Circus’Cision: Those That Made The Cut!

Another collaboration from Head First Acrobats this May at Brighton Fringe with what looks like some very busy acrobats this year! This is a limited run and the show offers an inside-out, up-and-down-under, mish-mash variety of circus stars, Brighton Spiegeltent familiar faces...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 10:26 pm

The Last Hurrah

This cabaret The Last Hurrah on the last night of the Brighton Fringe will be a chance to fill your theatrical and circus boots for the last time in a year. Taking place at the dreamy art-deco Brighton Spiegeltent venue before it goes back into storage, this show promises a...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 10:14 pm

Railed

A new show this year from Brighton Fringe regulars Head First Acrobats who are in residence for the whole month of May. After last year’s successful ‘Arr we there yet’, a pirate themed comedy circus show, this Australian troupe now present ‘Railed’,...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 10:05 pm

Kemptown Carnival Benefit

Dende plus guests This gig promises to be a stormer of a night – Dende is a party band playing an up-for-it mix of tunes with a firm rooting in Afro-Latin rhythms. From Cumbia to Calypso, Samba to Flamenco and Latin Dub, they always get the dance floor bouncing and this...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 9:44 pm

CircoPitanga: Circus

We’ll be checking this new addition to the Brighton Fringe out in May this year with a quirky and unexpected take on contemporary circus and physical theatre. This new show from  a hugely international circus troupe hailing from Rio in Brazil, Argentina, Belgium, Italy,...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 9:30 pm

Brighton Labour member suspended over ‘march on synagogue’ post

A Brighton Labour member has been suspended for calling on members to ‘march to the synagogue in Hove’ in protest at a candidate’s suspension for anti-Semitism. Amanda Bishop was responding to Wish ward candidate Alex Braithwaite being suspended for allegedly...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 8:54 pm

Hove burger bar asks to stay open later

A Hove burger bar wants to stay open later so that drinkers have somewhere to buy food before going home. Joe’s burger bar currently closes at 11am but owner Amin Zamani wants to be allowed to stay open until 2am on Saturday and Sunday mornings and midnight for the rest of the...

Paul Young performs at Brighton’s Theatre Royal

PAUL YOUNG + JON ALLEN – THEATRE ROYAL, BRIGHTON 28.04.19 I’m pretty sure that the Theatre Royal in Brighton were well chuffed when they managed to secure an evening with everyone’s favourite 80’s crooner Paul Young as part of his latest 28-date UK tour. Tonight was...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 4:39 pm

Brighton night club seeks later opening hours

The owner of a new night club has asked councillors to approve later opening hours than the pub that previously occupied its central Brighton site. Stonegate, which turned the Yates in West Street into Popworld, has a licence until 2am. When the company asked for a 3am extension,...

A plague on all their houses – veteran Hove campaigner’s guide to the local elections

Radio 4’s World at One coverage of the mood of the electorate, ahead of Thursday’s local elections, produced the comment I used to ruefully title this post. The chaos of Westminster has poisoned the well of politics entirely it would seem, exposing the threadbare truth beneath...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 1:41 pm