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Iron Men

2019 Festival
Phoenix Art Space

Stunning portraits of Bamako’s iron workers by Fototala King Massassy

Current Affairs

2019 Festival
Fabrica

Striking recycled materials art exhibition by a Ghanaian artist

Brighton Festival Taster Day

2019 Festival

Find out about the Festival line up at our open day for all ages. Meet the…

Flight

2019 Festival

Visually stunning story of two orphans journeying across Europe to freedom

Distorted Constellations

2019 Festival
Lighthouse

Artist Nwando Ebizie creates an altered reality inspired by Afrofuturism

Children’s Parade

2019 Festival

Upwards of 5,000 children will be taking part in this annual opening parade

Pitch Perfect

2019 Festival

An afternoon of the city’s best young musical talent

Wet Sounds

2019 Festival

Dive into different worlds of music, and create your own sonic experience.

Caged Birds Do

2019 Festival
Brighthelm Centre

Maya Angelou’s legacy honoured in compelling live poetry and song

Né So

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Malian musician Rokia Traoré shares her highly personal sixth album, Né So

Creative Writing Workshop with Miriam Halahmy

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Founders Room

Fun writing workshop with Miriam Halahmy that starts with tricky questions

Ensemble Correspondances

2019 Festival
Glyndebourne

The resurrection of well-loved and rarer music from the Grande Siècle.

Dream Horse

2019 Festival
Brighton Girls

The real-life fairy tale of a Welsh barmaid who bred a champion racehorse

Wet Sounds: Artist Talk

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Founders Room

Immersive talk from the artist behind Wet Sounds

30 Years Of Mr Bongo

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

An epic party with The Skints, Moses Boyd Exodus, Hollie Cook, DJs + more

Some Small Isle

2019 Festival
Brighton Girls

Prominent creatives discuss how the Windrush affects their approach to work

PEN Translates 250

2019 Festival

A panel celebrating the contribution of translation to UK reading

The Nature of Why

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Immersive, genre-blending, live classical music and dance event.

Granta at 40

2019 Festival
Brighthelm Centre

Sigrid Rausing & Ian Jack discuss the legacy and future of Granta magazine

Ben Okri Adventures in Writing

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Ben Okri reads from his new novel and discusses his adventures as a writer

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

2019 Festival

Julien Faraut’s experimental film documents tennis legend John McEnroe

King of Ghosts

2019 Festival
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Soumik Datta and City of London Sinfonia with music for Indian film

Song Recital

2019 Festival

Malcolm Martineau accompanies soprano Miah Persson and tenor Jeremy Ovenden

Sam Sweeney - The Unfinished Violin

2019 Festival
All Saints Church

The story of an unfinished fiddle comes to life in Sam Sweeny’s live show