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The History of Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre opened its doors to the public in 1962 with the first thrust stage to be built in the UK in 450 years. This site is dedicated to telling the stories of Chichester Festival Theatre from a range of different perspectives. Explore our online archive for documents, photographs oral history clips and Super 8mm footage, contribute your own memories of the Theatre, and read articles written by researchers and volunteers.

Pass It On started in January 2013 and is a three year project to capture, explore and share the history of Chichester Festival Theatre and its incredible Post War 60s building.