Fireworks Chichester Festivities


In 1975 a three-week Festival of the Arts was staged to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the foundation of Chichester Cathedral. Few could have realised then that they were creating the annual Chichester Festivities which would become one of the most outstanding arts festival in the UK attracting performers like:

Joan Baez
Dame Janet Baker
Dame Judi Dench
James Galway
Lesley Garrett
Evelyn Glennie
Stephane Grappelli
Roy Hattersley
Jools Holland
Douglas Hurd
Roy Jenkins
Emma Johnson
Nigel Kennedy

Cleo Laine
Jacques Loussier
John Major
Sir Yehudi Menuhin
Frank Muir
Michael Parkinson
Sviatoslav Richter
John Simpson
Paul Tortelier
Gillian Weir
Fay Weldon
Willard White
John Williams

Link to: 1999  2000  2001  2002  2003  2004 programme of events.

2005 Principal Sponsors

Chichester Observer   John Wiley & Sons   Tennyson