Bahamian LGBT+ activist Helen Klonaris at Charleston by Maria Jastrzębska

This autumn Small Wonder, the festival dedicated to short stories, is hosting Bahamian writer and LGBT+ activist Helen Klonaris as its British Council International Writer in...

INTERVIEW: Mark Foster talks swimming, eating and his Go Dad Runs

Mark Foster burst on to the international swimming scene at the age of 16. He went on to represent his country at the highest level for 23 years and is Britain’s most...

FEATURE: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Craig Hanlon-Smith spends an afternoon with local artist Mackenzie Bell. A saunter through Brighton’s magnificent Clifton Conservation Area is in many ways akin to stepping...


Do not confuse ‘being depressed’ with the medical syndrome of the same name, this would be like misunderstanding the difference between sleep and a coma. No one who has...
Posted On 03 May 2017

FEATURE: Princess C*nty

Holly Smith - a biologically female drag queen, by Rebecca House. A few months ago I’d never heard of the term ‘bio-queen’. It wasn’t until I had a conversation with someone...
Posted On 03 May 2017

Nick Ford: Photographer extraordinaire

Eric Page catches up with one of the cities energetic creatives; Nick Ford, photographer. He’s exhibited across the city, in galleries, festivals and has worked for many years...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016

What does World AIDS Day mean to you in 2016?

World AIDS Day often means so many differing things to different people, and most likely reflects our own personal experiences and those we have shared with people close to us.

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is held annually on November 20, is a day to remember those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to...
Posted On 20 Nov 2016

She Loves You! The lives and works of Lez Ingham.

Craig Hanlon Smith spends an evening in the company of artist Lez Ingham to find out what inspires her to paint the stars.

CINEBRA – A History of Horror with Megan and Sophie

Morgan Fabulous chats with Lydia L’Scabies and Rococo Chanel about their upcoming theatrically inspired production CINEBRA – A History of Horror.

Interview: Tom Stuart – ‘I Am Not Myself These Days’

I am not myself these days, Tom Stuart’s stage adaptation of the 2006 New York Times best-seller of the same name, was a big hit at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe.

FEATURE: My name is Katie, I’m transgender and proud of who I am

Last November, Katie Yeomans travelled to Brighton from Portsmouth to speak at the Brighton Transgender Day of Remembrance event at Dorset Garden Methodist Church and tell...

PROFILE: Flower Power!

This Valentine’s month, Eric Page catches up with Neil Rushton of stylish and fragrant newcomer Hunter's Florist on St James St, to talk all things floral.
Posted On 25 Jan 2016

From Boom Boom Boom to Buttucks and Snow White!

Scottish recording artist Allan Jay releases new single Boom Boom Boom and is set to appear as Buttucks in Sinderfella, the adult panto here in Brighton.