Des Kapital: Never Mind the Cossacks!

Des Kapital: Never Mind the Cossacks!

Some people might think that setting the Battle of Stalingrad to Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time is somewhat trivialising the matter. On the other hand, who's to say that the most appropriate tribute to two million deaths isn't a super catchy pop song?Andy Thomas is a History teacher... 

(Non) Violent Communication

(Non) Violent Communication

How funny is Non Violent Communication? Apparently, NVC is a way of talking which involves getting your needs met, as well as the needs of others. When Susan Earl’s marriage broke up she gave it a go and it only led to public crying in the aisles of Waitrose... 

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through multiple barriers to become Britain's first Black judge in 1978. Also a fine concert singer and keen cricket lover, he muses on international politics and history as they affect the Black world from Africa to the USA and Britain, but only as one who would rather watch sports, and spread love and peace through the medium of song... 

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers by Charlotte Bell is a debut show that explores the trials and tribulations of a teenage girl with schizophrenia in the 21st century. Jenny is an eighteen year old girl who worries about boys, sex and the beast that she sees... 

Little Meerkat's Big Panic

Little Meerkat's Big Panic

Go on an award-winning, magical, musical, multi-sensory adventure in the Kalahari desert with Little Meekat and her friends Elephant and Wise Monkey to find out all about Calm and what to do with very big feelings... 

Sexiety

Sexiety

Sex: we (almost) all do it, but we hardly talk about it. How do you keep sexual desire burning in a long term relationship? Where do our ideas about sex come from? Theatre company Gehring and Ketelaars share, together with journalist Gian van Grunsven, new insights about what sexuality is and can be... 

The Ugly Duckling & Other Tales

The Ugly Duckling & Other Tales

On a lake somewhere not far away, a mother duck is sitting on her eggs. But one doesn’t look like the others; it’s a different shape, a brighter colour and is much, much bigger! What will happen when the egg hatches, and what stories will hatch with it? Join Above Bounds as they explore the most loved Hans Christian Anderson story using songs, shadow puppetry and some of your input to tell this famous tale... 

Ready Steady Colour

Ready Steady Colour

Join us in our make-believe restaurant! Grab a table, order your black and white 'plate of food' and get colouring! Ready Steady Colour is an interactive theatre experience for all the family... 

Know Brexit

Know Brexit

“The UK has voted out... 48% scream and shout... Will the Union end up dead? Is economic ruin where we head? Brexit plans remain unclear... Who knows where we go from here... ” Enjoy a humorous and entertaining look at the Brexit options, our future relationship with the EU, and what it all means for the UK... 

Between You and Me

Between You and Me

This Brighton-based forum theatre company produce thought-provoking performances about social and political matters, using storytelling, discussion, and re-enactment. 'Between You and Me' has been created in collaboration with Mankind and is based on true stories and experiences... 

Margo Piano Musical Show

Margo Piano Musical Show

A musical story for children where each character is a musical instrument . In this educational show, a one-man-band tells the story of Margo Piano and plays some instruments when characters appear in the story: Oscar Guitar, Marion Percussion, etc... 

Florence & Watson & The Sugarbush Mouse

Florence & Watson & The Sugarbush Mouse

Florence and Watson are honey badgers of a very rare sort. Singing songs and telling stories is their favourite sport. Join the funniest, singing, dancing honey badgers you've ever met as they tell you one of their absolute favourite stories... 

Cinebra: A History Of Horror

Cinebra: A History Of Horror

Meet Megan and Sophie. They really like movies. They also like Tumblr, Lon Chaney, Debbie Gibson, the Ben & Jerrys’ stand at the Odeon, and each other. After meeting in Year 4, the pair became best friends (the BFF-necklace wearing kind), cementing their friendship with a mutual passion for movies, especially of the horror variety... 

The Presence of The Heap and The Happy Way to Go?

The Presence of The Heap and The Happy Way to Go?

Theatre Inc. and IntAct Theatre Co. at Chichester College, Fan Dance Theatre Co. and The Magic Chocolate Show bring you this exciting double-bill of physical theatre led by artists with disabilities... 

