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Take a tour around an artist's 'Open house'

How would you feel about opening your home to artists - and then welcoming strangers in to look at their work?

That's what people do every year as part of the Open Houses event during the Brighton Festival.

Andy Dickenson has been to see one of the homes taking part and speaks to homeowner and artist Charlotte Axworthy, director Judy Stevens and artist Soreh Levy.


Police concerns about missing 13 year old boy

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A 13-year-old boy who has gone missing from his home in Peacehaven is thought to be in Brighton.

Leon Anderson went missing between 5.30 and 6pm on Friday (May 5) and is known to have used his bus pass in Brighton that evening. There are concerns for who he may be associating with and where he may be staying.

He is of white and black African mixed race, 5' 9", of slim build with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who sees him is asked to contact Sussex Police.

FULL REPORT: We preview the 'biggest Brighton Festival yet'

It's that time again - when art, music and culture collide in the biggest spectacle of its kind in the country.

This year's Brighton Festival, along with the Fringe, Open Houses and Great Escape events, promises to be the biggest yet with more acts than ever.

And with musician and poet Kate Tempest at the helm, there's a heady mix of entertainment to catch in the weeks ahead.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to artist Kathy Hinde of 'For The Birds', sculptor Cathie Pilkington of 'Liferooms' and poet Tommy Sissons.


All aboard the nation's first 'solar powered buses'

It's a first not just for Brighton, but for the country. Two electric buses - powered by solar energy - have arrived in the city and are about to pick up passengers day and night.

They're completely carbon neutral and they hope to lead the charge in a revolution in sustainable transport.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Norman Baker, Tom Druitt and Julia Fry.

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