Brighton Festival 2017

This year's Brighton Festival - along with the accompanying Fringe, Open Houses and Great Escape events - promise 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.

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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.

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