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

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Adopt an Author

Sat 5 - Sun 27 May

Linking local classes with children’s authors

Children’s Parade 2018

Sat 5 May

Join our annual tradition of bringing the streets of Brighton alive with a…

Pitch Perfect

Sat 5 May
Brighton Dome Café-bar

Young musical talent performing in a range of ‘perfect pitches'

The Boy, The Piano and The Beach

Sat 5 - Mon 7 May
Brighthelm Centre

This blend of puppetry, dance and projection is a wordless visual treat

NoFit State: Lexicon

Thu 3 - Mon 14 May
Hove Lawns

Dazzling production Lexicon is a daring, seductive, modern take on circus

Me and My Dad

Sat 12 May
Brighton Dome Founders Room

A fun-filled interactive workshop with author/illustrator Robin Shaw

Writing workshop

Sat 12 May
Brighton Dome Founders Room

Join the award-winning author and practice your writing skills


Sat 12 - Sun 13 May
The Spire

Wordless and charming, a feast for the senses

Jacqueline Wilson

Sun 13 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Join Britain’s best-loved children’s author to talk about her new book


Sat 12 - Sun 13 May
Sallis Benney Theatre

A delightful show about the changing nature of family, based on a true story…

There and Back Again, An Odyssey

Mon 14 May
Brighthelm Centre

Patrick Lynch's pioneering mix of theatre and film in a thrilling journey.

Young City Reads 2018

Fri 18 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

The annual 'Big Read' for schools is back with Kid Normal

Sail Away

Sat 19 May
The Barge

Two programmes of classical music specially designed for babies & toddlers

Your Place

Sat 19 - Sun 20 May

Your Place returns, following its wonderful success in 2017

The Funny World of Gary Northfield and Alex Milway

Sat 19 May
Brighthelm Centre

Find out about cartooning and comic illustration

Peter Bunzl

Sat 19 May
Brighthelm Centre

Join Peter Bunzl to talk about all things adventure


Wed 16 - Sat 19 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

A captivating exploration of primal behaviour in the animal kingdom

Three Cheers for Women

Sat 19 May
Brighthelm Centre

Join master storyteller and illustrator Marcia Williams

Maisy Mouse Stories

Sun 20 May
Brighthelm Centre

Join Maisy for her birthday celebrations with professional storyteller Liz


Sun 20 May
Brighton and Hove High School

Prepare for props, silliness, singing and fun!