Culture Spark 2022

Inspired by the anniversaries of the city’s leading cultural attractions, Culture Spark 2022 brings together artists, musicians, community groups and organisations from across the Chichester district to create a season that showcases work by local creatives and gives everyone a chance to enjoy a wonderfully rich summer of cultural festivities.

September and October’s headlines include two fabulous literary events: On Thursday 15 September, Observer art critic & author Laura Cumming discusses The Mysterious Secrets of the Family Album at Chichester’s Assembly Rooms and on Thursday, 13 October international No.1 bestseller Kate Mosse launches her new book: Warrior Queens and Quiet Revolutionaries; How Women (also) built the world at Chichester Cathedral.  We The People  – the touring photographic exhibition that celebrates our wonderful volunteers returns to Chichester College before reaching its final destination at The Novium where a community exhibition opens on 8 October in response to The Art of Chichester. From 22 September, Denman Garden’s inaugural Artist in Residence, Sue England exhibits her beautiful interpretations of the seasons. There are FREE heritage open days across Petworth, at The Canal Trust and at Graylingwell’s reimagined Chapel – and – don’t miss out on the opportunity through CFT’s FOLD OUR CITY on 10 September to create a large origami model inspired by your local area or a local landmark. Enjoy!

A very big thank you to Stagecoach and to Rathbones for your support in sponsoring Culture Spark 2022 and to The Observer Series for being our wonderful media partner.

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