As we return to normality, our teams will continue to work closely with hospitality venues and event organisers across the district to offer support. We will ensure all venue and events meet public safety requirements and, where appropriate, noise level regulations for the smooth running of their events and activities.

Naturally we will see more events and activities than we have been used to since the start of the pandemic. Please be assured that we are supporting businesses and conducting all the relevant checks. We also coordinate the local Safety Advisory Group, which is a collection of local agencies and partners that make sure events are run safely and with minimal adverse impact on the local community.

All proposed events are subject to obtaining relevant permissions and licenses and current Government guidance.

To book one of our parks for an event please visit our Hire of land for events page.

Priory park

Chichester junior parkrun takes place every Sunday morning at 9am

DateEvent nameDescription of event
4 JulyRotary Club FundayCommunity fundraising event
16-18 JulyGin in the Park"Garden Party" style gin event
6-8 AugustChichester Film FestivalOpen air film screenings
11 AugustKids Party in the ParkFamily fun day
29 AugustSomething UndergroundOpen Air Theatre Performance
31 August -14 SeptemberArchaeological DigCommunity archaeology event

Oaklands park

Chichester parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at 9am.

DateEvent nameDescription of event
3-6 JuneCFT Concerts in the ParkMusical Theatre and Family Audience Concerts
16-20 AugustCircus ZyairCircus Zyair is proud to present a colourful and action packed show with highenergy acts from all over the world. The 2021 tour is a dazzling combination of circus, musicand laughter. With a heated big top, comfy seating and an electric atmosphere from start to finish Circus Zyair promises to be a truly magical experience for the whole family.

Other council parks

 DateEvent nameDescription of event
17-18 JulyOpen Air Ballet - Bishops Palace GardensBallet performance

The Guildhall

All Guildhall events are managed by The Novium