Venues

Come and explore this historic 900-year-old Cathedral whose spire dominates the horizon for miles around. This magnificent Cathedral is Mother Church to the parishes of Sussex and welcomes visitors of any faith and those with none. With history, heritage, art...
Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship theatres, renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions as well as its work with the community and young people. The Festival Theatre’s bold thrust stage design makes it one...
The Council House is a Grade II listed building steeped in history in the heart of Chichester City Centre. The Assembly Room and Ante Room were added to the Council House between 1781-1783. It is one of four rooms for...
Community centre available for hire.
Family run Garden Centre with a pet shop, swimming pool & spa shop. A Garden Café where we host events including tea dances & live bands. 
Candida Stevens Gallery specialises in bringing the best of Contemporary British Art to West Sussex. Candida Stevens Gallery is a curation-led gallery established in 2012 opening its physical gallery in 2014. The gallery produces exhibitions that explore important themes through...
Restaurant with live events.
We programme and deliver the widest range of film and performance events from around the world in a welcoming and inclusive way, that brings us together. Dedicated to showing the best cinema from the UK and abroad. Home to the...
The traditional pub features a pool table, a log fire and a heated courtyard garden, and serves real ales and locally sourced, home-cooked dishes. There’s also regular live music.
Library service run by West Sussex County Council. Disabled access. West Sussex Libraries’ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WestSussexLibraries West Sussex Libraries’ Twitter page: https://twitter.com/wscclibraries
The Chichester Local Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Capacity: 80 ground floor, 24 upper floor.Disabled access. Capacity may well be reduced due to social distancing requirements. Catering facilities limited to microwave oven + crockery & cutlery for...
The Chichester Ship Canal is a leisure waterway linking historic Chichester to the sea. The canal runs 4 miles from the Basin to the Harbour at Birdham and, today, the 2 miles as far as Donnington is navigable. It is...
On the College Lane campus. The entrance into the festival field is via the university car park off the College Lane entrance. You will be signposted from there.
Christ Church is a loving, and vibrant Christian community in the heart of Chichester. We are a joint Methodist and United Reformed Church. Our regular Sunday family services are at 10:30. Children leave the service part-way through to take part...
Courtyard Studios is a centre for creative activities; a working space for our resident artists, a large framing studio and print shop, the new Courtyard Gallery, and Chichester Art Trail Hub – all nestled into the Sussex Downland at the...
Edes House was built at the end of the 17th century for local maltster John Edes, and his wife Hannah, and now has Grade 1 listed status and has been carefully restored. The house is situated on West Street in...
Explore this first-century home and outstanding archaeological site.  Get hands-on at our exciting family events and marvel at the largest collection of early Roman mosaic floors in Britain.  Discovered in 1960, the North Wing of this remarkable building is an...
The Fountain is one of the oldest public houses in the Roman cathedral city of Chichester, thought to have first opened its doors in 1798. This charming inn is full of interesting traditional features and was actually built against the...
Situated in the heart of Chichester City Centre, The Guildhall radiates romance and charm. With plenty of natural light, a beautiful stone floor and grand opening entrance, The Guildhall adds a touch of fairytale to any event. It’s a Grade...
The Chapel will open its doors in February 2022, available to everybody from Monday to Saturday, 8am-5pm, with a café; a space to meet; a space to share and come together with friends and family; and a pre-school play area...
We have a range of rooms available to hire, ranging from a large hall (which accommodates up to around 70 people), to a characterful meditation sanctuary (ideal for a small group of 8–10 people). These spaces are suitable for a wide range...
Holy Trinity Church in Bosham is the oldest known place of worship in West Sussex, lying at the heart of the idyllic coastal village of Bosham, at the foot of the stunning South Downs National Park, near to Chichester and neighbour to...
Juno Studio is the home of artist Catherine Barnes.
Linda Foskett, mixed media artist, trained as a Cartographer and now enjoys the freedom of working in various mediums. Her work includes Landscapes mainly in Oils, etchings, monoprints and other styles of printing. Together with working with metal making silver...
All our rooms and halls are available for hire to individuals, organisations and community groups, for training sessions, art, music and drama groups, sports activities, community events, private parties and special occasions. New Park Centre is home to a huge...
Opened in 2012, The Novium Museum is Chichester’s award-winning museum. Built over the remains of a Roman bathhouse with three floors of fantastic exhibitions, The Novium Museum tells the fascinating story of Chichester District and its rich heritage. It looks...
