14 Jun 2022

Dragon Boats are back!

Enjoy the fun of the races on July 3rd Hosted by the Chichester Priory Rotary, the popular annual Dragon Boat Racing on the canal is an exciting way of motivating and integrating people in teams while having ...

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14 Jun 2022

ARTEL art exhibition

Oxmarket Contemporary 21 June to 3 July ARTEL is a contemporary art group based in Chichester. It was set up in 1977 to inspire, generate and incubate work. Members are artists at different stages in their creative ...

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28 May 2022

Jubilee cream tea

Celebrate the Jubilee at the canal You’re invited to join us for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations on Sunday 5th June – what better way to mark the occasion than with a cream tea and prosecco? Tea will ...

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27 May 2022

Carnival of lights

City parade of lanterns We invite you to gather on 10th June from 5.00pm in Priory Park for a spectacular carnival of lights. The carnival will leave at 6.00pm and will be preceded by fun crafts and ...

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20 May 2022

Historical talk aboard Richmond

A cruise that takes you back in time As part of our bicentennial anniversary celebrations, we’re joined by Alan Green, local author and historian, for an evening cruise on board Richmond. This takes place on Wednesday, 29th ...

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20 May 2022

Live entertainment in the Cafe!

Chichester FRINGE brings you Cabaret and poetry, 16th July ‘Poetry on the canal’ runs from 1800 to 1845; tickets cost £5. Concessions/u25s £3. ‘Cabaret on the canal’ runs from 1930 to 2115, tickets cost £10. Concessions/u25s £7. ...

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18 May 2022

Ford to Barnham old canal walk 21 May

Guided walk Thanks to the Friends of Old Ford to Hunston Canal for hosting a guided walk on Saturday 21st May, from 10:30am. The walk will take you from Barnham to Ford along the route of the ...

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08 May 2022

May family fun day

Join in activities and craft making Learn more about the flowers that grow along the towpath and on the banks. Some are familiar, some perhaps less so. On Monday 30th May, from 10am – 3pm, the community ...

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14 Apr 2022

Canal history talk 28th April at the Guildhall, Priory Park

Learn about the history of the Canal 1822 to 2022 On Thursday, 28th April at 6pm, Andrew Gibson, a Trust volunteer and director, will be giving an interesting illustrated talk about the history of the canal… From ...

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13 Apr 2022

Talk by Alan Green 26th April at the Record Office

The 3rd Earl of Egremont’s worst investment – or how Chichester got its canal Chichester was finally connected to the inland waterways network by a branch of the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation, a venture intended to complete ...

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