Brighton Festival 2016Counting down to our 50th
Festival this May

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Our Future City

Theatre Royal Brighton

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed

The Last Resort

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
Portslade Beach

For those brave enough to return to a long deserted resort...

Operation Black Antler

Sat 7 - Sat 28 May

Explore the ethics of surveillance in this new immersive theatre piece

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Wed 25 - Sun 29 May
Brighton Open Air Theatre

This riotous new production is led by a joyful ensemble of players

The EU Referendum

Thu 26 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Debating the EU exit and pro-Europe campaigns as they gather momentum

Marlon James

Thu 26 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Join us for an evening with 2015 Man Booker Prizewinner Marlon James

Akram Khan Company: Until The Lions

Thu 26 - Fri 27 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

One of the most respected figures in the dance world, Akram Khan returns to…

Writing Home

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
The Writers’ Place

New Writing South will be throwing open its doors to get people writing about…

Unlimited: Three Films

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
Brighton Dome Café-bar

Three films examining society's attitudes to real lives

The Sprawl

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May

Installation that argues the internet has become a disruptive super weapon

The Doorways Project

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May

An outdoor sound installation, inspired by experience of life on the street

Giddy Brighton

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
University of Brighton Gallery

Walk vicariously down memory lane with memories of Brighton & Hove life


Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
ONCA Gallery

What will Brighton look like in 50 years?


Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
Clock Tower

Local artist Bec Britain decorates the clock tower with a 1960’s inspired…

Real Life Actually

Tue 17 - Sat 28 May
St Nicholas' Church

A film and 3D surround-sound installation inspiring us to acknowledge death

Gillian Wearing

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 29 May
University of Brighton Gallery

A collaborative work which captures a snapshot of 'views' from windows


Sat 9 Apr - Sun 29 May

A series of beautiful LED light-drawings at locations across the city

Trio Isimsiz

Fri 27 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Music of power and substance from the prize-winning Trio Isimsiz

Dr Blighty

Tue 24 - Sat 28 May
Royal Pavilion Garden

Immersive installations, ambient soundscapes and theatrical interludes

The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Meet the cast

Fri 27 May

Meet the cast of 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona'.