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Pubs, clubs, seeking public input into impact inquiry

Night time economy leaders, including the big names in pubs, clubs and bars are calling on the public to have their say in a Parliamentary inquiry into the sector. An All Party Parliamentary Group report into the impact of the Covid pandemic on the late night economy is seeking input from publicans, employees and consumers. Those wishing to have their voice heard can do so: … Continue reading Pubs, clubs, seeking public input into impact inquiry

Pubs: UK Hospitality could be shut until May

Brighton pubs and the wider hospitality industry could be shut until May, according to reports. A report in The Sunday Times claims that pubs could remain shut – or under the strictest of conditions – until May at the earliest. Current Coronavirus restrictions have taken a sledgehammer to the hospitality industry, something felt acutely here in Brighton and Hove, and the latest Westminster murmurings offer … Continue reading Pubs: UK Hospitality could be shut until May

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Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears

With the Government discussing imposing Tier 4 restrictions across Sussex, some Brighton pubs and venues are shutting up shop early. Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears With the Government discussing imposing Tier 4 restrictions across Sussex, some Brighton pubs and venues are shutting up shop early. Brighton pubs and venues are closing early ahead of a Government Covid Taskforce meeting that is expected … Continue reading Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears

Hope and Ruin hosting three gigs this week (this is not a drill)

Brighton live music mecca, The Hope and Ruin will be holding two socially-distanced gigs in its upstairs venue this week, the first such events since March. In what is a wonderful reminder of our past, The Hope and Ruin will host actual real live music gigs this week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The night out holy trinity (Thursday is the new Friday, Friday is … Continue reading Hope and Ruin hosting three gigs this week (this is not a drill)

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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

Property vultures circle Freebutt site, residents start campaign to save it

As many had feared, property developers in Brighton are looking to take advantage of the Covid pandemic and convert the former music venue site into shared houses. Locals have since launched a campaign to save the site. In what could be a worrying starting gun being fired across our city, property developer One Phoenix Place is pushing to turn one of Brighton’s old live music … Continue reading Property vultures circle Freebutt site, residents start campaign to save it

From Tier to Infirmary: What lockdown tier 2 means for Brighton pubs

Brighton and its pubs will wake up in Tier 2 lockdown measures on Wednesday, this is what the new restrictions mean. Wednesday 2 December will see numerous pubs reopen across our fair city, albeit under significant restrictions. Much as we all have, venues have been locked down this past month as the nation attempts to get the Covid 19 pandemic back under control and you’d … Continue reading From Tier to Infirmary: What lockdown tier 2 means for Brighton pubs

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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