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Our Future City

Theatre Royal Brighton

Interact with young local artists, experience creativity through their eyes

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


Thu 26 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

A programme demonstrating the wide-reaching artistry of the imaginative duo

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

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...

Operation Black Antler

Sat 7 - Sat 28 May

Explore the ethics of surveillance in this new immersive theatre piece

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

Trio Isimsiz

Fri 27 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

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