Creative Worthing – Cultural Highlights


Creative Worthing – Cultural Highlights

From live music and theatre, to performance and independent art, Worthing has something to tickle your cultural fancy.


Here’s our top pick of some unmissables:

  • Happen across quirky beach huts converted into artists studios at East Beach
  • Explore Worthing Museum’s Costume Trail – a unique collection of antique, vintage & retro outfits displayed throughout the town, download a trail or pick up a leaflet.
  • Spectate or participate in the Worthing Theatres’ Summer of Circus programme of indoor and open air performances and workshops. Watch this space for 2019 dates
  • Step back in time and catch the latest blockbuster at The Dome Cinema – Grade II listed and built in 1911 this wonderful vintage building is one of the UK’s oldest working cinemas
  • Explore the Rowlands Road area to uncover vintage finds, second hand books, antiques and independent arts
  • Check out the latest free exhibition of local artists at Colonnade House Gallery, Warwick Street
  • Home to some nationally acclaimed artists – Worthing Artists Open House – three weekends to discover paintings, jewellery, sculpture, textiles and pottery displayed in local homes. Keep an eye out for 2019 dates
  • With lots great venues, Worthing is a great place to catch a live gig check out Coast cafe, the Southern Pier Pavilion Bar 42 and St Pauls amongst other for listings.

Find out more...

East Beach Artists Studios

East Beach Studios are situated in the artist quarter of Worthing. Visit to find a variety of bespoke arts and crafts unique to the Sussex Coast.

Connaught Theatre

Art Deco building which home to the best live theatre, dance, comedy, circus, and more, down here on the South Coast!

The Dome Cinema

One of the oldest working cinemas in the UK - The Dome Cinema is a grade II listed building showing all the latest blockbusters in a vintage setting

Worthing Museum & Art Gallery

If you have a passion for the very best in Regency and Victorian fashion, want to be inspired by artists such as Stanley, William Holman-Hunt and Philip Jackson, or are looking to discover why Worthing residents take such quiet pride in 55,000 years of their achievements, then Worthing Museum and Art Gallery is the place to visit.

Rowlands Road

Explore the Rowlands Road area to uncover vintage finds, second hand books, antiques and independent arts

Colonnade House

The place for artists, makers, designers and innovators to connect and collaborate, growing creative business in the heart of Worthing.

St Paul’s Cafe & Venue

Converted Grade II Listed Church providing a 530 capacity cafe, venue and community hub. During the day St Paul's is a family friendly cafe but transforms at night into one of Worthing's premier venues with an exciting schedule of live music & diverse events.

What's On

A wide range of events take place in Worthing all year round, whether along the promenade in the gardens, museum, theatres or live venues. With such a variety there is something for everyone, so begin your search now!