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Chichester Diary of Events 1   homebacknext

Chichester Diary of Events

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There are hundreds of exciting things to see and do every month in and around Chichester. Whether you want to have fun, dance, sing, get fit, or just relax, there is something for everyone. You'll find a wide selection of first class facilities, cinema, theatre, live music, classes and clubs for all ages. This listing is updated daily and shows the wide variety of events taking place in the area. Each has contact details and a location map. Many have links to websites for more information.
Read our blog   Chichester Special Events 2018

What's on in Chichester February 2018 / March 2018

Now - 28 February
  Chichester Cathedral Sculpture: 'Enlightenment' A Stunning New Glass Sculpture by Amy Cushing Map 01243 782595 Email
Now - 25 February
  Oxmarket Gallery John & Sally Wyatt - Urban versus Rural Free   01243 779103 Email
Now - 25 February
  Oxmarket Gallery Kelly Horn - Coastal and scenic, oil and watercolour Free   01243 779103 Email
20 February
11am Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
20 February
1.10pm Chichester Cathedral Lunchtime Concert: Fraser Tannock, trumpet and Terence Allbright, piano Free Map 01243 782595 Email
20 February
2pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Rhyme Time for the under 5's. Every Tuesday Free   01243 777351 Email
21 February
12.30pm - 2pm Marriott House and Lodge Lunch Club Helping to tackle loneliness in the community by inviting anyone who would usually dine alone to join the Lunch Club every Wednesday, followed by activity taster sessions. The Lunch Club is free, however advance booking required   01243 536652 Email
21 February
1.30pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Relax with Colouring for adults. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
22 February
10am - 11.30am Chichester Library Knit and Natter. Every Thursday Free   01243 777351 Email
22 February
7.30pm Chichester Library Reading Allowed: True stories and curious incidents from a provincial library. Tickets £5 available from the library   01243 777351 Email
23 February
10.30am - 12noon Chichester Cathedral Illuminating Chichester Cathedral Tour Series 2018: They All Have a Story - Lesser Known Characters of Chichester Cathedral’s Past. Booking essential Map 01243 782595 Email
23 February
2pm - 3pm Chichester Library Board Games for adults. Every Friday Free   01243 777351 Email
24 February
11am - 3pm The Novium Museum Family Event: Smuggling Saturday. Includes craft, story telling and talks. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Free Map 01243 775888 Email
24 February
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Storytime for children. Every Saturday Free   01243 777351 Email
24 February
2pm Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
25 February
11am - 4pm Stansted Park Wedding Showcase - Stansted Park will be set up for a wedding; inviting trusted suppliers to showcase their own particular speciality. Map 023 9241 2265  Email
26 February
6.30pm French Conversation 'Bavardage au Pub' On the last Monday of every month an informal group meet at The Crate & Apple, Westgate to practise their French for a relaxed hour or two. All levels welcome, no English spoken    07792 708229  
27 February - 11 March
  Oxmarket Gallery Maureen Rogers & Giles Penfound - A Cranial Perspective Free   01243 779103 Email
27 February - 11 March
  Oxmarket Gallery Mark & Rebecca Ford - Same but different Free   01243 779103 Email
27 February
11am Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
27 February
1.10pm Chichester Cathedral Lunchtime Concert: Valentin Schiedermair, piano Free Map 01243 782595 Email
27 February
2pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Rhyme Time for the under 5's. Every Tuesday Free   01243 777351 Email
28 February
12.30pm - 2pm Marriott House and Lodge Lunch Club Helping to tackle loneliness in the community by inviting anyone who would usually dine alone to join the Lunch Club every Wednesday, followed by activity taster sessions. The Lunch Club is free, however advance booking required   01243 536652 Email
28 February
1.30pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Relax with Colouring for adults. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
28 February
5.30pm - 7pm West Dean College Artist Talk: Joseph Long - Mondrian's Flower Paintings. A talk by Sussex-based artist Joseph Long exploring the lesser known flower paintings of Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement De Stijl. Free event, booking required. Map 01243 811301 Email
1 March
10am - 11.30am Chichester Library Knit and Natter. Every Thursday Free   01243 777351 Email
1 March
6pm Talks at Six TALK: Fishbourne Roman Palace – Past Present & Future - Property Manager, Katrina Burton. Interesting talks in a relaxed atmosphere, and active discussion. Admission is FREE, with donations to the speaker’s chosen charity. Held at The Studio, New Park Centre, Chichester.   07960 346922   
2 March
9am - 2pm Chichester Farmers Market Chichester City Centre. All stallholders are required to grow, rear, bake, and/or preserve all their produce and are based within 30 miles of Chichester.      
