· 3 big band jazz concerts

· Maria with the trio

· 4 jazz workshops

· Jazz competition



Guide Dogs for the Blind


Jun 15 Sat Graffham big band playing GERSHWIN and friends

Jun 16 Sun Jazz workshop at Sidlesham in the Church

Jun 22 Sat NOSTALGIA songs at Hillier Garden Centre Bosham

Jun 23 Sun Jazz workshop at Fishbourne Woolpack

Jun 28 Fri Maria sings with the trio Hillier Bosham

Jun 30 Sun Jazz workshop Donnington village hall

Jul 5  Fri Jazz Soloist of the year competition Hillier

Jul 13 Sat Maria sings the songs that made SINATRA famous




Any way you want to say it, it is Festival time, the new Chichester Festivities, Chichester Festival time. Festival of Chichester here we come. If we say Festival of Chichester often enough, we might get into a Google page. Fun time.


Jazz Smugglers bands are pleased to donate space in our website.

Organisers, just send some details of your Festival of Chichester event by email to jazzsmugglers@yahoo.co.uk

Any organiser who would like their Festival of Chichester event to be listed here just email in the details.



Tickets for all events can be obtained from the individual organisers or from

www.chichestertickets.co.uk available online or call or write Cloisters Shop, Cathedral Cloisters, PO19 1PXor phone 01243 813595

Email us and we will include you in our FREE TICKETS DRAW


July 6th  Saturday 2-4pm


Come and be inspired by

Isabel Ashdown, Gabrielle Kimm, and Jane Rushbridge

For new and established writers.

Friends Meeting House. £10 with tea and cakes


New Theatre Productions . The Pergola Open Air Theatre, West Dean Gardens

July 1st 3rd 5th 9th 11th 13th 

"The Tempest" Shakespeare's tale of revenge, romance and reconciliation directed by John Hyatt     

July 2nd 4th 6th 8th 10th 12th

a comedy Double bill. “Hidden Meanings” by Michael Snelgrove and  Tom Stoppard's classic "The Real Inspector Hound" directed by Carol Hicks

All at 7-45 pm Tickets £10 from Box Office or at the gate on the night.



Jazz Smugglers

This is the band website. For some reason I can’t seem to copy the main navigation block here. So if you want to see any of the following pages then click here for the Home Page. Thick, I suppose.



The site includes

Free Jazz Songs downloads

Cool Jazz Nostalgia jazz show

Gershwin and friends jazz show

Maria sings Sinatra jazz show

Jazz smugglers trio

Gentle and soft Wedding jazz

Summer fetes

Jazz for private parties

How to promote your event

Jazz workshop

Play Jazz in Sussex

Jazz links




Sunday 30th June 2013  2.30pm

CHRIST CHURCH, OLD MARKET AVENUE                                                  

“The Magic of the Violin”

YSAYE–BACH–WIENIAWSKI & SCHUBERT String Quintet in C with Mariana Roturu, Oxana Dodon, Elena Davydova, Martin Cannings, Chris Cooper, Patrick Greenlees

Tickets £10 box office

Sat 15th June Music and food festival.

12 – 7pm Organised by Chichester college

A whole day of music over 4 stages including rock, pop, jazz, roots, acoustic, electronic, world music, dance studios and rock studios performances plus special guest musicians not to be missed. Food available, enterprise stalls, arts and craft exhibitions, children’s events.  FREE ENTRY.

7pm – 11pm

Celebrate the Rolling Stones 50th  The Bog Rolling Stones (UK’s premier tribute band)and other bands


£10 advance, £7.50 students. 01243 786312

Advance bookings recommended. Full details available from www.chichester.ac.uk


Jun 15 Sat Graffham Empire hall

Jazz concert GERSHWIN and friends, Cole Porter,

Richard Rodgers, Duke Ellington, at Hillier Bosham

Jun 22 Sat Jazz NOSTALGIA. Best songs of the 60’s

Jun 28 Fri Maria sings with the trio Hillier BoshamJul 5  Fri Jazz Soloist of the Festival competition Hillier

