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

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Life Model II

Sat 14 Apr - Mon 28 May

Life Model II plays on the age-old tradition of life drawing classes...

NoFit State: Lexicon

Thu 3 - Mon 14 May
Hove Lawns

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


Sat 5 - Sun 27 May
Beach Level by the i360

This joyful, provocative intervention will unleash your inner child

Brett Goodroad

Sat 5 - Sun 27 May
Phoenix Gallery

Exhibition from the San Francisco-based artist

Belonging: Morag Myerscough

Sat 5 - Sun 27 May

Celebrating the spirit of seminal 1960s Los Angeles artist Corita Kent

A Piece of 2

Sat 5 - Wed 9 May
Beach Level by the i360

Awe-inspiring outdoor performance of epic proportions!

Brett Goodroad Exhibition Tour

Sat 5 May
Phoenix Gallery

Tour the exhibition from the San Francisco-based artist

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

Grand Finale

Sat 5 - Sun 6 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

An exceptional international ensemble of ten dancers and six musicians

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…

Cuckmere: Schools’ Performance

Sun 6 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Four local schools and colleges respond to Cuckmere: A Portrait

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

Cuckmere Nature Trails

Mon 7 - Sun 13 May
Cuckmere Haven

Explore the evocative landscape of the Cuckmere River with Michael Blencowe


Wed 9 - Sun 27 May
ONCA Gallery

Movement, spoken word, rap and striking visual imagery collide

Deerhoof + Stargaze

Wed 9 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Revered rockers Deerhoof are joined by Stargaze


Wed 9 - Sat 12 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

Adam is the remarkable true story of a young transgender man

Problem In Brighton

Thu 10 - Sat 12 May
The Old Market

Alt-rock/pop pantomime starring Pauline Knowles and Stephan Kreiss

The Arms of Sleep

Fri 11 - Sun 13 May
Firle Riding School

A magical overnight experience in the grounds of Firle Place


Sat 12 - Sun 13 May
The Spire

Wordless and charming, a feast for the senses

War Requiem

Sat 12 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Britten’s searing masterpiece performed to mark the centenary of WWI