City Reads 2016 novel announced

2 Feb 2016

Paul McVeigh’s novel The Good Son becomes Brighton’s ‘Big Read’ as part of the 50th Brighton FestivalBrighton-based author Paul McVeigh’s The Good Son – shortlisted in The Guardian’s ‘Not The Booker Prize’ annual list – has been chosen for City Reads 2016. Delivered by award winning literary organisation…
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Collidescope

Collidescope 2016

2 Feb 2016

Brighton Festival Artist Residency: Calling artists and creators across the art formsBrighton Festival’s artists’ development residency, Collidescope, enables a group of mid-development artists and creators to intensively engage with the Brighton Festival. The initiative will enable a selection of artists to attend…
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Do you have a Brighton Festival story to tell?

21 Jan 2016

Did you see The Who at Brighton Festival 1967? Ella Fitzgerald at Brighton Festival 1971? The Ramones at Brighton Festival 1986? Do you remember The Zap Club tent or The Town Plays? Have you ever performed at Brighton Festival? Do you have any memories of the city itself during Festival time? If so, we’d love to hear…
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Brighton Festival announces major new commission for 2016 inspired by untold story of First World War

20 Jan 2016

Brighton Festival - alongside commissioning partners 14-18 NOW and Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove - has today announced a major new commission inspired by the untold story of the hundreds of thousands of men who travelled from India to fight for the Allies in the First World War.Created by performance…
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Danny Wallace’s Hamish and the Worldstoppers chosen for Young City Reads

19 Jan 2016

Collected Works CIC and Brighton Festival - which celebrates its 50th edition in 2016 - are delighted to reveal that Danny Wallace's Hamish and the Worldstoppers has been chosen as the 2016 'Big Read' for children across Brighton & Hove. The concept is simple: one book, by one author is selected for the whole…
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