School's Out!

This summer Chichester has plenty to keen your little people busy. Prise them from the paddling pool and stretch their minds and their legs at some of the many events and activities planned across the disctrict this summer. Here are a few that we've highlighted in our diary: Have a Go at Archaeology Budding archaeologist at home? Get them down to the Fishbourne Roman Palace from 24th July to 3rd August for fun whilst learning in a beautiful setting. Find out more Petworth House Costumed Encounters An insight into ‘below stairs’ in the early 1800s and learn more about Georgian servant life...
Posted on July 16th 2018Category: Blog

National Ice Cream Month

It's National Ice Cream month! We're ready to try out Chichester's offering of ice creams in this hot and humid weather. Chichester city centre is so proud of its fantastic independent retailers, and we're lucky enough to have a choice of places to get amazing ice cream. Here's where to go: Bailey's Artisan Gelato Based on West Street in central Chichester, Simon and Margaret Bailey create delicious authentic Italian gelato on site for you to enjoy in the cafe, or to take out or take home. The team use locally sourced produce whenever possible: organic milk and cream supplied by Home Farm,...
Posted on July 10th 2018Category: General News

The lavender has arrived!

Every year there is a small window of time when the lavender fields across the district are in their full glory. That time is here! Chichester's Lordington Lavender opens its doors this week, allowing visitors to walk through the beautiful lavender fields with the back drop of the spectuaular South Downs. Lordington has become renowned for its fantastic display and the weather this year, although challenging for farms, will provide the perfect conditions for a walk through the fields. Bring your camera! Snap the family as they wander through the purple, or test out your camera skill in one of...
Posted on July 09th 2018Category: Blog

Stansted Park presents Tom Jones and Il Divo

Stansted Park will welcome a brand-new series of nationwide concerts in 2018 with Summer House Sounds. Presented by live music promoters Cuffe and Taylor, Summer House Sounds is about bringing music to the people in unique and beautiful locations. Chichester’s Stansted Park will see headline concerts and performances from music legend Tom Jones and the world’s most successful classical crossover group Il Divo in July. Last year Stansted welcomed Sir Cliff Richard who entertained a sold-out performance on the stately home's lawns. This year is set to deliver the same success and even the...
Posted on July 01st 2018Category: General News

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