Arts news

Battery Operated Orchestra play brilliant Brighton gig

BATTERY OPERATED ORCHESTRA + FRUITY WATER + COSMIC CAZ – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 15.6.18 Last Friday, the lucky punters at Brighton’s Green Door Store were treated to an awesome performance by local leading synth act the Battery Operated Orchestra. The event took place...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018 at 12:15 am

June’s Brighton Album Chart Show

Brighton is one of the most eccentric, eclectic, bohemian and vibrant cities in the UK. It has stamped its mark on worldwide music culture and has given birth to tons of successful artists and bands. So welcome to our chart, based on the buying habits of the people of Brighton!...
Posted On 18 Jun 2018 at 2:00 pm

Brighton band Red Deer People final gig report

RED DEER PEOPLE + SQUID + NIGHT VISION – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 14.6.18 The Brighton & Hove News music team were witness to the farewell concert by Brighton band Red Deer People at the Hope & Ruin last Thursday night. It wasn’t a sad evening that band members...
Posted On 18 Jun 2018 at 9:35 am

Open air cinema opens on Brighton beach

Brighton’s new beach cinema opened today, kicking off a summer of seaside screenings with the Disney hit Moana. The Luna Beach cinema will show a mixture of films, including kids’ films, classics and more recent releases, as well as World Cup and Wimbledon matches....
Posted On 15 Jun 2018 at 2:12 pm

Brighton graduate wins national portrait prize

A Brighton-educated painter has won a leading national art prize for a portrait of her mother. Miriam Escofet, who studied 3D design at the recently demolished Brighton Art School, now part of Brighton University, has won the BP Portrait Award. She was presented with the £35,000...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018 at 12:15 pm

Brighton prepares to celebrate Refugee Week

For 20 years Brighton and Hove has celebrated Refugee Week with events highlighting refugees’ contributions, resilience and creativity. This year Refugee Week runs from Monday 18 June to Sunday 24 June, with events in Brighton starting on Saturday (16 June). They include...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018 at 10:12 pm

First wave UK punks excite Brighton crowd

THE VIBRATORS + PENNY BLOOD + STONE HEROES – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 9.6.18 I have recently had a bit of a gig drought and as a result of this I was really looking forward to seeing The Vibrators perform tonight at The Prince Albert. I have followed them from my early...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018 at 3:21 pm

The inaugural Utopia All-Dayer in Brighton passes off perfectly

TOY + FEWS + IS BLISS + BAD NERVES + ATLAS WYND + PEEPING DREXELS + SKINNY MILK + HEIRLOOM + BUDDHA BLOOD + SUN SCREAM – THE GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 9.6.18 The guys behind yesterday’s inaugural Utopia All-Dayer held at Brighton’s Green Door Store, which is conveniently...
Posted On 10 Jun 2018 at 10:44 pm

Red Deer People set to play farewell show in Brighton

The Brighton & Hove News music teams first gig of the year was back on 3rd January 2018 where we reported on a gig at the Green Door Store that featured local band Red Deer People. We have sadly caught wind that Jo, Stuart, Sammy and Martin aka Red Deer People are in fact...
Posted On 09 Jun 2018 at 1:44 pm

The Green Door Store hosting FREE music gig this Friday!

Well what do you know, those lovely people at Brighton’s Green Door Store have lined up a FREE concert featuring three decent local acts this coming Friday 15th June from 7pm to 10pm. The Green Door Store is conveniently located immediately below Brighton’s mainline railway...
Posted On 09 Jun 2018 at 1:47 am