BOOK REVIEW: The Hopkins Conundrum by Simon Edge

New gay author Simon Edge bring us this lovely story of poems, nuns, persecution, the welsh countryside and some romantic intrigue and it’s a delicious read with some hints...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

PREVIEW: Poet Laureate hosts Camp Confidential during London Pride

In the first year of her tenure as LGBT Poet Laureate, Trudy Howson's poetry has been recorded for posterity by The British Library. Since then, the breadth of her work and...


An interesting boat trip, some food for thought, a moment feeling free of the land and riding the wild white breakers of the churning sea, safe in a boat, with a few moments...
Posted On 15 May 2017

Countdown begins to Brighton Fringe opening as events hit 1,000

With two days until opening, Brighton Fringe has hit 1,000 events for the first time in the festival’s history. When Brighton Fringe announced its programme in March, 970...

(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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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