The Festival of Chichester is a month-long celebration of the arts running from mid-June to mid-July each year in the historic city of Chichester. Classical music, rock, blues, jazz, folk, pop, cinema, spoken word, community concerts and shows, arts & crafts, dance, theatre, church, food & drink, walks and tours, sport and a lot more.

The 2022 festival will run from Saturday 11 June to Sunday 10 July.

We present a truly exciting and varied lineup of over 200 events every summer, 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.

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

How to find out what's on

Events will be listed from Friday 25 March 2022.

How to take part

Click on the links at the top of the page. Firstly, register an account with us, then submit your event(s). Go to our detailed “Take part” page.

Submissions are open between 1 December and 31 January.

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