the Nightingale

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We are flying the nest…

AFTER many years in our Surrey Street home above the Grand Central pub, The Nightingale is set to fly the nest in April. The pub has recently been taken over … Continue reading

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Jan 21, 2014; A mini-season of unmissable dance

In amongst a packed season of work – condensed partly because of our issues with the water invasion – are some extraordinary dance works.  Because We Care by Simon Ellis … Continue reading

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Nov 22, 2013: Navigating stormy waters – the future of The Nightingale

  The grand old lady, that is the building that houses The Nightingale, is creaking. She is stretching at her seams and taking in water. We are doing what we … Continue reading

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Move to Stand – The Collision of Things

Brighton-based company, Move to Stand, bring the award-winning The Collision of Things to us on the 23rd and 24th of July. The show, which will tour before hitting Edinburgh Festival … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with Jo Shapland on Being In Place

Jo Shapland has been developing her Major Creative Wales Award research project Being In Place here at the Nightingale. We asked her how the work has developed during her time … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gather Ye Rosebuds Wins Best New Play Award

Silva Semerciyan’s new play Gather Ye Rosebuds premiered at the Nightingale as part of Brighton Fringe last month. One of two plays created in response to the Bulbul 2012 playwriting competition, Gather … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Still to Come at Brighton Fringe

We are almost halfway through our Fringe programme and have seen some amazing shows. Currently, we are delighted to have A Girl Called Owl with us from South Africa. This one-woman show, … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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