Peacock Poetry Prize

Peacock Poetry Prize winners announced

23 May 2015

The winners of the Peacock Poetry Prize 2015 - an annual creative writing competition produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) - have been announced.The annual creative writing competition, produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College…
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Joey Arias at Brighton Festival 2015

In Photos: Brighton Festival Week Three

23 May 2015

Wow - what a month we have had! We've enjoyed every second of Brighton Festival 2015 and we hope you had a blast too. This past week, we've had outdoor spectaculars, dreamlike circus, ventriloquism, incredible music and much more. Explore the happenings of week three by clicking the photos below... (function(d, s, id)…
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Have you spotted our birds flying across windows?

21 May 2015

They get around, our yellow birds. You may have seen them swooping and diving across some of the windows of local businesses. Some of these shops/bars/cafes/restaurants have been taking part in our Big Bird Trail and some are just getting into the Festival spirit. We'd like to say thank you to the following…
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Brighton Festival 2015

Brighton Festival and Sussex Uni Film Project

21 May 2015

In the last few months it has been a pleasure to work with Sussex University students, as they've worked to create a short promotional clip for Brighton Festival 2015. In the run up to the Festival, we were delighted to showcase this fantastic, animated, promotional clip for our 26 Letters programme of children's literature…
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Sam Lee and Betty Date

Sam Lee celebrates unsung Brighton folk legend in special Nightingale walk

19 May 2015

Mercury Prize nominated folk singer and song collector Sam Lee is paying homage to the late Mary Ann Haynes – a legendary Brighton-based Romany gypsy singer – as part of his award-winning Nightingale Walks (Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 May from 9pm) at Brighton Festival 2015. Born in 1905 in a…
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