BPF18 Launch Trail and Party

Posted 23 September

We look forward to welcoming everybody to the launch of Brighton Photo Fringe 2018.

Saturday 29 September

17.00 - 20.00Regency Town House The evening kicks off with Brewdog beers and a series of new exhibitions at Regency Town House:

Tim Andrews: Over Hills and Seas Simon Roberts: The Brexit Lexicon Barry Falk: Thresholds of the Mind Elin Karlsson: Made For Life Matthew Beach: Prospect for the More-Than-Human MiniClick Collective: United and Industrious

18.00 - 21.00Phoenix Brighton The BPF18 Collectives' Hub will open with a range of new exhibitions from the following collectives:

Revolv / London Alternative Photography Collective / New Grounds / Creative Storm / My Brighton & Hove Project / Ontic / MAP6 / Form

Showing alongside these exhibitions will be the OPEN18 Young Photographers award; Reflections of Us, a project for young people led by Jamila Prowse of Typical Girls Magazine; a showcase by Metro Imaging staff and mentees and a project by the Rocket Artists in their studio.

20.00 Opening speeches in the main gallery, Phoenix Brighton

18.00 - 21.00 ONCA Gallery

OPEN18 SOLO winner Sarah Howe's exhibition Consider Falling, with the 20 short-listed OPEN18 SOLO artists. In the basement, the OPEN18 Moving Image finalists.

21.00 - 23.30 Launch Party at Carousel's

Following the openings, please join us for the official launch party at Carousel's for celebrating, dancing and, of course, photography.

This event is ticketed in order to help us raise ongoing funds for the BPF programme. Over 18s only - please bring ID. Limited tickets on the door and limited numbers inside. Book your ticket now and arrive early to ensure entry.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Important Information:

  • Paid bar, cash or card
  • Bar until 11pm, dancing until midnight.
  • We recommend you bring cash. There is an ATM at the venue but it charges £1.85.
  • Fish & Chip kiosk open until 9.30pm on site.


Carousel's 216-225 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1N

Beers at Regency Town House sponsored by Brewdog

image: Alex Bamford, Carousel, 2018

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