Brand New Festival of Solo Theatre hits Lewes

Lewes Festival of Solo Theatre 2019 Nov 8-10, Lewes New School They say everyone’s got at least one novel in them. But for actors it’s closer to being a Solo Show. Lewes is home to award-winning Something Underground Theatre co. Jonathan Brown, its artistic director...
Posted On 27 Oct 2019 at 2:49 pm

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market – Free families event

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market 31st October 2019 1-4pm   Brighton Open Market and the Balcony Studios, Marshalls Row, Brighton BN2 4GU   A free afternoon of trick or treating, wicked creative workshops, spooky storytelling, music and awards for the best costumes.     The...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 10:55 am

Vox Pops day – Brighton and Sussex hospitals memories collection day

As part of the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) heritage project, Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage will be at Jubilee Library (alongside the Nimbus exhibition about BSUH history) to collect oral histories of experiences of the hospital. We are seeking...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 4:41 pm

Shalom Sussex Symposium

Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is hosting a one day symposium for the Shalom Sussex – Jewish People in WWI project on 10th December from 2-7pm. This event is free to attend but booking required:...
Posted On 12 Aug 2019 at 12:30 pm

An interview with: Tanushka Marah, director of Windmill Young Actors

Tanushka Marah, director of Windmill Young Actors, winners of the Outstanding Award for Theatre at Brighton Fringe 2017, talks to us about her upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet – with a twist! Hi Tanushka, your new production of Romeo and Juliet starts this weekend....
Posted On 15 Jul 2019 at 3:49 pm

Review: Love Supreme 2019 – The Highs and the Lowdown

Arriving somewhat delayed on the Saturday, I rushed to catch Cinematic Orchestra – the byword for quality and eclecticism – on the main stage. Let me attempt to describe: drum’n’bass rhythms, then ambience and soulful vocals. Looping layering saxophones reach a noise threshold,...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 6:29 pm

Love for Lauren Reigns Supreme – Sunday at Love Supreme 2019

Despite the slow start to Sunday at Love Supreme, mostly due to the chillier weather and occasional drizzle, the day soon picked up and for me was really kicked off by Mahalia, with her light and cheerful set and friendly chatter. As the weather took a turn for the better, so did...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 3:44 pm

Review: Clean, by Sam Chittenden

Clean  Written by Sam Chittenden   Performed by Different Theatre. WINNER, BEST NEW PLAY, BRIGHTON FRINGE AWARDS 2019 Staged in the historic Mayo drying fields between the houses of Richmond Road and Roundhill Terrace in Brighton and now an award winning wildlife garden, ‘Clean’...
Posted On 04 Jun 2019 at 2:08 pm

Railed – Head First Acrobats

A new show this year from Brighton Fringe Australian regulars Head First Acrobats who were in residence for the whole month of May and what a show! This sold out saloon bar, cowboy themed presentation was a delight from start to finish. With the audience comprising a busy crowd...
Posted On 03 Jun 2019 at 2:34 pm

High Top Circus Showcase

The young reviewer and his adult companion attended the annual ‘High Top Circus Student Showcase‘ at the Spiegeltent during Brighton Fringe Festival during half term. Inspired by the world of Disney favourite Mary Poppins, this was an evocative and incredibly sweet...