‘Just Imagine’, ‘I Can See Light Bend’ at Sonic Boom concert

SONIC BOOM & MATTHS – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 9.9.21 Sonic Boom (aka Pete Kember) makes a rare live appearance in Brighton. There is the real feeling inside the Green Door Store that this is very definitely an event, and the audience are literally awaiting the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021 at 8:31 pm

Councillors approve drinks licence for new Brighton restaurant

A new South Indian street food restaurant has been granted a drinks licence for its Brighton branch. Mowgli Street Food plans to open in the old Oasis shop on the corner of Duke’s Lane and Middle Street next year as part of a nationwide expansion. At a Brighton and Hove City...

Brighton delivery firm awaits drinks licence verdict

A delivery service in Brighton is waiting to hear whether it will be allowed to deliver alcohol until midnight. Quick Commerce, trading as Zapp, wants to deliver alcohol from 8am until midnight, which is an hour later than Brighton and Hove City Council’s licensing policy usually...

American blues singer-songwriter & guitarist Samantha Fish announces return to Brighton

“It was strange (and ambitious) announcing a tour because we were all locked down fighting this virus. We’re still fighting! We’ve had to amend some dates along with a couple of new shows for our January and February 2022 UK tour, in some amazing venues. I can’t wait to get out...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021 at 5:51 pm

A day of the best live music around!

Those intuitive people at Austerity Records have certainly got their eye right on the ball, as they have organised an all day music festival featuring eight terrific new and up-and-coming bands. They clearly match our own musical tastes as we at Brighton & Hove News have...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021 at 3:43 pm

Police appeal for witnesses after woman dies in Old Shoreham Road crash

Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses after a woman died in a crash in Old Shoreham Road, Southwick. The force also asked for any security camera or dashcam footage that could help as the death of the 72-year-old pedestrian is investigated. She died at a crossing at the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021 at 1:49 pm

Traders urge council not to scrap free parking bays for shoppers

A petition calling for free parking for customers at shops in Fiveways in Brighton is due to go before councillors. Residents and business owners have been seeking support on social media to encourage people to sign the petition. It asks for one hour’s free parking in Preston...

It’s all about McFly at the Brighton Centre

MCFLY + CHINCHILLA – BRIGHTON CENTRE 14.9.21 I’ve been a fan of McFly since 2004 when ‘Five Colours In Her Hair’ was released. When I’d go to sleepovers we’d read McFly interviews in Pop Princess magazines. My friend had a life sized poster of Danny from McFly on her wall,...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021 at 11:43 am

The Great Escape 2022 – First 50 acts announced, plus extra 2021 Brighton & London shows!

The Great Escape today announces the FIRST FIFTY acts set to play the Brighton festival in 2022. To celebrate its highly anticipated return to the festival calendar and following a two-year hiatus, TGE’s FIRST FIFTY live launch is back bigger and better than ever, with gigs...
Posted On 15 Sep 2021 at 9:00 am

It’s the ‘End Of The Road’ for 2021 music festivals

‘END OF THE ROAD FESTIVAL’ – BLANDFORD FORUM, DORSET 2-5.9.21 With the cancellation of many Sussex music festivals this year including the likes of The Black Deer Festival, Love Supreme, Pride and The Great Escape (which went virtual), the Brighton & Hove News Music...
Posted On 14 Sep 2021 at 6:33 pm