Brighton Festival

              “Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events – taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May.”  


Echo/ Chamber

6 Lessons We’ve Learned From Making Our First Digital Performance Piece by Antonia Georieva & Aslant Theatre   If you are new to the world of digital performance like we were a couple of months ago, questions of form inevitably come to the forefront: is it live-streamed or pre-recorded; if live, does it take place […]


BREXIT – the 5 ingredients of Populism

We’re finally in Brighton. Today I’ve been walking about flyering a little bit while enjoying the city at the same time. Given that yesterday I woke up at 5 am and didn’t go to bed until 2 am of the following day I’m feeling a bit weak, to say the least. In any case, I’m […]


Diving into Brighton Festival

Day 1 of reviewing in the festival Morning All…As I wake from a groggy week of work the sun is shining on the next month of wonder and inspiration. My window view is where I start my reviewing season.   Quick stop for a training course where alas I miss the review teams breakfast I […]


Brighton Venue Focus: The Old Market

11a Upper Market Street, Hove, BN3 1AS (map) Box Office: 01273 201 801 The Old Market is a leading arts venue in the city of Brighton and Hove. Their rich programme covers all genres and the quality is consistently high with plenty of original and ground-breaking work on offer. This year it looks more innovative […]


Brighton Festival: Early Highlights for 2019

          Brighton Festival returns… “In 2016 Brighton Festival celebrated 50 years of commissioning and producing innovative arts and culture with Guest Director Laurie Anderson at the helm. In 2017, we welcomed Guest Director Kate Tempest, followed by visual artist David Shrigley in 2018. This year, we are delighted to welcome Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist, Rokia Traoré as […]