Jul 13 Sat Maria sings SINATRA’s songs wp36a51b81.jpg




May 2013

Chichester Art Trail, various venues

Fine Art Degree Show, Chi Uni


On-going during Festival

Otter Gallery – various events/exhibitions

City Tours – every Tues, Weds, 11am Sat 2pm


June 2013

4-16 June, Aradne, Merston

10 June Chi Cathedral 900 years of Art 11-12

12 June Chi Cathedral Characters 11-12

13 June, Nourished Energised, Friends 6.15

14 June, Chichester Beer Festival, Chi Inn, 12 noon

14 June Concert Chi Uni, St John's 7.30

15 June, Chichester Beer Festival, Chi Inn, 12 noon

15 June Family Creative Art Day, Graylingwell, 11am – 3pm

15-22 June, Chi Cycling Festival, various

15 June-30 June, Paul Nash Exhibition, Pallant 10am

15 June-30 June, St Anthony's School Exhib, 10am

15 June, Chi Harbour Roman Harbour Walk, Fishbour 10am

15 June, Jazz Smugglers Gershwin, Empire Hall 8pm

15 June Seasonal Inspirations, West Dean. 2Pm

15-18 June Artworks Exibition Lavant House 10-4

15-27 Vincent Gray Exhib. Chi Lib 7.30

15 June Concert Chichester Singers Cathedral 7.30

15 June Music & Food Festival. Chi College 12noon - 11pm

15 June Geno Washington, Chi Inn, 8.30pm

16 June Spiritual Cinema, Ordet, New Park Cinema, 1pm

16 June, Chichester Beer Festival, Chi Inn, 12 noon

16 June Cherie Lunghi, Vicars Hall, 7.30pm

16 June, Jazz Smugglers Workshop, St Mary's Sidlesham, 7.30pm

16 June Bach & Vivaldi, Holy Trinity Bosham 4pm

16 June Chi City Highlights Walk, Bell tower, 11am

16 June Poyntz Bridge Opening, Nr Canal Basin, 10-4

16 June Sussex Open Day Edes House, 10am/12noon/2pm

17 June-26 July, Peter Iden Abstracts, Otter Gallery 9-5

17 June, Talk Childrens Authors, Chi Lib 4pm

18 June, Open Mic, Chi Inn, 8.00pm

18-22 June, Chi Players, Midsummers Night Dream, New Park, 7.30pm

18 June, Chi Harbour Talk & Boat Trip, Dell Quay 6.30pm

18 June La Vie en Rose - Hannah Rose Tristam, Amelie 7.30

18 June Gu4 Folk Club, Four Chestnuts 8pm

18 June Kate Mosse Trilogy, Chi Lib 7.30

19 June, CFT talk was Chi a city of culture 1962, Novium, 5.30pm

19 June, Kosmos Ensemble, St John’s Chapel, 7.30pm

19 June, Art & Landscape Talk, Otter Gallery 12noon

19 June, Dana & Susan Robinson, Chi Inn 8pm

19 June Xylophone Concert, St Pauls, 3pm

20 June Architectural Gems Walk, Bell tower, 6pm

20 June – 6 July Exhibition School of Landscape Painting & Peter Iden Retro Chi Uni

20 June – 6 July Choice Cut Exhibition, Artone Chi Uni 10-5

20 June, Blues on the Farm, Pump Bottom Farm, 11.30am – 12 midnight

20 June, Murder with Ghosts, Weald & Downland 7.30pm

20 June, Kate Mosse, Amelie & Friends 3pm

20 June Kent DuChaine, Chi Inn 8pm

20 June Vincent Gray. Chi Lib 7.30

20 June Past, present..Chi Canal, Canal basin shop, 7pm

21 June, Midsummer Night Bike Ride, South Downs

21 June, Map Dance, Chi Uni, 7pm

21 June, Blues on the Farm, Pump Bottom Farm, 11.30am – 12 midnight

21 June, Peter Iden Talk, Otter Gallery 12.30

21 June, Willie & the Bandits, Chi Inn 8pm

21 June Herons, Peregrines, etc , Bell tower, 6pm

21 June West End to Broadway, Assembly Rooms, 7pm

22 June West End to Broadway, Assembly Rooms, 2.30pm and 7pm

21-29 June Roussillon Pets, Roussillon Park 10-5.15

21 June Midsummers Night Enterainment, Aldingbourne 5-9

22 June, CFT Walking Tour of Chichester Theatres

22 June, Blues on the Farm, Pump Bottom Farm, 11.30am – 12 midnight

22 June, Commotion Dance Workshops, Chi Uni, 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm, 3pm

22 June, Greg Mosse Workshop, Amelie 3pm

22 June Behind the Scenes, Chi Cathedral 1.30-4.30

22 June Jazz Smuggler Rose Festival. Hillier's 7.30

22-23 June Fusion Weekend of Creativity. West Dean 10.30-6

23 June, Blues on the Farm, 11.30am – 10pm

