Brighton Festival 2017Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

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Kate Tempest: Opening Gig

Sat 6 May
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

This event is fully booked, but returns may be available

In Their Shoes: Poem Trail

Sun 7 - Sun 14 May

Before you judge someone, walk a mile in their shoes...

Apples and Snakes: In Their Shoes

Sun 7 May
All Saints Church

England’s leading promoter of performance poetry and spoken word

Raising Lazarus

Tue 9 - Wed 10 May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Kat Francois's acclaimed play about Private Lazarus Francois from Grenada

Your Place: Enjoy, Talk, Create

Sat 13 - Sun 21 May

Learn to dance, see a show and meet artists from around the world


Sat 13 May
Sallis Benney Theatre

Hugh Lupton's solo performance (in place of The Odyssey)

The Odyssey

Sat 13 May
Sallis Benney Theatre

Due to illness of one performer, this event will be replaced by Beowulf

Luke Wright: The Toll

Fri 19 May
The Spire

Poet & performer Luke Wright presents his new spoken word show The Toll

An Evening with Picador Poetry

Fri 19 May
Theatre Royal Brighton

Picador Poetry celebrates their 20th anniversary with this stellar line-up

Bang Said the Gun

Sat 20 May
The Spire

Voted the best poetry night in the UK (The Times)

Boys Don't

Sun 21 May
The Spire

What’s a boy to do? From the playground to the classroom, from home to the…

Kojey Radical + UnFold

Tue 23 May
The Spire

An evening of Spoken Word and Poetry, headlined by Kojey Radical and UnFold

Storytelling Army

Sat 27 - Sun 28 May
Throughout Brighton

A dynamic collective of people from all walks of life...

The Rap Around

Sat 27 May
The Marlborough

A freestyling and rhyme-writing workshop with Dizraeli & Mykki Blanco