Brighton gets ready for festival!

Brighton Festival this year enters its second half-century after the huge success of last year’s 50th anniversary outing.

Emsworth Arts Trail launch

Second weekend ahead at Emsworth Arts Trail

Emsworth Arts Trail offers its second weekend this week.

My Dear Miss Terry is among the shows

Petfringe puts the emphasis firmly on fun for 2017 programme

“Sounds Like Fun” is the tagline this year as Petfringe, the new fringe festival for Petworth, enters its third year.

The Sussex Declaration. West Sussex Record Office Add Mss 8981.

Rare parchment American Declaration of Independence found in Chichester records office

A priceless copy of the American Declaration of Independence has been unearthed at the West Sussex Records Office in Chichester.

Patricia with her dog Purdey

Life in France recalled in fictionalised form

Rustington author and former journalist Patricia Feinberg Stoner draws on her years spent living in France for her new book.

Kevin Higgins

Irish poet Kevin Higgins to appear in Chichester

Irish poet Kevin Higgins is flying in to Chichester from Galway for Chichester’s Open Mic Poetry at the New Park Centre on Thursday, May 4.

Participating artist Lucie Cookson

2017 Chichester art trail opens next week

Discover art on your doorstep is the invitation as the 2017 Chichester art trail springs to life.

Angela Petch

Combined book launch in Arundel

Four West Sussex writers – from Bognor Regis, Ferring, Yapton and Rustington – invite you to join them for a glass of Bucks Fizz and a slice of cake as they launch their latest books on Sunday, April 30.

The coade stone statue is now missing an arm after the attack over the Easter weekend. Picture by Edward Milward-Oliver

Historic statue vandalised in Chichester’s Priory Park

A centuries-old coade stone statue situated in Priory Park has been vandalised yet again.

Petworth poet Andrew Cluer

Helped by voices from beyond the grave...

Petworth poet Andrew Cluer takes his readers on a literary journey through bereavement in his new collection of poems, Adieu: Farewell Poems – A Diary of Consolation.

Work by Clive

Great artistry and microscopic detail combine as Clive McBain exhibits in Chichester

Chichester’s Oxmarket Centre of Arts hosts an exhibition by artists Clive McBain, his daughter Tabitha and her partner Peter Clothier (April 11-16).

Debut exhibition at grand old age of 96!

At the age of 96 and a half, Pearl Goodman is holding her debut art exhibition.

J Constable, Rainstorm over the Sea 1824-28, c.Royal Academy of Arts,Ldn  Photo John Hammond

Constable in Brighton explored in new exhibition

A new exhibition will explore Constable’s pivotal time in Brighton. The show will run at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery from April 8-October 8.


Former solicitor explores "appalling miscarriage of justice" in his new book

Former Chichester and Bognor Regis solicitor Terry Stanton tackles “one of the most appalling and gripping miscarriages of justice in English history and its aftermath” in his new novel.


IN PICTURES: Final launch at historic Selsey boathouse

A huge crowd turned out on Saturday to witness the final launch from Selsey’s historic boathouse.

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Graham Minett

New thriller for Pagham author

Pagham author Graham Minett offers a dark, gripping, ingeniously-plotted thriller with the publication in paperback of Lie In Wait.

Northbrook College Students and Russell Williams, Head Chef at Bailiffscourt Hotel, Climping.

Readying the chefs of the future

Cooking for the Starrs promises “the most exciting pop up dining experience of the summer.”


Short story celebration in Chichester

Award-winning writers gathered at a Short Story Celebration Night at the University of Chichester.
Short story celebration

Short story celebration in Chichester

Award-winning writers gathered at a Short Story Celebration Night at the University of Chichester.
Petworth Urn

Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year Competition winner at Petworth

Petworth House is playing host to an exhibition of work by Richard Allen, winner of 2016 Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year Competition.

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