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Brighton Journal | 22nd October 2019

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Posts ByMarie Hayward, Author at Brighton Journal

Revisit Harry Potter with the Potterless Podcast

22nd October 2019 |

If you love everything Harry Potter you’ll love Potterless!


Started in October 2016, Potterless is a magical journey following Mike Schubert, who has never read the Harry Potter series before.

Mike decided fantasy books weren’t for him after a … Read More

Harriet Tubman: A Biography

14th October 2019 |

In honour of Black History Month, meet Harriet Tubman. An escaped slave she was a ‘conductor’ in the Underground Railroad and served as a nurse and spy during the civil war.


“I was conductor of the Underground Railroad … Read More

The Secret Commonwealth Review

14th October 2019 |

The Secret Commonwealth Review

From the outset we get the sense that things have changed from the events of His Dark Materials as we dive back into Pullman’s world with The Secret Commonwealth.

Beware for spoilers ahead!

“It used to … Read More

National Novel Writing Month Is Nearly Here!

10th October 2019 |

It’s nearly time for National Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo is an annual international writing competition with a great sense of community that helps people achieve their creative goals.

From November the 1st to the 30th, international writers of all ages, … Read More

Limetown Review

7th October 2019 |

It’s officially October, so it’s time to get spooky! If you loved podcasts like Lore, Serial or TV shows like the X-Files, you’ll love Limetown.

The Podcast

Limetown is a fictional series of investigative reports by Lia Haddock, a journalist, … Read More

Local Author Wins YA Book Prize 2019

1st October 2019 |

Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard has won the YA Book Prize 2019.

YA Book Prize

Launched in 2014, the YA Book Prize award is the first UK and Ireland prize to focus on fiction for young adults. It addresses an … Read More

‘Angel of Brighton’ Artist To Create New Mural

30th September 2019 |

City council and First Base have selected Cosmo Sarson artist of ‘Angel of Brighton’ to paint a mural in the Edward Street Quarter.

Designed by First Base, Edward Street Quarter is the redevelopment of the Amex House. It will have … Read More

Council Supports Climate Strike

16th September 2019 |

Brighton and Hove City Council will now support young people’s right to protest as part of the ‘strike for climate’ on Friday 20th September.

What is ‘strike for climate’?

‘Strike for climate’ is led by young people around the world. … Read More