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DIY Punx in Lockdown group launched

Covid has cut us all off from each other and with that comes a blinkering of our cultural vision. Punx in Lockdown has been created to broaden these horizons, and help share the word of new music, art, film, books and all the rest. Header image by Roman Laris: Bigcartel // Site // Facebook Punx in Lockdown is the brainchild of Charlie Longman, best known … Continue reading DIY Punx in Lockdown group launched

Brighton Bier partner with Zedify for environmentally friendly beers at home

There are three truths in life: Lockdown is boring, beer is great and protecting the environment is crucial. Luckily Brighton Bier is hitting all three with a new zero-emissions beer delivery partnership. We’ll say cheers to that! Beer fans can now get Brighton Bier delivered to their door anywhere in our fair city through the brewery’s partnership with local zero emissions delivery service Zedify. Stephen … Continue reading Brighton Bier partner with Zedify for environmentally friendly beers at home

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

Psych O Deliah releasing Halloween double feature

Psych O Deliah Productions is releasing a Halloween double feature at the stroke of midnight. Psych O Deliah Productions, the brainchild of multi-discipline artists and filmmaker, Alex Sinesi is releasing a Halloween double feature on the stroke of midnight, 31 October. The two short films follow on from Sinesi’s first foray into filmmaking, Chitarra Maledetta Part One, which was relased in September. The new project … Continue reading Psych O Deliah releasing Halloween double feature

The Shoorah Box vintage fashion service smashes funding target, launching in November

The Shoorah Box, an independent vintage fashion subscription service has secured launch funding through the Natwest Back Her Business initiative. Header image by Katie Town: Facebook // Instagram // Contact The Shoorah Box is a “vintage gift and subscription box service which aims to encapsulate the style and energy of the 60s and 70s, with a twist,” and was founded by Harriet Dakin. “Combining creatively … Continue reading The Shoorah Box vintage fashion service smashes funding target, launching in November

Brighton named most vegan city in UK, Argus readers react as badly as you’d expect

Brighton has one more been named the most vegan-friendly city in the UK and as you’d expect, the gremlins that read that Argus have had a fair bit to say about it. It’s official – Brighton and Hove is the most vegan-friendly place in the UK, or so says the experts at holiday rental firm Holidu (we’ve never heard of them either). Our fair city … Continue reading Brighton named most vegan city in UK, Argus readers react as badly as you’d expect

Ditz: “Playing live is the heart of the band”

Brighton-based noise-rock mavericks, Ditz, had big plans for 2020. A rapidly-growing fan base, summer festivals and a massive support slot with Idles meant the year look to be a good one. Unfortunately Covid put a considerable spanner in the works, but that didn’t stop Ditz – An EP under their belt, new tracks written and now a return to the stage for Live is Alive, … Continue reading Ditz: “Playing live is the heart of the band”

Libra Libra: “With art people just keep going and I think that is the beauty of it.”

Brighton is a wonderful metling pot of people, art and culture, comments Beth from garage-punk visionaries Libra Libra. We caught up with the band ahead of their first show in six months, this Saturday’s Live is Alive showcase. How is the band approaching Live is Alive? It must seem odd having such a gap between playing shows! We’re very excited to be playing live again … Continue reading Libra Libra: “With art people just keep going and I think that is the beauty of it.”