Reigning Women

It’s really great to see a programme promoting women in Brighton and Hove, not just one event but a whole season! More of this please, and thank you to The Old Market in Hove for pushing the boat out with an amazing array of events and activities about, for and by women in...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 10:24 pm

Dende – Kemptown Carnival Benefit

This gig taking place at Brighton Spiegeltent on 15th May was a full line up with the Beleza School of Samba who’s mission is to share the joy of traditional samba with all sections of the local community. The colourful musicians and dancers started the proceedings and got...
Posted On 16 May 2019 at 10:15 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

The Nature of Why

Styling themselves as Re-inventing the Orchestra for the 21st Century,  Paraorchestra and Friends’s mission is to redefine what an orchestra can be. Under the helm of international conductor Charles Hazelwood, this is an extraordinary and synchronised body of instruments...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019 at 10:12 pm

Kemptown Carnival Benefit

Dende plus guests This gig promises to be a stormer of a night – Dende is a party band playing an up-for-it mix of tunes with a firm rooting in Afro-Latin rhythms. From Cumbia to Calypso, Samba to Flamenco and Latin Dub, they always get the dance floor bouncing and this...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 9:44 pm