Brighton Festival 2017Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

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For the Birds

Sat 6 - Sun 28 May
Secret woodland location

A magical night-time adventure in the woods - late admission until midnight

Book Swap Boxes

Wed 8 Mar - Sun 28 May

Find books across the city for free during the City Reads reading period

The Hum

Sat 6 - Sun 28 May

Half cinema, half reality - an interactive experience by Nic Sandiland

A Handful of People

Fri 26 - Sun 28 May
Brighthelm Centre

'One must not be frightened of happiness, it is just a beautiful moment which…

Mango and Bambang

Sat 27 May
Edward Street Lecture Theatre, University of Brighton

The story of a little girl called Mango and her pet tapir Bambang

Five Short Blasts

Sat 6 - Sun 28 May
Brighton Marina West Jetty

Due to tidal complications, this show has been relocated to Brighton Marina

Cathie Pilkington: Doll For Petra

Sat 29 Apr - Sun 3 Sep
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Cathie Pilkington has created a new body of work in response to the...

Cathie Pilkington: The Life Rooms

Sat 6 - Sat 27 May
University of Brighton Gallery

Provocative and ambiguous, Cathie Pilkington’s sculptures make use of dolls…

The Bright Room: Gallery

Sat 27 - Sun 28 May
114 Church Street

Acclaimed photographer Eddie Otchere will set up a community darkroom – an…

They/Onlar

Sat 8 Apr - Mon 29 May
Fabrica

Personal stories reveal the lines of division within Turkish society...

The Comedy of Errors

Thu 25 - Sat 27 May
Brighton Open Air Theatre

The Comedy of Errors is one of Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical plays,…

Dinosaur

Sat 27 May
St Nicholas' Church

This event is fully booked, but returns may be available

Chris Haughton

Sat 27 May
Edward Street Lecture Theatre, University of Brighton

This event is fully booked, but returns may be available

The Gabriels: Hungry

Sat 20 - Sat 27 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

The first play of Richard Nelson's landmark new trilogy

One Hundred Homes

Fri 26 - Sun 28 May
The Bevy Community Pub

How do we define what makes a ‘home’? Belgian theatre maker Yinka Kuitenbrouwer…

FK Alexander: (I Could Go On Singing) Over the Rainbow

Fri 26 - Sun 28 May
The Spire

An intimate, visceral experience of Judy Garland's Over the Rainbow

Collisions

Sat 6 - Sun 28 May
Lighthouse

Filmmaker Lynette Walworth's virtual reality film experience

The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family

Sat 20 - Sat 27 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

A landmark trilogy that follows one American family through 2016

Tristan & Yseult

Tue 23 - Sat 27 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

Kneehigh's acclaimed staging of the Cornish legend directed by Emma Rice

Dare to Write with Siobhan Curham

Sat 27 May
Edward Street Lecture Theatre, University of Brighton

An inspirational workshop for those who dream of writing

The Rap Around

Sat 27 May
The Marlborough

A freestyling and rhyme-writing workshop with Dizraeli & Mykki Blanco

The Gabriels: What Did You Expect?

Sat 20 - Sat 27 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

In the second instalment, the US is in the grip of the election campaign

The Gabriels: Women of a Certain Age

Sat 20 - Sat 27 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

The Gabriels gather on election night in the third and final play

Jake Arnott in conversation with Mark Lawson

Sat 27 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Jake Arnott’s bestselling debut novel The Long Firm was made into a BAFTA-nominated…

Depart

Thu 25 - Sun 28 May
Woodvale Cemetery

An ethereal collaboration of acrobats, aerialists, choral singers & video

Mykki Blanco

Sat 27 May
The Spire

This event is fully booked, but returns may be available

Storytelling Army

Fri 26 - Sun 28 May
Throughout Brighton

A dynamic collective of people from all walks of life...

Night Moves

Sun 28 May
Duke of York's Picturehouse

The final film of our Kelly Reichardt season

The Guilty Feminist

Sun 28 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

This event is fully booked, but returns may be available

Hanif Kureishi

Sun 28 May
Brighton and Hove High School

One of the UK’s most celebrated novelists discusses his latest work, The…

Britten Sinfonia and Brighton Festival Chorus

Sun 28 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Words and music inspired by great American speeches and poetry

Breakin' Convention

Tue 30 - Wed 31 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

The world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre returns

Bernie Sanders

Thu 1 Jun
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Join us for an inside account of Sanders' extraordinary campaign