Undercurrent: Let’s make life less shit

We are putting together a charity project to help raise money for the Campaign Against Living Miserably and YOU could be involved. Life is well shit for loads of us at the moment. The days have gotten short, summer is over, the world keeps seeming to get worse and we can’t see our mates. Naturally this has left many of us struggling with our various … Continue reading Undercurrent: Let’s make life less shit

Small Pond: Fostering the spirit of creativity that makes this city great

Small Pond is all about giving back to the community and supporting Brighton’s wonderful DIY arts culture. We spoke to the company’s Emerging Artists Programme director, Liam McMillan about the state of the music scene, the beat of the city and the projects recently-launched second iteration. How has working on the Emerging Artist Development project in these strange times been? We have been working on … Continue reading Small Pond: Fostering the spirit of creativity that makes this city great

Argus readers are the worst: Roundhill named best Brighton roast

This week we have gone deep into the abyss to see how the unthinking masses have reacted to The Roundhill being named Brighton’s best roast. The Roundhill, Ditchling Road, has been named the best roast in Brighton and Hove at the Brighton Restaurant Awards – a notable accolade given that it is a fully-vegan pub. Proudly meat-free and family-run, the pub is the work of … Continue reading Argus readers are the worst: Roundhill named best Brighton roast

Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Plant-based pizza specialists, Purezza, has generated £2.4m in investments to fund its restaurant expansion plans and soon-to-be entry into the commercial retail space. The company successfully secured investment from MVK Group and Veg Capital, amongst other global firms, through a recent funding drive. Purezza recently opened its third and fouth branches in Hove and Bristol respectively and it is now believed the company will look … Continue reading Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Titus Bramble Championship GW8: 2020: A Draft Odyssey

Gameweek seven was an oddity of our times. The wildfires of chaos that typify our modern life were extinguished by the forces of rationality and reason. Real Shepperton beat Karius Fan Club, Muschampions ground out another win, the Red imps fell back to lesser ways and an imperious AVERAGE performance brought Sporting CSB back to earth. Whether or not the Titus Bramble Championship can turn … Continue reading Titus Bramble Championship GW8: 2020: A Draft Odyssey

Bandcamp Friday top picks: Support local artists

It is Bandcamp Friday once more, which means the service has waived all artists fees for 24 hours – every single penny you spend goes directly to the bands. Bandcamp Friday was launched to help those in the music industry during the nightmare pandemic we find ourselves in. Without the ability to play shows, tour, and sell merch face to face bands have been stuck … Continue reading Bandcamp Friday top picks: Support local artists

Save The Brunswick campaign launched

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to save The Brunswick after it was deemed ineligible for the Cultural Recovery Fund, despite hosting more than 500 events in 2019. The Brunswick pub on Holland Road, Hove, has started a crowdfunding campaign after it was denied financial help from the Cultural Recovery Fund. CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO THE CROWDFUNDER Over the last 14 years the pub’s … Continue reading Save The Brunswick campaign launched

Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

As of Thursday we are back in a big bad lockdown, but there is at least some good news – a number of local businesses are offering pre and post-lockdown deals for us common folk. Freeloada vegan – East Street Tap Freeloada Vegan has been a welcome edition to the city’s vegan scene since its opening at the start of summer, serving up some of … Continue reading Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

Small Pond Launch 2021 ‘Emerging’ Artist Development Project

Brighton-based multi-disciplinary music company Small Pond is excited to announce that its ‘EMERGING’ artist development project returns for 2021.  The Small Pond Emerging Artist Development Project is supported by Arts Council England and is designed to give the next generation of talent an unique opportunity to develop their craft in a professional setting. The application process is now open at: https://www.emerging.smallpondrec.co.uk and will run until … Continue reading Small Pond Launch 2021 ‘Emerging’ Artist Development Project