‘Brighton Festival has been at the forefront… an arts festival that makes connections with the real world’ The Times
Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events. It takes place in a variety of venues across Brighton & Hove and lasts for 3 weeks each May.
This year, 2019, Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist, Rokia Traoré is the Guest Director.
Leading Arts Festival
Established in 1967, the festival has become one of Europe’s leading arts festivals. It has an ambitious and daring programme which aims to make the most of the city’s distinctive cultural atmosphere. It draws on some of the most innovative artists and companies from the UK and across the world.
Getting to Brighton
Brighton is just 10 miles from Steyning. Trains run from Shoreham to Brighton every 10 or 15 minutes. There is also an hourly bus service from Steyning.
Don’t miss the annual veteran car race from London to Brighton!
The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is the longest-running motoring event in the world. The first run was in 1896, and it has taken place most years since its initial revival in 1927. To qualify, the cars must have been built before 1905.
The race is always on the first Sunday in November…