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(Brighton &) Hove Grown Festival 2017 returns on March 24

Following a successful launch in 2016 that saw over 1,000 people attend 29 shows, (Brighton &) Hove Grown is back for 2017, and has “grown” even more! (Brighton &) Hove Grown...
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PREVIEW: Polari Soho Special

As part of its tenth birthday celebrations, London's award-winning LGBT+ literary salon returns to its Soho roots with this special event for London Book & Screen Week.
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Ingeborg Bachmann literary prize winner comes to Brighton

In July 2016, Sharon won the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann prize (€25,000) with short story Herr Gröttrup Sits Down, which she wrote in German and tells the story about the...
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B RIGHT ON Festival: Phil Starr Pavilion hosts LGBT History Month events

Today (February 1) is the start of LGBT History Month, an international month-long observance of our collective LGBT+Histories. History month gives all LGBT+ people and their...
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PREVIEW: A Very Queer Nazi Faust is happening!

Vince Laws, independent poet, artist and campaigner, has launched a new four-part participatory theatre project in Norwich. A Very Queer Nazi Faust will celebrate 50 years...
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PREVIEW: Broken Biscuits at Komedia

Broken Biscuits, an evening of spoken word, music, comedy and film, returns to the Komedia in Brighton on Sunday, January 29 from 7.30pm.
Posted On 21 Jan 2017
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Do you want to stage an event during LGBT History Month in Brighton?

The Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum have been busy over the Christmas Holiday assembling the B Right On Festival of events for LGBT History Month and would like...
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Peacock Poetry Prize returns for Brighton Festival 2017

Guest Director at This years Brighton Festival, Kate Tempest has chosen the theme of ‘everyday epic’ for this year’s Peacock Poetry Prize. The Festival is inviting aspiring...
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B RIGHT ON FESTIVAL to host Brighton’s LGBT History Month events

A special Pavilion erected on New Steine Gardens named after the legendary drag entertainer Phil Starr will be home to Brighton & Hove LGBT+ History Month events in February...
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GFEST 2016: films and performances begin this weekend.

London’s annual LGBTQI cross-art and cultural event GFEST – Gaywise FESTival opened on November 7 followed on November 8 with a visual arts exhibition ‘arty-party’ at Menier...
Posted On 12 Nov 2016
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PREVIEW: Polari at the Marlborough on October 14

London‘s award-winning LGBT literary salon Polari returns to the Marlborough as part of a national tour funded by Arts Council England.
Posted On 12 Sep 2016
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Polari First Book Prize 2016 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the Polari First Book Prize was announced last night (Thursday July 28, 2016) at the Polari Literary Salon in London’s Southbank Centre by founder and chair...
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BOOK REVIEW: SpaceCraft by John McCullough

John McCullough’s first collection of poems, The Frost Fairs, won the Polari First Book Prize and captivated many readers immediately with his delicate, comprehensive and...
Posted On 25 Jun 2016
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PREVIEW: THE POETRY LIBRARY: Queer Poets on Teaching

Local poet joins panel of three other queer poets to discuss how identity and politics shapes their work. Polish-born, Brighton based poet Maria Jastrzebska whose latest book...
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