23 June Walk Portsmouth-Arundel Canal, meet Barnham Court Farm, 10am

23 June, Rob Johnston gig, Chi Inn, time tbc

23 June Jazz Smugglers Open Workshop, Woolpack 8pm

23 June Up on the Downs. Singleton 5.30

23 June Chi City Highlights Tour, bell tower, 11am

23 June Spiritual Cinema, film tbc, New Park 1pm

23 June Minerva Ensemble, St Johns, 6pm

24 June Notes from a Dishwasher, Zizzi’s, 7 for 7.30pm

24 June, Choreographers of the Future, Chi Uni 7pm

24 June Stories from Concorde. Chi Park Hotel 7.30

25 June, Open Mic, Chi Inn, 8.00pm

25 June, Choreographers of the Future, Chi Uni 7pm

25 June Jim Crace, Waterstones, 6pm

25 June, Music for the Queen of Heaven, Boxgrove 7.30pm

25 June – 7 July, Paul Kopecek, Merston

25 June Architetural Gems Walk, Bell tower, 6pm

25 - 30 June Chi Art Soc. Oxmarket Exhibition 10-4.30

26 June, Chi Society, Family history talk, Freemasons Hall, S Pallant, 2pm

26 June, Replica, Chi Uni, 7pm

26 June, Southdowns concert band, St Pauls, 7.30pm

26 June, Lavant House Talk & Tour, 11am

26 June, Poetry & Jazz Cafe, Edes House 7.30pm

26 June Hat Fitz & Cara, Chi Inn, 8.30pm

27 June, For the Love of Chocolate, Vicars Hall, 8pm

27 June, Andrew Causey Talk, Pallant House 6pm

27 June, Acoustic Night, The Bell, 8pm

27 June Herons, Peregrines, etc, Bell tower, 6pm

27 June Battle of the Bands heat 1, Chi Inn 8pm

27 June, Chichester has Talent, Assembly Rooms 7pm

27 June, Southend Barns Rare Brands 9am-10pm

27 June, Salley Vickers, Chi Cathedral 6.30pm


28 June, Chi Society, concert, St Johns 7.30pm

28 June, Candle Club, Chichester Inn 8pm

28 June Pimms & Prose 3 Sussex Writers, Amelie 3-5

28 June Film DWS (Sussex) New Park 3pm

28 June Jazz Smugglers Nostalgia. Hillier's 7.30

29 June, Pallant Festival Prom, 12noon

29 June, Chi Society, Walk the Chalk Stones, West Dean, 1.15pm

29 June, Open air Singalong, Glebe House, Emsworth, 3pm

29 June, Chichester Singing Day – Great Opera, Chi Uni, 7.30pm

29 June, Amnesty Concert, Graylingwell 7.30pm

29 June, Tax Injustice Talk, Friends Meeting 5.30pm

29 June, Quaker Guided Walk, Friends, 3pm

29 June, Metal Night, Chi Inn, 8pm

29 June Battle of the Bands, St Georges 2pm

29 June – 13 July, Exhib Material World, Chi Lib

29 June Transition Chichester Eco-Cinema, Shippam Centre 7.30

29 June Transition Chichester Skills Workshop, Newell Centre. 10 and 2

29 June Transition Chichester Fun Morning for Children, Newell Centre 10-12

29 June Film DWS (Sussex) New Park 4pm

29-30 Vagina Monologues. Vicars Hall 7.30 & 4pm Sunday

30 June Spiritual Cinema, film tbc, New Park 1pm

30 June Fusion in Blues, Chi Inn 8pm

30 June Walk Georgian Chichester. Edes House 2.30

30 June Magic of the Violin. Christ Church 2.30

30 June Chi City Highlights, Bell tower, 11am

30 June Jazz Smugglers Workshop. Donnington 8pm

30 June Rude Mechanicals. Halnaker Cottage 7.30

30 June Teddy Bears Picnic  Canal Basin  2-4pm


July 2013

1 July, Christmas in July? (Deacy lecture), Cathedral, 6.30pm

1 July, Tree Walk, Friends 10.30am

1 July, School Rules, Donnington 7.30

1 – 13 July, Pergola Theatre, West Dean, Tempest/Hidden Meanings, 7.30pm

1 – 6 July, A Tale of Three Cities, Old Court Room

1 July Chi Cathedral Characters 11-12

1 July Foraging Walk & Talk, Chichester 11am

1 July Declan Nerney. The Venue 7.30

1 July Chi in Fiction Walk. Priory Park 6.30

1 July St. Richard's Singers. St Georges 7.30

2 July, Open Mic, Chi Inn, 8.00pm

2 July, WRAP Comm Choir, St Georges 7.30

2 July, Murder Ancient & Modern, Chi Lib 7.30pm

2 July Chi Cathedral 900 years of Art 11-12

2 July Body Sculpture, Pallant House 12-2

3 July, A Box of Choral Delights, Boxgrove 7.30

3 July Desperate Dan Band, Chi Inn 8.30

