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Arundel Festival of the Arts

"The annual Arundel Festival showcases everything that is excellent about our town"

The Duke of Norfolk

The 10-day annual Arundel Festival of the Arts is back and better than ever for 2022 – its 44th year! Join us from 19th to 29th of August for a joyful and uplifting celebration of music, art, theatre, culture, food, and drink in our historic West Sussex town.

10 day multi-arts and entertainment event

Arundel Festival Highlights

19 - 29 August 2022

LIVE Music

Street Entertainment

Dawn Gracie's SHOW GIRL

Sporting Bears Classic & Sports Cars

Local Choirs & Bands

Children's Concert hosted by the Sleepy Lagoon Orchestra

Music Festival

Theatre Productions

Arundel Duck Race

Arundel 10K run by Arundel Scout Group

The Gallery Trail

More Town events run during Arundel Festival

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"Our unique festival, entirely run by volunteers, brings together residents, local community, businesses, and attractions to stage events for the whole community.”

Sharon Blaikie, 2022 Festival Committee Chair

Arundel Festival plays an important role in the annual life of the town, bringing together the whole community as well as marketing Arundel as a top destination for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors throughout the year. The 10 day ‘multi-arts’ and entertainment event is a celebration of everything that makes Arundel such a wonderful, inviting and unique place to live, work and visit.

The committee, organisers and volunteers work tirelessly behind the scenes to put Arundel on the map as a place brimming with creativity, cultural heritage and community spirit to ensure this Festival is not one to be missed.

Read more about Arundel Festival's History
arundel dragon boat race
illustrative map of arundel festival