The Walrus pub accused of forcing staff to work through Covid symptoms

As the Omicron variant rips through the city, bosses at The Walrus pub on Ship Street are reportedly forcing unwell staff to work public-facing shifts Header image from Jim Linwood on Flickr A weighty claim has emerged that bosses at The Walrus pub are attempting to force staff to work public-facing shifts despite presenting with Covid symptoms. One staff member shared the details on Twitter. … Continue reading The Walrus pub accused of forcing staff to work through Covid symptoms

Brighton gig guide 13-19 December

Your guide to live music in Brighton this week This is life, but not quite as we know it. Your boss doesn’t quite know what to ask of you, shops are always busy, but no one is properly off for Christmas yet, it is unclear if you can totally shirk all responsibility, but it kinda feels that way. So what better way to sashay through … Continue reading Brighton gig guide 13-19 December

Brighton gig guide 7 – 12 December

Your guide to live music in Brighton this week The first Christmas work do weekend of the season is over, so shake the shame out of your head, drink plenty of water and get your peepers round a stockingful of gigs coming up this week. We have got more folk than you can shake a stick out, a Kate Bush tribute act at Brunswick on … Continue reading Brighton gig guide 7 – 12 December

5 Brighton restaurants with vegan Christmas specials

From stuffing-topped fries to nut roast pies, here are 5 amazing vegan Christmas specials in Brighton and Hove. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time when Brighton restaurants, pubs, and takeaways get into the festive spirit and start cranking out wildly inventive Christmas specials – and we’ve rounded up the best vegan ones because you’ve all been very good. Prepare your stomachs, … Continue reading 5 Brighton restaurants with vegan Christmas specials

Poems By Post: Sharing creativity in dark days

Poems By Post is a subscription-based poetry delivery project highlighting the creativity of independent artists. The Brighton-based Poems By Post project began in the despairing depths of 2020 as a means to share the indefatigable creativity in our world, and bring a little inspiration to people’s doorsteps in the most trying of times. Each month Poems By Post commission a new poem from a different … Continue reading Poems By Post: Sharing creativity in dark days

Brighton gig guide 29 Nov – 5 Dec

You guide to live music in Brighton this week So here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody’s resenting their coworkers and wanting to slink off from shitey pre-organised “fun” activities. Yes, yes, yes, it is XMAS WORK DO SEASON, baby. Deck the halls with whatever your boss will allow you to put on the company card and get your peepers wrapped round some stonking great gigs … Continue reading Brighton gig guide 29 Nov – 5 Dec

Best Foot Music – Supporting artist from refugee and migrant communities

Brighton-based charity Best Foot Music has been supporting musicians from refugee and migrant communities for over 12 years. Best Foot Music most recently helped Lebanese rap group Ghoraba2 release a cracking EP, but the charity has been supporting refugee and migrant communities for over a decade. We spoke to founder Phil Minns about the charity, its ethos, and how the power of music and promote … Continue reading Best Foot Music – Supporting artist from refugee and migrant communities

Brighton fuzz rockers BEIGE dropping ‘Master Blaster’ 19 November

Brighton fuzz merchants, Beige, are releasing their latest single ‘Master Blaster’ on 19 Novemember. Master Blaster is an absolute riot for those that love their fuzz loud and their songs relentless. Clocking in at under 2:30 but leaving absolutely nothing left in the tank, Master Blaster is a rip through all your favourite parts of your favourite grunge, desert-rock heroes. Scuzzy angular bass? Check Smashing … Continue reading Brighton fuzz rockers BEIGE dropping ‘Master Blaster’ 19 November

Independent Brighton news team, Seagull, launching soon

A new independent news service is coming to Brighton and Hove – Seagull The minds behind this new service have met, planned, and sorted out a clear vision for reporting on the pressing issues our shit local media ignore. These include but are not limited to: Food waste, rough sleeping, environmental issues and under-covered social causes. Describing the project the team said: Brighton and Hove … Continue reading Independent Brighton news team, Seagull, launching soon