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With this year's festival just finished, Brighton Festival has now announced next year's Guest Director

Jun 13, 2024

An evening of enchanting musical storytelling at Brighton Dome as the actor and musician joined forces with the acclaimed nature writer.

May 17, 2024

The Brighton stalwarts are having a 30th birthday party at Brighton Dome. It will be a riot!

May 2, 2024

Exploring soundscapes and sonic tracks from Whitehawk to Brighton: stories, events and inequity.

Apr 26, 2024

This Brighton Festival collaboration weaves together a Gaelic myth with boundary-pushing folk music and contemporary dance.

Apr 24, 2024

Sea Power are returning to the town where they found their feet as band for a special Brighton Festival show at the Dome.

Apr 19, 2024

Plexus Polaire's mesmeric puppet-led adaptation of Herman Melville's classic tale is nothing short of extraordinary.

Jun 4, 2023

A fantastic dramatic spectacle from Brighton Festival. An epic performance with contemporary messages on poverty, climate change and human rights.

May 19, 2023

As part of Brighton Festival the bass titan proves that the electric bass is the king of the jungle.

May 10, 2023

ACCA hosts three exceptional music events for Brighton Festival - Nabihah Iqbal presents Suroor, Damir Imamović and Evadney.

May 1, 2023
Ray Lee Brighton Festival

As the Brighton Festival continues across Sussex, we've picked out five highlights from a densely packed programme of events and installations.

May 21, 2021

Brighton Festival has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears while Brighton Fringe has been postponed until later in the year.

Mar 18, 2020

Ezra Furman's headline set on the last Saturday of the Brighton Festival was a strange affair beset with technical problems and a voice that sounded in need of a rest.

May 29, 2018

The prim and proper Brighton Dome was transformed into a New Orleans night of glamour and fabulousness headlined by RuPaul and Beyonce collaborator Big Freedia.

May 26, 2018

Spanish director Calixto Bieito combined two very different classical pieces with well-chosen texts performed by a stellar cast but did we leave feeling sexy or anxious?

May 24, 2018

Carleen Anderson assembled a talented group to perform a set of protest songs old and new at a show that delivered on many levels.

May 23, 2018

The Suede frontman discusses his new book, growing up in Haywards Heath and the genesis of his band at this fascinating festival book launch with Alexis Petridis.

May 22, 2018

There was a double helping of Kronos Quartet last weekend. We went along to watch them on screen and with their latest collaborators.

May 21, 2018
Amanda Palmer

The pianist gave her all at Brighton Dome in a confessional show that encompassed grief, comedy and motherhood - along with a surprise announcement for old fans.

May 16, 2018
A photo of Agit Cirk's Jenni Lehtinen climbing across a tent at Brighton Fringe Festival's St Mark's Chapel spire in 2018

Here it is, a full round-up of our first week of Brighton Festival and Fringe 2018, as well as our recommendations for upcoming shows. Have we missed anything? Get in touch.

May 11, 2018
A photo of Problem in Brighton, David Shrigley's alt-rock pantomime at The Old Market for the Brighton Festival 2018

'Problem in Brighton', artist David Shrigley's indie-rock pantomime, is at The Old Market for the Brighton Festival 2018. But will it make you dance in front of Jacob Rees-Mogg?

May 10, 2018

The Montana born artist unveils his debut UK solo exhibition ‘Toe Buoy’ at the Phoenix Gallery.

May 10, 2018

Hofesh Shechter returns to Brighton Festival with Grand Finale, a spellbinding paean to mortality and the cycle of life.

May 9, 2018

Journalist and author Tom Hodgkinson came to Brighton Festival to offer advice to on how to escape the rat race and also to plug his latest book. Turns out the two are related.

May 9, 2018

Carleen Anderson took time out from her busy schedule to answer some questions about her career, Brighton and her new show in this year's festival.

May 8, 2018
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