Brighton festival and Brighton Fringe festival are running at the same time every year. They are taking place in several places in Brighton and Hove for over 3 weeks from 5 to 27 May.
Festivals are full of music, theatre, dance, film, literature, acting story-telling events and many many more. There is a lot of free events as well as paid ones and free open artist houses which is a big opportunity for artists to turn their residential homes into exhibition space.
There is a Fringe City which is a free event taking place in the New Road and Jubilee Street area of Brighton.
Festival is the largest annual arts festival in England with more than 200 events every year and thousands of visitors.