The Festival of Chichester is delighted to announce a truly exciting and varied line up of over 200 events for summer 2019, combining a brilliant programme of classical music with the best in jazz, blues, folk, rock, pop and world music.

Add thrilling theatre, book events, talks and poetry, exhibitions, walks, tours, cinema, open days and galas and there really is something for everyone.

Grounded in the Chichester community, the Festival aspires to the stars. We are pleased to welcome local and international performers of the highest calibre to our historic city.

We are delighted to have the continuing support of our distinguished Festival Patron, Dame Patricia Routledge (pictured).

To find out what’s on just click on the headings opposite or consult the calendar.

To buy tickets please visit: www.thenovium.org/boxoffice (Tel. 01243 816525 / 01243 775888)

The Box office opens on 3rd April 2019 at The Novium, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH. Full online listings will be available from 1st April.

To join our email list and receive festival information contact: festivalchichester@gmail.com

To receive a full festival brochure, please send a stamped, addressed A5 envelope to: The Novium/TIC, Tower Street, Chichester, PO19 1QH.

Know a good place to display our festival brochures? Please ask for brochures to distribute at the Novium. We’ll be very grateful for your support.

To join our Festival Friends scheme and receive early bird booking, a posted brochure, invitations to special events and other benefits, please contact us. Membership costs just £25 per person or £40 for a couple. If you would like to support the Festival by becoming a Benefactor, do get in touch so we can tell you how you can help support the exciting events which will light up the city this summer.

Interested in taking part in the next Festival? Deadline for entries is 31 January. Email us to request an entry form and full information pack. We welcome everybody from local performers to international stars.

Festival of Chichester brochure 

Please click here, or on the image below, to download a PDF of the 2019 brochure.