Culture: Brighton sees first big weekend of 2021

It took until mid May, but Brighton finally saw its first big weekend, with pubs, bars and restaurants opening for alfresco pints, rides spinning on the Pier and a big bomb on the beach. Pubs reopen Brighton city centre was a tidal wave of joy over the weekend as hundreds of the city’s pubs, bars and restaurants welcomed customers back for outdoor shenanigans. Mercifully the … Continue reading Culture: Brighton sees first big weekend of 2021

Art: Brighton Fringe returning in new hybrid form, tickets on sale 16 April

Brighton Fringe is returning to our wonderful city as a hybrid event Friday 28 May – Sunday 27 June 2021 2019 was record-breaking for Brighton Fringe with over 600,000 attendees, while 2020 saw the Festival explore digital performance for the first time. Now, for 2021, England’s largest arts festival is back with the most exciting and unusual cabaret, circus and comedy, dance, drama and drag! … Continue reading Art: Brighton Fringe returning in new hybrid form, tickets on sale 16 April

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

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

Kill The Bill march held on Saturday

The people of Brighton and Hove took to the streets on Saturday 20 March to protest the Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The socially-distanced protest worked its way through the city from 2pm, ending at a demonstration on Hove Lawns. Those involved are fighting a reprehensible piece of legislature being rushed through commons by the Tory party, that seeks to criminalise protest under the … Continue reading Kill The Bill march held on Saturday

Culture: Brighton Games Festival could be coming

A Wired Sussex report has put forward plans to launch a Brighton Games Festival to showcase the wealth of talent in the city. Brighton and Hove is one of the most innovative – and in per capita terms, strongest – cities in the entire UK when it comes to video games. Now, following a report by Wired Sussex and property developer First Base (the firm … Continue reading Culture: Brighton Games Festival could be coming