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Monday 29 April 2019

Our Place Bring Free Community Arts Events To The City During Brighton Festival 2019

Back in 2017, Brighton Festival Guest Director Kate Tempest was inspired to initiate Your Place, a project with the aim of taking the Festival out to the communities of Brighton & Hove who might not be able to participate in cultural and artistic events. 

After two successful years, Your Place has changed to Our Place in recognition of the growing partnership of residents from Hangleton & Knoll Project and Due East with support from Brighton People's Theatre.

Expect a selection of theatre, live music, dance, art, games, workshops and family entertainment on Saturday 18th May in East Brighton and Saturday 25th May in Hangleton.

Nicole Monney, community worker from Hangleton & Knoll Project, said:

"The Our Place steering committee is made up of local residents and organisations, from a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and skills. 

"We want there to be opportunities in our community that everyone can enjoy, and where cost and location isn't a barrier. 

"This is the third year we've been involved, we learn something new every time and have seen it getting bigger and better. 

"We really hope that residents and visitors discover something they'll really enjoy!"

Our Place: 

East Brighton: Saturday 18th May, from 11am, Manor Gym - Free

Hangleton: Saturday 25th May, from 10am, Hangleton Community Centre - Free

For the list of Our Place events CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley


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