Get to Know Lemn Sissay

Learn more about this year's Guest Director, acclaimed British and Ethiopian poet, playwright, broadcaster and speaker, Lemn Sissay and the themes of this year's Festival of 'care'

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Everything you Need to Know about Lemn Sissay

If you Google, the name “Lemn Sissay” all the returning hits will be about him. There’s only one person in the world named Lemn Sissay.

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In Conversation with Lemn Sissay

We have a quick chat with Lemn to find out more about his new project Tell Me Something About Family, the importance of storytelling and the theme of ‘care’.

Lemn Sissay sits infront of a dark background, lit up with many sparkling star-like dots

Tell Me Something About Family

7 May - 6 Jun 2021

Light up Lemn’s interactive map with stories, phrases…

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Buy Special Edition Art Prints

Collect a little piece of Brighton Festival history and help us to keep the celebration alive

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