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

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

Art: No guarantee summer events will go ahead

Brighton’s licensing manager has said that there are no guarantees summer events like Pride, Fringe, Warren and the Brighton Festival will go ahead. Jim Whitelegg made the comments after a councillor questioned why the city was yet to respond to recent announcements from festival operators that their events will certainly be taking place. Brighton Pride recently put tickets up on sale for its 2021 edition, … Continue reading Art: No guarantee summer events will go ahead

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Art: Brighton Fringe celebrates, registration still open

Lockdown updates have given renewed hope that Brighton Fringe 2021 will be going ahead in all its wonderful glory. Registration for Brighton Fringe 2021 is still open, and with the good news over lockdown easing, it is shaping up to be an absolute belter. Brighton Fringe is imploring us all to #CelebrateFringe ahead of the Spring showcase. Taking place on 28 May – 27 June … Continue reading Art: Brighton Fringe celebrates, registration still open

Art: Warren Festival running free entry competition

The Warren Festival is running a free-to-enter competition, the winner of which will bag a bespoke day out for two. If you’re looking for a lovely local day out this summer then look no further – the wonderful Warren Festival is offering the chance to win a bespoke day out for two and feature on all their socials (if you’re into that kind of thing, … Continue reading Art: Warren Festival running free entry competition

Art: SEAS launching ‘Queering Spaces’ exhibition 13 Feb

SEAS Brighton is holding a special launch event for its new art exhibition ‘Queering Spaces’ on 13 February. The Socially Engaged Art Salon Brighton (SEAS) will be holding an online launch event for its February art exhibition, ‘Queering Spaces’ on Saturday 13th. The opening will include talks by the artists, question and answer segments and a general discussion. You can register for the launch right … Continue reading Art: SEAS launching ‘Queering Spaces’ exhibition 13 Feb

Culture: Cowley Club crowdfunding to ensure survival

The Cowley Club on London Road, Brighton, has launched a Crowdfunding campaign to help the music and arts space stay afloat in lockdown. The Cowley Club, the beating heart of the Brighton independent music and arts scene, needed to raise £5,000 to ensure its continued survival, and has hit the £3,000 in the first 24 hours. There is still much to do, however. The only … Continue reading Culture: Cowley Club crowdfunding to ensure survival

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‘Gaslighting’ art exhibition opening online Saturday 9 December

‘Gaslighting’, a collaborative art exhibition curated with Socially Engaged Art Salon Brighton (SEAS) will be opening as an online-only event Saturday 9 December. Gaslighting is a group exhibition with the Socially Engaged Art Salon, Brighton (SEAS) showcasing the personal work of artists who have had direct experience of domestic abuse. Artist and art activist Miranda Gavin, who both curates and contributes, will introduce the exhibition … Continue reading ‘Gaslighting’ art exhibition opening online Saturday 9 December

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Brighton Fringe 2021 registration opens

The Brighton Fringe art festival has opened registration for its 2021 edition, 7 May – 6 June. Brighton Fringe has today (09:00, 14 December 2020) opened event registration for artists to take part in the 2021 festival, which will run from 7 May – 6 June, with registrations closing at 23:59 on 19 February 2021.  After the success of allowing digital events in their Autumn … Continue reading Brighton Fringe 2021 registration opens

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