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Brighton Rocks!

Tired of hanging around at airports wondering if your flight is going to be delayed? There’s a lot happening in the UK in May, so why not take the train, bus or car to one of the big events at home?

You can boogie in Brighton virtually all month, from the 7th of May until the 29th, at one of Britain’s biggest cultural events, reports the Daily Telegraph.

There’s something for everyone at the town's amazing festival, so whether you’re young and single or taking a break with the family, you can choose from performances of classical and contemporary music, dance, circus, theatre and events for children.

The heavyweight stuff includes ‘As You Like It’ (May 26th-29th), presented by Shakespeare’s Globe touring company, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields performing Haydn and Brahms and big names such as Polly Toynbee, PD James and Melvyn Bragg are offering literary sessions. This year Burmese human-rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, is guest director.

You can also embrace the seaside spirit of Brighton and all the town has to offer. Visit the town’s iconic 19th century Royal Pavillion, designed by John Nash in the 1820s, its grade 1 listed Pier and take a stroll on its pebbly beach. This South Coast ‘arty’ town was the setting of Graham Greene’s novel Brighton Rock and the film was re-made last year.

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