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Brighton Journal | August 23, 2019

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Meet the local artist who’s “rewriting the rulebook” on Arts accessibility

August 22, 2019 |

Chantal Spencer, the founder of ‘VisAbility Arts’, is seeking to “rewrite the rulebook” on accessibility for artists and makers. VisAbility Arts is an organisation that empowers artists and makers living with invisible disabilities and neurodivergences by creating spaces that are … Read More

Hove Beach Huts Open Their Doors

August 21, 2019 |


Ever wondered what’s inside the colourful Hove beach huts? You can find out this Bank Holiday Monday.

The Hove Beach Hut Association is hosting an open day from 11-3, and are encouraging as beach hut owners to open their … Read More

Life drawing longer than a London bus comes to Brighton

August 19, 2019 |

Brighton-based artist Michaela Ridgway is launching an exhibition in the heart of Brighton’s “Artist’s Quarter” tomorrow. Held at Gallery40 in the North Laines, Michaela will be showcasing her experimental life drawing that is longer than a London bus.

The drawing … Read More

Artist of the Week: Johanna Cragg

August 17, 2019 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Brighton-based contemporary artist, Johanna Cragg. Johanna’s expressive portraiture experiments with colour, pose and symbolism in her intent to capture feeling on canvas. She believes that painting is an emotive form of communication, and paints … Read More

Meaningful ways to volunteer in Brighton

August 13, 2019 |

Can you put some of your time towards supporting the local community? There are many ways you can make a difference by volunteering in and around Brighton. Here are some ideas of fantastic ways you can get involved and give … Read More

The Magic of Thailand festival returns to Brighton!

August 13, 2019 |

The Magic of Thailand festival is coming back to Brighton this weekend for a two-day celebration of Thai culture. This marks one of nine destinations for the cultural festival across the UK. Previously known as Brighton Thai Festival, this family-friendly … Read More

A dog-walkers guide to Brighton (and the surrounding area)

August 9, 2019 |

Whether you’re new to Brighton or you’ve lived here your whole life, a fresh walking route can be difficult to find.

Brighton has a variety of dog-friendly parks such as Preston Park, Queen’s Park and Stanmer Park. Hove Lawns and … Read More

Forty years of nude memories

August 9, 2019 |

On the 40th anniversary of Brighton nudist beach, Brighton residents have reminiscing on nude times gone by…

Eileen Jakes, a councilor who campaigned for the nude beach. Credit: Graham Wood.

Social media has been awash with tributes to Brighton … Read More

‘RIOT!’: Exhibition celebrating Stonewall’s anniversary comes to Brighton

August 9, 2019 |

An inspiring exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is gracing the walls of Brighton’s BMECP centre throughout August. ‘RIOT!’ opened its doors to the public during the Brighton & Hove Pride weekend. The exhibition is hosted by … Read More

This summer’s top 10 beach reads

August 8, 2019 |

Looking for page turners to take down to the beach this summer? We have got you covered on the hottest timeless classics, autobiographies, dystopian fictions, feel-good romances and much more. Here’s our top ten beach-day companions.

Becoming by Michelle Obama … Read More