Mandela – Life in Max Security Prison

Thursday 12th July 2018

Colin Chambers who was the Chaplin at Robben Island during part of Mandela’s 18 years there, tells of the conditions, regime, and the physical and psychological difficulties he endured.

Chosen Charity:  Faith and Football, a Christian Charity working in Portsmouth, helping young people reach their full potential, making a difference and changing lives.

At the Meeting House, Priory Road, Chichester, PO19 1NX and part of Festival of Chichester

Prisoners of Porchester Castle

Thursday 5th July 2018

Paul Chamberlain will tell the story of the Castle, once the home to 7,000 of Napoleon’s soldiers and seamen.  It examines the prisoner held there, how they lived and died, and how they occupied their time.

Chosen Charity:  Waterloo Uncovered – aims to understand war and its impact on people – and to educate the public about it.

An Evening with Kate Mosse

Saturday 30th June 2018

Kate Mosse, the well known local author, will talk about her writings, and her recently published book, The Burning Chambers.  Kate hosts the pre and post performance interview series at Chichester Festival Theatre and is involved with the Festival of Chichester.

Chosen Charity:  Parkinson’s Society – drives for better care, treatment and quality of life.  Because we are here, no one has to face Parkinson’s alone.

At the Jubilee Hall, New Park Centre, PO19 7XY and part of the Festival of Chichester