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Fertility and egg freezing: what should women in their 30s be concerned about? 

Emily Grossman is in her late 30s and earlier this year she decided to have her eggs frozen. Now, they are in a freezer in a clinic in London. Share her personal journey into exploring her options, the realities of egg freezing and the fertility issues for women like herself. 

Thu 7 Sep • 19:00 – 20:00

Theatre • Old Courtroom
City Centre


Waterborne is an audio work using lyrical narrative to describe the afterlife of the human body in water. Listen as you look out over the water and imagine your body below the surface, as it decays and dislocates on an epic journey from an urban canal, via a tidal river, into the sea.

Combining f…

Sat 9 Sep • 12:00 – 12:45

Brighton Palace Pier
City Centre

Do drinking guidelines make sense?

Advice on our alcohol consumption can be confusing and hard to follow. Keeping track of how much we drink can help us to spot when we are overdoing it, but what exactly is a unit and how many can you consume each week? Improve your understanding of current guidelines with Richard de Visser

Thu 7 Sep • 15:00 – 16:00

Westlain 100 • Westlain
University of Brighton


Discover a new kind of live electronic music. Algorave is an international movement where dance music is made from algorithms created live by (human) musicians. Join some of the leading lights of the scene and become immersed in the rave as live projections allow you to see how music is built up fro…

Thu 7 Sep • 19:00 – 22:30

Club • Patterns
City Centre

Rebuild Brighton: an infrastructure game

In a post-apocalyptic Brighton, following environmental disaster, critical infrastructure is destroyed. Using maps and clues left by the city planners a handful of survivors set out to find what is still standing and what can be rebuilt. Survivors desperately need energy, water and communications. B…

Sat 9 Sep • 13:00 – 15:00

Brighton City Centre • exact location to be announced
City Centre

The eulogy of Toby Peach

Join Toby Peach as he enters the (not so) exclusive Cancer Club; sample chemotherapy cocktails, select the perfect funeral playlist and marvel at Willy Wonka’s life-saving stem cell machine. From diagnosis to remission, relapse and treatment, experience a young man's journey with …

Wed 6 Sep • 21:00 – 22:00

St Andrew's Church
City Centre

The Mathematikado

The Mathematikado, produced and performed by female students in 1886, parodied Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado to argue that women could master college-level maths. Find out how female students of math and science responded to social critique of their participation in traditionally male fields of …

Fri 8 Sep • 16:00 – 17:00

C122 • Checkland
University of Brighton

Is Brexit an opportunity for sustainable food production?

What does Brexit mean for agriculture in the UK, and what are its potential impacts on food security and the environment? Join leading figures from politics and academia to discuss how the Brexit process could contribute to conservation, human health and well-being in these times of political and ec…

Fri 8 Sep • 16:00 – 17:00

Sallis Benney • Grand Parade
City Centre

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