Resources & Entertainment

  • Chichester Festival Theatre: from creative challenges and family fun to streamed past performances. Click here to find out more. 

  • Pallant House Gallery: discover the stories behind the art at the Gallery in Perspectives - the Gallery blog, and get the whole family involved in creative fun.

  • Chichester Cathedral: Join live-streamed services every Sunday at 10.00am. Weekly reflections and Thought for the Week from clergy, run during the week as well as online resources for prayer and worship (including email prayer submission). The Cathedral’s social media channels are putting on art quizzes, and giving behind the scenes insights via take overs from members of the team. The Cathedral is sharing news from charitable partners, Stonepillow, UK Harvest and the District's Foodbank. More information can be found here.

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum: discover videos of the museum exploring some of the buildings, the picturesque settings and some of the animals who call the museum home. The museum has also put together Easter-themed craft activities for you to do at home. 

  • The Novium Museum has been working hard to make some of their exhibitions and collections available virtually.  Take a tour of the ground floor, including the remains of the Roman Bath House, and lots more. Explore here.

  • West Dean College of Arts & Conservation has introduced a series of bite-size master tips, studio insights and mini tutorials from the College’s expert line-up of Short Course Tutors on YouTube and across the College’s social media channels. Follow @westdeancollege for creative content on Social Media and @westdeangardens to see Spring unfold in the Gardens.

  • West Sussex Libraries offer various online resources including e-books, audiobooks, e-comics, e-newspapers and children's activities. Find out more here.

  • South Downs Planetarium has a You Tube channel to entertain and enlighten star gazers of all ages - find it here

City centre shops

  • Chichester BID, which looks after the management of the city centre has compiled a directory of businesses operating online/with delivery services - click here.

Food suppliers/producers/local farm shops

  • South Downs National Park has produced an interactive map pinning businesses covering the entire National Park which are supplying or producing food, as well as community groups.

  • Cowdray Estate's Farm Shop, Midhurst is open and also operating a local delivery service. More information here.

  • Chichester at Home is a new website listing independent local businesses in Chichester and the surrounding areas operating local home deliveries. Find out more here.

  • Stansted Park Farm Shop is well stocked with fresh produce for contact-free click and collect, or local delivery on selected days. Find out more here.

  • Langham Brewery, located between Lodsworth and Petworth is offering a delivery service of ale, and also a drive through collection service to local residents. Find out more here.

  • Millstream Hotel, Bosham, is offering a local meal delivery service as well as some groceries. Call 01243 573 234 for more information or check their social media here.

  • Selsey Willows, one of Selsey's fishing fleet businesses is still catching and offering delivery local to Selsey. Find out more here.

Plants

  • Denmans Garden is offering contactless plant collections or deliveries within a ten-mile radius of their garden near Fontwell. More info here.
     
  • Nurseries across West Sussex have adapted their business to allow them to offer deliveries during this key season for them. A directory has been set up here where you can see what is available in your local area.
     
  • Tawny Nurseries is offering contact-free local delivery of bedding and patio plants in the Chichester/Birdham area. More info here.

Gift Vouchers

If you have a friend or family member celebrating a birthday during this time, why not consider a gift voucher for one of the fantastic attractions in the area - not only does it help support our local businesses, but it makes a lovely treat for when this is all over.

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum is honouring tickets bought now for 24 months and if you had been considering membership, you can still purchase it now as membership is being extended to allow for the time the museum is closed.
     
  • Chichester Festival Theatre  - theatre tokens or gift vouchers make a great gift, and are accepted at Chichester Festival Theatre for all their productions