Every year since 1967, Brighton festival has celebrated its unique and creative city with a celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events, with particular emphasis on the home.

Now one of Europe’s leading arts festivals, Brighton Festival is known for its ambitious and daring programme that aims to make the most of the city’s distinctive cultural atmosphere, drawing some of the most innovative artists and companies (and adventurous audiences) from the UK and around the world.

This year, the festival marks its milestone 50th year. Taking place from 7-29 May 2016, it will feature a wide range of international, national and local artists and companies including site-specific pieces, exclusives, world and UK premieres. All outdoor performances will be powered by solar energy.


The list of events can be consulted on the festival website.


There are lots of free events during Brighton Festival and If you do want to buy an entry to a ticketed event, many cost £10 or less. If you’re under 26 or over 60, you can also book the best available seats for £10 In person on many events, on the door from half an hour before the show. (see Festival Standby). There is also a multi-buy option for those wishing to see many events, where the 6th ticket you buy is free.

Why by motorhome?

Beat the stress of trying to find accommodation during this busy period by staying in your temporary home-on-wheels! A motorhome rental is cheaper than staying in a hotel, and even cheap hostels fill up quickly in Brighton during these popular three weeks, especially in the centre. What’s more, Brighton Festival is spread out all over the city, and the added flexibility will allow you to visit as many events as possible. You will be able to park closer to the events that are out of the city centre and avoid taxi costs for getting back.

Although Brighton Festival is not a closed off festival, events are taking place all over Brighton and Hove, in both small and large venues. The added flexibility of a motorhome will allow you to visit as many events as possible. You will be able to park closer to the events that are out of the city centre and avoid taxi costs for getting back. Access to food, drink and toilets in the many varied venues may be limited on the busier days. You don’t have to worry though, you can just head to your campervan.

Before the festival gets started, why not visit the rest tht Brighton has to offer?

Brighton Pier

From the famous landmark Brighton Pier, take a walk along the pier and try some local fish and chips.

The Lanes: If you’re into shopping, Brighton has one of the best collections of vintage and second-hand shops in the whole of the UK. You can find that perfect unique outfit or book. This area is also full of quaint coffee shops for a break from the festival.

Cycling tours: If you’re looking for a bit of time away from the festival, Brighton is the cycling capital of the UK and offers many different cycling routes to discover the surrounding landscapes.

Devil’s Dyke is the biggest dry valley in the country and is a great day trip for families. Situated a 20 minute motorhome ride out of Brighton city centre, it offers great views of the Downs and sea views to the south.  Hang-gliding is very popular here.

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