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Theatre Review: Haunting Julia by Alan Ayckbourn

A ghost story on a cold dark winter’s night at the grand old Theatre Royal? What a delight and in the hands of Mr Ayckbourn an entertaining treat too. Duncan Preston, Richard...
Posted On 05 Dec 2012

Encyclopaedia of Brighton goes digital

The New Encyclopaedia of Brighton is now available in digital format for the first time. The e-version has been updated with many new sections and more listings than before. A...

Dance review by Eric Page: The Moscow City Ballet: Nutcracker

The Moscow City Ballet’s performance of the Nutcracker was captivating last night and a perfect opening to the festive season. Although it’s a little different to the original...

The B.Right.On Festival – February 2013

So here’s how it happened. I went into a cafe in Brighton where I used to clean the floors and asked to stage an art exhibition. The owner liked my work but said it was too...

Theatre Royal Drury Lane: ‘Shrek the Musical’

Shrek the Musical is composed by Jeanine Tesori with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. The story is based on the 2001 DreamWorks film Shrek and William Steig's 1990...

Brighton Festival announce their guest director for 2013

The celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster and previous Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen will be the Guest Director of Brighton Festival in 2013. Brighton Festival takes place...

Local poet wins 2012 ‘Polari First Book’ Prize

The Frost Fairs by local poet John McCullough has been named winner of the Polari First Book Prize 2012. This year, for the first time, the winner received a cheque for £1000,...

Vince Laws brings his happening ‘I am a poem’ to Brigton next February

Poet and artist, Vince Laws, is bringing his happening I Am A Poem to Brighton in celebration of Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Trans History Month next February. There will be an...

Brighton Centre: Holiday On Ice: ‘Speed’

The annual visit of Holiday on Ice to Brighton in January each year will not happen in 2013. Instead fans have the next three days to see this years new production, Speed. The...

Queer in Brighton wants to hear your story

Queer in Brighton, a year-long heritage project celebrating Brighton’s unspoken LGBT histories from 1945 to the present day, is looking for written contributions (stories,...

Up close and personal with Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett shot to stardom in the 1980s, playing the part of an openly gay boy at an English public school in the 1930s, in Julian Mitchell's Another Country. I can...

Sing with Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo, Brighton’s popular natural voice quire is well known for their innovative and exciting collaborations on stage with bands as diverse as the Oyster Band,...

Write a Poem and win £1,000

Write a poem about Brighton, Hove or another town in Sussex and you could win £1,000 in a national poetry competition. It’s free to enter this annual competition and it’s open...

Poet and artist to speak at national health summit

Vince Laws, who is openly gay, openly HIV+, and openly mad to speak to 350 delegates at national LGBT health conference.
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