Worthing and the surrounding area, including Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing, plays host to an interesting, exciting and wide ranging calendar of events throughout the year.
Major events include the famous Worthing International Birdman Competition and the Worthing Festival whilst other favourites include the Adur Festival, the Shoreham Airshow, the Worthing Food & Drink Festival, the Rotary Carnival Procession, Worthing Art Trail and Children's Parade.
New for 2015! Worthing welcomes a Street Velodrome Competition on 1 & 2 August, Worthing Live, a month long music festival in October and will be celebrating the Festival of Rugby throughout September. Wildlife, a fantastic music festival comes to Shoreham-by-Sea on 6th & 7th June.
Find out what’s on at one of our museums; Worthing’s Museum and Art Gallery has a programme of special exhibitions and activities throughout the year.
Take a look at one of the many entertainment venues in the area; with 6 theatres and 2 film venues you are sure to find something that you will enjoy. The Pavilion Theatre, Connaught Theatre, Cinema & Studio, Assembly Hall and the Dome Cinema in Worthing offer a fantastic selection of entertainment with something to suit all tastes and ages. While in neighbouring Shoreham-by-Sea why not explore The Ropetackle Arts Centre or one of the provincial venues with their amateur productions.
You can do a search to find out what's on in Worthing and the area by using the search facility on the right, download a Major Events List (pdf 450kb), take a look at what's on today below or download or order a copy of the seasonal 'What When Where' Events Guide.
Worthing is an excellent base from which to sample the many popular events which take place further afield within Sussex and beyond.
You are sure to find a reason to visit, and stay an extra night!