2 March
2pm - 3pm Chichester Library Board Games for adults. Every Friday Free   01243 777351 Email
2 March
7.30pm South Downs Planetarium One Small Step for Major Tim, A Giant Leap Towards Mars (Major Tim Peake will NOT be present at the show) Map 01243 774400 Email
2 March
7.30pm The Spotted Cow, Hunston Charity Quiz and Auction Night - raising money for Cancer Research and Mind. £2.50 or £5 with bar food      
3 March
10am The British Pilgrimage Trust A 1-day Pilgrimage from Emsworth to Chichester - 10 miles – Make Pilgrimage through Saxon and Roman Sussex along the deep south coast, via the birthplace of the Wheelbarrowing Saint Cuthman, and Bosham, oldest site of Christianity in Sussex. Also including the largest Roman Palace in all Britain, and Chichester Cathedral, an ancient stone marvel without compare.     Email
3 March
10am - 4pm Chichester Library Fun and board games at the library for children Challenge your friends and family to a board game, boccia or table tennis!   01243 777351 Email
3 March
11am - 3pm The Novium Museum Family Event: Smuggling Saturday. Includes craft, story telling and talks. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Free Map 01243 775888 Email
3 March
11.30am - 1pm West Sussex Coastal NCT NCT Nearly New Sale - Sports Hall, Chichester College, £1 on entry     Email
3 March
1.30pm South Downs Planetarium How to Choose and Use Your New Telescope Map 01243 774400 Email
3 March
2pm Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
4 March
10am Chichester Harbour Conservancy Time off for Art - Harbour Art workshop led by Conservancy Teacher Fran Davies. Location Harbour Education Centre. Dell Quay. Booking essesntial     Email
4 March
3.30pm South Downs Planetarium Stars on Frosty Winter Nights Map 01243 774400 Email
6 March
10am - 12noon Chichester Library Expert patients programme drop-in A free self-management course for adults living with a long term health condition Free   01243 777351 Email
6 March
11am Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
6 March
1.10pm Chichester Cathedral Lunchtime Concert: Art-Ludeus Quartet, string quartet Free Map 01243 782595 Email
6 March
2pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Rhyme Time for the under 5's. Every Tuesday Free   01243 777351 Email
7 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Toddler Time for the under 5's. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
7 March
12.30pm - 2pm Marriott House and Lodge Lunch Club Helping to tackle loneliness in the community by inviting anyone who would usually dine alone to join the Lunch Club every Wednesday, followed by activity taster sessions. The Lunch Club is free, however advance booking required   01243 536652 Email
7 March
1.30pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Relax with Colouring for adults. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
7 March
7.15pm Chichester Natural History Society Talk - by Graham Bowring entitled " Hedgehogs". Lecture Evenings held at The Pallant Suite, Masonic Hall, South Pallant, Chichester      
8 March
10am - 11.30am Chichester Library Knit and Natter. Every Thursday Free   01243 777351 Email
8 March
12.10pm - 12.50pm Chichester Library Lunchtime talk: The recovery letters - A talk from James Withey, a trained counsellor who worked in social care for 20 years and writes and speaks publicly about his personal experiences of depression. James will talk about his project The Recovery Letters - a series of online letters written by people recovering from depression, addressed to those currently affected. Free, no need to book, just drop-in Free   01243 777351 Email
8 March
6pm Talks at Six TALK: Chichester Business Improvement District (BID) - Colin Hicks, Chairman of BID. Interesting talks in a relaxed atmosphere, and active discussion. Admission is FREE, with donations to the speaker’s chosen charity. Held at The Studio, New Park Centre, Chichester.   07960 346922   
8 March
7.30pm Chichester Cathedral Evening Concert: A Gala Concert with The University of Chichester and the Christopher Newport University, Virginia. Tickets required. Map 01243 782595 Email
9 March
2pm - 3pm Chichester Library Board Games for adults. Every Friday Free   01243 777351 Email
10 March
10.30am - 12noon Chichester Cathedral Illuminating Chichester Cathedral Tour Series 2018: They All Have a Story - Lesser Known Characters of Chichester Cathedral’s Past. Booking essential Map 01243 782595 Email
10 March
11am - 3pm The Novium Museum Family Event: Smuggling Saturday. Includes craft, story telling and talks. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Free Map 01243 775888 Email
10 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Storytime for children. Every Saturday Free   01243 777351 Email
10 March
2pm Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
11March
1pm - 5pm Stansted Park Mother's Day - Treat that special lady in your life to a day out at Stansted Park, free entry to the house for all Mothers Map 023 9241 2265  Email
11 March
9am - 5pm West Dean Gardens Mother's Day at West Dean Gardens: Free entry and daffodils for mums Map 01243 818210 Email
11 March
