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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Purezza named top vegan restaurant in Brighton

The original Brighton vegan pizza spot, Purezza has been named the top plant-based restaurant in the city. Purezza has been named Brighton’s best vegan restaurant in the 2020 Brighton Restaurant Awards (Bravo). Announcing the award – sponsored by Veeg – Bravo organisers commented: “With the growing popularity of plant based living and dozens of incredible local restaurants serving fantastic vegan options, the award for Plant … Continue reading Purezza named top vegan restaurant in Brighton

Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Plant-based pizza specialists, Purezza, has generated £2.4m in investments to fund its restaurant expansion plans and soon-to-be entry into the commercial retail space. The company successfully secured investment from MVK Group and Veg Capital, amongst other global firms, through a recent funding drive. Purezza recently opened its third and fouth branches in Hove and Bristol respectively and it is now believed the company will look … Continue reading Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

A new vegan cafe, Really Good Juice, has opened on Western Road, bringing the best coffee, food and you guessed it, juice to the sometimes-sunny streets of Hove. Really Good Juice, the cafe-centric sister of summer’s biggest vegan hit, Really Happy Chicken has opened on Western Road, just off of Brunswick Square. Bringing “Coffee, juice and really good feels” the brand new venture is 100 … Continue reading Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

Happy Maki owner accused of biphobia, transphobia by ex-employees

A collective of 10 former Happy Maki employees have released a joint statement accusing owner Anna MacDonald of transphobic and biphobic actions. On Thursday 8 October 10 former employees of Happy Maki released a joint statement detailing their collective resignations due to the actions of owner Anna MacDonald. “In the past week, 10 staff members from the Happy Maki Brighton store, have quit over the … Continue reading Happy Maki owner accused of biphobia, transphobia by ex-employees