Cannabis performing at the Brighton Festival © Erinisfunky
Since 1966, this entertaining arts festival has featured talented local and international contributors to the world of graphic art, theatre, circus, music, dance, film and literature. The Brighton Festival is England's largest event of its kind and is one of the highlights of the British cultural calendar. The Artists Open House allows visitors into artists' homes to view and purchase their work in intimate, personal surroundings, while live performances and other exhibitions take place throughout the city during the month of May, some free and some ticketed. Check the official website listed below for the full programme and other details.