Brighton Fringe 2023 takes place from May 5 to June 4 and is ready to present to Brighton and beyond more than 700 events tailored for everyone.
Brighton Fringe works closely with local and national organisations to offer bursaries and opportunities to participants to bring their work to life at Brighton Fringe.
Here are the bursary winner for the categories: tours, exhibitions, events, films and spoken literature and word.
GEOFFREY MEAD'S CLIFTON AND MONTPELIER TOUR, MAY 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 AND JUNE 2, 3. £8 (MEET: St Nicholas Church Main Door)
Clifton Hill, Montpelier and Powis is an area located on the fringe of central Brighton, and a largely untouched 19th century, inner city, "West End" area, with distinctive architecture and a particular social history. This tour looks at the geology, geography, history and social nature of the area, in a 90-minute stroll.
Bursary Winner: Lion's Bursary
I AM MORE THAN, MAY 5-31.(Friends' Meeting House)
‘I AM MORE THAN’ is a project set up by Equinox women’s project supporting women in the city who are experiencing homelessness to use their creative voices to tell their communities who they are and that they are not defined by homelessness or any of the many issues that run alongside it. It aims to help women to challenge their own negative belief systems about themselves and help them regain self-worth and confidence.
Bursary Winner: Irene Mensah/UrbanFlo
OUTSIDE, IN THE LANEWAY, UNDER THE STARS, MAY 5-14. £8 (Sweet @ The Welly)
Navigating one’s queerness is a lifelong odyssey! Three-time Prague Fringe Award nominee John Arthur Sweet makes his second appearance in Brighton with an autobiographical two-part mélange of theatrical monologue, storytelling, and spoken word. This is the tale of a gay, bullied, small-town Canadian kid who found refuge in theatre.
Bursary Winner: Legal & General
PARTY CLOTHES SWAP, MAY 6. £4 (The Rose Hill)
Get yourself some amazing new (to you) clothes while saying no thanks to fast fashion.
Bursary Winner: Bird and Blend SustainabiliTEA
COMMUNI-TIES FROM THE PAST, MAY 13, 14. (The Bevy)
'Communi-ties from the Past' is an intergenerational performance art event. Created in collaboration with residents of all ages from Bevendean and Moulsecoomb, this piece explores the sense of community people have felt over time in a fresh and interactive way. Combining dance, artwork and personal stories, ‘Communi-ties from the Past’ will take place at Brighton’s bustling community-owned pub, The Bevy.
Bursary Winner: South East Dance
MANIFESTING, MAY 11, 12. £8 (The Actors - Back Bar)
'Spit the Ink' return with its third offering, packed to the brim with comedy, poetry, and spoken word for your viewing pleasure. Alongside the original lineup, we have some incredibly talented additions.
Bursary Winner: Encore Insure Bursary
By Federica Purcaro (University of Brighton Press Placement) Brighton Fringe 2023 is returning this year...