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 year shall...

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Chichester Festival 2019

During the Festival of Chichester which begins on the 15th June we will be putting on two extra guided tours in the evening. Take a look at our calendar to see the dates and times. ...

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The Romans have returned!

Roman week has returned to Chichester this Spring Bank Holiday with a wealth of things to see and do, to remind us all of our ancient heritage. Chichester is one of the few original Roman towns in the country that can boast such wonderfully intact walls. We really...

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May Day Guided Walk of Bognor Regis

Margaret is our expert guide in Bognor Regis and her passion for telling the history of her home town knows no bounds. She would like to invite you to join her on May Day Bank Holiday to enjoy a 90-minute summer afternoon stroll around this famous seaside town. You...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Have you seen me?

I can hardly believe that Chichester's Street Art Festival took place five years ago! Most of the works were removed almost immediately after the temporary planning permission had expired as many locals were 'champing at the bit' to ensure that Chichester was returned...

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Bernstein in Chichester

Celebrations are going on throughout the world in 2018 to commemorate Leonard Bernstein's centennial year! And not least in Chichester! A wide ranging programme of events have been announced - concerts, ballet, workshops, revues, jazz, talks, film shows, exhibitions...

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