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Creative Learning at Theatre Royal Brighton runs a programme of workshops, performances, talks, tours and events alongside the shows on its stage. 

The First Release of Brighton Fringe events will feature comedy from Paralympic, World Championship and European Championship dressage medallist Ricky Balshaw; Love and Money, a play by internationally-acclaimed writer Dennis Kelly and the return of award-winning comedy actress Joanna Neary with a show based on her comedy podcast Wife On Earth.

Following last year’s virtual sing-along, Brighton Festival Chorus (BFC) returns to the stage for its annual Christmas Concert at Brighton Dome on Sunday 12 December at 4pm. 
Credit Vicki McManus

Budding young circus performers are preparing to take to the stage at Brighton Dome this December, with help from professional artists from Circolombia.

When the lights go up at the start of the performances of Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show at The Brighton Centre next month, the excitement will be palpable, not just from the audience but very much from all the performers too.
Credit David-Geli

Komedia has teamed up with leading independent comedy promoters Little Wander for a fresh take on their weekend stand-up comedy offering.
Credit Vic Frankowski

Brighton city centre will once again be filled with a sea of colour and creativity as thousands of school children, teachers and volunteers celebrate the return of the Brighton Festival Children's Parade after a two-year gap on Saturday 7th May 2022.
Credit Rosie Powell

This year, Towner Eastbourne invited members of the LGBTQIA+ community in East Sussex to take part in a unique creative project, exploring personal responses to artworks in the Towner Collection, through a queer lens. 
Credit Matt Crockett

Could there be anything more contemporary than a comedy show with masks which looks to bring people together? That's what Nina Conti is aiming to achieve with The Dating Show, her new show coming to Brighton Dome next Tuesday 30th November, 

Co-writer Henry Lewis Olivier, of West End hit, Groan Ups, talks about the comedic coming-of-age production that is playing Theatre Royal Brighton until the end of this week.
Credit Steve Tanner

Brighton Festival, the biggest annual multi-arts festival in England returns next May with boundary-breaking contemporary dance from Hofesh Shechter Company and innovative theatre from the critically-acclaimed Wise Children.

Theatrical percussion group Stomp is returning home to the city where it all began in early 2022 – all in the name of raising funds for a much-loved Brighton venue.
Credit Steve Bell

This Christmas instead of stressing about what gifts to buy friends and family, why not choose a unique surprise from Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF) that will help support the arts charity in its recovery from the pandemic.

Are you ready to step through the door marked No. 9? Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith will be bringing their An Evening Inside No. 9 show to Brighton, next month. 

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