Brighton homeless charity boss challenges business community to back fundraising bike ride

A Brighton charity boss has challenged the business community to back a fundraising bike ride in aid of the homeless. Andy Winter, chief executive of Brighton Housing Trust (BHT), wants firms and their staff to sign up for the 2018 Greater Brighton Cycle Challenge. The ride is...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 11:45 pm

Wreckless Eric – going the ‘Whole Wide World’ from Newhaven to New York

Sometimes in life and indeed in the world of punk and new wave, there are underdogs and underachievers that simply won’t lie down and give up. There’s tons of them when you think about it. These John Otway’s of our musical world move on and reinvent themselves and refuse to...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 11:22 pm

Brighton woman given maundy money by the Queen

A Brighton woman who has served at the heart of her community for decades was one of the recipients of maundy money from the Queen this year. Arlene Collins, who turns 80 this month, took part in the historic ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Mrs Collins, of Bursted...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 7:51 pm

Brighton Acoustic Session promises a relaxed evening of folk and roots

The Brighton Acoustic Session promises another evening of folk and roots music tonight (Monday 2 April). The monthly event’s organisers said: “Our main guest this month is fine singer and guitarist, John De Little. “Since his usual trio is otherwise disposed...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 3:03 pm

Steve Ignorant Brighton gig moved to earlier date and different venue

Just making people aware that the Steve Ignorant’s Slice Of Life show has been rescheduled from Sunday 8th April at The Hope & Ruin in Brighton to Friday 6th April at the Prince Albert. Also appearing on the bill will be Red Raucous. Steve Ignorant is a singer/songwriter and...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 3:02 pm

Internationally renowned violinist Madeleine Mitchell to play lunchtime concert on 3rd April at 1.10pm

Madeleine Mitchell will be performing music by 3 Sussex composers – Howard Blake OBE, John Ireland and Martin Butler at Brighton’s Chapel Royal, North Street, Brighton, BN1 1EA Tel: 01273 328767 The performance takes place from 1.10-1.55pm and will feature Madeleine...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 2:12 pm
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Hove venue to host international concert duo

Internationally acclaimed Danish musicians Michala Petri and Lars Hannibal are to perform in the 2018 Butterfly Concert series organised by Sussex based composer and musician Stephanie Cant. The evening at the Bishop Hannington Church on Saturday, April 21st, marks a welcome...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 11:58 am
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Brighton band Sweet Facility playing Green Door Store for EP release

Brighton band Sweet Facility are Luka Glisovic (vocals, bass), Matt Willis (guitar) and Torin Moore (drums) and on Tuesday 3rd April the guys will be presenting their debut EP ‘The Gap’ with a gig at the Green Door Store in Brighton. They have only been on the music scene since...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018 at 12:44 am