in Sussex 2018

Join quirky artist David Shrigley on his voyage of discovery as the guest director of this year's Brighton Festival

Features to pique your interest

It surprises people that I’m so normal, says thoroughly modern medium T J Higgs

Aliens, zombies and monsters! The creations of author Aaron Blecha are in an exhibition at Hove Museum

Pop superstar Lionel Richie is playing a show in Hove this summer

Plump and succulent scallops are on the menu at the annual Rye Bay Scallop Week festival

Book yourself a ringside seat for Worthing’s Summer of Circus as Early Bird tickets go on sale

Three BRIT nominations for Rag’n’ Bone Man – plus his new role with Brighton music charity ActiveAudio

Pick your favourite flowers from this museum collection

Quirky artist David Shrigley is the guest director of this year’s Brighton Festival with appearances by Jacqueline Wilson, Robert Peston, Brett Anderson (pictured), Rachel Cusk, Rose Tremain, Michael Rosen, Shami Chakrabarti and Viv Albertine

Sussex playwright David Hare talks about his new political thriller Collateral starring Carey Mulligan

Ever wanted to ask Katie Price a question about her life? Here’s your chance…

Not going out? Don’t be silly: go and see Tim Vine’s new show

A unique exhibition at Petworth House celebrates the “radical” poet and painter William Blake

Classical music’s rising stars join the London Philharmonic Orchestra for a season in Brighton

Pop art by ground-breaking artists of the 1950s and 1960s is celebrated in a major new exhibition

Pop superstars Earth Wind & Fire, Elvis Costello and Steve Winwood top the bill at this year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival. Tickets on sale now

Wozniacki and Konta confirmed to play at Eastbourne tennis tournament as tickets go on sale

On exhibition: the work of a virtually unknown textile designer that has only recently been discovered 

Sussex actress Tara Fitzgerald is in the BBC’s chilling new psychological thriller Requiem

How to live the dream and become an author: talks by four authors


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