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.

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."
"In my dream world books are free and reading makes you thin."
Not known.
"Books are a uniquely portable magic."
Stephen King - On Writing
"I have always imagined Paradise will be a kind of library."
Jorges Luis Borges


We have a new website. This website will be taken down shortly.  All updates will be on the new website.

Please go to the new website at http://chichesterliterarysociety.org

Next meeting: Wed, September 5th  2pm  at Boxgrove Village Hall, PO18 OE

Illustrated talk on Hans Christian Andersen by Karin Fernald




2018 Programme  Our exciting programme for 2018 is on our Events page. Save the dates in your diary!




Congratulations to our Patron!

Our patron, Simon Brett is featured in the Chichester Observer Guide of September 7th “Simon reaches his century of books!” His latest book is  “Seriously Funny … and other Oxymorons.

John Keats statue unveiled at Eastgate, Chichester by Patricia Routledge, DBE with sculptor Vincent Gray on 26th August, 2017.

John Keats sculpture unveiled at Eastgate, Chichester by Patricia Rutledge DBE with sculptor Vincent Gray on 26th August, 2017.

Chichester Literary Society contributed towards the cost and several of our members attended the ceremony on a lovely, sunny afternoon.


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

Membership Secretary: Marjorie James  mjames131@btinternet.com