Brighton Festival 2018Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

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Cuckmere: A Portrait & Environmentalism 2.0

Sat 5 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Filmmaker Cesca Eaton and composer/conductor Ed Hughes trace the changing moods…

Business for Bohemians

Sat 5 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Tom Hodgkinson talks advice & anecdotes on finding freedom from the 9-to-5

Brit(ish)

Sun 6 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Afua Hirsch explores questions of identity raised by her new book Brit(ish)

The Myth of Sisyphus

Mon 7 May
The Nightingale Room above Grand Central

'One must imagine Sisyphus happy’ concludes Albert Camus in his great essay

This is Going to Hurt

Tue 8 May
Brighton and Hove High School

This Is Going to Hurt provides an account of working on the NHS front line

The Journey to Publication

Thu 10 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Two of literary fiction’s new stars talk the transition to published author

Rachel Cusk

Sat 12 May
Brighton and Hove High School

This event is cancelled

CITY READS 2018

Sun 13 May
Brighton and Hove High School

City Reads, Brighton and Hove’s BIG READ, returns to Brighton Festival

Future Perfect

Sun 13 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Two leading novelists discuss how they write about and imagine the future

Iain Sinclair

Tue 15 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Iain Sinclair talks his latest book, exploring the transformation of London

Michael Rosen

Thu 17 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Michael Rosen talks about his early life as recalled in his memoir

The Big Book Group

Sat 19 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Craig Melvin hosts the show for book-lovers, with authors Matt Haig, David

Brett Anderson

Sun 20 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

The lead singer of Suede discusses his memoir Coal Black Mornings

Viv Albertine

Tue 22 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Viv Albertine talks on her memoir, and what propelled her to the punk world

David Shrigley Talk

Wed 23 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

David Shrigley will present an illustrated talk about his work

Robert Peston

Thu 24 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Robert Peston on his latest book, exploring what has recently gone wrong

Brownton Abbey Saturday Service

Sat 26 May
The Basement

Get wise to afro-futurist cosmologies with the artists of Brownton Abbey

Shami Chakrabarti

Sat 26 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Shami Chakrabarti talks of her book & examining impact of gender injustice