Culture: Youth BLM Brighton hold march

Brighton’s Youth BLM movement has staged a march today through the centre of town. Starting at the Peace Statue at Old Steine, the march was well attended by young people from across Brighton, including a strong showing from local school pupils. Issues of racial inequality within the UK have been brought into sharp focus in the last 24 hours, with student protests in Pimlico and … Continue reading Culture: Youth BLM Brighton hold march

Culture: People treating Brighton beach like a bin, again

In what will come as little surprise to anyone, Brighton beach was left in a sorry state following the hottest day of the year so far. Tuesday 30 March was saw Britiain bathed in glorious sunshine, for the hottest day of the year so far. As one would expect this brought people to Brighton beach in their droves, and as unfortunately seems to always be … Continue reading Culture: People treating Brighton beach like a bin, again

Music: Murmur announce livestream single launch for I’m The Same

Mumur will be playing a special Hot Box Events livestream gig on 3 April. The band is releasing its highly anticipated single I’m The Same, so the livestream will be your first proper chance to see the Brighton three piece tear through the track live. ‘I’m the Same’ is the second single from the band’s highly anticipated EP – coming in summer 2021 and is … Continue reading Music: Murmur announce livestream single launch for I’m The Same

Food: Cin Cin coming to London

Cin Cin, arguably the best Italian restaurant in Brighton and Hove, is bringing its wonderful food to London. The chain will mark its first foray into London with a Foley Street site in Fitzrovia. The site is expected to open its outdoors space towards the end of April, before a full launch in May. Founded by David Toscano, and head chef Jamie Halsall in 2016, … Continue reading Food: Cin Cin coming to London

Culture: Brighton council braces for summer visitor boom

With it looking more and more like we are all going to have to holiday within the UK, Brighton council is preparing for a deluge of visitors to our fair city. Anyone that endured the horror of Brighton seafront post-lockdown easing last summer will have seen our city absolutely packed to breaking point with visitors. It now appears that this upcoming summer will somehow be … Continue reading Culture: Brighton council braces for summer visitor boom

Pubs: Vaccine passport plan ‘unworkable and baseless’

Leading voices from the UK pub and hospitality industry have branded vaccine passport entry plans as ‘unworkable and baseless’. There have been suggestions that landlords may be required to check the vaccine status of patrons on entry, if they wish to operate without social distancing measures. Leading figures within the British hospitality industry have lambasted any such suggestions, claiming that they are not only baseless … Continue reading Pubs: Vaccine passport plan ‘unworkable and baseless’

Food: Boozy ice cream coming to Brighton with Mr Tipsy

Mr Tipsy, an alcoholic ice cream brand, is coming to sunny Brighton and Hove this summer. The brainchild of Tom Gathercole, Mr Tipsy has been granted the necessary alcohol licence to operate in sunny Brighton and Hove – or to be exact, 46 George Street! One as-yet-unnamed councillors had objected to the move and quite ludicrously claimed that alcohol-infused ice cream may lead to an … Continue reading Food: Boozy ice cream coming to Brighton with Mr Tipsy

Music: Band Pond festival lineup announced – Delta Sleep headlining

Bad Pond Festival, taking place on 5 September at the iconic Brighton Concorde has finalised its lineup, with the mighty Delta Sleep set to headline. Organised by the wonderful Small Pond Records, Bad Pond Festival will be a triumphant return for Brighton gigs, and live music in general. Tickets are available HERE RIGHT NOW The full lineup for Bad Pond Festival 2021 is: Delta Sleep … Continue reading Music: Band Pond festival lineup announced – Delta Sleep headlining

Music: Projector release ZERO

Brighton garage punk invaders, Projector, have released new single, ZERO. Projector have released their latest single, ZERO; an abrasive noise rock punch in the head that goes big on sonic soundscapes, and little on faff. Clocking in at under three minutes, the Brighton trio pack a hell of a lot of action into one song. Discordant verse melodies break into absolutely massive fuzz bomb choruses … Continue reading Music: Projector release ZERO

Art: SEAS launches The Force of Fantasy exhibition

Brighton art hub, the Socially Engaged Art Salon, has launched its latest exhibition – The Force of Fantasy. “Fantasy is not equated with what is not real, but rather with what is not yet real.” Taking Judith Butler’s essay ‘The Force of Fantasy: Feminism, Mapplethorpe, and Discursive Excess’ as a starting point, this exhibition proposes that fantasy is a powerful tool to not only imagine … Continue reading Art: SEAS launches The Force of Fantasy exhibition