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.

For much of June and early July, the Festival of Chichester has once again brought nearly 100 events to the city, from classical concerts to theatre to a whole range of talks, poetry and guided walks.

This year’s festival events were impressive from the very start, kicking off with a remarkable electronic viola piece echoing Holst’s Planets played by the Bernardi Music Group on the very first night. Evenings with authors including Isabella Tree (at the library) and our Festival President, Kate Mosse (at the Novium), were both sell-outs.

We present a truly exciting and varied line-up of over 90 events over 4 weeks, 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 both local and international performers of the highest calibre.

Festival of Chichester 2024 dates announced!

The 2024 festival will run from Saturday 15 June to Sunday 21 July.

Look out for more details on our website and social media soon.

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