‘Tubular Bells’ – 50th anniversary celebration tour

To celebrate next year’s 50th anniversary of Mike Oldfield’s ‘Tubular Bells’, the multi-million-selling and multi-award-winning album will be performed live in concert for a celebratory UK tour. Part of the fabric of popular culture, ‘Tubular Bells’ is world-renowned as one of...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 8:44 pm

Members of The Stranglers, The Damned, Ruts DC & Johnny Moped to play Brighton gig

Wingmen, the new band formed in pandemic lockdown isolation by Baz Warne (The Stranglers), Paul Gray (The Damned), Leigh Heggarty (Ruts DC) and Marty Love (Johnny Moped), are excited to finally take their studio bound creations out on the road and have announced a UK tour for...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 6:59 pm

The Bevis Frond concert report

THE BEVIS FROND + DAVID LANCE CALLAHAN – THE LEXINGTON, KINGS CROSS, LONDON 13.11.22 Right, I’m not going to beat around the bush – I’ve been waiting to see The Bevis Frond for around thirty years and I’m super-excited!!! However, my excitement isn’t sufficient to blunt my...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 5:47 pm

Brighton and Hove energy co-op seeks new shareholders as work progresses at Portslade school

A Brighton and Hove community energy group is raising funds through a new share offering, with work under way at a school in Portslade. Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-operative (BHESCo) said that it was “raising funds to develop a series of low-carbon energy projects across...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 5:44 pm

Wasted Youth are back after 40 years with a Brighton concert

English post-punk band Wasted Youth are back after an absence of 40 years and tour dates are on the cards, including a performance in Brighton! They are not to be confused with the hardcore punk band from Los Angeles (also known as LA’s Wasted Youth) who existed from 1981...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 4:44 pm

The Great Escape 2023 announce spotlight shows at Brighton Dome

The Great Escape today revealed the first two acts for the highly anticipated Spotlight shows held at the iconic Brighton Dome Concert Hall. The first of two shows will see Sussex sensation Maisie Peters grace the stage on Friday 12th May with the BRIT Award winning Arlo Parks...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 3:14 pm

Potter poaches another key member of Brighton and Hove Albion’s backroom team

Chelsea and their new boss Graham Potter have poached another key member of Brighton and Hove Albion’s backroom team, luring head of recruitment Paul Winstanley to Stamford Bridge. Winstanley, who has been on gardening leave while talks were under way, becomes director of global...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 2:58 pm

First details of manor house redevelopment plans revealed

The first details of the redevelopment of Moulsecoomb Place have been revealed, including plans for a pub, guest rooms and a restaurant in the Grade II listed buildings. Developer Cathedral said this summer it wanted to demolish existing student buildings near the Manor House and...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 2:31 pm

Legendary guitarist Earl Slick announces rescheduled Brighton concert date

Legendary Earl Slick will now be rockin’ on up at the Komedia Brighton at 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UN in support of his ‘Fist Full of Devils Tour’ on Thursday 22nd June 2023. This is the rescheduled date from the original one of Wednesday 22nd June 2022, which...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 1:24 pm

Citywide ban on smoky woodburners planned

Councillors are being asked to approve the development of a citywide smoke control area, which would ban the use of non-certified woodburning stoves, by next year. Burning wood on an open fire would also be outlawed, although smokeless fuels could still be burnt. Burning seasoned...
Posted On 15 Nov 2022 at 1:10 pm
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