‘Brighton Festival has been at the forefront… an arts festival that makes connections with the real world’ The Times
Brighton Festival is a popular annual event: It takes place in a variety of venues across Brighton & Hove each May. Join the celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events!
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 makes 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.
Brighton Festival 2020 will open on Sat 2nd May and run until 24th. It will open with the popular Children’s Parade, produced in partnership with a Brighton based community arts charity.
However ‘Brighton Fridge’ events run throughout May 2020 from the 1st to 31st.
Stay in Steyning at Rosebud Cottage
Find out about Rosebud Cottage in Steyning: https://steyningcottages.co.uk Brighton is just 10 miles away. Trains run from Shoreham to Brighton every 10 or 15 minutes. There is also an hourly bus service from Steyning.
Visit Brighton in the winter: Avoid the crowds and find plenty of things to do!
The observation tower!
The British Airways observation tower operates throughout the year. Choose a day with good visibility and you can see fantastic views over Brighton, the Sussex coat and the surrounding countryside. You will glide up to 450 feet in a fully enclosed glass viewing pod.
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…