Brighton and Hove ‘shines a light’ for Europe

Brighton and Hove for Europe organised a vigil last night (Friday 31 January) next to the Peace Statue on Hove Lawns as a simple moment to remember Britain’s contribution to the European Union and a solemn moment for people to come together to say goodbye. The crowd sang...
Posted On 01 Feb 2020 at 2:08 pm

Super Sunday – THE show in Brighton this Christmas!

This winter season’s exciting new circus event for kids and families at the Brighton Dome has started, heralding the start of the school holidays! With performances from 17th – 27th December, this madcap group of Finnish acrobats bring a festive flavour to the city...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019 at 2:42 pm

Film Brighton presents High Water: Death by drug overdose or murder?

Shooting is under way for High Water, a feature-length thriller that opens with the discovery of a young man, Jake, dead on the beach in Brighton. It’s a film directed and co-written by Ewan Gorman who also wrote and directed the Beast of Bevendean in 2014, available on Amazon...
Posted On 12 Oct 2019 at 8:45 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

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...

The Adult Catchers – kids show

The Adult Catchers The young reviewer and I went to see The Adult Catchers show at the Bosco Spiegel tent this May towards the end of the festival. This was a new show for this year’s festival and follows on from the environmentally focused kids show ‘LET’S...

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Well this show certainly delivered which such a forthright title! Bringing up the Friday post work slot, I find myself sitting in the Junkyard Dogs venue out of its usual location on Edward Street and moved into a temporary festival home of the Brighthelm Centre, Brighton....
Posted On 23 May 2019 at 9:11 pm

Circus’Cision: Those That Made the Cut!

Fringe Review: Circus’Cision: Those That Made the Cut by Head First Acrobats 17 May 2019 Bosco Theatre Well if you like really sexy muscular acrobats this is the show for you. No-holds barred, hilarious action from the Fringe favourites and stalwarts of the Bosco and Spiegeltent...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 3:51 pm

King of Ghosts – Review

This one night only performance by musician Soumik Datta & City of London Sinfonia was an interesting mix of film, and live specially composed music. The first half, offered up three very distinct musicians, framed by a huge backdrop showing evocative scenes from vintage...
Posted On 16 May 2019 at 9:51 pm

The Nature of Why – Brighton Festival

This was a truly magical experience! Having stumbled across The British Paraorchestra’s work late last year on their last visit to Brighton (they’re Bristol based) with a version of Kraftwerk’s Trans Europe Express, I was eager to see this new production The...
Posted On 08 May 2019 at 7:18 am