Brighton shortlisted by Channel 4 as potential creative hub

Brighton has been shortlisted by Channel 4 as a potential location for one of its “creative hubs” when the broadcaster moves 300 staff out of London. The shortlist announced today (Wednesday 30 May) sees Brighton up against the likes of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff,...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 11:52 pm

Brighton Fringe Review: Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tours *****

https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/guru-dudus-silent-disco-walking-tours-125379/ “There’s a special device in your silent disco headsets that auto-tunes your voice so it sounds exactly like the original; so when you’re singing out loud just go for it, it’ll...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 10:41 pm

Brighton police appeal for help to find wanted man

Police in Brighton have issued a public appeal for help finding a wanted man known by various names. Sussex Police said: “Police want to speak to this man in connection with a number of incidents in Brighton. “The man, known variously as Coffin Syrus, Kofey Cyrus and Koffey...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 10:18 pm

Neighbours fight plans for eight-storey block of flats on Hove seafront

Neighbours have banded together to fight plans for an eight-storey block of flats on Hove seafront. So far Brighton and Hove City Council has received 72 letters of objection to the proposals to demolish three homes at 239-243 Kingsway to build the block of 37 flats. One of them,...

Brighton Festival Young Poets’ Winning Words

Peacock Poetry Prize winners announced The winners of the Peacock Poetry Prize 2018 – an annual creative writing competition produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) and supported by Lulu.com – have been announced. The...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 4:31 pm

Brighton Festival Review: Poets and Illustrators***

Poets and Illustrators Sat 26 May 8pm St George’s Church With Hollie McNish, Bridget Minamore, Toby Campion & Theresa Lola Illustrations by Jess Wilson & Cressida Djambov This one-off show brought together five renowned young poets exploring the theme of “hard...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 4:12 pm

Brighton Fringe Review: The Gingerbread Man *****

The Gingerbread Man By Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company The Hat, The Warren 27th May This new show from the theatre company Stuff and Nonsense was quite frankly the best thing I’ve seen in the Brighton Fringe this year. Although this show was aimed at ages 3 plus, it was quite...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 4:02 pm

Brighton Fringe Review – And the Devil Will Drag You Under****

And the Devil Will Drag You Under – Desmond O’ Connor. Spiegeltent, Old Steine Brighton, 26th May 2018 Saturday night at the Spiegeltent and an expectant Brighton crowd are seated and then greeted by, well…. The Devil. A Devil that blows flames out of his...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 3:54 pm

Green leader quits – Caroline Lucas to focus on MP role

Caroline Lucas has announced that she will stand down as joint leader of the Green Party to focus on her work in Parliament and as a constituency MP. Her two-year term of office – as joint leader with Jonathan Bartley – is due to end in September. The Brighton...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 1:42 am

Look forward to a right old Xmas knees up with Bad Manners in Brighton

The height of summer isn’t even here yet and here I am informing you about a right old Christmas knees up event taking place at the Concorde 2 on Brighton seafront on Sunday 23rd December! Well someone had to do it I guess. Buster Bloodvessel and his band Bad Manners will return...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 1:10 am