Photos: Children's Parade

4 May 2015

Our 49th Brighton Festival got off to rollicking start with the Children's Parade, co-produced by Same Sky. This year everyone surpassed themselves and the immense talent and creativity of our fair city was made abundantly clear. A plethora of winged creatures and their creators took to the streets in a flurry of colour…
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Photos: Brighton Festival 2015 Opening Weekend

4 May 2015

This weekend Brighton Festival began and we had smashing time! Here are some photos that showcase the festivities and it's nowhere near over yet, as there are lots more exciting events to come - see our What’s On page for full details(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id))…
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Exploring a Beautiful Cosmos - who was Ivor Cutler?

30 Apr 2015

The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, coming to Brighton Festival this May, tells Cutler’s fascinating life story, interwoven with his songs, stories and poetry, but you’re out of luck if you are looking for a traditional tribute musical. Director Matthew Lenton tells The Observer it is, “an anti-Mamma Mia”,…
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Award glory for Brighton Festival 2015 author

30 Apr 2015

Fresh from winning the Wellcome Book Prize 2015 last night for her moving non-fiction work The Iceberg, author Marion Coutts will appear at the annual Brighton and Sussex Medical School debate as part of this year’s Brighton Festival.Coutts’ book The Iceberg is not a novel, but a memoir of sorts on art, work, death…
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5 minutes with... Luke Wright

28 Apr 2015

Decadent boozehound Luke Wright heads to Brighton Festival with his funny, poignant and political show, Stay-at-Home Dandy. We took 5 minutes with this vibrant wordsmith ahead of his performance this May...I knew I wanted to be a performer when…When I watched Ross Sutherland support Johnny Clarke at Colchester Arts…
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