Check out the fantastic venues where we will be hosting the Brighton Book Festival events.
Afrori have created a bookstore offering their customers one of the biggest selection of books by black authors in one place. They have also put together a team of reviewers who review the books they read you can find them on our YouTube channel Afrori Reads.
In October 2021 they successfully crowdfunded and raised enough money to open their bookshop in Lighthouse in the North Laines of Brighton. Here they have a smaller selection of the books that are available online. The bookshop is a great place to browse have a coffee (bring your own) and just chill in a safe space.
You can find Lighthouse's accessibility details here.
The Feminist Bookshop is a radical independent bookshop and plant-based coffee shop based in central Brighton. At the bookshop they seek to support, celebrate and promote women, non-binary and marginalised writers, creatives and entrepreneurs in all that they do. They stock a range of books written by and about women, non-binary and marginalised people, host events and provide a space to talk about the issues that affect us all.
You can find The Feminist Bookshop's accessibility details here.
Opened on 22 September 1910, the Grade II-listed Duke of York's is the UK's oldest purpose-built cinema, as verified by the Cinema Theatres Association. Over its one hundred years, it has gone from Edwardian Picture Palace to 'fleapit' to a leading independent and much-loved Brighton cinema.
The Duke of York's accessibility details can be found here.
Located below the theatre in in the iconic Marlborough Hotel building in Brighton, The Actors takes its inspiration from the theatre pubs that have, since the Victorian era, been a feature of the city’s rich relationship with the performing arts. They are a comfortable pub and space for everybody from all communities in Brighton!