Is Brighton Festival on this year?

Brighton Festival made a triumphant return in 2021 as the first multi-arts festival in the UK to open after the coronavirus pandemic caused cancellations throughout 2020.

What is the biggest festival in Brighton?

Brighton Fringe (May) This is the largest open-access arts festival in England, a veritable buffet of creativity and artistic excitement.

How long is the Brighton Festival?

Ending each night with a spectacular light display using projection-mapping, Dr Blighty set the city and social media abuzz and drew audiences of almost 65,000 over its five-day run. The festival regularly commissions new work from some artists and companies.

When did Brighton Festival start?

Brighton Festival/First event date
The first Festival was held in 1967, and featured performances by Laurence Olivier, Anthony Hopkins and Yehudi Menuhin.

What is there to do in Brighton on Saturday?

How to Spend a Weekend in Brighton

  • Brighton Palace Pier.
  • Brighton Beach.
  • Eat fish & chips.
  • Explore Brighton Marina.
  • Must-See: The Royal Pavilion.
  • Enjoy the view from BA i360 Viewing Tower.
  • Shop on North Laine.
  • Get lost along The Lanes.

Where is Brighton Pride?

Brighton and Hove2018, 2017, 2016.
Brighton2019Preston Park
Brighton Pride/Event locations

Is Brighton its own county?

Brighton and Hove, city and unitary authority, geographic county of East Sussex, historic county of Sussex, southeastern England.

Do you need to buy tickets for Brighton Pride?

Please, see below for more information. The Parade is free so you won’t need a ticket. If you want the full Pride experience we advise you purchase Fabuloso Pride in the Park tickets for Preston Park. The Fabuloso Pride in the Park is Pride’s main fundraising event for the Rainbow Fund.

Who has performed at Brighton Pride?


Year Date Headliner(s)
2018 Sunday 5 August Jess Glynne
2019 Saturday 3 August Kylie Minogue
Sunday 4 August Jessie J, Grace Jones
2020 Saturday 1 August Mariah Carey

When is the last festival of the season in Brighton?

For the fifth time, Boundary Brighton returns to Stanmer Park, Brighton in September 2021. Saving the best for last, Boundary has officially been labelled as the last festival of festival season and we will close the 2021 festival season with a…

Is the Brighton Festival supported by the CCA?

Brighton Festival is pleased to support Brighton CCA’s annual Summer Commission 2021 as part of our commitment to bringing artists’ work to the city. It’s A Wrap! Against all the odds we delivered a safe, responsible and fun Festival that we hoped you loved just as much as we did.

Who is the director of the Brighton Festival?

Please try again later. Brighton Festival 2022 will be led jointly by Syrian architect and author, Marwa al-Sabouni and Brighton-based theatre artist Tristan Sharps, as the first Guest Co-Directors to be invited to collaborate together on the programme. What a Festival!

When is the Homeward Bound Festival in Brighton?

Homeward Bound is a celebration of the fishing and maritime industries, as well as the region’s rich folk music tradition and ocean-bound cultural heritage.This is a festival of culture and nature for the whole family! This event has been postponed from 2021.