Nearly 8,000 runners brave wind and rain for Brighton Half Marathon

Nearly 8,000 runners braved the wind and the rain to take part in the 30th anniversary Grand Brighton Half Marathon organised by the Sussex Beacon. Between them they are estimated to have raised about £1 million for 35 charities, with the event being the biggest fundraiser of the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 10:03 pm

Glam Rock’s last stand?

THE ORIGINAL JOHN ROSSALL GLITTER BAND + LEE PRYOR – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 22.02.20 I must admit that I had very mixed feelings about attending this concert. There were various concert opportunities on offer like Midge Ure at the Theatre Royal, Kosheen at CHALK, The James...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 6:12 pm

Ed Sheeran makes surprise guest appearance at Brighton gig

Thousands of music fans at James Blunt’s Brighton Centre concert were stunned last night (Saturday 22 February) as the one and only Ed Sheeran appeared live on stage and dueted with James. Our reviewers Mark & Tracy Kite reported … “The biggest surprise of the whole...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 4:51 pm

To Be Blunt! – Awesome with a Twist

JAMES BLUNT + WARD THOMAS – BRIGHTON CENTRE 22.02.20 We made our way into Brighton on a wet and windy Saturday for an evening, which is very different from my usual genre of music. I knew the seminal ‘You’re Beautiful’ and ‘1973’, of course but had not delved into a great...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 4:32 pm

Lewis laidback in Lewes

SAM LEWIS + BONNIE BISHOP + LISA NORA – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 21.02.20 It had been a heavy week for me, heavy rain and a heavy workload. What I needed was beautiful music and a good laugh to lighten my mood, so going along to see Sam Lewis was the best decision I could have...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 3:21 pm

It’s great to stand proudly with our LGBTQ+ community who make our city so special

I am loving the theme of this year’s LGBTQ+ History Month – Poetry, Prose and Plays – and looking forward visiting Queer the Pier, a new exhibition highlighting the rich cultural history of the LGBTQ+ community in the city. I can’t wait to see the stories of the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 12:22 pm

Green budget proposals for planet and people

Remember the general election and how austerity was going to be over? Now that we are the other side of the election, the truth is out: austerity is set to continue – and Brighton and Hove City Council’s budget cut once again. The city has now endured an entire decade of...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 11:38 am

LIME with some Lambrini at The Rossi Bar

LIME + LAMBRINI GIRLS – THE ROSSI BAR, BRIGHTON 20.02.20 Tonight was a special night in the world of LIME as they were hosting a ‘Single Launch Party’ at The Rossi Bar on Queens Road in Brighton. The release in question is called ‘Surf N Turf’ and was recorded and mixed at...
Posted On 23 Feb 2020 at 3:03 am

Brighton and Hove holiday club charity feeds young minds

Twenty-seven children were given book vouchers at a school holiday project run by a Brighton and Hove charity. Chomp, which runs free holiday clubs providing lunch and play for school-age children, was given the vouchers to hand out at Benfield School, Portslade, by Meals and...