Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man is back, hooray! And he truly is amazing.  An Edinburgh Fringe favourite but hailing from America, he sells out at our Fringe here every year. Louis explores the dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy, artistry, audience participation and enough spellbinding...

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Well this show certainly delivered which such a forthright title! Bringing up the Friday post work slot, I find myself sitting in the Junkyard Dogs venue out of its usual location on Edward Street and moved into a temporary festival home of the Brighthelm Centre, Brighton....
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 9:11 pm

Whatever Ofsted says, Moulsecoomb Primary is an outstanding community school

The other week a woman who ran a puppet show at Moulsecoomb Primary said the school had a “big heart”. The show was about children’s mental health and one of the activities was getting children to write a list of things that help them with their wellbeing. At most other schools...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 8:39 pm

Brighton primary school rated ‘inadequate’ after official inspection

A Brighton primary school has been rated “inadequate” – the worst rating out of four – in an official inspection report published today (Thursday 23 May). Moulsecoomb Primary School was rated inadequate by Ofsted for the quality of teaching, learning and assessment – and for...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 6:46 pm

Fringe Review: Hypernova by Laurie Black

Fringe Review: Hypernova by Laurie Black 22 May 2019 Spiegeltent Laurie Black returned triumphant to the Spiegeltent with a killer show of music and circus. This was cabaret at its best with a kinky, metal, goth twist. Laurie hosted with a selection of her own songs accompanied...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 6:45 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Music For The Motion Picture: Into The Wild’ by Eddie Vedder...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 4:30 pm

Police name Portslade motorcyclist who died in crash

Police have named the motorcyclist from Portslade who died in a crash near the Devil’s Dyke 11 days ago. Ryan Barrett died after his bike crashed with a black Citroen DS3 and a green Ford Mondeo. Sussex Police said: “A motorcyclist who died after being involved in a...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 4:18 pm

Vegan protesters swap pig masks for chicken masks as they target Nando’s

A troupe of hardline vegan demonstrators swapped their pig masks for chicken masks last night when they stormed Brighton Nando’s. About a dozen activists showed diners in the Duke Street restaurant  footage of a chicken farm investigation on tablets, laptops and phones....
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 3:01 pm

School faces making £100k cuts and asks staff to take voluntary redundancy

A Hove school is having to cut its spending by about £100,000 this year and is inviting staff to volunteer for redundancy. Cardinal Newman Catholic School head James Kilmartin said that the financial cuts would be bigger in future years. Staff have been invited to a meeting at...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 3:00 pm

Brighton hire vans are egged in second neighbourhood attack

A fleet of Brighton hire vans have been egged and floured after parking en masse in Bevendean in the second such attack from disgruntled residents. Thrifty vans were among those whose tyres were slash in 2016 after they started parking in Carden Hill, Hollingbury, alongside other...
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 2:29 pm
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