Drawn To The Page

Drawn To The Page

An afternoon of creative writing, poetry and stories. View some inspiring paintings, try some fun writing exercise as you look at the art, and listen to our emerging writers sharing the writing they've produced in workshops... 

Ensonglopedia of Science

Ensonglopedia of Science

A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. Expect atoms, Big Bangs, cells and plenty more. Expect the unexpected. And expect it to rhyme. This is the brand-new show by John Hinton, writer and performer of the multi-award-winning 'Scientrilogy of Musical Comedies' about Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Marie Curie... 

The Yanks Are Coming

The Yanks Are Coming

This is the fourth show in the series 'Lions Led By Asses' using poetry, song and facts. We shall look at the aftermath of the Somme and Verdun, and facts leading to the US entry in to the war... 

Dementia Action Alliance for Brighton and Hove

Dementia Action Alliance for Brighton and Hove

Dementia is everybody’s business so let’s get talking about it. People with dementia say they want to continue to live and take part in their community. The Brighton and Hove Dementia Action Alliance is hosting an open event to invite people to look at what we can do to make Brighton and Hove a truly dementia-friendly city... 

Good Grief... Living with Loss

Good Grief... Living with Loss

A day offering people the opportunity to step into our experiences of living with loss and bereavement. This will be through a number of agencies who work with bereaved adults and children, families and friends, offering information and advice, with a selection of demonstrations showing, in the afternoon, creative ways of working and living with the loss of a loved one and with time to talk and remember those close to us who have died... 

In Debt We Trust

In Debt We Trust

Fusing stand-up, cabaret and live documentary, we go on a journey through that most deceptively fascinating of subjects - debt! With comedy vignettes (laughs), appearances from historical figures (laughs), and hard core social anthropology (no laughs - but hey! Learning is fun!) we’ll explore the historical relationship of debt within social institutions such as marriage, friendship, slavery, law, religion, war and, our old pal, austerity... 

A Comedian's Guide to Sigmund Freud

A Comedian's Guide to Sigmund Freud

Do you struggle to tell the difference between your ego and superego? University lecturer turned stand-up comedian Alex Sergeant has the answer. Guiding his audiences through the theories of Sigmund Freud, Alex promises a comedy show that pokes fun at your Oedipus complex and avoids Freudian slips. 

We Are What We Eat

We Are What We Eat

Once upon a time, you were just a cell in your mother’s womb. Then you became 2 cells and those cells kept multiplying until you became 37 trillion cells, each with a distinct purpose... 

Etherwave: Adventures With The Theremin

Etherwave: Adventures With The Theremin

Notorious performer Hypnotique tells her personal story about the world’s first electronic instrument (from 1920s Russia) and it's influence on music today – including Led Zeppelin, Kraftwerk and Portishead... 

Open Church: Sacred Heart, Hove

Open Church: Sacred Heart, Hove

Come and take a look around our beautiful church. The Church of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic church built in Early English Gothic style with art dating from 1881. Light a candle, say a prayer, or just have a look at the art work, sculptures, stained glass and frescos... 

Curry Leaf Cafe – Cooking Masterclasses & Food Talk

Curry Leaf Cafe – Cooking Masterclasses & Food Talk

Brighton's award-winning Curry Leaf Cafe is running a series of interactive talks & cookery masterclasses at its new Kemptown Kitchen. 9th May, 12-2pm - interactive vegan cookery masterclass with Chef Kanthi (includes tasters)... 

Business can Change the World

Business can Change the World

For businesses interested in more than profit. Hear captivating stories from business and social enterprises making positive social and environmental impact. We will then guide you on how to transform your passion and ideas for your own business into action... 

Moribund - And the Meaning of Death

Moribund - And the Meaning of Death

Brighton Death Forum present Gimcrack Productions' 'Moribund', a piece of contemporary performance addressing our relationship with death, both light-hearted and poignant. Written, devised and performed by Rosie Kohl and George Collie... 

Behind-the-Scenes Boat Tour of Shoreham Port

Behind-the-Scenes Boat Tour of Shoreham Port

Shoreham Port is a thriving commercial port. It specialises in the handling of bulk cargoes and one-off projects and prides itself on excellent customer service. Join the team on Monday 8th May for a guided port tour by water craft to catch all of the action as you cruise down the canal... 

