Get out your ‘Sunnbrella’ and put on that vintage dress

SUNNBRELLA + TAPIR! + MINIMAL SCHLAGER – PAPER DRESS VINTAGE, HACKNEY, LONDON 29.7.22 Tonight is my first visit to Paper Dress Vintage (352A Mare Street, Hackney), and it is a visit that I quickly realise has been long overdue. It’s a fabulous little venue. The ground floor...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 10:16 pm

Blossoms announce 21 date tour which includes Brighton

Blossoms have today announced details of an extensive UK and Ireland tour for November and December 2022. The shows, which includes a return to Brighton Dome Concert Hall are on sale from 9am on Friday 5th August via www.gigsandtours.com, www.ticketmaster.co.uk and...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 9:03 pm

Sussex raring to go in the Royal London One-Day Cup

Could Sussex be one of the dark horses in the Royal London One-Day Cup? Coach Ian Salisbury is certainly in a positive frame of mind as his players prepare for their opening game against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge tomorrow (Tuesday 2 August). The 50 overs competition offers...

Double header punk rock gig announced with Spizzenergi & Johnny Moped

Black Rabbit Productions & Pogo Events Presents have this afternoon announced a special punk rock double header concert that is to take place at Patterns in Brighton on Friday 5th May 2023. Yes it’s a long way away, but I strongly suspect that the tickets will be flying out...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 7:46 pm

Brighton and Hove Folk Festival needs your help!

Local music promoters Folkroom Records have launched a plea to save Brighton and Hove’s folk festival which is set to run at Patterns on Marine Parade on September 10th. However, unless just eighty more tickets are sold in the next week, the festival can’t go ahead! The line-up...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 5:16 pm

Rock band ‘Clutch’ heading to Brighton

Concert promoters DHP Family have announced that they are bringing rock band Clutch to the Brighton Dome on Wednesday 16th November 2022 as part of their 24-date UK and European tour. Tickets for the Brighton concert can be purchased HERE. Set for November and December this year,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 4:36 pm

Chelsea and Barcelona rumoured to be waiting in the wings as Cucurella saga rolls on

Brighton and Hove Albion are rumoured to have received bids from both Chelsea and Barcelona for in-demand defender Marc Cucurella. The player has put in a transfer request and Manchester City have reportedly already had a £30 million bid rejected by the Seagulls. Cucurella was...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 4:34 pm

Disabled woman fights for accessible housing after accident on stairs

A disabled woman is fighting for accessible council housing after falling down stairs while carrying her mobility aids having had an epileptic seizure. Tanya Virgoe, 32, has spent the past two years living in a room at Keehan’s hotel, in Regency Square, Brighton. The room is too...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 3:54 pm

Sussex University’s first female vice-chancellor starts at Falmer

Sussex University’s first female vice-chancellor took up her post at Falmer today (Monday 1 August). Sasha Roseneil, 55, has joined Sussex from UCL (University College London), where she was pro-provost for equity and inclusion and executive dean of the Faculty of Social and...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 2:56 pm

R-Fest offering free tickets to NHS workers!

Members of the Brighton & Hove News Music Team will be heading off on a seaside jaunt this week. Half a dozen of us will be heading to Blackpool for the biggest punk festival going…Rebellion Festival. We simply couldn’t resist the offer, as for the first time the organisers...
Posted On 01 Aug 2022 at 2:43 pm
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