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Credit Jamie MacMillian

This year's Brighton Festival will return to the city with a celebration of art and culture from 1st May, extending across the whole month and possibly into June.
Credit Carlotta Luke

Brighton Dome has revealed the latest stage in the refurbishment of the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre. The Grade I and Grade II listed buildings, located on the historic Royal Pavilion Estate, are being revitalised as arts venues and facilities in the centre of Brighton. 
Credit Sam Stephenson

Glyndebourne has confirmed its plans to proceed with its annual opera festival in 2021, with adaptations to ensure the show can go on, even if social distancing is still in place.
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Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF), working together with Future Creators, a collective of local businesses, youth groups, arts and heritage organisations, has become the lead Kickstart scheme gateway organisation for the creative and cultural sector across the South East. 

If Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop seems relaxed onstage that is because he is. Storytelling comes as naturally as taking a breath to this former semi-professional footballer.
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The latest series of livestream talks featuring celebrated authors and TV personalities begin this month, produced by Fane Online in partnership with Brighton Dome, ideal entertainment during lockdown evenings at home.
Credit Rick Guest

One Dance UK has teamed up with independent director, filmmaker and photographer Rick Guest and his collaborators visual effects artist Rob Rae, and dancer Jamal Sterrett Phoenix to debut his new film Flow state, part of an on-going series which aims to promote mental wellbeing amongst the dance sector.

This Thursday, Latitude Festival and international charity ActionAid will bring some of the best comedians together for a virtual stand-up comedy gig in support of women and girls leading change.

The experience of seeing actors live on stage is under threat during the present Covid restrictions. Simon Annand's Time To Act reminds us of what we are missing while theatres are closed. Through the eyes of this legendary photographer we observe how performers get ready to face their audiences.

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF) has launched a financial support scheme for local artists to help develop their creative work and provide their input into the organisation's future plans.
Credit Richard Hubert Smith

A new documentary going behind-the-scenes of an extraordinary summer at Glyndebourne will be free for everyone to watch on Sky Arts on Sunday 20th December 2020. 
Credit Megan Gisborne Photography

Brighton Dome brings some much-needed festive fun to the city, with three live nights of comedy in the lead up to Christmas.

Tracing lines through chaotic moments in history, in his new show Bill Bailey seeks out parallels where human resilience and our ability to endure has got us through times of strife.

Brighton Dome is to open its doors this month with a series of seasonal events including storytelling, carols, talks and a classic Dickens tale.

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