Craig is New Chairman

  I would like to introduce myself as the new Chair of the Destination Management Organisation ‘Visit Chichester’. I am newly appointed to the role from October 2018 and my task is to help re-energise the visitor economy in Chichester District.  This is an...

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John Keats arrives in Chichester!

After much anticipation a statue to the poet John Keats has been unveiled in the centre of the city! The poet visited Chichester in January 1819, staying with the parents of his friend, Charles Dilke in Eastgate Square. So it is fitting that the sculpture depicts John...

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Frieda Hughes’ Art in Cathedral

Frieda Hughes - artist and poet has an exhibition in Chichester Cathedral. At the end of 2015 she decided to create a work of art based on a commitment to paint a picture every day for a year. She ended up working for 400 days and it is this and other new pieces which...

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Chichester’s Millionaires’ Row

A couple of months ago I wrote about a dig for Roman remains which had taken place in Chichester's Priory Park. The ground penetrating radar equipment showed that there were two Roman town houses. A full excavation which took place last week demonstrated that at least...

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The Besieged City – Chichester in the Civil War

For the Chichester Festival this year Peter will be conducting a special walking tour about the siege our city underwent in the English Civil War around Christmas time 1642! The tour will include those events within the city leading up to the siege, the various...

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Special tours – Summer 2017

Our regular tours are off to a fine start this spring - we have already had visitors from Russia, Canada, The US and Germany plus of course our English friends here for weekends and days out. Each Sunday - whatever the weather - we turn up hoping that we can entertain...

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Book Now – Festival of Chichester

The Festival of Chichester has been officially launched! Tickets are now on sale and we are hoping that some of our specialist tours may take your fancy. The launch party was held at the Novium Museum - a fun evening with tasters of some of the cultural events that...

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Bishop Sherburne – Chichester’s Wolsey

Bishop Robert Sherburne was a monumental figure in the history of Chichester Cathedral. His life as Bishop of Chichester spanned the final decades of the 'old' church before it was swept away in the Reformation during the reign of King Henry VIII. Dying in his 9th...

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