The Children's Parade will return on Saturday, May 7, starting at 10.30am in Jubilee Street                                   Photo/Vic Frankowski
The Children's Parade will return on Saturday, May 7, starting at 10.30am in Jubilee Street Photo/Vic Frankowski

Brighton Festival 2022: Guide to what's on for the opening weekend, where to go and how to get tickets

The Brighton Festival kicks off this weekend, May 7 and 8, with an eclectic programme of world and UK premieres, pop-up community events and live performances across the city.

By Nicola Caines
Thursday, 5th May 2022, 1:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th May 2022, 1:43 pm

This year's festival is set to include 150 events, exhibitions and installations from May 7-29. Of those, 36 events are free, 124 events or installations will take place indoors across multiple venues and 26 will take place outdoors across multiple sites or locations.

There will be 101 performances with tickets costing £10 or less and 10 events or digital projects will take place online.

All events can be booked online at brightonfestival.org where people can also explore the festival's full programme.

Flick through our gallery below to see what events and performances are taking place over the opening weekend.

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