Brighton Festival Fringe

Hullabaloo Community Quire invites you to join and sing in support of Amnesty’s 50th anniversary

Anyone who loves to sing in riotous harmony is warmly invited to come along to Hullabaloo Community Quire’s open rehearsal evenings on 9 and 16 January. We are holding two open rehearsals to kick start our term and to welcome new (and returning) members … especially men! As well as getting up to our usual [...]

Brighton Festival Fringe Flash Mob – were you there?

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Brighton Festival Fringe sponsors, Citroen, have just released their video of behind the scenes footage of one of the best kept secrets of this year’s event. The opening day of the 2011 Brighton Festival Fringe saw a flash mob choir belt out their own version of Kaiser Chief’s ‘I Predict A Riot’. The flash mob [...]

Brighton Youth Orchestra at Brighton Festival Fringe

Brighton Youth Orchestra at Brighton Festival Fringe

The Brighton Youth Orchestra will perform with two internationally famous musicians at a concert on Sunday 15th May at St Bartholomew’s Church, as part of the Brighton Festival Fringe. The Orchestra will be joined by soprano Elena Xanthoudakis, who recently sang at the New York Metropolitan Opera, and the violinist Valtie Nunn for a programme [...]

Metamorphosis at Brighton Festival Fringe

As part of the Fringe festival Exit Stage Left proudly present Steven Berkoff’s adaptation of Franz Kafka’s seminal piece ‘Metamorphosis’. As Gregor Samsa awakes one morning from uneasy dreams, he finds himself transformed into a gigantic insect. The play follows Gregor’s struggle to overcome the prejudice he faces from his family and society in general, [...]

Frankenstein

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Based on Mary Shelley’s novel, directed by Britt Forsberg, performed by Manuel Lavandera. “What have I become?” A Solo Show Performance full of emotion, intensity and anguish…in which a man’s happiness turns to madness. “Where can one find love…everyone needs someone to love” At some time in our life nature prompts us to fight not [...]

BREMF at Brighton Festival Fringe

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Brighton Early Music will be putting on five events as part of the Brighton Festival this May. Between the 9th and the 22nd of May, Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) will put on a programme of music from the 12th to the 18th centuries, including Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, works by Monteverdi and even intimate Elizabethan [...]

Comedy Theatre @ Brighton Festival Fringe: The Cock & Tail Inn

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Brighton filmmakers, Driftwood Productions, return to The Festival Fringe with the world premiere of their 70s stage comedy, The Cock & Tail Inn. A fast-paced, gag-filled production in the vein of Only Fools & Horses and Father Ted (yet more risqué!) Eight pub regulars fight over the inheritance of the recently deceased barfly, Spider. His [...]

Billy Budd Sailor – in a Brighton bathroom!

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Port Hall resident Martin Lewton is aiming to become the first performer in the Brighton Fringe Festival to perform in the bath in his own bathroom. Martin, director of Brighton based theatre company Theatre North, who has performed in the Festival twice before, has decided that his current production of Billy Budd Sailor is best [...]

Brighton Festival Fringe goes classical

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Brighton Early Music have announced that it will be putting on five events as part of the Brighton Festival this May. Between the 9th and the 22nd of May, Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) will put on a programme of music from the 12th to the 18th centuries, including Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, works by Monteverdi [...]

Brighton Festival Fringe: Jamie McCartney’s ‘The Great Wall of Vagina’

McCartney’s exhibition has certainly got the art world talking – it’ll premiere at the Brighton Festival Fringe this May at: Jamie McCartney Sculpture Studios 7 Ship Street Gardens BN1 1AJ

Carrie Reichardt (aka The Baroness) ‘MAD IN ENGLAND’ Private View TONIGHT at Ink_d Gallery

UK renegade potter and leading anarchist Carrie Reichardt will be bringing an eccentric twist to all things British at Ink_d Gallery. As we build up towards the media frenzy of The Royal Wedding, non conformist Reichardt has decided to stick two fingers up the only way she can by debuting her and Solo Show – [...]

‘Art Car’ to be created as Citroën are confirmed as Brighton Festival Fringe 2011 sponsors

The Brighton Festival Fringe Programme has been announced, and with it the fantastic news that artrepublic will once again be title sponsors of ‘Visual Arts‘ for a third year – working with NEW headline sponsor Citroën. Plans are already underway for an exciting collaboration between artrepublic and Citroën, where a brand new car will be [...]

Brighton Festival Fringe appoints new director

Organisers of the Brighton Festival Fringe have announced the appointment of a new festival director. Michael Bedingfield will move on from his current job as the Chief Executive of South East Tourism to take up his new role on February 7th. Bedingfield has a wealth of experience in tourism and events marketing, having held previous [...]

Sites still available for Brighton Festival Fringe

Organisers for the Brighton Festival Fringe have announced three key sites are still available at some of the city’s landmarks. Festival bosses are inviting proposals for groups interested in occupying sites at The Level, the Old Steine and St Peter’s Church. Some tents will be noticeably absent from the next Festival Fringe, including Freerange, who [...]

Festival Fringe organisers in legal dispute with venue

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Organisers of the Brighton Festival Fringe have been forced to take out legal action against a venue that they believe has been unable to fulfil payments to organisers. Fringe bosses believe Futuretents, in charge of running the Freerange tent at St Peter’s Church, do not have the financial means to pay promoters and suppliers. Heather [...]