The Oxmarket Gallery is a volunteer-run charity whose mission is to promote art and support artists in a professional and inclusive manner. We provide a range of accessible exhibition spaces for artists, both emerging and local, and art societies and...
Pallant House Gallery is one of Britain’s most distinctive modern art museums. It tells the story of British art from 1900 to now through original exhibitions and a world-class collection. In its 20 galleries, housed in an historic Queen Anne...
The Pallant Suite is available for hire for your Wedding Receptions, Formal Dinners, Buffets, Anniversary & Birthday Parties, Dinner Dances, Tea Dances, Seminars, Conferences, Presentations and other Functions. * Fully Licensed bar with a large selection of wines and spirits....
This is your space – somewhere for you to come to feel better, regardless of age or experience, fitness or agility. Designed around the needs of the Chichester community, this beautiful park-side location is the perfect space to care for...
A friendly performance venue in the heart of Bognor Regis, with a mixture of professional and community programming. Enjoy a range of entertainment from dance, musicals, drama, music and family events. Capacity: 353.Disabled access. facebook.com/TheRegisCentretwitter.com/regiscentreinstagram.com/regiscentre
The school offers musical tuition and stages regular performances by professional musicians. Its aim is to promote classical music on all levels. The school offers musical tuition and stages regular performances by professional musicians. As well as providing a dedicated...
Magnificent staterooms and extensive servants’ quarters await you in this beautiful Edwardian house, set in 1800 acres of ancient forest and extraordinary landscaped parkland. The House is set as though the Earl was still at home and gives the visitor...
St George’s is the parish church for the eastern part of the city of Chichester, including Whyke, Rumboldswhyke, Shopwhyke and Portfield.
St John the Evangelist’s Church is a redundant Anglican church. Built in 1812 to the design of James Elmes as a proprietary chapel, the octagonal white-brick ‘evangelical preaching house’ reflects the early 19th-century ideals of the Church of England’s evangelical...
Its garden is a popular venue for intimate performances, such as by “Guitars in the Garden”.
The lovely old church dedicated to St Mary and to St Blaise dates from the early twelfth century. From an entry in the Domesday Book we know that Boxgrove had the status of a parish and that a church existed...
St Pancras is a lively and growing Evangelical Anglican church in the centre of Chichester. We meet for contemporary worship and biblical teaching on Sundays, and in small groups mid-week. This church is only available for Festival events in special...
St Paul’s is a flourishing church in the heart of Chichester, a worshipping family comprised of all ages, committed to the daily rhythm of prayer and praise through word and sacrament. We are a large and growing church with a...
St Peter’s Place is the Church Hall for the Church of St Peter and St Mary in Fishbourne, West Sussex. It enjoys a peaceful setting adjoining the church, overlooks Fishbourne Meadows and shares the same car park. It was completed...
Chichester University has a longstanding commitment to dance and the performing arts at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ShowRoom’s role as a receiving venue and a teaching space reflects the Universities work in this area. The ShowRoom is an important marker...
The Village Hall is in the village of Singleton in West Sussex. Singleton village is surrounded by beautiful countryside of the South Downs, and is within the South Downs National Park.
The Chapel is part of the University of Chichester and an established concert venue for music students, staff and visiting musicians.
This beautiful medieval banqueting hall is the perfect location for large dinners, receptions, conferences and lectures.  Capacity: Theatre: 100, Reception: 120, Cabaret Style: 40, Dinner: 100.Disabled access.
Waterstones Chichester; lots of nooks and crannies to explore and friendly booksellers to help you find the perfect read! Opposite Chichester Cathedral, we are based in part of ‘The Dolphin & Anchor’ a stunning timber framed Grade 2 listed building...
The spacious function room at this seaside pub is ideal for events.
The Weald & Downland Living Museum – a hidden gem in the South East, quintessentially British in a picture-perfect setting. We are a museum for those who want to see, touch and even smell what life was really like for...
Beautiful restored and creative gardens open to the public in the grounds of West Dean College of Arts and Conservation, near Chichester.
Urban growing at its very best. The Whyke Community Orchard was no more than a disused pocket of brambles and fly-tipped rubbish when volunteers turned up in September 2013. Now the site has a 17 fruit trees, including rare Sussex...
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