St Richard

St Richard

St Richard’s statue watches over us on a Sunday morning when we meet our ’turn-up’ groups for the City Highlights walking tour! This statue was created for the millennium, but St Richard has been a ‘presence’ at the Cathedral for over 600 years.  He was the first...
Sussex Day – 16th June

Sussex Day – 16th June

THE SUSSEX CHARTER 📜 At 12noon every Sussex Day, the Sussex Charter is read aloud, usually by a town crier, in towns and villages across the county. ” For all the people of the ancient kingdom of Sussex! Let it be known: the 16th of June of each and every...
Royal Visitors to Sussex

Royal Visitors to Sussex

On May 19th, 2018, the day of their wedding, the Queen bestowed on Harry and Meghan the title of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The Queen has traditionally bestowed a dukedom on senior members of the Royal Family on their wedding day. The choice of location has, as far...
Priory Park Centenary

Priory Park Centenary

In the last week of September, 2018, Priory Park in the North-east corner of Chichester’s City Walls, will be host to many events, both fun and serious. The reason? To commemorate the presentation of the park to the City, as a War Memorial, by the Duke of Richmond in...
The Bells Rang Out!

The Bells Rang Out!

On Saturday 19th May at 6pm, the bells of Chichester rang out to celebrate the wedding of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan. Who are the ringers and what do we know about the Bell Tower? The ringers are members of the Cathedral Guild of Bellringers,...