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Brighton Festival chief executive: Working together is the best way to secure the future of the arts – The Argus


The Argus

Brighton Festival chief executive: Working together is the best way to secure the future of the arts
The Argus
THIS week we announced the programme for the 52nd Brighton Festival with the world-renowned artist David Shrigley as Guest Director. With David's help, the programme is more varied and wide-ranging than ever, reflecting his offbeat and darkly humorous ...

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Revealed: the highlights of Brighton Festival 2018 – The Argus


The Argus

Revealed: the highlights of Brighton Festival 2018
The Argus
He is presenting an “alternative pantomime” called Problem In Brighton, based around Albert Camus’ novel The Myth Of Sisyphus, and Life Model II which invites festivalgoers to draw a sculpture of a nine-foot woman. The director has also got a number of
Brighton Festival publishes full programme todayBrighton and Hove News
Brighton Festival 2018 launches with Guest Director David ShrigleyThe Arts Desk
Brighton Festival Lineup out Today! See the Highlights here!Brighton Journal (press release) (blog)

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Royal Pavilion and museum staff to lift strike threat as council reviews handover to Brighton Festival – Brighton and Hove News

Brighton and Hove NewsRoyal Pavilion and museum staff to lift strike threat as council reviews handover to Brighton FestivalBrighton and Hove NewsStaff at the Royal Pavilion and Museums service are expected to lift their threat of a strike after a new … read more

Paintings to inspire next year’s Children’s Parade – Brighton and Hove News


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Paintings to inspire next year’s Children’s Parade
Brighton and Hove News
Pippa Smith, Brighton Festival’s children and family programmer says: “We were so impressed by the way that schools took their poems to heart last year and we believe that the same will happen with the paintings. “The works will be studied and explored

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David Shrigley announced as Brighton Festival guest director for 2018 – The Stage


The Stage

David Shrigley announced as Brighton Festival guest director for 2018
The Stage
Calixto Bieito’s The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety, presented by the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival and Holland Festival, has also been announced for the programme. Other highlights …
David Shrigley to be next Brighton Festival guest directorBrighton and Hove News
David Shrigley announced as the guest director of the Brighton Festival 2018The Argus
David Shrigley To Chair Brighton Festival 2018Clash Magazine

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David Shrigley to be next Brighton Festival guest director – Brighton and Hove News


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David Shrigley to be next Brighton Festival guest director
Brighton and Hove News
Shrigley said: “The great thing about Brighton Festival is that you see things that are really thrilling and wonderful that you’ve never heard of before. What I’m looking forward to about the role of guest director is having the opportunity to not only
David Shrigley announced as the guest director of the Brighton Festival 2018The Argus
David Shrigley To Chair Brighton Festival 2018Clash Magazine

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Kate Tempest: guest directing Brighton Festival has been “crazy” – The Argus


Kate Tempest: guest directing Brighton Festival has been “crazy”
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The musician and poet followed artist Laurie Anderson, last year’s guest director, in curating the 51st edition of the three-week event. Tempest has performed a number of times at the festival, from community stages in Whitehawk and East Brighton as

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Tristan and Yseult review at the Brighton Festival – ‘a fizzing, intoxicating cocktail’ – The Stage


Tristan and Yseult review at the Brighton Festival – ‘a fizzing, intoxicating cocktail’
The Stage
Kneehigh’s revival of its hit Tristan and Yseult – premiering at the Brighton Festival before touring – is a vibrant, vivid whirlwind of a show. Director/adaptor Emma Rice brings her usual wit and inventiveness to the proceedings in a piece that
Review: Tristan and Yseult (Theatre Royal, Brighton Festival)WhatsOnStage.com

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Souvenir review at Theatre Royal, Brighton – ‘engaging, eclectic style’ – The Stage


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Souvenir review at Theatre Royal, Brighton – ‘engaging, eclectic style’
The Stage
Cabaret star Meow Meow brings her engaging, eclectic style to the Brighton Festival for this specially commissioned song cycle on the history of the city’s Theatre Royal. A singer of admirable range, Meow Meow is also a skilled comedian: beneath the …

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