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Brighton Journal | 21st November 2019

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‘The Big Interview’ with The Feminist Bookshop

9th November 2019 |

Good news fellow feminists and book fans akin! The Feminist Bookshop is a brand new independent bookshop and plant-based café opening in central Brighton on the 16th November.

Women writers have often been overlooked amongst a male-dominated literary world, and … Read More

Brighton Socialite: The Midweek Mingle in Pictures

13th November 2018 |

Last week Brighton Journal headed to the Midweek Mingle,  an evening of honest discussion and advice from a panel of women who have gone solo with their careers and bossed it, brought to you by She Can. She Did. Here’s … Read More

Brighton Landmark Recognised as Key Location in Women’s Suffrage

12th June 2018 |

The iconic Brighton Dome has been cited as a site of activism.

A list composed by Historic England has recognised Brighton Dome as a major site for the suffrage struggle.

It is one of 41 locations to make the list.

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What’s On This Weekend! 18th – 20th August

18th August 2017 |

Although the weather is predicted to be rubbish lets not let that ruin our weekend! But of course as usual, it begins to get sunny again at the beginning of next week, when we all go back to work on … Read More

Why The Free The Nipple Movement This Weekend Is Important

17th August 2017 |

This weekend, on Saturday the 19th of August, Brighton is hosting a Free The Nipple rally along the seafront.

The Free The Nipple movement began with a woman in NYC who made a documentary in 2012 about gender equality and … Read More

Getting More Women Into Music! Meet DJ And Bitchcraft Founder Polly Miles!

25th July 2017 | 1

She regularly spins the decks at Brighton’s numerous music venues and is busy putting on shows with her music events company. Polly Miles is a 22 year old DJ and music promoter in Brighton. She is the one pulling the … Read More

Why Feminists Staged a Sit-in At Churchill Square Yesterday

9th March 2017 |

Passers-by near Churchill Square yesterday evening were greeted by more than 100 women and non-binary people sitting outside the shopping centre, releasing flares and chanting.

It was a demonstration by Sisters Uncut Brighton, a local branch of the national feminist … Read More

Why Brighton Women Are Striking Today

8th March 2017 |

On International Women’s Day, two separate groups of Brighton women will go on strike to get their voices heard – an action in keeping with this year’s #BeBoldForChange theme.

Students at Sussex University will walk out of lectures at midday to … Read More

Brighton Bus Named After Local Suffragette

23rd January 2017 |

Minnie Turner, born in Preston Street one-hundred and fifty years ago, has become the latest name to be honoured on a Brighton & Hove Bus.

The Brighton and Hove Bus Company say they are delighted to pay tribute to … Read More

Banned Brighton Artist Conquers Past – Interview – Judi Thomas

23rd March 2016 |

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m Judi, I’m a forty-five-year-old mum of three, born in South-Africa – Durban, which is actually a lot like Brighton. I’ve been living in the UK for about fifteen years.

How did you … Read More