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Brighton homeless charity ‘movin’ on up’ with choir

A local charity is joining forces with a choir to help homeless people in Brighton and Hove make new friends, grow their confidence and enjoy a hot meal. The Choir with No Name in partnership with Brighton Housing Trust from BHT Sussex on Vimeo. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) has...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 2:48 am

Exclusive interview with punk rock legend Rat Scabies – ahead of his Sussex appearance

The legendary drummer and founding member of The Damned, Rat Scabies, has announced a special Q & A session about the 1977 punk wars, which is set to take place at The Con Club in Lewes on Monday 21st May. Ahead of this interesting evening, the Brighton & Hove Music...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 11:55 pm

Hangleton and East Brighton residents celebrate Random Acts of Neighbourliness

Residents of Hangleton and East Brighton are being asked to share their experiences of where they live to create a visual map of their neighbourhoods as part of a new Brighton Festival initiative. Two weekends of free arts and cultural activities are being held as part of a new...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 12:41 pm

Those nutty boys Madness are coming to Brighton

“The hills are alive with the sound of Madness!”. Britain’s favourite pop band Madness will be embarking on a major UK arena tour this December and will be joined by special guests The Fratellis. ‘The Sound of Madness’ is a combination of people from North London that got...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 9:36 am
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Brighton’s IVI releases brand new single ‘Stars’

Just a quick note to say that our current ‘What’s On – Brighton & Hove News’ Facebook page cover star ‘IVI’ has released her brand new single ‘Stars’ and you can listen to it on YouTube HERE and purchase/listen to it on Spotify HERE. Find out more about IVI here:...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 11:49 pm

Music concert to be held in Brighton’s oldest surviving building – St Nicholas Church

Fancy an evening to remember? On Friday 27th April you can witness Brighton’s finest musicians in the beautifully haunting St Nicholas Church, located at the junction of Church Street and Dyke Road, just up from the Clock Tower. The three acts that are performing are: AK...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 11:50 pm

Founder member of Spandau Ballet, Steve Norman, announces hometown Brighton concert

The renowned saxophonist, guitarist, percussionist and songwriter Steve Norman was an iconic figure in Spandau Ballet. The band have had multiple hit singles including ‘True’, ‘Gold’ and ‘Through the Barricades’ and sold over 25 million records worldwide and earning numerous...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 10:31 pm

Noel Gallagher & The High Flying Birds – Brighton concert review

NOEL GALLAGHER & THE HIGH FLYING BIRDS – BRIGHTON CENTRE 22.4.18 I’ve been waiting a long time to see big brother Gallagher in his solo form and the Brighton Centre is his first port of call on the UK and Irish leg of the ‘Stranded on the Earth’ World Tour. He will also...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 9:40 pm

Brighton’s local independent record shops celebrate Record Store Day

Saturday 21st April has been a very important date in the music calendar for many people up and down the country and even internationally as it was annual Record Store Day. This is a celebration of the culture of the independently owned record shop. The day brings together fans,...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 12:32 am

Brighton gig with a difference at Bella Union

As you are probably aware that Saturday 21st April was annual Record Store Day. It’s a celebration of the culture of the independently owned record shop. The day brings together fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores right across the world. A number of records...
Posted On 22 Apr 2018 at 10:06 pm