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Brighton Journal | 30th March 2020

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Interview With Rob Marks, Brighton’s Resident Ghost Tour Host

29th March 2017 |

By day, Rob Marks answers emails, goes to business meetings, and runs social media channels. By night, he becomes his eerie Victorian alter-ego, Silas, and leads ghost-loving guests around our haunted city along with fellow ghost walkers Jasper and Ebenezer.

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Q & A With Renowned Hang Player Manu Delago

28th March 2017 |

Manu has been dubbed a “virtuoso on the Hang“ by The Times and a “masterful and sensitive musician“ by The Telegraph – and now he’s returning to Brighton.

The celebrated Hang player, percussionist, producer and composer released his third solo album … Read More

Q&A With Brighton-based Afrobeat Legends Lakuta

22nd March 2017 |

Formed in Brighton, international groove collective Lakuta have been hailed by the likes of Annie Nightingale, Craig Charles, Basement Jaxx and Lauren Laverne. Their infectious, uplifting beats demand you dance, while their lyrics stand strong against inequality and prejudice.

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Q&A With Jessica Miller, Founder of Swallowsfeet Dance Festival

21st March 2017 |

Pictured: Jessica (left) with Rosa Firbank (right)

Brighton-born Jessica Miller makes up one-sixth of the creative collective behind Swallowsfeet, a truly diverse alliance of dancers, choreographers, and artists. Having discovered the magic of contemporary dance during her studies at Sussex … Read More

‘Don’t Be Afraid To Go After Your Dreams’: Interview With Brighton Piano Sensation Viktor Penner

10th March 2017 | 1

Photos by Nadia Meli 

When 31-year-old Viktor Penner sat down at the piano in Brighton station last Friday night, he didn’t realise he’d be watched online by 12,000 people. His playing captivated an audience of commuters who have dubbed him a … Read More

Brighton Mum Launches UK’s First Disability Pride – But She Needs Your Help!

7th March 2017 |

Brighton Pride is thought to be the largest in the country – tens of thousands of people descend on the city every year in a celebration of acceptance for all genders and sexualities. But summer in Brighton is not all … Read More

Q&A With Laura Marling

2nd March 2017 |

Brit award winning singer-songwriter Laura Marling will be returning to Brighton this March. The former Noah and the Whale vocalist will take the stage at the Brighton Dome on 16 March. The show will follow the release of her new … Read More

“I much prefer the fictional Mike to the Mike in real life”: Interview With Author Mike Dicks And His Dog Scrabble

20th February 2017 |

Having failed his art A-level twice, Mike Dicks is not the most likely candidate for author and illustrator. But along with his adorable dog Scrabble, he’s just published the adorable Mike&Scrabble: A Guide to Training Your New Human. He landed … Read More

Exploring the First New Cinema for Hove in 40 Years

14th February 2017 |

TOM’s film club is the first new cinema in Hove since the 1970s, so it’s a pretty big deal. It was set up by Steve McNicholas, the owner of the Upper Market Street venue at the Old Market in Hove, last … Read More

‘I didn’t want to be just another person pressing play and dancing’: Interview With Chiptune Artist Fearofdark

1st February 2017 | 1

Fearofdark is a Brighton based chiptune artist who has been releasing songs for the last eight years. He recently started performing live and has played to audiences in London, New York and Philadelphia. We caught up with him to find … Read More