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DVD review: Operation Avalanche (4 out of 5)

One of the biggest conspiracy theories down the years has been that we never actually got to the Moon - it was all a big show put on so the USA could beat the Russians in the space race.

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Kevin Newman

Exploring the gems of Sussex!

50 Gems Of Sussex from Amberley Publishing takes the reader on a tour of the county’s most spectacular and appealing points of interest.

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Rob Carter, Alan Humphries and Dennis Hunt at the inaugural exhibition in 2013 S33811H13

Photography exhibition at Holmbush Centre

An extensive display by Adur Photographic Society will go on show at the Holmbush Centre in Shoreham on Saturday.

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Dan

Dan draws on his own experiences for new autism book

Chichester author Dan Jones releases his new book Look Into My Eyes on March 27, the first day of World Autism Awareness Week.

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Films to look out for

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

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Win a DVD!

Win a copy of Apple Tree Yard DVD!

We’ve got three copies of the top TV psychological thriller Apple Tree Yard to give away!

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Beauty and the Beast

Film review: Beauty and the Beast (4 out of 5)

It seemed a strange idea of Disney’s to rummage through their treasured and much-loved back catalogue of animations and turn them in real-life versions.

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Clare Hindle

Big changes ahead at Cass Sculpture Foundation

Exciting times lie ahead as Cass Sculpture Foundation – formerly Sculpture at Goodwood – tells the world “We are open for visitors!”

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Pet

DVD review: Pet (3 out of 5)

Seth is a lonely man who works in an animal shelter, living a regimented boring life that has little going for it.

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Artists Linda Foskett, Viv Nicklin and Karen Ongley-Snook open their new gallery

New gallery opens in West Wittering

Artists Linda Foskett, Viv Nicklin and Karen Ongley-Snook have launched a new gallery in West Wittering.

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Tim

Brighton’s SICK! Festival in tune with the times

With all the anxieties following the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, it seems Brighton’s SICK! Festival may have been just a little prescient when it launched in 2013.
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John Greening with Penelope Shuttle (credit Jane Greening)

Chichester poetry evening inspired by Hounslow Heath

Hounslow Heath, or Heathrow airport as it is now, is the shared inspiration for John Greening and Penelope Shuttle who combine to offer A Celebration of Poetry at Chichester’s Open Mic Poetry in Chichester Library on Thursday, March 23 at 7.30pm.

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Simon

Simon Martin is confirmed as new director of Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery

The trustees of Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery have confirmed Simon Martin as the gallery’s new director.

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New book

Sussex inspiration for novelist

The location is unspecified, but novelist Merryn Allingham has got somewhere between Shoreham and Chichester in mind, somewhere a few miles inland.

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Viceroy's House

Film review: Viceroy’s House (4 out of 5)

Britain’s link with India lasted 300 years and ended in hundreds of thousands of deaths of men, women and children as long simmering resentment surfaced among rival factions.

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Judges Belinda Wilkins and Sara Hutton Potts discussing poems

Poetry winners announced!

The 2017 Cruse Lines Poetry Competition drew a strong response.

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Director Luke White

Psychological thriller from Chichester film-making brothers

Chichester brothers Luke and Edward White are hoping for success as co-producers of their first feature film Blood Money, a tense and claustrophobic psychological thriller in which five friends are forced to hole up in a deserted holiday home after a botched robbery.

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Get into the spirit of World Book Day

30 brilliant books you can read in a day

It’s the 20th annual World Book Day tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) and what better way to celebrate than curling up with a good book?

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Hugh Bonneville and Simon Williams

Hugh Bonneville is Lord Mountbatten on cinema screens this week

Downton Abbey star and West Sussex resident Hugh Bonneville plays Lord Mountbatten in a major new cinema release, Viceroy's House, telling the story of the final chapters of British rule in India.
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Scattered

Motionhouse bring Scattered to Worthing

Celebrated for productions rooted in dance, theatre, circus, acrobatics and film, the award-winning Motionhouse revives Scattered, one of its biggest successes, for a date in Worthing (Connaught Theatre, Wednesday, March 8, 7.30pm).

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