Shame play secret Brighton gig

SHAME + LAMBRINI GIRLS – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 17.3.22 ‘Almost Seamus’: now there’s a name to ponder on St Patrick’s day!!! However, before we do that we have the Lambrini Girls to contend with. They are a punky three-piece who are anarchic, hilarious, and also...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 10:16 pm

The Australian Pink Floyd Show adds Eastbourne date in addition to Brighton show

Selling over 4 million tickets worldwide and described by The Times as “The Gold Standard” and The Daily Mirror as “The Kings of the Genre”, The Australian Pink Floyd Show gave its first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988. Since then, they have performed in over 35...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 6:38 pm

Abnormal load blamed for traffic chaos as convoy runs well behind schedule

An abnormal load was blamed for causing congestion and chaos on the roads in and around Brighton and Hove today (Saturday 19 March). An electric reactor and a transformer are being transported along a 41-mile route from Shoreham Harbour to a National Grid electricity sub-station...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 5:41 pm

What we’ve been doing – from health and wellbeing to the energy, climate and cost-of-living crisis

Last week was a busy week in council committees, with the Health and Wellbeing Board, where we asked questions about patient outcome measures relating to the Better Care Fund. We also quizzed the administration and officers about hospital discharges in the light of care workforce...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 4:43 pm

Electronic music composer Ulrich Schnauss returning to St Luke’s Church

Three years ago the Brighton & Hove News Music Team reported on happenings at a rather unusual Brighton concert venue – St. Luke’s Church. The imposing building occupies a large corner site on Queen’s Park Road and it was designed in the 1880’s by Sir Arthur...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 4:34 pm

Fundraising event for the people of Ukraine, with live music, art sale and raffle

In times of real crisis, people do the most wonderful things to help others. The people of Brighton and Hove are no different. We are all aware of the sickening warfare that is going on in the Ukraine. Many of you would have already seen that the Royal Pavilion is lit up at night...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 3:06 pm

‘Taste The Floor’ – new series of underground music events in Brighton

There’s some exciting news for local gig goers from Blue Door Music Productions & Tantrum Zentrum in the guise of ‘Taste The Floor’, which with the assistance of Arts Council England, is a series of underground music events taking place at the ever popular Green Door Store in...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 1:25 pm

Brighton kebab restaurant granted licence despite neighbour’s objection

A new kebab restaurant has been granted a drinks licence despite opposition from neighbours. Real Greek Gyros, in St James’s Street, Brighton, can sell alcohol from noon to 11.30pm from Monday to Saturday and from noon to 10.30pm on Sundays. The business, owned by Karwan Abba,...

Tangerine Dream all set for rare Brighton concert

The New York Times have referred to Tangerine Dream as “The world’s leading synth band”. This is a really bold statement when you think of the likes of Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode to name just two. But clearly with this German electronic music group being founded...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 11:48 am

What the coroner said about the death of 17-year-old Sophie Read in Hove

Coroner Karen Henderson recorded a narrative verdict at the conclusion of the inquest into the death of a 17-year-old girl who was found dead in a flat in Hove. Dr Henderson made her remarks yesterday (Friday 18 March), having resumed the inquest on Tuesday (15 March) into the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2022 at 10:15 am
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