Music on film with Mick

Documentary film-maker Mick Csáky combines his passions for film and music in a lecture at Funtington Music Group in Chapel of the University of Chichester on the Bishop Otter Campus.


Father Christmas.... would we miss him?

East Grinstead’s Jon McDevitt teams up with musicians from Horsham, Crawley and East Grinstead for a Christmas single full of meaning.


Brighton date for Zoax

Brighton-based Sean Weir gets a home city date as his band Zoax take in Sticky Mikes, Brighton on Saturday, December 17.

The Chichester Flute Choir

Festive flute concert in Chichester

The Chichester Flute Choir will be performing a concert with an emphasis on Christmas music on Saturday, December 10 in Boxgrove Priory.

The Angmering Chorale

REVIEW: The Angmering Chorale

The Angmering Chorale has been celebrating its 40th Anniversary Year in 2016 and, as a grand culmination of their festivities, chose a packed Arundel Cathedral to perform one of Choral singing’s mega-works, Verdi’s spectacular Requiem.

Jonathan Willcocks


There was some brave programming for the Chichester Singers’ concert.

Arun winners

REVIEW: Arun Young Musicians’ Final/Gala Concert

It is always a great pleasure to attend the Arun Young Musicians’ Final/Gala Concert and 2016 was certainly no exception!


Former city schoolboy brings G4 to Chichester Cathedral for the first time

The great G4 resurgence continues apace as they bring their Christmas by Candlelight tour to West Sussex for the group’s first-ever performance at Chichester Cathedral on December 8.

James Morgan

Grand Christmas concert in Brighton

Brighton Festival Chorus, Brighton Festival Youth Choir and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra combine to launch the Christmas celebrations in Brighton.

Bruce Foxton

Brighton dates for From The Jam

Bognor Regis’ Russell Hastings is on the road once again with ex-Jam man Bruce Foxton as From The Jam embark on a new tour taking in Guildford’s G Live on December 2.


Soul legends Shalamar head for Worthing

Shalamar are one of the most successful soul groups of all time selling 25 million albums worldwide.

SUNNY AFTERNOON TOUR - Victoria Anderson (Gwen), Sophie Leigh Griffin (Joyce) and Libby Watts (Peggy). Photo Kevin Cummins

The Kinks: a tale of warring brothers and classic music

It all converged perfectly for writer Joe Penhall, but Sunny Afternoon –  a journey through the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks – still proved a challenging tale to tell.

Chichester flash-mob

Flash-mob singing in Chichester

Shoppers and visitors to Chichester were treated to the flash-mob singing of Spinnaker Chorus.

The Spinettes

Christmas dates with plenty of nostalgia from The Spinettes

A toe-tapping trio along with West End performer Matthew Goodgame will be performing shows across West and East Sussex and Hampshire in a bid to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.
John Wilson & John Wilson Orchestra

John Wilson & the John Wilson Orchestra offer Brighton date

John Wilson & the John Wilson Orchestra bring Music from the Movies to the Brighton Dome Concert Hall on Thursday, December 1 at 7pm.


Joe Stilgoe celebrates the music of film

Singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe brings his love of film to the stage in the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, on December 4 at 7.45pm.

The South Coast Big Band

Polegate concert is your last chance to see The South Coast Big Band this year

The South Coast Big Band, led by trombonist Duncan J Reeks, return to the Junction Tavern, Polegate, on Sunday, November 27 (12.30pm-3pm).

Richard Balcombe. Picture Alex MacNaughton

Beautiful film scores by some of Britain’s best composers at Brighton Dome

The Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra’s season at Brighton Dome continues on December 4 (2.45pm) with a concert celebrating the work of Britain’s greatest film composers – The Best of British Film Scores.

The Five Star Swing Big Band

Big band jazzes up festive favourites in Haywards Heath

The Five Star Swing Big Band – as featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and BBC’s Children in Need – head to Clair Hall, Haywards Heath, on Thursday, December 1, with some Christmas favourites.


Wintry specials with guitar virtuoso Richard Durrant

From the oldest song in the Oxford Book of Carols to Fairytale of New York on ukulele, Shoreham-based guitar virtuoso Richard Durrant will be offering the Ropetackle a triple dose of Christmas on his Candlelit Christmas tour.

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