Pals

Pals

New writing about the Great War, this poignant, funny play follows the story of innocent and enthusiastic men who volunteer their services to Britain after Kitchener's call to arms... 

French & German Immigrants' Contribution to Victorian Brighton

French & German Immigrants' Contribution to Victorian Brighton

Before World War One most immigrants to Brighton were French and German speakers from the Continent. They included artists, chocolate makers, couturiers, governesses, ladies maids, musicians, photographers, scientists and waiters... 

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

George Egg, the stand-up comedian who cooks onstage using absurd and innovative techniques, returns. A follow-up to his sell-out and award-winning first show (‘George Egg: Anarchist Cook’), ‘Anarchist Cook Two: Second Helpings’ sees George preparing more dishes in a whole variety of unconventional environments... 

Middle Street Synagogue

Middle Street Synagogue

Discover Brighton's Grade II* Synagogue (Thomas Lainson 1875). An opulent jewel in Brighton's architectural crown. Superb metalwork and stained glass. Sumptuous interior décor evolved over 40 years... 

Pavilion Gardens Cafe History Tour 2017

Pavilion Gardens Cafe History Tour 2017

Geoffrey Mead will be conducting a special tour dating back over 90 years of cafe and family history. This tour will take place in various locations around the old town including the Royal Pavilion, East Street, The Lanes and the beach... 

Learn To Throw a Pot

Learn To Throw a Pot

Come along and learn to throw your own pot on the potters wheel at the Painting Pottery Cafe! Learn a new skill alongside other beginners with one of our fabulous potters in this structured workshop that will teach you how to create a lasting ceramic piece... 

The Eulogy of Toby Peach

The Eulogy of Toby Peach

"I was born on the 18th December, 1988. I dressed up as a bandicoot once. I was diagnosed with cancer 3,322,000 minutes ago... " Toby has come to deliver his eulogy. Join him as he enters the (not so) exclusive Cancer Club... 

C'est La Vegan

C'est La Vegan

Award-winning comic Dave Chawner premieres his new show about turning vegan. Looking at the origin of food, ideas and views he explores how much choice there is with so few options... 

Piers & Queers

Piers & Queers

Over 200 years of history from a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer perspective including Regency Dandies, 1950s lesbian and gay life and political activism. We encounter prominent historical figures as well as some extraordinary unsung heroes: a pioneering doctor who passed as man decades before women were allowed to practice medicine, a 19th century lesbian diarist, an Edwardian 'drag king' and an early 'same-sex' marriage... 

St Michael and All Angels Church Tours the Cathedral of the Backstreets

St Michael and All Angels Church Tours the Cathedral of the Backstreets

Guided tours of this magnificent Grade I* listed church - one of the finest Victorian churches in the country. In Simon Jenkins’ book 'England's Thousand Best Churches'. It is in fact, two churches in one, the first designed by G... 

Brighton Station Tours: Limited Spaces

Brighton Station Tours: Limited Spaces

These amazing tours only happen during Brighton Fringe. A chance to learn about the hidden places, local history and wonderful engineering of Brighton's grade II* listed railway station... 

A Brighton Story 90 Minute City Tour

A Brighton Story 90 Minute City Tour

Brighton's most popular 90 minute traditional city walking tour. Perfect for visitors and residents alike. Discover secret tunnels, lost Royal romances, Jack the Ripper's favourite pub and much more on this acclaimed city tour... 

Children's Area: The Den

Children's Area: The Den

The Den is a new, purpose-built family-friendly area at The Warren. Bringing together a strong community of children's charities, workshops and local business owners, The Den will provide play facilities and creative projects... 

Confidence Tricks

Confidence Tricks

Poetry show about what makes us feel confident – or not. This lyrical lecture looks at the psychology and sociology of what makes us tick and what gets us through – from kindness and creativity through to swearing and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors... 

Unity Through Struggle

Unity Through Struggle

We are a group of young people concerned about our future in the UK, with such dramatic changes happening all around us. Together, through combined arts, crafts, interactive digital artworks and live, hands-on digital workshops, we would like to invite other young people to join the conversation and have a say in our future... 

Only in Brighton!

Only in Brighton!

