s relationship with coastal towns and life in Brighton during her time, to mark the bicentenary of her death.


COUNTY NEWS: Biggest Roman find yet for city

An amazing discovery just below the surface of a park is being hailed as the most complete Roman find ever unearthed in a Sussex city.

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Drawing inspiration from Chichester

Japanese-born artist Mai Osawa – who will be one of the 2017 artists in residence at Guildford’s Ochre Print Studio – will be drawing plenty of inspiration from Chichester.

Manager Marc Rattray

Starry line-up for Chichester Speakers Festival

Big names will gather for the Chichester Speakers Festival 2017 at The Assembly Rooms, North Street on February 24 and 25 (

Homer by Benjamin Smith

Stunningly realistic art on show at Horsham Museum

Billing himself as the “new old master”, Benjamin Smith is holding an exhibition in his hometown of Horsham.

Francis Emery

Whimsical look at country life...

East Dean’s Francis Emery offers a whimsical, humorous look at country life with his new book, Down on Red Bucket Farm.

Jazz Up Your Lizard in Brighton

Steve Murison show in Brighton

Jazz Up Your Lizard, a new exhibition opening at Brighton’s Gallery Lock In on February 1, will showcase the vibrant work of Scottish artist Steve Murison and mark the five-year anniversary of online outsider art resource

Terry Ellis

The truth about Jimi Hendrix...

Littlehampton’s Terry Ellis is editor – and co-author with Wales-based Rod Harrod – of a new book which aims to set the Jimi Hendrix record straight.

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Inua Ellams

Inua Ellams in Brighton

An Evening with an Immigrant is the emotionally-charged title as Inua Ellams takes to the stage in The Old Courtroom, 118 Church Street, Brighton on Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29 at 7.30pm.

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