The Spectacular Festival of Flowers

If you’ve visited Chichester Cathedral before, you’ll know that feeling of tranquillity and peace created by the expanse of the nave and the high reaching ceilings that tower up towards the heavens at the central crossing. It has a coolness that feels like early morning in spring and the acoustics create a magical tone that tells you that you’re somewhere very special. Can it get any better than this? Hold that thought. Yesterday the Festival of Flowers 2018 was unveiled, a biennial event in which Chichester Cathedral is transformed into a paradise of rich colour and sweet perfume that hits...
Posted on June 01st 2018Category: Blog

Bank Holiday Weekend Round Up

Welcome to the bank holiday weekend! There's so much going on this weekend and flowing into half term next week. What will you decide to do? Here's our top pick of your options: Goodwood Festival of Food and Racing Saturday 26th May, 11.30 - 18.30 This fabulous three-day race meeting invites you to watch exhilarating horseracing, taste the finest local and national artisan foods, listen to expert foodies at our table top encounters and experience hands-on activities - all whilst enjoying the spring-time, countryside air. The Siege at Arundel Castle Saturday 26th - Monday 28th It is 1474 and...
Posted on May 25th 2018Category: General News

Half Term is Roman Week in Chichester

Thinking ahead about what to do this half term? Well there's lots going on in Chichester for Roman Week! Chichester Roman Week celebrates Chichester's Roman Heritage with a series of events every May half term. This year, Chichester Roman Week will run from Monday, 28 May - Saturday, 2 June 2018. Chichester was first established as Noviomagnus Reginorum, which translates to 'New market of the proud people' after the Roman invasion in AD43. Their legacy can be found across the city, including magnificent features such as the Roman walls surrounding the city and the Roman bathhouse located in...
Posted on May 25th 2018Category: Events

A Chichester Itinerary for Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Sussex is buzzing about its new Duke and Duchess in hope that they might plan a visit to the region in honor of their new titles. The gift bestowed by the Queen restores a direct link between the Royal Family and the Sussex counties that lapsed in the mid 19th century. The visit might be speculation for now, but we're already planning their trip for them! As the only city in West Sussex we're hoping that Chichester will be on the itinerary and that perhaps one of our exceptional attractions might receive a phone call from the Palace in the not too distant future. When the Queen visited...
Posted on May 23rd 2018Category: Blog

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