A fact-filled walk celebrating our unique city. Discover what connects ABBA to the Portuguese Revolution. A stained wall to a worldwide brand. Mount Everest to Tesco's in Hove. A 19th century vegetarian... 

Wank Bank Masterclass

Wank Bank Masterclass

Rural Ranga, the Australian artist who created an art book from his happy ending massages in New York City, brings you an informative, interactive and playful masterclass of original techniques to perfect the art of handling your partner’s member (or even your own)... 

Eglantyne

Eglantyne

Inspiring solo play about Eglantyne Jebb, a courageous, passionate, Edwardian human rights activist. From her idyllic Shropshire childhood, Eglantyne went on to Oxford University, heartbreaks, suffrage rallies, the Balkans, arrest in Trafalgar Square, spiritualism, co-founding Save the Children, and pioneering children's rights... 

Shell Shock

Shell Shock

One soldier's story of coping with PTSD. After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tommy's observations on civvy life are comic and moving. His emotional responses to Post Office queues, a trip to Ikea and his relationships and family lead to alienation and anger... 

Something Rotten

Something Rotten

Something Rotten, not to be confused with the 2015 Broadway musical of the same name, is this time Hamlet’s villainous uncle, Claudius’s version of events, told as if he were briefing the audience- his newly formed privy council... 

LazyTown Live

LazyTown Live

A 60-minute, non-stop highly-interactive and energetic show, jam-packed with singing, dancing, spectacular acrobatics and music, featuring original tracks from the hit TV show. Featuring Sportacus, Stephanie, Ziggy, Robbie Rotten and... 

Aidan Killian: A Life of Silver Linings

Aidan Killian: A Life of Silver Linings

Aidan Killian's World Tour - 'Around the World in 80 Jokes' is here. Expect an uplifting, passionate, hilarious stand-up comedy show that focuses on seeing life's challenges as moments of gold... 

Year Without Summer

Year Without Summer

May 1816. The world is locked in winter. Claire Clairmont invites lover Byron to Lake Geneva with her stepsister Mary Godwin and Percy Shelley. Passions run high. Ghost stories are shared... 

Project: Oggbots

Project: Oggbots

A UFO has crashed over Brighton and your help is needed to save them from the Agents In Black. Expect robots, aliens and mystery in a galactic adventure. An interactive, outdoor experience... 

The Merchant of New York

The Merchant of New York

"In christening shalt thou have two godfathers... " (Act IV, Scene I). Shakespeare meets the Mafia in this clever, iambic mashup, with a definite twist! When the characters go off-script, and the writer stops playing God, where is the mercy? Winner of the Rialto's 2016 'Scratch' New Writing award. 

Beautiful Ducks

Beautiful Ducks

 

Professionally Made, Professionally Paid

Professionally Made, Professionally Paid

The current situation of low and no pay in many parts of our industry is very damaging, and a hot topic for everybody whether the work is live or recorded. Not all of the issues are about money... 

Crazy Horse: A Dream of Thunder

Crazy Horse: A Dream of Thunder

A one-man drama about Indian chief, Crazy Horse that captures the high adventure of the Sioux Wars of the Wild West. A quiet hero, Crazy Horse defies the US military at the Little Bighorn; loves, loses, and clings to his culture, his freedom, and the mystical power of his personal vision - a dream of thunder. 

The Joy of Junk

The Joy of Junk

Well-loved street performers, Edinburgh Fringe sell-outs, and 'Britain’s Got Talent' semi-finalists, Bang On!, create captivating rhythms using anything from plastic bags and watering cans to a huge junk drum kit, combining music with amazing technique and showmanship... 

Junk Percussion Workshop

Junk Percussion Workshop

Professional percussion duo 'Bang On!' show you how to make music with anything from a plastic bottle to a garden rake. No previous experience required, just turn up and join in the fun! 

The White Crow: Eichmann in Jerusalem

The White Crow: Eichmann in Jerusalem

I should have known from the start.As we filed into the Theatre Box, we were greeted by a screen showing video clips of 1930s Germany, interspersed with title cards giving information about Hitler’s rise to power, Kristallnacht, and so on... 

