Chichester Literary Society

Welcome to the Chichester Literary Society. Explore our website to find out news and other important information about meetings and special events organised by the Society. Also, discover more about our authors and speakers and have a browse through our photo gallery to see what we do.

Our Next Meeting


December 4th


Christmas Lunch

at 1pm

Boxgrove Village Hall,


Details have been sent to members.








Reservations : Mary Sharp,


Please book by Wednesday, 27th November

Tel: 07879 828304


Christmas Lunch

Wednesday, December 4th at 1pm

Menu details have been sent to members.

£32 per head

Please advise Mary of any dietary requirements.

Entertainment: Witty readings by our patron, Simon Brett

and some of our members.

Please reserve places by 27th November with our secretary,

Mary Sharp: email

or Tel: 07879828304

Cheques payable to Chichester Literary Society

Send to : Miss Mary Sharp,

42, King George Gardens,

Chichester, PO19 6LB

or pay online via details sent in recent email.

Other Literary Events

Open Mic Poetry Chichester

Guest poets launch each session followed by an open mic. Listeners equally welcome. 7.30pm


Wed Nov 27th

Richard Hawtree  New Park Centre


Wed Dec 11th  The Festive Jazz Café

St John’s Chapel, PO19 1UR

A delightful evening of seasonal readings, poetry and jazz with distinguished guests and the Jazz Smugglers band.

Tickets:£12 (incl. mince pies) from the Novium, Tower St., Chichester

01243 816525


"Books are a uniquely portable magic."
Stephen King
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."
"I have always imagined Paradise will be a kind of library."
Jorges Luis Borges

We welcome old and new members and visitors to Boxgrove Village Hall.

Frances White Sept '19 Meeting Iris Murdoch Talk
Short Story Competition Presentation. David Warwick third from right, Simon Brett on right.
Anne Rowe with Louise James at Nov 6, 2019 meeting on Romantic Poets.
Virginia McKenna signing her book for CLS member.