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Our Future City

2016 Festival
Theatre Royal Brighton

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed

The Litvinenko Inquiry

2016 Festival
Sallis Benney Theatre

A shocking story, with corruption and subterfuge at every turn

Writing Home

2016 Festival

New Writing South will be throwing open its doors to get people writing about…

Know My Neighbour

2016 Festival
Brighton Dome Founders Room

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

Howard Jacobson

2016 Festival
Sallis Benney Theatre

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

Yanis Varoufakis

2016 Festival
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Former Greek finance minister and campaigner against austerity

Lionel Shriver

2016 Festival

A talk about her dark, witty and dystopian new novel, The Mandibles

Dr Blighty Lunchtime Talk

2016 Festival

A lunchtime talk from Nutkhut's Ajay Chhabra and author Umi Sinha

Bridget Christie

2016 Festival

Laser-witted stand-up show and her new book, A Book For Her

Kate Summerscale

2016 Festival

Kate Summerscale returns to a murder scene in her new book, The Wicked Boy

Secret Homes

2016 Festival

A discussion pondering the meaning of ‘home’ to undercover operatives

Alfred Brendel

2016 Festival

The legendary pianist is as eloquent with words as he is with music

Charlotte Brontë at 200

2016 Festival

Novelist Tracy Chevalier marks the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë's birth

The Great Flight: Poems about Refugees

2016 Festival
Brighton Dome Founders Room

Brings together poetry written by and about migrants

The Idiot Brain

2016 Festival

Neuroscientist Dean Burnett explores the most bizarre workings of the brain

Death Market

2016 Festival
Brighton Dome Café-bar

Come and ask about one of the most taboo subjects

Let's Talk About Death

2016 Festival

What constitutes a good death and how to plan for one of life’s certainties

How a Woman is Made: Sara Pascoe and Laura Bates

2016 Festival

Both tackle femininity and the media's portrayal of women

The New Writing South Annual Lecture: Nikesh Shukla

2016 Festival

Nikesh Shukla talks about his recent calls for increased diversity in books

Complicity and the ethics of undercover security

2016 Festival
The Old Courtroom

What is the state justified in doing to protect its citizens?