Brighton and Hove Albion prepare to announce new manager this afternoon

Brighton and Hove Albion are preparing to confirm Graham Potter as the club’s new manager at a press conference at 4.30pm today (Monday 20 May). Swansea City boss Potter, who turns 44 today, is expected to bring his backroom team with him from the Swans to the Seagulls. They...
Posted On 20 May 2019 at 2:53 pm

Health commissioners bring in jobs freeze and share cost-cutting merger plans

Health commissioners have brought in a jobs freeze as they prepare to decide on a series of mergers aimed in part at cutting running costs. The mergers are expected to reduce the number of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sussex from seven to three. The Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 20 May 2019 at 1:28 pm

Portslade garden centre customers raise £3k for charity

Customers at a garden centre in Portslade have raised more than £3,000 for local charities. As a result, Mayberry garden centre manager Mark Brumfitt handed over a cheque for £3,391 to two Lions Club representatives. The money – raised this year at the family-owned garden centre...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 9:30 pm

Phats & Small close St Ann’s Well Spring Festival in Hove

PHATS & SMALL + SLEEPER + STEVE MASON + ROSE ELINOR DOUGALL + SCOTT BOOTH + RUBBER JAW – ST ANN’S WELL GARDENS, HOVE 18.05.19 A lively set from Phats & Small brought the audience to their feet as the duo brought the St Ann’s Well Gardens Spring Festival to a close....
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 8:39 pm

Circus’Cision: Those That Made the Cut!

Fringe Review: Circus’Cision: Those That Made the Cut by Head First Acrobats 17 May 2019 Bosco Theatre Well if you like really sexy muscular acrobats this is the show for you. No-holds barred, hilarious action from the Fringe favourites and stalwarts of the Bosco and Spiegeltent...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 3:51 pm

A gig ‘Born in the NHS’ brings The Haunt to life

CABBAGE + THE C33’S – THE HAUNT, BRIGHTON 03.05.19 As the Cabbage adage goes, better late than never with a review of their live gig at The Haunt on Friday May 3rd. The Mossley boys hit Brighton for the first time in just over a year, on a chilly Friday evening for the...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 3:23 pm

High voltage Electric Six crank the amps

ELECTRIC SIX + SCARE TAXI – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 15.05.19 I got a tingle of excitement when I heard that Detroit’s Electric Six were bringing their sleazy fusion of rock and dance music to Sussex for two gigs this year. They play Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Friday 29th...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 1:15 pm

Review: Bunty, Cosmo Sheldrake, Alabaster De Plume

Review: Cosmo Sheldrake, Bunty, Alabaster de Plume. The Spiegeltent, 9 May 2019 It’s not often I start a gig by shouting “The Moss! North side of the trees!” repeatedly, until the artist in question finally remembers the lyrics to his eponymous and arguably most popular...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 1:13 pm

Review: Kotuku and Moon Child

Kotuku and Moon Child, Bird Life Productions. Bosco Theatre, The Spiegeltent, 18 May 2019 In this simple, sweetly original puppet/masked mime show, a moon baby escapes his crescent cradle in search of his bouncing ball and falls to a Earth where he discovers the beach and meets a...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 12:37 pm

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko-Seancers   Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.    16th May 2019 20:00

  The Attenborough centre felt like a fitting venue for Jaamil Olawale Kosoko’s Seancers, as a centre for the creative arts on Sussex University campus.  The stage was set with a huge silver X, reminiscent of Malcom X, old vintage cotton undresses, creepily suspended from...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 10:05 am