Brighton Festival 2016Counting down to our 50th
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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

Alexander Soares

Wed 25 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

One of the country’s most dynamic young talents

Dr Blighty

Tue 24 - Sat 28 May
Royal Pavilion Garden

Immersive installations, ambient soundscapes and theatrical interludes

The Last Resort

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
Portslade Beach

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


Wed 25 May
Ship Street

A free outdoor show from Gauri Sharma Tripathi’s company of dancers ANKH

Operation Black Antler

Sat 7 - Sat 28 May

Explore the ethics of surveillance in this new immersive theatre piece


Mon 23 - Wed 25 May
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

The poignant story of survival, hope and love in a ghost town

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

I for India

Wed 25 May
Duke's at Komedia

Documentary following doctor and hobbyist filmmaker from India to England


Tue 24 - Wed 25 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

A beautifully poignant piece about our lack of freedom

Brahms & Schumann Song

Wed 25 May
Royal Pavilion, Music Room

A performance of works by the supreme masters of Lieder


Wed 25 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Kathak is the classical dance form of northern India, defined by fluid grace,…

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?