  Amberley Museum Mums Can Do - Celebrate Mother's day at Amberley Museum with the Mums Can Do event. Have a go at pottery, driving a train, be a bus clippy and much more. Free entry for Mums with a full paying child.   01798 831370 Email
11 March
10.30am - 4pm Weald & Downland Museum MOTHERING SUNDAY – MUMS ENTER FREE! All mums and grandmothers enter the Museum free of charge on this special day! There are a range of activities to watch and take part in. Free daffodil posy for mothers and grandmothers.   01243 811363 Email
12 March
10am Chichester Harbour Conservancy Time off for Art - Harbour Art workshop led by Conservancy Teacher Fran Davies. Location: Clubroom, Paynes Boatyard, Thornham Lane, Thorney Island. Booking essesntial     Email
13 March
11am Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
13 March
1.10pm Chichester Cathedral Lunchtime Concert: Ben Cunningham, organ Free Map 01243 782595 Email
13 March
2pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Rhyme Time for the under 5's. Every Tuesday Free   01243 777351 Email
14 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Toddler Time for the under 5's. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
14 March
12.30pm - 2pm Marriott House and Lodge Lunch Club Helping to tackle loneliness in the community by inviting anyone who would usually dine alone to join the Lunch Club every Wednesday, followed by activity taster sessions. The Lunch Club is free, however advance booking required   01243 536652 Email
14 March
1pm - 4pm Chichester Library Pebble party Chichester Library is hosting a ‘Pebble party’ for Time to Talk Day. Mental health stigma can be like a stony silence, but the more we talk about it the better, so rock up and paint a pebble! Free, drop-in   01243 777351 Email
14 March
1.30pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Relax with Colouring for adults. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
15 March
10am - 11.30am Chichester Library Knit and Natter. Every Thursday Free   01243 777351 Email
15 March
1pm - 4pm Chichester Library Chichester Wellbeing’s Health MOTs for Wellbeing month Wellbeing MOTs measure BMI, body fat percentage, fluid and alcohol intake and each MOT takes about 20-30 minutes. Free, booking essential Free   01243 777351 Email
15 March
6pm Talks at Six TALK: Choosing and Growing Sweet Peas - Roger Parsons. Interesting talks in a relaxed atmosphere, and active discussion. Admission is FREE, with donations to the speaker’s chosen charity. Held at The Studio, New Park Centre, Chichester.   07960 346922   
16 March
9am - 2pm Chichester Farmers Market Chichester City Centre. All stallholders are required to grow, rear, bake, and/or preserve all their produce and are based within 30 miles of Chichester.      
16 March
2pm - 3pm Chichester Library Board Games for adults. Every Friday Free   01243 777351 Email
17 March - 15 April
10am - 4.30pm Gaston Farn Open Farm Days 2018 - Open Lambing - Gaston Farm, Slindon. Lambs being born and you may get to cuddle an orphan lamb. Free tractor and trailer rides, chicks and ducklings handling area, a Café, and a Shop. £6 per person, 2's and under are free. Cash only   01243 814269 Email
17 March
9am - 12noon Chichester Library Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia help and advice drop-in help and advice session for parents and adults concerned about Dyslexia Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia. Free, drop-in   01243 777351 Email
17 March
9am - 2pm Westbourne House School Creativity Fun Day - Workshops, Activities and Performances. Workshops free but booking essential   01243 782739 Email
17 March
  Amberley Museum Morris Dancers - Visiting Morris Dancers display their skills at the Museum   01798 831370 Email
17 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Storytime for children. Every Saturday Free   01243 777351 Email
17 March
1pm 12th Chichester Scout Group Jumble Sale - 12th Chichester Scout Hut, SHerbourne Road, Chichester     Email
17 March
2pm Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
19 March
12.10pm - 12.50pm Chichester Library Lunchtime talk: How to quit smoking in 7 days - In this talk, Dan Jones will share his mindfulness-based approach to helping people quit smoking. Free, no need to book, just drop-in Free   01243 777351 Email
20 March
11am Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
20 March
2pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Rhyme Time for the under 5's. Every Tuesday Free   01243 777351 Email
20 March
5.30pm West Dean College Author Talk - Stephen May, Support for Artists: How, exactly, do you begin to live the dream? Free event, booking required. Map 01243 811301 Email
21 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Toddler Time for the under 5's. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
21 March
12.30pm - 2pm Marriott House and Lodge Lunch Club Helping to tackle loneliness in the community by inviting anyone who would usually dine alone to join the Lunch Club every Wednesday, followed by activity taster sessions. The Lunch Club is free, however advance booking required   01243 536652 Email
21 March
