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Sat 4–Sun 26 May 2024

Brighton Festival

2024 Guest Director:
Frank Cottrell-Boyce

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A three week celebration of Hope, Wonder, Magic and Fun
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Brighton Festival is up to something...

Find out what this year's Guest Director, screenwriter and children's author Frank Cottrell-Boyce has in store for us:

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Carnesky’s Showwomxn Sideshow Spectacular

25 - 26 May 2024

Marisa Carnesky

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Screenwriter and novelist Frank Cottrell-Boyce announced as Guest Director for Brighton Festival 2024

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