Brighton Festival 2019Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

Join In: this is YOUR Brighton Festival

We know that the arts can inspire, motivate and positively impact people’s lives.

That’s why we have created a number of ways to encourage everyone to join in; from those giving the arts a first try to locals wanting to volunteer or artists developing creative skills.

Pay It Forward

Once again, we’re asking you to join the celebrated…

Young Brighton Festival

Calling all young folk! From infants to Instagrammers,…

Peacock Poetry Prize

Aged 8–19 and love to write?


Do you want to be part of the biggest annual curated…

Our Place

We are inviting all the children in the communities…

Young City Reads 2019

Wed 22 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Onjali Q. Raúf reads from this year’s big read book for Sussex schools

Guest Director's Guests

An opportunity for young people aged 16–19 to meet…

Adopt an Author

An exciting schools initiative which links classes…

Children's Parade

A fiesta of colour, costume and live musicOpening…