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LATEST TV: QTube Episode 5

  Latest TV covers Brighton Pride 2013, in the latest episode of QTube. Starting on the seafront at Madeira Drive they follow the parade all the way to Preston Park where...

THE PRIDE: Trafalgar Studios, London: Review

Four stars After the clipped 1950’s tones of the first scene of Alexi Kaye Campbell‘s 2008 Olivier award-winning debut, it’s a bit of a shock when the lights...
Posted On 17 Aug 2013

Want to be a filmmaker?

Brighton Film School has announced that it has a few places remaining through Clearing on its Filmmaking HNC/HND course, which follows A Level results day on Thursday, August...

‘Brighton Draws Men’ sharpens its pencil

Brighton Draws Men, a gay-friendly drawing group, will be meeting at Friends Meeting House, Brighton on Saturday, September 14 from noon. The group, which runs monthly and is...

Patti Smith: St George’s Church, Kemptown: Review

The fact that Patti Smith omitted Gloria, with its opener “Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine”, from her set-list at St George's Church, Kemptown was inconsequential...

Adonis Cabaret – Boys! Boys! Boys!

Last month I was invited to visit the Adonis Cabaret show at Oceana on Brighton seafront, by Davina Sparkle, the show’s Brighton host. Since its conception in 1998, Adonis has...

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne: Review

Five stars: There’s a strong heartbeat underlying Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Yes, the 500 costumes used in each performance are never less than stunning (now iconic...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013

East End Dames Dash with Biggins

On October 27, London’s East End will be filled with pantomime dames endeavouring to raise loads of money for two local charities by running a kilometre. Actually,...
Posted On 12 Aug 2013

HAVE A WORD in September: at Emporium

‘Have A Word’ the LGBTQ arts literary performance event presented by Ellis Collins is at Emporium, Brighton’s newest arts venue. The next Have a Word is on September 11 and...

‘Privates on Parade’ previews at 112 Church Street

Jason Sutton is appearing in the lead role in Peter Nichol’s musical comedy farce at the Theatre Royal in Brighton from Thursday August  22 to Saturday 31. He will be...

Marlene comes to Brighton

Marlene Dietrich is one of the most enduring of all gay icons – glamorous, outrageous, brave and entirely unconcerned with convention. Her long career spanned just about the...
Posted On 10 Aug 2013

Small Wonder Short Story Festival 2013

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Small Wonder: The Short Story Festival, a celebration of the short story, which takes place at Charleston Barn, Lewes between September...

Brighton photographer’s work featured in London exhibition

The “Identity” exhibition runs at Manbarsoho until 30th September 2013. Mikesbliss & Manbarsoho are presenting a selection of artists exploring the many aspects of gay...

City’s classical music institution under threat

Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra has seen a marked reduction in people leaving it money in their wills and finds itself with a shortfall of £70,000, a sum it needs to meet only...
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