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“The city where it is weird to not be weird.” Artist of the Week: Alberto Martinez

December 8, 2018 |

This week, surrealist painter, Alberto Martinez examined his artistic journey from Cuba to Brighton, a place now a great source of inspiration for his work.

It is no secret Brighton and Hove is a recognised cultural hub, expanding the imaginations … Read More

Hove beach hut advent calendar opens doors for final year

December 5, 2018 |

Martin Poole reflects on the highlights of Beyond’s Hove beach hut advent calendar after ten years of success at Christmas time.

Hove’s annual beach hut advent calendar has opened its doors to the people of Brighton and Hove for one … Read More

West Pier: Brighton’s Landmark In Pictures

December 4, 2018 |

West Pier in Brighton and Hove often features as the central focus for the work of many photographers.

The seaside scenery provides ample opportunity to encapsulate its unique quirks and characteristics within the city.

Despite West Pier’s gradual deterioration after … Read More

What’s on in Brighton? 30th November – 2nd December

November 29, 2018 |

The Christmas lights are up and as the weekend sweeps us into the festive month, Brighton has a variety of things you might want to do this weekend, read our top picks below!

 

Snailspace Farewell – Friday 30th November … 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

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

‘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

“I realised I needed to step away as my own artist.” Artist of the Week – JonPaul McCarthy

November 3, 2018 |

Ex-professional footballer turned artist, Jon-Paul McCarthy, discusses the transition from traditional to digital art, working with Disney, and his favourite place in Brighton.

 

Artist of the Week at Brighton Journal allows us to explore a diverse range of talents … Read More

What’s on in Brighton: 2nd-4th November

November 1, 2018 |

As we slip into the cold November month this weekend, Brighton and Hove has a real mixed bag of events to attend. Brighton Journal has located where to go for free fireworks, an all-day music event, and an illustration fair … Read More

Happy 40th anniversary to ‘The Snowman’!

October 24, 2018 |

‘One winter night a snowman comes to life…’

 

‘The Snowman’ by Raymond Briggs’ has been a much loved picture book for many years. In 1978, the year of its publication it was recognised as the years best … Read More