Piers & Queers

Piers & Queers

Why is Brighton the LGBTQ capital of the United Kingdom? That’s the question tour guide Ric Morris poses at the start of Piers & Queers, a queer-historical walking tour that spans the seafront between the West Pier and the Palace Pier... 

Stage, Screen and Trench

Stage, Screen and Trench

Discover forgotten WW1 stories of Sussex's Edwardian film and entertainment personalities who were the real life inspiration for 'Oh! What A Lovely War' and who were behind the camera for the groundbreaking 1916 movie 'The Battle of The Somme'... 

AART Live!

AART Live!

Get inside your now, taste the Mind Pie and journey into art with Mikey. “Just about the greatest thing ever” **** Best Shows of the Fringe (The Skinny, Edinburgh 2015) 

Club Cairo

Club Cairo

Club Cairo offers an exotic array of entertainment from Arabia. Live music, dance and theatre combine to bring you a super-sensory experience steeped in tradition yet eager to branch out and explore new forms of expression. 

The Wanton Taste Club

The Wanton Taste Club

Five afternoons of energising art, food and wellbeing! Eat your happy and put a tang in your step this May. 'The Stuff of Waste': a playful symposium on 22nd. Mental health First Aid training on 23rd and 25th (additional £9 charge for manual)... 

How to: Rural Tour

How to: Rural Tour

The village hall, church and school are focal points for rural life and afford a familiar, informal space in which local people can enjoy the arts. Join members of the National Rural Touring Forum to learn how to tour your show to rural communities... 

Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness for Children

The Dharma Primary School has successfully integrated mindfulness into its curriculum for the past 20 years. This family-focused workshop offers activities and talks for parents and children interested in taking a holistic approach to learning and wellbeing, through the practice of mindfulness. 

A Little Prince

A Little Prince

An aeroplane crashes in the Sahara Desert. As the pilot is worrying over his predicament, he is approached by a little boy who will change his view of the world and life forever. A contemporary new musical version of Saint-Exupéry's classic that will dazzle your mind and capture your heart. 

University of Brighton's Festival of Social Science Annual Lecture: Fairness and the City - A Better Politics

University of Brighton's Festival of Social Science Annual Lecture: Fairness and the City - A Better Politics

In this lecture, Danny Dorling considers how the UK, one of the 25 richest countries in the world, has become one of the most unequal and is on course to win the 'global race' to become the most economically unequal of all by 2030. 

Future of Food: Burgers... or Bugs?

Future of Food: Burgers... or Bugs?

Population growth, climate change and food inequality mean we need to take a fresh look at what’s on our plate. From edible insects to algae and lab-cultured meat, local, small-scale farming and waste reduction, what is the future of food? Come discuss and taste some bugs! At zero waste restaurant SILO. 

Broken Glass by Arthur Miller

Broken Glass by Arthur Miller

Written when he was nearly 70 years old, Arthur Miller's Broken Glass, had been in his mind's development ever since his marriage to Marilyn Monroe ended shortly before her death in 1962... 

Oli Bettesworth: Someone Stop Me (Work-in-progress)

Oli Bettesworth: Someone Stop Me (Work-in-progress)

"Mate, it wouldn't surprise me to find out you'd snapped one day and gone on a killing spree." Having heard this more than once, Oli decides to research history's worst psychopaths, hoping for reassurance... 

Making the Most of edfringe

Making the Most of edfringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracts media and arts professionals from all over the globe. If taking your show to Edinburgh, don’t miss this event where our expert panel will give you their top tips on getting your show noticed... 

Missing Pieces: Celebrating Women of Note

Missing Pieces: Celebrating Women of Note

Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis return for their third Brighton Fringe recital to celebrate women composers. An exciting, eclectic mix of genres and great works: featured composers include Clara Schumann, Rebecca Clarke, Amy Beach and Lili Boulanger. 

Crème de la Crem

Crème de la Crem

An interactive performance exploring our death rituals in the gorgeous Extra-Mural Chapel. Free entry to the vibrant creative stalls that are focused on inspiring funeral options. Plus refreshments, music and more... 

You are what you eat... Literally!

You are what you eat... Literally!

Once upon a time you were just a cell in your mother’s womb. Then you became two cells and those cells kept multiplying until you became 37 trillion cells, each with a clear purpose... 

