Brighton Festival 2020Public booking opens: Wed 19 Feb, 9am

In pictures: Week 1

Harvey's Depot in Lewes was the location for Sir Harrison Birtwistle's dark chamber opera Down by the Greenwood Side, we saw talks with artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, William Forsythe and musician Ben Watt, 26 Letters took over the Sallis Benney and there was music from jazz/Baroque fusion with Louis Sclavis and Amarillis Ensemble through to Indian classical music with Talvin Singh.

Photos: Victor Frankowski, Dan Dennison and Agata Rybicka