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| December 18, 2018

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‘Aren’t rules made to be broken?’ Artist of the Week: Alice Clarke

December 1, 2018 |

We explored the beginnings of graphic novel illustrator, Alice Clarke, and discussed her youth, her crowdsourced project, and challenges facing the graphic novel industry today.

Alice spent the first decade of her life in Brighton, and decided from a young … Read More

Brighton and Hove programme ‘Our Future City’ shortlisted for international award

November 30, 2018 |

A cultural project in Brighton and Hove dedicated to improving the lives of young people has been shortlisted for an important international award. ‘Our Future City’ is a programme working across different sectors and agendas, expecting to help 6,000 children and … Read More

Interview: New cast of The Rocky Horror Show reveal first impressions of hit musical

November 30, 2018 |

New stars of The Rocky Horror Show, Dom Joly, Joanne Clifton, and Ben Adams, discuss Brighton, sex, and their first impressions of the musical.

This article contains sexually explicit references which might offend or be unsuitable for some readers. 

One … Read More

‘The Full Monty’ bare all in Brighton on final ever UK tour

November 28, 2018 |

The Full Monty stage show is heading to Brighton’s Theatre Royal for one final hilarious and heartfelt production. The much-loved film and theatre classic will be shown for one last time as producers, David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, present the final ever … Read More

Debates rise over report at Brighton school revealing highest number of trans pupils

November 27, 2018 |

Dorothy Stringer School in Brighton has been reported as having the highest number of openly transgender and gender fluid pupils in the country. Reports of the Brighton school’s figures in The Times has stirred up opposing views debating the “long-term effects” and … Read More

The Warren to relocate to new central Brighton spot

November 27, 2018 |

Otherplace production company who own much-loved ‘The Warren’ have announced their relocation to another space in central Brighton. Home to many performances at Brighton Fringe, The Warren forms a pivotal cultural venue in the heart of the city.

The festival complex … Read More

“Her passion is getting people to engage and notice.” Artist of the Week – Lynette Merrick

November 24, 2018 |

Brighton Journal spoke to daughter, Rachel, about the intricate wildlife illustrations of Lynette Merrick.

Lynette Merrick is a wildlife illustrator who has produced over 1,000 images of common British species by hand in the last few years. Now 78-years-old and busier … Read More

Last chance to see Martlets’ Snailspace collection in Brighton

November 20, 2018 |

It’s time for Brighton and Hove to bid farewell to the Snailspace snail trail collection which has lit up the city’s streets for over a month. The sculptures were taken off the streets on Sunday (18 November), but Marlets are giving you … Read More

Council Announce Graffiti Crack-Down Plans

November 20, 2018 |

Brighton and Hove City Council have announced plans to get tough with graffiti artists, in an effort to ‘reclaim our streets’ from those who have de-faced it.

 

These plans seek to unite police, residents, local businesses, students and even … Read More

Small Business Saturday Encourages Shoppers to Go Independent

November 19, 2018 |

As a city inundated with small shops, businesses and restaurants, Brighton’s independent scene is undoubtedly a thriving one. In a bid to shine an even greater spotlight on some of these amazing spots throughout the city, the Small Business Saturday … Read More