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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

‘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

“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

“I tend to try and look forward”. Artist of the Week – Tony Parsons

October 27, 2018 |

Today’s edition of Brighton Journal’s Artist of the Week explores the life and artwork of the fine artist, Tony Parsons. Tony’s artwork specialises in encapsulating the outdoors, impressionist figurative life work, and landscape paintings.

 

Tony was born and grew … Read More

Disco Pete: Brighton’s most loved raver retires to nursing home

October 15, 2018 | 10

 

Brighton’s favourite dancer and much loved public figure, Peter Turner, famously known as ‘Disco Pete’ has sadly had to hang up his disco dancing shoes as he enters full time care in an East Sussex nursing home.

 

The … Read More

‘Storytelling’. Artists of the Week – Sabina Pieper and Steve Fricker

October 6, 2018 |

The new exhibition, ‘Storytelling’, has opened at Kellie Miller Arts in the Laines, examining two artistic impressions of style and subject. This week, Brighton Journal explore the work of two artists: Sabina Pieper and Steve Fricker. Their pieces will be displayed … Read More

Help Stop Plastics Bottle Tops Becoming a Drop in The Ocean

September 7, 2018 |

Volunteers are being called upon to help create phase 2 of  ‘A Drop in the Ocean’, the amazing art installation that is situated at the world famous Volks Railway.

The creator of the colourful installation, local designer Irene Soler, hopes people … Read More

Brighton Journal Looks Back at the Life of ‘the Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin

August 17, 2018 |

American singer, songwriter and pianist, Aretha Franklin, known as the queen of soul, passed away yesterday at her home in the US city of Detroit, aged 76. She had cancer and had been seriously ill for a few days.

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Brighton Beach Art Installation Using 9000 Plastic Bottle Tops Unveiled!

August 1, 2018 |

Brighton beach now features the fantastic art installation ”A Drop in The Ocean”, made up of almost 9,000 plastic bottle tops collected from the seashore!

Local graphic/web designer and permaculturist Irene Soler, the creator of the colourful installation, teamed up with 60 volunteers to produce … Read More

You Can Be On TV With The BBC’s New Craft Show

September 15, 2017 |

The BBC is asking you to showcase your crafts in their new series ‘Waste Not Want Not’ (working title).

Cbeebies wants to teach children about traditional crafts and show them the thriving community of artisans across the UK.

They are … Read More