Interview: Alfie Neale on new single ‘She doesn’t love me’ art collabs, and cold pints

Brighton singer/songwriter Alfie Neale is dropping his new single ‘She doesn’t love me’ just in time for the weekend. Alfie Neale is a singer, songwriter, and producer, hailing from Dorset and now based in Brighton, England. His upcoming release ‘She Doesn’t Love Me’ is set for release on the 15th of October (This Friday). His sound is an emotive and brave mix of styles, investigating elements of … Continue reading Interview: Alfie Neale on new single ‘She doesn’t love me’ art collabs, and cold pints

Brighton art guide 11-24 October

Your guide to upcoming art exhibitions and events in Brighton. Brighton is a city renowned for its artistic heritage. From the iconic Victorian architecture of the front, to the boundary-pushing work being made in the city’s many galleries, the city by the sea is one of colour, expression, and innovation. This week we have hand picked four of the best exhibitions and live events happening … Continue reading Brighton art guide 11-24 October

Brighton gig guide 27 September – 03 October

Your guide to live music in Brighton this week. Summer has finally slipped through our fingers. The nights are darker, the smoking areas are colder, but in the wonderful music venues of Brighton and Hove it’s as hot as its ever been. This week in Brighton we’ve got Clarence Clearwater Revival tribute acts at Concorde 2, psych grunge at Rossi Bar, and the busiest Wendesday … Continue reading Brighton gig guide 27 September – 03 October

Brighton vigil held for Sabina Nessa

A vigil was held in memory of Sabina Nessa in Brighton on Friday. The vigil took place at 7pm, Friday 24, at Valley Gardens. This coincided with vigils in Kidbrooke, south-east London, and across the UK. Announcing the event, organisers said: “Please stand in solidarity with us against yet more violence against women and girls. “Sabina Nessa was murdered just minutes away from meeting her … Continue reading Brighton vigil held for Sabina Nessa

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: 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

Culture: Brighton council braces for summer visitor boom

With it looking more and more like we are all going to have to holiday within the UK, Brighton council is preparing for a deluge of visitors to our fair city. Anyone that endured the horror of Brighton seafront post-lockdown easing last summer will have seen our city absolutely packed to breaking point with visitors. It now appears that this upcoming summer will somehow be … Continue reading Culture: Brighton council braces for summer visitor boom

Pubs: Vaccine passport plan ‘unworkable and baseless’

Leading voices from the UK pub and hospitality industry have branded vaccine passport entry plans as ‘unworkable and baseless’. There have been suggestions that landlords may be required to check the vaccine status of patrons on entry, if they wish to operate without social distancing measures. Leading figures within the British hospitality industry have lambasted any such suggestions, claiming that they are not only baseless … Continue reading Pubs: Vaccine passport plan ‘unworkable and baseless’

Music: Band Pond festival lineup announced – Delta Sleep headlining

Bad Pond Festival, taking place on 5 September at the iconic Brighton Concorde has finalised its lineup, with the mighty Delta Sleep set to headline. Organised by the wonderful Small Pond Records, Bad Pond Festival will be a triumphant return for Brighton gigs, and live music in general. Tickets are available HERE RIGHT NOW The full lineup for Bad Pond Festival 2021 is: Delta Sleep … Continue reading Music: Band Pond festival lineup announced – Delta Sleep headlining