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About Harbour Magic

Your social life sorted!

  • Do you live in Chichester or the surrounding harbour villages?
  • Would you like to meet like-minded, local people?
  • Would you like to have fun and make new friends?


then Harbour Magic is for you. 


Whether you are right by the water or up in the Downs, everyone is welcome to enjoy what we have to offer. There's lots of "meet ups" available and each one is hosted, so you can just sit back, relax and enjoy each other's company.


Getting connected has never been easier.  Become  a member and join us for some great times, great adventures and make some lifelong friends.  Just "book and go" on the events that interest you and you are bound to find like minded people!


Harbour Magic is open to anyone seeking companionship, fun, and a variety of things to do.  Everyone is made to feel welcome and can enjoy the benefits of being part of a larger supportive community. 


Now is the time to get away from those screens and get back to meeting face to face. Now is the time to get out there and enjoy what our incredible area has to offer.

A local club for local people

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How did it all start?  Hi, I'm Jo and I love the outdoors, good food, good wine and good company.  I wanted to meet like minded people to explore this beautiful area where I live - Chichester Harbour.  In September 2018 I decided to research starting up a social club in order to meet new people and make new friends.  People that wanted a variety of things to do, and wanted to make the most of the area where they live.  Within 3 months I had almost 200 enquiries. It was amazing to realise that there were people right on my doorstep, like me, looking  for companionship and similar things to enjoy. I'm really excited about the year ahead and how Harbour Magic will take shape. Do take a look around the website and contact me if you have any questions or would like to know more. 

Here's what our members have to say

"I'm having a fabulous time - you should be very proud of what you’ve created here"

 Mark 

"Your group has been recommended to me by several people I have met. '

 Deborah 

"These events are just fab and I have met some really interesting people*

 Kate 

"Just wanted to say how much I enjoy all the outings - they are wonderfully organised !"

 Barbara  

Make It Happen!

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A selection of our regular monthly events

Out for Breakfast

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Take time out to enjoy a relaxed breakfast. Have a chat about your week, or discuss the mornings news. We have so many lovely harbour locations for breakfast and some great places in the city too.  

Do Something Different

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Each month there's a Do Something Different event - anything from pottery, and photography to calligraphy, cocktail making, cooking  or kayaking

Culture Vultures

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Theatre, film, art galleries, sculpture parks - a variety of cultural outings are organised  throughout the year to feed the soul and enjoy art in it's many forms.  

Stretch Your Legs

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Stretch your legs around some of the harbour footpaths and beyond and pay a visit to one of the many stylish cafes we have in our area.  Love a bit of cafe culture!

Supper Club

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For a relaxed, easy night out when you don't fancy cooking, Take advantage of the many pub "locals' nights we have on offer or some really great deals with local restaurants.

Explore Even More

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 There's so much to explore both in and around the Harbour and further afield too.  We arrange small group outings (twelve max) to some familiar and maybe not so familiar places.  

Your social life sorted with our Specialist Events

Country Days Out

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Not only do we have the harbour and the beach on our doorstep but we have the beautiful South Downs National Park too.    We offer a range of country activities to try and visits to some awesome places.

Vineyard Visits

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How lucky are we to have so many vineyards on our doorstep.  Privately hosted wine tastings and food pairings and vineyard tours are offered  throughout the year.

Days On the Water

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So much to do on the water.   Motor cruising, sailing trips, kayaking and paddle boarding - there's something for everyone.

Days Up In the Air

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Get  a birds eye view of the Harbour - ballooning, flying, gliding - some special one off trips will get you airborne .

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