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Brighton Journal | 24th February 2020

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Talk About A Revolution: Exclusive Q&A with comedian Simon Munnery

29th January 2020 |

Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery returns to his revolutionary alter ego Alan Parker Urban Warrior, as heard on BBC Radio 1, seen on ITV’s Saturday Night Live, and read in a popular national music weekly. So what has brought Alan … Read More

Artist of the Week: Jo Hathaway

25th January 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Jo Hathaway, a local illustrator and landscape painter. Jo’s colourful abstract paintings explore the nostalgia, memory and emotion that places hold for us. Her love of language and poetry continuously inspires her work, as … Read More

Coming soon: The theatre production of Ghost Stories

22nd January 2020 |

If you’re into spooky shows all year round, you’re in for a treat as the theatre production of Ghost Stories is heading to Brighton very soon. Theatre Royal Brighton will be hosting the cult production, written by Jeremy Dyson and … Read More

Artist of the Week: Kate Jenkins

18th January 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Kate Jenkins, a Brighton-based crochet artist. Kate works in her studio in Kemptown, where she’s been making her food-inspired creations for over fifteen years. Kate enjoys travelling and is continuously influenced by global food … Read More

Artist of the Week: Solange Leon Iriarte

13th January 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Sussex-based artist, Solange Leon Iriarte. Solange explores the rhythms of cityscape and landscape in her energising mixed media work. We discussed many things during our discussion including her ‘Sway’ installation which concerns migration and … Read More

Artist of the Week: Denise Harrison

4th January 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter, Denise Harrison. Denise is based at the Phoenix Brighton Art Space, where she works in her studio and teaches painting. Landscape and conservation are at the heart of her work, and Denise … Read More

7 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around the World

31st December 2019 |

If you’re looking for a slightly different way to celebrate New Year’s Eve this year, try out some of these interesting cultural traditions from around the world.

 

1. Spain

Traditionally, during the countdown to New Year in Spain, you’ll … Read More

Artist of the Week: Sarah Arnett

21st December 2019 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Sarah Arnett, a local artist, illustrator and textile designer. Sarah’s vibrant work explores natural forms and architectural motifs, frequently taking inspiration from the Royal Pavilion and fantasy narratives. We discussed Sarah’s most exciting projects, … Read More

Council Warns Against Taking Part In Brighton’s Christmas Sea Swim Tradition

20th December 2019 |

A tradition that will see its 159th anniversary on Christmas Day this year is again raising major safety concerns with the Brighton & Hove City Council.

People head into the sea each year on December 25th for an ice … Read More

Artist of the Week: James Kuszewski

14th December 2019 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to James Kuszewski, a local artist working in ink wash and graphite. Based at his studio in Henfield, James enjoys scaling the surrounding downs and woodland for inspiration. Storytelling is often at the heart of … Read More