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Brighton Journal | 26th February 2020

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Artist of the Week: Melanie Smith

15th February 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local designer and illustrator, Melanie Smith. Storytelling is at the heart of Melanie’s work, and she’s often influenced by themes such as “exploring” and “looking”. We discussed projects she carried out for the Royal … Read More

Burn, baby burn! – Exclusive Tango Fire dancers interview with Victoria Nangle

14th February 2020 |

Following its 7th sold out season at Sadler’s Wells Peacock Theatre in London’s West End, Tango Fire is bringing its sizzling choreography and acclaimed dancers out on tour, collecting together six of the best tango couples into one single show … Read More

What’s On This Weekend: 14th – 16th February 2020

14th February 2020 |

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching; whether you’re spending the weekend celebrating with your significant other, hanging out with friends or creating special memories with the family, we have curated a list of events suitable for all! 

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Greens propose underused funds go towards helping homeless

14th February 2020 |

A Green amendment at a Council Committee today asks for the underused ‘Winter Maintenance Reserve’  to fund more Housing First Placements for homeless people 

Greens have proposed more support for the city’s homeless today at the … Read More

GTR agrees to lower fares following commuter outrage

13th February 2020 |

Train bosses have agreed to lower prices on Gatwick Express services from Brighton to London Victoria, meaning off-peak commuters will not be forced to pay more for their journey during major building work at Gatwick station.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) … Read More

Greyhound racing: What’s the truth?

12th February 2020 |

There is an ongoing petition to end greyhound racing in the city by closing down Coral Brighton and Hove Greyhound Stadium. So far, there are over 6,200 signatures and the campaign’s next goal is to reach 7,500.

There were calls … Read More

The Green Machine and Its Deception

12th February 2020 |

Written by Bam Hyland 

Have you ever heard of ‘whitewashing’? It’s the literal description of painting walls, rooms or buildings white to give it a new beginning. A blank slate. A good ole clean. Well, ‘Greenwashing’ is whitewashing’s evil twin. … Read More

LGBT+ History Month in Brighton

12th February 2020 |

February is LGBT+ History Month in the UK. The celebration is a month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer history, as well as a means of raising awareness for the issues faced by LGBTQ+ people. This year’s theme is … Read More

Exciting stage premiere of Alex Wheatle’s award winning young adult novel CRONGTON KNIGHTS TO VISIT THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

11th February 2020 |

Following their critically acclaimed adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s novel Noughts and Crosses , Pilot Theatre, in co-production with Belgrade Theatre, will stage Emteaz Hussain’s exciting new adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award winning young adult novel – Crongton Knights


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Brighton Festival launches with guest director Lemn Sissay

11th February 2020 |

‘Welcome To The Imagine Nation’ beckons the cover of the new Brighton Festival 2020 brochure, released today. Launched by this year’s guest director poet, playwright, broadcaster and speaker Lemn Sissay MBE, and Andrew Comben chief executive of the Brighton Festival, … Read More