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Our Future City

Theatre Royal Brighton

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed

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 Last Resort

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
Portslade Beach

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

The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Meet the cast

Fri 27 May

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

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

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…

Past Historic, Future Perfect: New Buildings in Historic Settings

Fri 27 May
Brighton College

How should we approach designing new buildings and adapting old ones?


Fri 27 - Sat 28 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

A new show inspired by the strange life and lonely death of Ernest Boulton

Mark Haddon

Fri 27 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

The author reads from his new collection of short stories

Beth Orton

Fri 27 - Sat 28 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Beth Orton returns to the UK for two shows at Brighton Festival

Alexei Sayle

Fri 27 May
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

Chronicles of a time when comedy and politics collided

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