We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 781312
Review Highlights
The Master Drummers of Africa October 2010

A nice venue. Parking close by. Refreshments, and toilets. Even if you are sat at the back of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Alan Ayckbourn heaven

I have just spent a wonderful Saturday watching 3 Alan Ayckbourn plays called the Norman Conquests... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Read all 670 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“west end” (76 reviews)
“imelda staunton” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 781312
Write a Review
Reviews (670)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 669 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice venue. Parking close by. Refreshments, and toilets. Even if you are sat at the back of the venue you can see whats going on.

Thank Tigeriffic69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just spent a wonderful Saturday watching 3 Alan Ayckbourn plays called the Norman Conquests, they were just spectacular and a fantastic way to spend a Saturday. The set was great the actors brilliant, I was crying with laughter most of the time, it...More

Thank matron68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Festival Theatre and we travelled to Chichester especially to see The Norman Conquests trilogy staged there. We saw all three plays and sat in different areas for each. The plays were staged in the round and we had...More

1  Thank colleen p
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very late review but for the record this production at the CFT was fantastic. Wonderful storytelling, talented cast, great staging. We loved it from beginning to end. The Fiddler was OUTSTANDING - he was born for the part. Terrific casting and a...More

Thank wwsinging
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great performance - stunning, circular staging, so realistic, really looked like a real garden - staging always fabulous at CFC!

Thank ianandjane00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chichester residents are lucky to have the opportunity to visit the Theatre all the year round and see fantastic productions, often prior to London showings. If they have children the Youth Theatre is well known. For visitors the Theatre is a great attraction and centre...More

Thank pnewton480
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Chichester Festival Theatre several times a year. It is a fabulous place to see some wonderful productions, several of which end up at the West End. Think 'Half a Sixpence', 'Singing in the Rain'. I always book early and only ever...More

Thank Beverley F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The folks here are making the experience better and better. The new artistic director seems a pair of safe hands. Parking at the Northgate can be booked by app online in advance which really makes parking easier.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group visit to see "Fiddler on the roof" lovely theatre and good view of stage from wherever you sit. Easy access for those with mobility problems with several lifts. Great show as always Unfortunately no pre show talk before a matinee this year which my...More

Thank Rosemary64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited to see one of the productions of the Norman Conquests trilogy. The play and the actors were excellent throughout. I thoroughly recommend it. But what about the venue? It is really excellent. The building is modern with cafés and restaurant available. Access to...More

Thank Rvwr2012
Nearby Restaurants
Purchases Bar and Restaurant
193 reviews
.51 km away
Field & Fork Restaurant
241 reviews
.42 km away
The Exclusive Cake Shop & Vintage Tearoom
132 reviews
.35 km away
Fenwicks Cafe
74 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chichester Cathedral
1,574 reviews
.77 km away
Bishop's Palace Gardens
343 reviews
.90 km away
Pallant House Gallery
177 reviews
.87 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Rebecca-jay F
28 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from M T | Reviewed this property |
I am in the middle of the Bay of Biscay using valuable satellite access to answer your question. The UK is a wonderfully free and democratic place. Of course you can meet cast members but do they want to meet you... More
10 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Chrissy S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of stairs, but yes there is a lift, the whole theatre is extremely accessible.
19 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Caroline L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking.