Things to do: Here are some things to do in Chichester, Petworth, Midhurst and Bognor this weekend
Looking for something to do this weekend (January 22-23)?
From events to walks, museums or soft play there is something for everyone.
The weather this weekend is set to be windy with sunny intervals on both Saturday and Sunday with highs of 7 degrees.
Brick Wonders, Novium Museum, Chichester, until June 5
Brick Wonders will transport you around the world to wonders old and new, recreated from 500,000 LEGO® bricks by Warren Elsmore and his team. Beginning with the seven wonders of the ancient world, the exhibition also takes in modern, natural, and historic wonders from all seven continents.
Tickets to the exhibition cost £4 for adults, £2.50 for children and £12 for a family of up to five. Relaxed SEN sessions are available, please see The Novium Museum’s website for details. Booking in advance is essential.
Percy the Park Keeper’s Winter Wander Trail, Petworth Park
It is the ;last weekend to join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand until Sunday January 23, 10am – 3.30pm. Collect your trail from Visitor Reception. £2 per trail. Last purchase half an hour before closing.
Field of Blooms, Chichester Cathedral
It will be on display at Chichester Cathedral until January 30. Presented within Paradise, a reflective green space within the Cathedral’s 600-year-old cloisters, the artwork comprises 1,000 stems of light which change colour.
Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens, Chichester
The palace is the largest Roman residence north of the Alps. and has an unusually early date of 75 AD, around thirty years after the Roman conquest of Britain.
Bognor Regis Promenade
The promenade is Jjst over 2.7 miles in length and stretches from, Felpham to Aldwick . Along the prom, there are a number of concessions proving hot and cold food and drinks as well as those all important ice-creams and fish and chips. A lovely walk for the family.
The show is on Saturday, January 22 at 7pm. Talented young musicians return for the 5th anniversary Ovation Rock Show: an evening of live music featuring children and young people (ages 10 – 18) from local schools, colleges, Chichester Music Academy and Ovation Music.
Day pass at Butlin’s Bognor
The day pass grants you unlimited rides in our Traditional Fairground and Little Stars Fairground, access to our huge Splash Waterworld, featuring flumes, rapids, a wave pool and the world’s first Helter Skelter water slide, live daytime shows in our indoor Skyline Pavilion, access to our soft play areas, outdoor play areas and arcades and access to our bars and restaurants. To book, visit butlins.com/discover-butlins/day-visits
Coultershaw Trust, Petworth
At Coultershaw you can watch the waterwheel drive the Beam Pump to produce an impressive water spout and learn how it was installed in the 1700s. Adults £3 and children go free.
Cowdray Ruins, Midhurst
The Cowdray Ruins are one of England’s most important early Tudor Houses. Take a walk nearby and enjoy the farm shop and cafe.
Aldingbourne Country Centre, Chichester
At Aldingbourne Trust you can visit a farm, soft, sand and water play areas, play crazy golf, ride on mini tractors or explore the woodland walk. Open seven days a week 10am until 4pm, there is no need to book just turn up. Ticket prices vary.