Arts + Entertainment

Together The People

Suede have now been confirmed to headline the Sunday night of Together The People on September 3rd & 4th at Preston Park in Brighton! They join many other artists including Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Peter Hook & The Light – performing Joy Division & New Order Greatest Hits Set and M. Ward. The headline children’s entertainment has also been confirmed as Aliens Love Underpants Live & Lazytown Live.

They all join the existing line up which includes Brian Wilson, with a UK festival exclusive performance of Pet Sounds in its entirety for the record’s 50th anniversary. Brian has been wooing audiences across Europe this last month and has picked up 5 star reviews in the likes of The Guardian & The Independent. Also playing are The Horrors, Hiatus Kaiyote, Gaz Coombes, Songhoy Blues & many more!

With Suede confirmed for the Sunday evening, Sunday day tickets are now available along with Saturday day and weekend tickets, which have seen unprecedented demand compared to the inaugural event last year. (1)

The full line up is now (new additions in bold):

Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds (headlining Sat 3rd Sept)
Suede (headlining Sun 4th Sept)
The Horrors
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Hiatus Kaiyote
Peter Hook & The Light – Joy Division & New Order Greatest Hits Set
Gaz Coombes
Songhoy Blues
M. Ward 
Turin Brakes
Sage Francis & B. Dolan present ‘Strange Speech, Famous Development’
Fickle Friends
Max Jury
Stevie Parker
Skinny Living
Poets Vs MCs
Chris T-T 
Matthew Logan Vasquez
Jacko Hooper
Daniel Wakeford

Tru Thoughts Takeover with Lakuta & Tru Thoughts DJs
Egyptian Blue
Atlas Wynd
Penelope Isles
Voodoo & The Crypts
Wild Front
The Rocking Horse Club
The Island Club
House Points
Frankie Furlow
Mother Me

Kids’ content:
Lazytown live
Aliens Love Underpants
Music For Aardvarks 
Poppies Parties 

Together The People is open to all ages and will host three music stages and welcome back the Incredible Moving Picturehouse Cinema. 2016 will also see the return of the Soapbox stage hosting a selection of talks, debates, poetry, spoken word, photography exhibitions and acoustic performances from local contributors and beyond.

As well as the programmed entertainment expect to find local street food, craft beer, roaming entertainers, children’s entertainment, arts and craft, local ales and workshops.

An exhibition of new photography by University of Brighton students commissioned by Photoworks and Together The People that will show at TTP and during October at Brighton Photo Biennial 2016 (BPB16) as well as several of the city’s libraries over the summer. The two Brighton festivals are teaming up for the first time and Photoworks will also be running family-friendly photography workshops at the Photoworks Photography Tent at Together The People. This project has been supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Together The People is an independent, greenfield, non camping, music and arts festival taking place in Preston Park, Brighton on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September 2016. The primary focus is to celebrate music, food, community, film and arts within the city of Brighton by delivering a high quality, creative, family friendly and socially aware event. In 2015 the festival was powered by bio-diesel & solar technologyre-cycled over 5.3 tonnes of waste and generated over £2,000 in public donations for local homeless charity ‘Brighton Housing Trust’.
Day tickets are now available for both days and tickets can be purchased via the following outlets:

RESIDENT MUSIC – 01273 606312

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