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 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

Save The Brunswick campaign launched

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to save The Brunswick after it was deemed ineligible for the Cultural Recovery Fund, despite hosting more than 500 events in 2019. The Brunswick pub on Holland Road, Hove, has started a crowdfunding campaign after it was denied financial help from the Cultural Recovery Fund. CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO THE CROWDFUNDER Over the last 14 years the pub’s … Continue reading Save The Brunswick campaign launched

Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

As of Thursday we are back in a big bad lockdown, but there is at least some good news – a number of local businesses are offering pre and post-lockdown deals for us common folk. Freeloada vegan – East Street Tap Freeloada Vegan has been a welcome edition to the city’s vegan scene since its opening at the start of summer, serving up some of … Continue reading Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

Brighton is in for an absolute scorcher this weekend, 31 July – 2 August, we’ve locked in some Bison beach beers, a real deal Mexican pop up, Brighton’s best kept secret and the city’s first vegan chicken shop. Bison Beach Bar The sun is going to have his hat firmly on this Friday meaning that thousands upon thousands of revellers will descend upon the city … Continue reading Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

Freeloada at East Street Tap: The vegan junk food you never knew you needed.

Freeloada is the vegan junk food spot you never knew you needed. Mac and cheez burgers, buffalo fries, korean wings, and a pink burger with ice cream in it. Certainly weird, definitely wonderful. It’s everything you’d hope and two scoops more. Vegan junk food has become an ever present in our lives since first emerging as a rare tonic to the kale days. be it … Continue reading Freeloada at East Street Tap: The vegan junk food you never knew you needed.