The Great Escape 2022 kicks off early with teaser concert

SAM RYDER + ISABELLE BROWN + HEIGHTS – CHALK, BRIGHTON 19.11.21 After a two-year covid enforced physical hiatus we can’t wait for The Great Escape 2022. Luckily we don’t have to wait very long for a small taster of what’s to come, having been invited along to the finale of...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 7:00 pm

Seagulls sunk by late Villa double

Aston Villa 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The new manager bounce scenario came to the fore as goal-shy Albion again had plenty of chances but lacked the killer instinct in front of goal. Stand-in goalkeeper Jason Steele produced a number of good saves for the Seagulls but a late...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 5:29 pm

Fab night out at The Hope & Ruin with LibraLibra and friends

LIBRALIBRA + LAMBRINI GIRLS + THE SLAUGHTER HOUSE BAND – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 19.11.21 A busy Friday night at The Hope & Ruin was host to chaotic art-pop punk band LibraLibra, following the release of their latest single, ‘Candy Mountain’ after the huge success...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 4:29 pm

Half time with Hodges – Aston Villa 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion are keeping Villa at bay with Premier League debutant Jason Steele the busier of the two keepers. Steele has saved well from both Matty Cash and Danny Ings. The best Albion chances have come through Marc Cucurella, with Emiliano Martinez saving well from Jacob Moder and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 3:58 pm

Man dies in crash on Brighton coast road

A man died in a crash on the coast road in Brighton last night (Friday 19 November). He was on foot when the accident happened on the A259, near Brighton Marina. Sussex Police said this afternoon: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was tragically killed in a...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 3:04 pm

Rise Against ‘The Violence’

RISE AGAINST + LYONESS – CHALK, BRIGHTON 16.11.21 What seemed to begin life as a cosy little instore at Brighton’s Resident Records is now up the road and bursting the seams of the CHALK venue in Pool Valley. Chicago’s Rise Against indeed have a loyal following,...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 2:51 pm

Premier League Match Day 12 – Aston Villa v Brighton & Hove Albion

The Seagulls are due to take on Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa at Villa Park at 3pm today (Saturday 20 November). Brighton will be hoping that there is no new manager bounce as the former Rangers boss and Liverpool legend looks to give Villa a lift. With Robert Sanchez suspended...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 2:28 pm

Tougher sentences for pet theft welcomed by police and crime commissioner

Pet thieves face tougher sentences in a move welcomed by the Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne. Mrs Bourne was a key member of the Pet Theft Taskforce which was set up in response to growing concern about people stealing dogs. She said that it was good news that...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 10:23 am

Porridge Radio cause a stir at Chalk

PORRIDGE RADIO + SPEED TRAINING – CHALK, BRIGHTON 18.11.21 The first time I saw tonight’s headliners Porridge Radio was at the last Great Escape new music festival two years ago. It was late on the Saturday night and I and a friend had decided to call it a night, but as is...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 1:54 am

The Darkness open up tour with Brighton gig

THE DARKNESS + MASSIVE WAGONS – BRIGHTON DOME 17.11.21 The Darkness are always a photogenic band and one that is a dream to photograph. Rather than not publishing many terrific pictures, we hit on the idea of writing the concert review from two different standpoints. Thus...
Posted On 20 Nov 2021 at 12:41 am