How To: Keep it Legal

How To: Keep it Legal

Thinking about taking your theatre company further? Join Jackie Elliman, Legal & Industrial Relations Manager at ITC, for a workshop covering all aspects of setting up as a legal entity... 

Name Dropping

Name Dropping

David Benedictus sipped champagne at 2am while sitting on Joanna Lumley's bed. He was meant to marry Princess Margaret. He chatted to Yehudi Menuhin who was in his underpants and upside down at the time... 

Brazil: Encounter of Cultures

Brazil: Encounter of Cultures

Brighton-based percussion and dance group, Maracatu Cruzeiro do Sul, brings you a colourful and exciting array of dances and sounds from the North East of Brazil with a British touch. 

Stories of the Sword: The Second Stab

Stories of the Sword: The Second Stab

So much history, so little time... 'Stories of the Sword' is returning for a second stab, with the real-life tales of some more of history’s famous duellists. Using real swordplay, film, narration and live action, their stories will be explored and the inspiration for the 'Three Musketeers' revealed. 

The Six-Five Special

The Six-Five Special

Alan Felton and Tim Roycroft will give an insight into Skiffle, a form of entertainment influenced by American and British folk and jazz music that encouraged do-it-yourself music in the young, and the growth of Rock 'n' Roll. 

Sharing Toys: Memories and Recollections

Sharing Toys: Memories and Recollections

Visit people’s memories of toys and take the opportunity to share your own toy recollections via video, writing, drawing or whatever other media inspires you. 

Good Grief... Living with Loss

Good Grief... Living with Loss

A day offering people the opportunity to consider living with loss and bereavement. Agencies who work with bereaved adults and children will offer information and advice, with creative demonstrations working and living with the loss of a loved one, with time to talk... 

Special Lecture: 250th Anniversary of Judaism in Brighton

Special Lecture: 250th Anniversary of Judaism in Brighton

'The Synagogues of Great Britain': Dr Sharman Kadish is the Director of Jewish Heritage UK and a research fellow and lecturer at the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester... 

Cut

Cut

Tanglehead Productions & Spiral Arts present 'Cut'. Two women are forced to face their own cultural beliefs when a friend of their daughters is about to be sent away to the country of her birth to be cut... 

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Based on the true story of Crookshank’s time in the R.A.F. With over 5 million views on Channel 4 News and fresh from a five star run at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Best New Play, Best New Production, Best Actress and Best Director - Broadway World Award nominations... 

250th Anniversary Concert

250th Anniversary Concert

The concert, which is being held in the synagogue, is in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the first recorded Jewish family who lived in Brighton at 22 East Street. The concert features the London Jewish Male Voice Choir, who will be performing traditional Jewish and other songs. 

250th Anniversary Jewish Heritage Bus Tour

250th Anniversary Jewish Heritage Bus Tour

Heritage bus tour of places of historical Jewish interest in the Brighton & Hove area in connection with the 250th Anniversary, ending with a tour of Middle Street Synagogue. See also the 250th Anniversary Concert at Middle Street Synagogue, on May 8th, in the music section. 

Pavilion Gardens Cafe 75th Anniversary History Tour

Pavilion Gardens Cafe 75th Anniversary History Tour

Geoffrey Mead will be conducting a special tour dating back over 90 years of cafe and family history. This tour takes place in various locations around the old town including the Royal Pavilion, East Street, the Lanes and the beach... 

How to: Be a Theatre Producer

How to: Be a Theatre Producer

Learn all about the life and work of a theatre producer! What is a producer? Who are they? What do they do? Could you be a producer? Come along and find out. Panel discussion with industry experts, followed by Q & A session, and informal networking. 

Embassy Court Tour

Embassy Court Tour

Tour this iconic 20th century Modernist apartment block on Brighton seafront. Includes views from the 11th floor sun-terrace, the interior of a flat and the collection of historic archive items in areas behind the scenes... 

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

Join us on a journey through the magical forest where three fairy tales are imaginatively brought to life. Not only will you meet 'The Mouse Family' and 'Fearless Hans' but also our dear friend 'Little Red' in 'Red Riding Hood'... 

