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Here’s how to access the festival events in two easy steps: 1. Go to our virtual festival page.2. Click on the event you want to attend. There will be a new event available to stream every day from 7pm. (The exceptions...
  • Simon
  • 8 June 2020
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The Festival of Chichester is set to go online this summer with a Virtual Festival to replace live events because of the restrictions imposed by the virus pandemic. The idea came about through some regular performers contacting us to enquire...
  • Simon
  • 3 June 2020
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Chichester Cathedral Chancellor Dan Inman joined the Festival of Chichester committee – for a festival which was forced off the calendar, along with countless other arts, sporting and community events when the coronavirus crisis hit. The Festival of Chichester quickly...
  • Simon
  • 12 May 2020
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Festival co-ordinator Barry Smith said: “The Festival of Chichester has very quickly achieved a vital place in the cultural life of the city. It hardly seems possible that seven years have elapsed since a group of us formed the new...
  • Simon
  • 14 April 2020
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After an emergency meeting today about the current virus pandemic, the Festival Chairman and Trustees have issued the following statement. It’s been the hardest possible decision, but in some ways the easiest. We had no choice: with the heaviest hearts...
  • Simon
  • 18 March 2020
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