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The gorgeous glossy ROSA magazine is published every three months and covers the eclectic Sussex arts programme, including event highlights alongside features, interviews, cartoons, sketchbooks, columns, historical research, poetry and more. Read a selection of articles below and buy a copy or subscribe to enjoy all the content.


Cover Artists

The cover of each issue of ROSA features a commissioned or new work by a contemporary Sussex artist, along with an in-depth studio interview inside.

Read cover artist interviews

Alexandra Loske’s World of Colour

Art historian Alexandra Loske, curator of Brighton’s Royal Pavilion, is an expert on colour. In ROSA she takes us on a journey through the spectrum, hue by hue.


My Sussex

This regular feature asks a well-known Sussex dweller what the county means to them. Interviewees include artist duo Semiconductor, Lucian Freud muse and Leigh Bowery bestie Sue Tilley, MADE impresario Jon Tutton, and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon.


A weekend in…

Our editors visit Sussex’s cultural hotspots to give you the lowdown on all the best galleries, eateries and independent shops, plus places that make for an ideal overnighter.

Read a selection of our guides to day tripping in Sussex

Art Detective

Don your deerstalker and get sleuthing with our regular feature that uncovers Sussex’s greatest art mysteries.


Imogen Lycett Green

Imogen interviews some of Sussex’s top artists, as well as writing the much-loved And did those feet…, her regular column exploring Sussex’s ancient past.

Read Imogen’s articles

The Sussex Arts Calendar

Our calendar lists the best of the Sussex arts programme across visual arts, music, theatre, cinema, spoken word, festivals and art fairs. Don’t want to comb through it all? Then consult our curated Highlights section instead.

Check out the Winter 2023/24 calendar

Lulah Ellender: The Art of the Garden

Horticulture is art in ROSA magazine. Lulah Ellender, the author of highly acclaimed books with gardening at their heart, takes you on a walk through the green wonderlands of Sussex.