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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

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

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

Live is Alive! a “special event”

Live is Alive is bringing together the full breadth of Brighton’s music scene for a special, emotional event, comments Anna Moulson of Melting Vinyl. Whilst tickets for the opening night are sold out, streaming passes are available for the historic concert via The Dome. Livestream tickets for Live is Alive! Saturday 17 October HERE How did you get involved with the Live is Alive project? … Continue reading Live is Alive! a “special event”

Yumi and the Weather: We need to do everything we can to keep the arts alive

Header image by Emilia Cox // @EmiliaAliceCox // Yumi and the Weather : Instagram // Facebook // Twitter // Bandcamp Yumi and the Weather will be bringing its unique brand of dreamy electric pop to the Brighton Dome for the very first Live is Alive showcase this coming Saturday. We caught up with singer, composer and all round multi-instrumentalist Ruby Taylor ahead of the event … Continue reading Yumi and the Weather: We need to do everything we can to keep the arts alive

Happy Maki owner accused of biphobia, transphobia by ex-employees

A collective of 10 former Happy Maki employees have released a joint statement accusing owner Anna MacDonald of transphobic and biphobic actions. On Thursday 8 October 10 former employees of Happy Maki released a joint statement detailing their collective resignations due to the actions of owner Anna MacDonald. “In the past week, 10 staff members from the Happy Maki Brighton store, have quit over the … Continue reading Happy Maki owner accused of biphobia, transphobia by ex-employees

Washed Out launches its own coffee

Washed Out Festival has launched its own-limited run coffee, made in collaboration with Hastings-based Sham City Roasters. Washed Out Festival may have sadly been cancelled for 2020, but have no fear, the city’s number one punk fest can get your blood pumping all winter long with its brand new coffee. The Washed Out Roast has been made in collaboration with Hastings bean bandits, Sham City … Continue reading Washed Out launches its own coffee

Live is Alive! Brings music back to Brighton

Live music is coming back to Brighton with Live is Alive! A collaborative event backed by a host of the city’s venues. Brighton music venues have joined together to put on a series of live gigs at The Dome to help raise support for the city’s beleaguered music scene. Live Is Alive! will take place at the Brighton Dome and via livestream over four consecutive … Continue reading Live is Alive! Brings music back to Brighton

Brighton Fringe kicking off this Thursday

Header image by Andy O’Hara // Instagram: @aoharaphoto The Brighton Fringe Autumn Edition is kicking off this Thursday 1 October, with tickets on sale now. The wonderful, wonderful Brighton Fringe is returning with an Autumn Edition 1-31 October, bringing a range of Covid-safe comedy, theatre and music performances to our fair city. With the initial event cancelled due to lockdown measures, the Fringe team has … Continue reading Brighton Fringe kicking off this Thursday

Horror short Chitarra Maledetta Part One releasing this Sunday

This Sunday 27 September will see the release of Chitarra Maledetta Part One, a horror short inspired by the films of Dario Argento and his work with the prog rock band Goblin. Chitarra maledetta part one, from by Pysch_o_Delilah productions, is being released Sunday 27 September on Youtube, with its accompanying soundtrack going live on Bandcamp at the same time. “It is a short horror … Continue reading Horror short Chitarra Maledetta Part One releasing this Sunday