3 July Georgia Manco Trio. Pallant Suite 7.45

4 July Phil Hewitt, Chi Lib 7.30

4 July Herons, Peregrines etc, Bell tower, 6pm

4 July Celebration of Youth Music. Chi Cathedral 7pm

5 – 6 July, Real Ale and Jazz Festival, Priory Park

5 July, Indie Night, Richmond Arms 8pm

5 July, Metropolis, St Georges 7pm

5 July Jazz Smugglers Soloist Comp. Hillier's 7.30

5 July Classical Guitar Gala, Regis School of Music, Bognor, 7.30pm

5 July Architectural Gems, Bell tower, 6pm

6 July, Pass it On, CFYT, Christ Church, 11am and 2pm

6 July, Exhibition School of Landscape Painting, Chi Uni ENDS

6 July, At last the 1913 Show, St. John's 7pm

6 July, Graylingwell Park Summer Party 10-4

6 July onwards, Eduardo Poalozzi Collaging, Pallant House 10am

6 July, Brass in Concert, St Paul's Church, 7.30pm

6 July, Woolstock, Fishbourne, 12noon

6 July Hanover Band Chi Cathedral 7.30

6 July Writing Workshop. Friend's 2-4

6 July Ethiopia Uncovered, New Park Studio, 4.30pm

6 July Fashion Fun For Kids, New Park Studio, 1pm

6 July Getting Started With Digital Photography, New Park Studio, 3pm

7 July, Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne, 2-5pm

7 July, Off Centre Summer Concert, St. Johns 7.30pm

7 July Force 8. Chi Inn 7.30

7 July Walk Chi Canal, start Chi Marina, 10am

7 July Chi City Highlights, Bell tower, 11am

7 July Spiritual Cinema, film tbc, New Park 1pm

8 July, Notes from a Dishwasher, Zizzi's 7.30

8 July Under Interrogation, Chi Lib 7.30

8 July Walk Health of Chi. Crooked S 6.30

9 July Smoke Fairies, St Johns, 8pm

9 July, Open Mic, Chi Inn, 8.00pm

9 July, Folk Night, Fountain 8pm

9 July Herons, Peregrines etc, Bell tower, 6pm

9 July, All That Marlarkey, Grace Centre 7.30pm

9 July Chi Cathedral Characters 11-12

9 July Body Sculpture, Pallant House 12-2

10 July Love Games, Vicars Hall, 7.30pm

11 July, CFT talk on Jonathan Miller, Minerva 5.30pm

11 July Love Games, Vicars Hall, 7.30pm

11 July Ch-Arts Pecha Kucha Night, Pallant Gallery, 6-8pm

11 July, Battle of the Band, Chi Inn 8pm

11 July Architectural Gems Tour, Bell tower, 6pm

11 July, Chi Harbour Evening Cruise, Itchenor 7pm

11 July, Poetry & Prose Landscapes, Rook, Waterstones 6pm

11 July Chi Cathedral 900 years of Art 11-12

11 July Shade & Baum Cabaret Club, Lavant Memorial Hall 7.30pm

12 July, Love Games, Vicars Hall, 7.30pm

13 July, Chichester Symphony Orchestra, St Pauls, 7.30pm

13 July, Baroque Guitar, Chi Cathedral, bishop’s kitchen, 3pm

13 July, Battle of the Bands Final, Chi Inn 8pm

13 July  New Comm Summer Choir, Graylingwell 5pm

13 July, New Comm Summer Choir, Graylingwell 7pm

13 July Shake Rattle n Roll Dawn's Vintage Do, Bracklesham Barn 7pm

13 July Rebecca Cooke Singing Summer Concert, Christ Church 4.30

13 July Jazz Smugglers Busking. City Centre noon

13 July Jazz Smugglers Sinatra. Hillier's 7.30

14 July Hundred Years of Music. Chi Uni 7.30

14 July Chi City Highlights Tour, Bell tower, 11am

14 July World of Spanish Guitar, St John’s, 7.30pm

14 July Spiritual Cinema, film Groundhog Day, New Park 1pm

14 July Sussex Open Day Edes House, 10am/12noon/2pm

15 July, CFT Forum on Performing Arts & Education Reform

16 – 28 July, Timothy Jackson, Merston

21 July Spiritual Cinema, film tbc, New Park 1pm


Festival of Chichester Events page. Just check the dates of Events in the Festival, and buy tickets from the Festival booking office, 01243 813595

The details of all events are in the Festival of Chichester website www.chichestertickets.co.uk



Jazz Smugglers Festival events >>

See a musical train crash!

Jazz Soloist of the Festival

£4 entrance, £2 players.

Hillier Garden Centre, Bosham

July 5th Friday evng.

Last years entrants.



Festival of Chichester Events and Dates List 2013