1.30pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Relax with Colouring for adults. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
21 March
5.30pm - 7pm West Dean College Artist Talk: Ivan Hicks - Corresponding with Edward James Free event, booking required. Map 01243 811301 Email
22 March
10am - 11.30am Chichester Library Knit and Natter. Every Thursday Free   01243 777351 Email
22 March
7.30pm Stansted Park Music Evening - Join Los Ladrones for an evening of musical entertainment at Stansted House. Tickets required Map 023 9241 2265  Email
22 March
7.30pm Chichester Library A celebration of poetry with Tamar Yoseloff - Tickets: £7.00 (to include a glass of wine), available from the library   01243 777351 Email
23 & 24 March
  Chichester Speakers Festival Chichester Speakers Festival - Assembly Room, Chichester City Council, North Street, Chichester. Some of the UK’s most interesting speakers for you to meet and question.     Email
23 March
10.30am - 12noon Chichester Cathedral Illuminating Chichester Cathedral Tour Series 2018: Chichester Bishops in Testing Times. Booking essential Map 01243 782595 Email
23 March
2pm - 3pm Chichester Library Board Games for adults. Every Friday Free   01243 777351 Email
23 March
7.30pm South Downs Planetarium The Northern Lights Map 01243 774400 Email
24 & 25 March
  Chichester Ship Canal Easter Bunny Boat Trips - Enjoy a springtime trip down the canal and meet the elusive Easter Bunny. Fun and refreshments for everyone and a Nature Buddies Bunny for the children   01243 771363 Email
24 March
  Amberley Museum Art@Amberley - Art activity sessions, each looking at a different skill. This session will be looking at lino printing.   01798 831370 Email
24 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Storytime for children. Every Saturday Free   01243 777351 Email
24 March
2pm Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
24 March
7.30pm The Chichester Singers Concert at Chichester Cathedral - Zadok the Priest – Handel; The King Shall Rejoice – Handel; Hear my Words, ye People – Parry; Requiem – Duruflé. 01243 931243 Email
25 March
3.30pm South Downs Planetarium Springtime Stars, Moon and Planets Map 01243 774400 Email
27 March
10am - 12noon Chichester Library St Wilfrid’s Hospice Ambassador drop-in- Go along and talk to the Ambassadors to find out more about the Hospice services and how you can become involved in supporting this local service   01243 777351 Email
27 March
11am Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  
27 March
2pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Rhyme Time for the under 5's. Every Tuesday Free   01243 777351 Email
28 March
10am - 2pm Chichester Library NHS Carers Health Team - Help to improve and manage your own health and wellbeing for those looking after family or friends who are ill or frail. Free drop-in   01243 777351 Email
28 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Toddler Time for the under 5's. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
28 March
12.30pm - 2pm Marriott House and Lodge Lunch Club Helping to tackle loneliness in the community by inviting anyone who would usually dine alone to join the Lunch Club every Wednesday, followed by activity taster sessions. The Lunch Club is free, however advance booking required   01243 536652 Email
28 March
1.30pm - 2.30pm Chichester Library Relax with Colouring for adults. Every Wednesday Free   01243 777351 Email
29 March
10am - 11.30am Chichester Library Knit and Natter. Every Thursday Free   01243 777351 Email
30 March
2pm - 3pm Chichester Library Board Games for adults. Every Friday Free   01243 777351 Email
30 March
3.30pm South Downs Planetarium The Easter Full Moon Map 01243 774400 Email
30 March - 3 April
  West Dean Gardens EASTER TRAIL: Follow the Easter trail for a chocolate prize. There's lots of activities for children to enjoy including arts and craft activities and games. Map 01243 818210 Email
30 March - 13 April
10.30am - 6pm Weald & Downland Museum EASTER AT THE MUSEUM - Traditional Easter activities vary daily from Good Friday to Easter Monday and include Easter cooking in the Tudor kitchen, egg painting, bonnet making and a traditional Bonnet Parade on Easter Monday. Easter holiday activities take place daily from Good Friday 30 March to Sunday 13 April 2018. There will be craft activities and traditional games to play   01243 811363 Email
30 March - 4 April
  Chichester Ship Canal Easter Bunny Boat Trips - Enjoy a springtime trip down the canal and meet the elusive Easter Bunny. Fun and refreshments for everyone and a Nature Buddies Bunny for the children   01243 771363 Email
30 March - 15 April
  Arundel Wetland Centre Dusty's GIANT Easter Duck Hunt - Pick up a trail at the admissions desk and go on a hunt for the GIANT yellow ducks. Kids crafts run every afternoon from 2-4pm in the visitor centre.   01903 883355 Email
31 March
11am - 11.30am Chichester Library Storytime for children. Every Saturday Free   01243 777351 Email
31 March
2pm Chichester City Tours Standby tours - Meet at Chichester Tourist Information Centre   01243 775888  

SPECIAL EVENTS IN 2018

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