Summer: the season of festival

The weather may not be playing nicely, but we're pretty sure it's meant to be summer: the season of festivals - so why not pick one of the fantastic festivals going on in and around Chichester, and hopefully the sun will put it's hat on! *Festival of Chichester 15 June - 14 July A four week celebration of this wonderful city which features all the brilliant talents that are based in and around Chichester – a line-up so fine that once again it has attracted some very big national and international names to come and join us this summer. Theatre, the spoken word, music in all its forms, cinema,...
Posted on June 19th 2019Category: Blog

Discover Chichester’s Peninsula – an oasis for wildlife and green tourism

Carolyn Cobbold, local resident and environmental and climate change author explains why the Manhood Peninsula, just south of Chichester is such a special, and important, place for nature lovers. "With the recent designation of two marine conservation zones off Selsey, the peninsula to the south of Chichester is quietly becoming one of Britain’s most internationally-designated, wildlife-rich coastal areas. Criss-crossed by ditches and water-ways, footpaths and cycle ways, and home to increasingly threatened species, the area is attracting nature lovers from all over the country and from...
Posted on June 13th 2019Category: Blog

Soak up some culture this summer

Famous for its Roman heritage, the impressive, imposing spire of the Cathedral, and it's almost unrivalled location, Chichester is also a cultural hub, and there's a packed summer season both in and around the city, waiting to be discovered. See world class theatre at Chichester Festival Theatre where the summer season features The Deep Blue Sea and Oklahoma and much more including Spiegeltent. Discover Pallant House , Chichester’s landmark art gallery which hosts the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition this summer, celebrating the landscapes of Sussex’s South Downs. The Weald...
Posted on June 03rd 2019Category: Blog

Behind the scenes at Chichester Harbour Conservancy

Chichester Harbour Conservancy is responsible for the smooth running of Chichester Harbour, and aim to conserve, maintain and improve the area for recreation, leisure, nature conservation and natural beauty. Mike Hayes, Lead Technician, is part of the Conservancy’s Maintenance Team, working to look after the infrastructure of the Harbour. He joined the Conservancy in 2014 as a Seasonal Patrol Officer for the summer period, following his work as a Fisheries Officer in Kent. After a successful first season Mike stayed on at the Conservancy first as a Harbour Technician, and now works as Lead...
Posted on May 22nd 2019Category: Blog

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