BPF16 Launch Trail

1 October

King's House, The Regency Town House, ONCA, Outdoors at St Peter's Church, Phoenix Brighton & Alcampo Lounge

17:00 - until Late

Join us on a trail of openings across the city taking in the vast selection of new photography exhibited at the five BPF16 Hubs. All welcome. 

BPF16 Launch trail

Collectives & Festivals Hub: King’s House
Grand Avenue, Hove
Featuring 9 Collectives, 3 European Photography Festivals & the BPF16 Trainee Curators' exhibition at the former Brighton & Hove City Council office canteen.

Then a short walk along the sea front or bus ride to:

The Regency Town House 
No 13 and No 10 Brunswick Square, Hove
6 Artists exhibit in the house and basement of this grand regency building currently in the process of being restored.

Then a short bus ride from Brunswick Square on Nos 5, 21, 25, 46 or 49 to St Peter's Church and: 

14 St George’s Place, Brighton
Map6 CollectiveThe Lithuanian Project (1-16 Oct) and later in the month Legacy FilmHemera Collective (From 19-30 Oct).

Then just across the road to St Peter's Church and: 

Outdoor Hub: St Peter's Church 

OPEN16 Shortlist; Welcome to Our Jungle and Bill Leslie's project Photography & Sculpture

Then just across the road to Phoenix Brighton. 

OPEN16 Hub: Phoenix Brighton
Waterloo Place, Brighton 
18:00–21:00 (Speeches at Phoenix Brighton 19:30)
Featuring the OPEN16 solo: Dana Ariel, OPEN16 solo shortlist showcase, OPEN16 Moving Image, OPEN16 Young Photographers, Having Our Say3 (Photovoice) and LensCulture Portrait Photography Awards 2016 showcase

Following the trail, it is a short walk to the after party at Alcampo Lounge. 

Join us to celebrate the commencement of a month of photography in the city!

Launch Party
Alcampo Lounge
London Road, Brighton
Djs + OPEN16 Longlist projection
Tickets £4.50 - purchase here

Tickets sold out last edition so get them early!

(Image: The Wanderer by Tess Hurrell (Tess Hurrell's exhibition Re-Listening is at King's House with Helen Cammock and Emma Critchley)

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