How do you see colour? Open now at Jubilee Library, online

How do you see colour?, a photographic exhibition exploring the experiences of some of the black and POC communities in Brighton and London is open now at the Jubilee Library and online. Presented by PhotoVoice and the Socially Engaged Art Salon (SEAS) How do you see colour? showcases the work of five photographers: Koffi Nguessan, Jade Hylton, Diensen Pamben, Crystal Alleyne and Deshe M Gully. … Continue reading How do you see colour? Open now at Jubilee Library, online

Dead Slow Tattoo and Jimi’s Barbershop teaming up for spooky Halloween stream showcase

Two of the spookiest businesses on the block, Dead Slow Tattoo Co and Jimi’s Barbershop are teaming up to raise a Halloween stream spectacular from the dead. The live music event will be broadcast straight from the Dead Slow crypt (downstairs) and will feature the city’s most mysterious synth punks Top Left Club. The Halloween spooktacular was announced via a cryptic post which read: “Missing … Continue reading Dead Slow Tattoo and Jimi’s Barbershop teaming up for spooky Halloween stream showcase

Titus Bramble Championship GW5: The Draft Who Loved Me

Remember Draft? Remember how good life was before the fun-vacuum of the international break rolled in and fucked everything up? It often seems incomprehensible that we ever felt happy, that we ever woke up on a Saturday with a heart full of hope, a Skybet account full of cash, and stomach ready to be full of lager. Lo, Christian soldiers rejoice! Cry Hallelujah for Draft … Continue reading Titus Bramble Championship GW5: The Draft Who Loved Me

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

Pressure mounts on the Government to admit football crowds

The #LetFansIn campaign has gained considerable traction in the past 48 hours with a slew of high-profile clubs throwing their weight behind the cause. With clubs from the UK’s seventh tier of football and below having successfully welcomed fans back to their grounds (with social distancing measures in place) teams higher up the pyramid are putting their weight behind the #LetFansIn campaign. Just this week … Continue reading Pressure mounts on the Government to admit football crowds

It’s (almost) come home

Ring the bells, dance in the street and rejoice. Non league football is admitting fans – albeit at reduced numbers and with social distancing measures in place. In one small way football has come home. The incumbent Tory government has got football very wrong, very often. Since the Covid pandemic kicked off we have had; Matt Hancock, the world’s smarmiest prick (Undercurrent Awards 2020) scapegoating … Continue reading It’s (almost) come home

Sussex Football Roundup Saturday 03 October

Whilst the Premier League saw perhaps the most absurd weekend of its history it was pretty much service as usual down in Sussex Non League. First off, they say that the more things change the more they stay the same, and it would seem that such is correct, for whilst the world is changing at an ever greater pace, Lewes FC are still absolutely rubbish. … Continue reading Sussex Football Roundup Saturday 03 October