Peacock Poetry Prize to return in Brighton Festival 2015

22 Jan 2015

Annual creative writing competition takes theme of ‘birds’Brighton Festival 2015 has announced the return of the popular Peacock Poetry Prize. The annual creative writing competition, produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC), asks local poets aged between 7 - 18 years…
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Young City Reads 2015 title revealed

19 Jan 2015

William Sutcliffe’s Circus Of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom chosen for annual city-wide reading groupCollected Works CIC and Brighton Festival are delighted to reveal that William Sutcliffe's Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom has been chosen as the 2015 Young City Reads book for children across Brighton &…
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Honours and awards for Brighton Festival 2015 Guest Director

6 Jan 2015

Brighton Festival 2015’s Guest Director receives New Years Honour and is named winner of the novel category in the 2014 Costa Book Awards.We’re only six days into the New Year, but Brighton Festival 2015’s Guest Director Ali Smith is already making headlines.On Wednesday 30 December 2014 it was announced that the…
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Brighton Children’s Parade 2015 theme announced

21 Nov 2014

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival and Same Sky are delighted to announce that the theme for the 2015 Children’s Parade is ‘taking flight’.Supported by local businesses Class of their Own and Riverford, the annual parade marks the start of Brighton Festival – three weeks of unrivalled live performance and art…
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Brighton Festival announces award-winning author Ali Smith as Guest Director for 2015

19 Nov 2014

Brighton Festival - the largest and most established annual multi-arts festival in England - is delighted to announce that the 2015 Guest Director is award-winning Scottish author Ali Smith.The announcement comes hot on the heels of Smith’s winning of the Goldsmiths Prize 2014 - a new literary award for boldly original…
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