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| November 18, 2018

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‘Painted Stories’ exhibition – Artists of the Week

November 17, 2018 |

Art retains the timeless quality of narrating stories that differ from artist to artist. Brighton Journal explored styles and works of the four Brighton-based artists featured in the ‘Painted Stories’ exhibition at the end of the month.

 

 Gallery40 based … Read More

Christmas lights switch on in Brighton signals start to festive season

November 16, 2018 |

Brighton officially declared the beginning of the festive season with the Christmas lights switch-on last night. Crowds gathered around the Capital Brighton stage on East Street to watch performances from swing group Hit The Silk, the Actually Gay Men’s Chorus, buskers Ren and … Read More

Take your unwanted technology to Sussex Uni for reuse!

November 16, 2018 |

Discover how to put your old phones, computers, and televisions to good use and reduce wasted technology in Brighton and Hove.

 

The University of Sussex invites you to reduce technology waste bring any unwanted tech you have lying around at … Read More

Blue plaque to be unveiled remembering Brighton-based suffragette

November 15, 2018 |

Brighton Journal spoke to local campaigner, Elizabeth Dwiar about the progress of the Vote100 campaign, which helped raise awareness for the blue plaque.

 

A blue plaque to commemorate Brighton-based suffragette, Minnie Turner, will be unveiled this weekend at the … Read More

Brighton’s Pier features on the new 50 pence coin!

November 14, 2018 |

Our very own Palace Pier is set to feature on a new limited, special edition 50p. The Royal Mint recently announced it will be releasing a series of coins dedicated to Raymond Briggs’ ‘The Snowman’. It will commemorate 40 years … Read More

Santa Clause is coming to Brighton and Hove!

November 14, 2018 |

Residents of Brighton and Hove are now able to purchase tickets to this year’s Santa Express on Volk’s Electric Railway. This special Christmas service will begin its journey on Saturday 1st December taking families on a magical voyage along Brighton … Read More

‘Horrible Histories’ celebrates 25 years with performances at Theatre Royal Brighton

November 13, 2018 |

Horrible Histories Live On Stage will return to Theatre Royal Brighton to celebrate 25 years since the publication of the acclaimed book series. The company are touring two hilarious shows, ‘Terrible Tudors’ and ‘Awful Egyptians’ over four dates in Brighton … Read More

Brighton and Hove Artists Open House Festival announces dates for Christmas Season

November 12, 2018 |

Due to start on 24th November, hundreds of artists in Brighton and Hove will open their doors for three consecutive weekends, illuminating the exceptional creative talent the residents of our beautiful city have to offer. 

 

Artists choosing to participate … Read More

Ian McKellen at 80: Actor celebrates birthday with charity performances in Brighton

November 9, 2018 |

Sir Ian McKellan is returning to the Theatre Royale in Brighton with a one-man show for his 80th birthday to raise funds for theatres nationwide. The actor is embarking on the colossal UK tour, ‘Ian On Stage’, from January to … Read More

★★★★ Review of Show by Shechter II: Hofesh Shechter Company

November 8, 2018 |

Hofesh Shechter’s Show, is a nightmarish reinvention of contemporary dance characterised by the haunting, yet sublime movement of Shechter’s murderous clowns.

 

Performing at Brighton Dome for one night only, Shechter II, Hofesh Shechter’s critically acclaimed apprentice company, took to … Read More