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Together The People in Preston Park

PUBLISHED: 11:27 01 September 2015

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A new festival takes place in Brighton this summer celebrating music, food, comedy, film and the arts. Together The People (TTP Festival) is a 5,000 capacity green-field, non-camping festival taking place in Preston Park on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September 2015.

Featuring music across four stages with a mix of household names and local stars, some highlights include Super Furry Animals, Jose Gonzales, Billy Bragg, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Roots Manuva, Public Service Broadcasting, Lucy Rose, Levellers, Lucy Spraggan and many more.

With a strong family focus, Together The People’s celebrates music, food, community, film and arts within the city of Brighton by delivering a high quality, creative, family friendly and socially aware flagship event accessible to all.

Children under the age of 11 can go for free and there are discounted tickets for 11-15 year-olds, with a specific programme for kids that includes the hugely popular Horrible Histories & The Cat in the Hat Live on-stage! Ticket Holders can expect to see roaming performers mix in with the crowd to entertain & amaze as well as art installations and exhibitions curated by Cassette Lord and Studio 45, who will be hosting a number of workshops including spray painting and street art, screen-printing, pottery, lino-cut, woodblock printing and circus skills.

The festival will be partnered by Brighton & Hove Albion, with the club on-site all weekend with an inflatable football pitch running coaching sessions for kids, giving away prizes, photos with Gully and there might be one or two other surprises in store!

Elsewhere on the site Picturehouse Brighton showcase their Incredible Moving PictureHouse where you can pop in to see an eclectic range of films. Street Diner host the food market with the best you can get in street food. There is a Soapbox stage where debates, discussions and talks are hosted by Sea Shepherd UK, Brighton Housing Trust and Future Brighton Debate with a panel including Caroline Lucas MP will take place alongside Poetry, spoken word and literature performances hosted by Hammer & Tongue and Beach Hut Writers. There will also be a live performance piece of Revolution #10 by Joseph Young.

The organisers are all Brighton residents, with local live music promoters One Inch Badge and legendary music venue Concorde 2 driving the festival forwards. The Brighton link doesn’t stop there though, with Resident Music, Juice FM, The Argus, Drink in Brighton, Duke of York’s, Street Diner and local charity Brighton Housing Trust all being partners.

Day & Weekend Tickets for the festival are priced extremely competitively on-sale now via Local and National Outlets. More info on the festival can be found here: www.togetherthepeople.co.uk | Twitter @TTP_Festival

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