Watch Ed Sheeran play surprise show at Brighton primary school

Ed Sheeran performs live on stage

Ed Sheeran played a surprise live set at a primary school in Brighton last week – check out the footage and images below.

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The singer-songwriter visited the Fairlight Primary and Nursery School last Friday (May 10) to meet young students and deliver a three-track acoustic performance in a special assembly.

Sheeran’s trip was organised by Create Music – the Music Hub for Brighton & Hove and East Sussex, which aims to “centre the voices of children, young people and adults” in the area (via BBC News).

The star donated five of his guitars to the school, and spoke to pupils about his hugely successful career and the importance of music education.

Headteacher Damien Jordan told BBC Radio Sussex that none of the children and only a few members of staff knew about Sheeran’s visit beforehand. He found out who the high-profile guest was just the day before.

Create Music has since shared a video of Sheeran performing his 2017 single ‘Perfect’ in front of the kids, as well as some photos of him speaking to the youngsters. See the post below.