Brighton is one of the UK’s best-known and loved seaside resorts and in 2017 was hailed as the “happiest place to live in the UK” according to a nationwide survey. The city has launched the careers of many artists; it’s where rock band The Kooks formed, and the site of ABBAs 1974 Eurovision win. As for Brighton theatre, the town is home to the second largest fringe festival in the UK after Edinburgh. Every May, Brighton becomes ‘Fringe City’ and plays hosts to an array of different events, from live theatre and music, to craft fairs, a children’s parade and exhibitions. Its many performance venues include the Theatre Royal Brighton, a popular destination for touring shows.