Brighton Rocks! Power Sucks? Creating a New Democracy for Brighton & Hove

Brighton Rocks! Power Sucks? Creating a New Democracy for Brighton & Hove

Inspired by the new democratic movements at home and abroad, this is a day of creative engagement aiming to develop a vision on how democracy can be extended, enriched and made fit for purpose in 21st century Brighton... 

Dancing Shadows

Dancing Shadows

A stunning exhibition in a beautiful, spacious setting. Paintings and glass by Annelies Clarke and glass works by co-exhibitors Jose Heasman and Beth Midgley plus works by students of the Cedar Centre, Hollingdean... 

Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science. An Edinburgh Festival favourite, his shows sell out every year. Louis explores the breathtaking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy with artistry, audience participation and spellbinding bubble tricks that keep everyone mesmerised. 

eXXhibition by Candy Medusa

eXXhibition by Candy Medusa

Ecological art weekend, raising awareness of plastic pollution, toxics in our seas and our bodies, women in science, art and exploration. Beach clean - 9am, 7 May; art workshops up-cycling beach garbage - 12pm, 7 and 8 May; all-female art show - 7pm, 7 May... 

Care Takers

Care Takers

His teacher believes Jamie is being bullied because he's gay. She wants to help but the Deputy Head thinks it will sort itself out. Is she speaking from experience or is there something more unsavoury about her unwillingness to help? An explosive new play about bullying and homophobia. 

Orchestra of Sound and Light

Orchestra of Sound and Light

Share the excitement of ensemble performance of brand new works by young composers, with the Orchestra of Sound and Light. This public recording session presents music exploring the theme of ‘Noah’s Zoo’ by students at the East Sussex Academy of Music. 

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, Truscott undoes the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between. Can you make jokes about rape? She plans to, even if you tell her to stop! 

Children's Area: The Den

Children's Area: The Den

The Den is a purpose-built family-friendly area at The Warren, encompassing a beautiful covered play area and a spacious, colourful outdoor space. There will be workshops throughout Brighton Fringe and activities and workshops linked to the performances taking place in the theatres... 

Plastic is Forever

Plastic is Forever

Jewellers dedicate their craft to transform our waste into desirable objects. This exhibition uses art, design and moving images to increase awareness of how the ocean environment is affected by what we throw away... 

Art of Printmaking: Open Studio

Art of Printmaking: Open Studio

Once again, this busy, central, printmaking studio opens its doors to the public, exhibiting members' works amid the tools and presses of their creation. With artists present to explain the different processes, this really is a rare (free) opportunity to learn about the pieces you can peruse and buy! 

Learn to Throw a Pot

Learn to Throw a Pot

Have a go on the potter's wheel. Our studio assistants will show you how. Leave your pot to be glazed and fired and collect it three weeks later or have it posted. [newline] Children must be 8yrs+. 

Lost Cinemas of Brighton Tour

Lost Cinemas of Brighton Tour

Brighton's rich cinema history rediscovered on this acclaimed 90 minute tour. Alongside favourites such as The Regent and The Academy were dozens of smaller and fascinating little local cinemas... 

A Brighton Story: The Original City Tour

A Brighton Story: The Original City Tour

Brighton's No. 1 'traditional city' walking tour. Perfect for visitors and residents alike. 90 minutes of fascinating facts about this incredible city. Find lost fishermen's cottages, curious little 'twittens' and a long lost little black cat on this acclaimed tour. 

Brighton's Hidden Mysteries Tour

Brighton's Hidden Mysteries Tour

“A fascinating stroll through the city’s association with the occult, packed with detail and entertainingly dodgy conjecture” **** (The Argus). Architecture hiding secret archetypal knowledge, witchcraft, stone circles, freemasonry, alchemy and magic symbols... 

Only in Brighton!

Only in Brighton!

A walk celebrating all that's unique, and a little bit weird, about Brighton. "Thoughtful and captivating" ***** (Love Fringe), "Funny, entertaining and well-informed" **** (Latest 7), "Charming, funny... 

Barbara

Barbara

Barbara Graham's case is a shocking miscarriage of justice and a declaration should be made by the Governor of the State of California to rectify this injustice, which stands to this day...