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Luminary

Sat 9 Apr - Sun 29 May
Fabrica

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

Gillian Wearing

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 29 May
University of Brighton Gallery

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

Children’s Parade

Sat 7 May

What better way to begin the 50th Brighton Festival than with a cavalcade of…

Pitch Perfect

Sat 7 May
Brighton Dome Café-bar
Royal Pavilion, Music Room

Come and hear Brighton’s brightest and best in this annual feast of music…

Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners) - Touch tour

Sat 7 - Sun 8 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

For a visually impaired patrons to access the stage and set before an event

Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners)

Sat 7 - Sun 8 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Will asks Father Christmas for a space ship, but he gets a piano instead. As…

The Litvinenko Inquiry

Sat 7 May
Sallis Benney Theatre

A shocking story, with corruption and subterfuge at every turn

London Symphony Orchestra

Sat 7 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

One of the world’s great orchestras makes a long awaited return to Brighton

Portraits in Motion

Sat 7 - Wed 11 May
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

Festival standbys are available tonight for Portraits in Motion

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
Lighthouse

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

FutureGazers

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
ONCA Gallery

What will Brighton look like in 50 years?

Fanfare

Sat 7 - Sun 29 May
Clock Tower

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

Dr Blighty: Diya making sessions

Sun 8 - Sun 22 May
Brighton Dome Café-bar

Drop in to a free diya (decorated clay pot) making session

No Home Movie

Sun 8 May
Duke's at Komedia

The final film of the great Belgian film-maker Chantal Akerman

Know My Neighbour

Sun 8 May
Brighton Dome Founders Room

Discussing social isolation, one of the most damaging issues in our society

Howard Jacobson

Sun 8 May
Sallis Benney Theatre

A discussion with Guardian Book Club host John Mullan about his new novel