TODAY marks the long-awaited return of indoor events as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

As Brighton Festival enters its third week, theatres, galleries and art installations can finally reopen – and there is plenty to see and do around the city.

Brighton Dome’s Concert Hall reopens with classical concerts from world-renowned musicians, including Chineke! Chamber Ensemble and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, contemporary music from Cornish-Welsh musician Gwenno and the return of Live is Alive! showcasing the best of Brighton’s music scene.

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In Dukes Lane, two shops have been transformed into art installations from actress Jane Horrocks and theatre director Tim Crouch.

Fabrica Gallery in Duke Street has been turned into a fairytale forest as it opens internationally renowned artist Olafur Eliasson’s The Forked Forest Path installation.

At the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts at the University of Sussex, audiences can step inside the Big Bang as HALO creates a multisensory experience fusing art, science and music.

In Worthing, a new adaptation of The War of the Worlds by Rhum & Clay Theatre Company is opening at the Connaught Theatre.

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And at Brighton Girls School, much loved authors and writers will be doing talks, including Craig Brown on The Beatles, and writers Aida Edemariam, Nikesh Shukla and filmmaker Stella Corradi discuss how they tackle the retelling of history.

The festival, which features British and Ethiopian poet, playwright and broadcaster, Lemn Sissay MBE as its guest director this year, runs until May 31.

In line with regulations, all ticketed events must be booked in advance.

All events will be equipped for social distancing, including reduced capacity seating, bookings in household bubbles and full safety measures implemented across all sites.

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