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Remember, remember ...your local firework displays

Bonfire night may be on November 5 but firework events are taking place all over the county from now until then.

Tram builder Peter Howard exhibiting at a previous Chichester Lions Club model railway exhibition.

Picture by Louise Adams C131437-1

Lions’ annual model railway exhibition

Chichester Lions Club’s annual model railway exhibition will be held on Saturday.

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on tour

Exploring David Bowie's London

Just a few months since David Bowie’s passing, Adrian Berry’s new play From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads is a homage to and celebration of one of the greatest musical figures of all time.

The band

The great Abbey Road experience

Gogo Penguin are on tour on the back of a new EP recorded live at Abbey Road studios.

The Undertones

The Undertones in Southampton tonight

It wasn’t the most auspicious of starts, a gig in front of a bunch of ten-year-old cub scouts brought together by their scout leader.


LISTINGS: 20 October - 27 October

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Winston Clifford

Winston Clifford in Chichester

Chichester Jazz Club welcomes the Winston Clifford Quartet on Friday, October 21.

Pablo Bronstein

Pablo's Chichester installation

An ambitious installation by the Argentinian-born artist Pablo Bronstein provides the latest contemporary intervention in Pallant House Gallery’s 18th century townhouse in Chichester.


Nikki rises to the tough songwriting challenge

The latest album from UK singer/songwriter Nikki Loy comes on the back of the most rigorous of self-imposed song-writing challenges.

The Football Ramble - Published by Century, the book is released in hardback on October 20, �14.99.

The Football Ramble. By four men who love the game they hate - book review

They are the independent voice of football punditry. Downloaded more than 12 million times a year, The Football Ramble have been entertaining football fans with their podcast for nearly 10 years.


Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich in Chichester

Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and pianist Alexei Grynyuk are the latest guests in the Chichester Chamber Concerts series.

Bounce organiser Duncan Burgess has had DJ residencies and played drums for various bands across the UK and Europe

Drumming up support for Parkinson’s UK in Chichester

A Chichester drummer and DJ who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at 31 is hosting a live music night for charity.

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10cc play Chichester Festival Theatre

10cc continue their celebration of the 40th anniversary of their seminal album Sheet Music with a date at Chichester Festival Theatre on November 3.


Downton Abbey footman thrown into the political mix

Chichester Festival Theatre opened this year’s summer season with Hugh Bonneville – Downton Abbey’s Earl of Grantham – in his first major stage role following the conclusion of the phenomenally-successful TV series.

Theatre and Comedy
The Shawshank Redemption

REVIEW: The Shawshank Redemption, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until October 22.

It’s pretty well everyone’s favourite film – and that’s the measure of the risk the producers are taking in transferring it to the stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Tom Robson

Singers needed for Chichester Singing Day

Chichester Singing Days, 33 years old this year, offer their autumn event on November 5.

The Rose and Crown.

REVIEW: Rose and Crown at Cuckfield is the crowning glory

Cuckfield. It’s not just that this village is as pretty as a chocolate box. Nor that it is as quintessentially English as anything Agatha Christie could pen.

Eating Out
Mick Shaw

Power of 3 back in Chichester

Chichester blues-rock band The Power of 3 play their first gig in the city for more than two years.

Edward Bennett in rehearsal for Love's Labour's Lost at Chichester Festival Theatre

Edward Bennett relishes the chance to do it all again...

Around two-thirds of the original cast return as Christopher Luscombe’s double-bill of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing is revived 18 months after finishing at Stratford.

Theatre and Comedy

Remembering Edith Sitwell

Before Jules Craig, there was Edith Sitwell. Before Edith Sitwell, there was Elizabeth I.

Theatre and Comedy
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