Art: Citywide storytelling event, HERstory, sheds light on hidden female experiences

HERstory is a city-wide audio storytelling experience that uncovers women’s lives and work usually hidden from history. Part of the Brighton Festival (1 May – 31 May) these are the real stories of Brighton-based women as they have lived through the COVID-19 pandemic. Insightful and inspiring, HERstory brings to life the works of writers including Sabrina Mahfouz, Jade Anouka, Kate O’Donnell, Nessah Muthy, Monsay Whitney, … Continue reading Art: Citywide storytelling event, HERstory, sheds light on hidden female experiences

Music: Nierra Creek self titled EP – Elegant, open-hearted electronic/folk

Brighton-based duo Nierra Creek have released their debut EP, a self-titled affair bursting with life, passion and honesty. Prior to release the group – comprising Somerset songwriter Ryan Deag and Swiss producer Sebastian Müller – have made waves within the Brighton music scene with a number of intimate shows, and the release of singles ‘Born a Child’ and ‘Burn Out the Fire’. Now, with the … Continue reading Music: Nierra Creek self titled EP – Elegant, open-hearted electronic/folk

Culture: Brighton sees first big weekend of 2021

It took until mid May, but Brighton finally saw its first big weekend, with pubs, bars and restaurants opening for alfresco pints, rides spinning on the Pier and a big bomb on the beach. Pubs reopen Brighton city centre was a tidal wave of joy over the weekend as hundreds of the city’s pubs, bars and restaurants welcomed customers back for outdoor shenanigans. Mercifully the … Continue reading Culture: Brighton sees first big weekend of 2021

Music: Pool Valley Music hosting emerging artist showcase 15 April

Brighton independent label, Pool Valley Music is hosting a livestream show on 15 April, featuring some of the best new acts from its extensive roster. The free livestream event will see seven of Brighton’s best new bands take to the Komedia stage from 8pm on Thursday 15 April. The lineup includes: Matilda Bond, Atticomatic, Slant, China Bamboo, Caramel, Deafpony and Cloud. Pool Valley is a … Continue reading Music: Pool Valley Music hosting emerging artist showcase 15 April

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

Music: I’m The Same by Murmur, a thrillingly unsettling alt-rock stormer

Brighton alt-rock trio Murmur have released new single I’m The Same, a thrillingly unsettling, doomy stormer. The second single from an upcoming EP, I’m The Same is a dark, despairing crawl through the weeds of personal self doubt. The track is sludgy, unsettling, and sees the band delve to a new depth of heaviness. Get the track right now Such is not to say that … Continue reading Music: I’m The Same by Murmur, a thrillingly unsettling alt-rock stormer

Culture: Youth BLM Brighton hold march

Brighton’s Youth BLM movement has staged a march today through the centre of town. Starting at the Peace Statue at Old Steine, the march was well attended by young people from across Brighton, including a strong showing from local school pupils. Issues of racial inequality within the UK have been brought into sharp focus in the last 24 hours, with student protests in Pimlico and … Continue reading Culture: Youth BLM Brighton hold march

Culture: People treating Brighton beach like a bin, again

In what will come as little surprise to anyone, Brighton beach was left in a sorry state following the hottest day of the year so far. Tuesday 30 March was saw Britiain bathed in glorious sunshine, for the hottest day of the year so far. As one would expect this brought people to Brighton beach in their droves, and as unfortunately seems to always be … Continue reading Culture: People treating Brighton beach like a bin, again

Music: Murmur announce livestream single launch for I’m The Same

Mumur will be playing a special Hot Box Events livestream gig on 3 April. The band is releasing its highly anticipated single I’m The Same, so the livestream will be your first proper chance to see the Brighton three piece tear through the track live. ‘I’m the Same’ is the second single from the band’s highly anticipated EP – coming in summer 2021 and is … Continue reading Music: Murmur announce livestream single launch for I’m The Same

Food: Cin Cin coming to London

Cin Cin, arguably the best Italian restaurant in Brighton and Hove, is bringing its wonderful food to London. The chain will mark its first foray into London with a Foley Street site in Fitzrovia. The site is expected to open its outdoors space towards the end of April, before a full launch in May. Founded by David Toscano, and head chef Jamie Halsall in 2016, … Continue reading Food: Cin Cin coming to London