#FESTIV_ALT : Brighton

Swap commercialism for community this Christmas and have a great day out while supporting local entrepreneurs and craftspeople!

somewhereto_ presents #FESTIV_ALT : Brighton – a pop-up market with a twist.

Due to bad weather on the 28th of November FESTIV_ALT:Brighton has been moved to the 12th of December.

somewhereto_ will be taking over Patterns from 2pm-7pm artists will be lighting up the space for the alternative xmas light switch on. Sculptors from Brighton University are exhibiting light based artwork and 3D projection mapping from Ithaca Audio will light up the square together with interactive LED balloons when counted down. Enjoy this free event all day with music from local bands, dancers and marke ts stalls from young designers and makers, open from midday.

FESTIV_ALT is running in several venues across the UK, with sister events happening in BirminghamLondon, Nottingham and Wakefield. The pop-up has been created by somewhereto_, a UK wide programme which unlocks free space for 16-25 year old creatives and entrepreneurs. The initiative is funded by a £7 million grant from the Big Lottery Fund.