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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‘Gaslighting’ art exhibition opening online Saturday 9 December

‘Gaslighting’, a collaborative art exhibition curated with Socially Engaged Art Salon Brighton (SEAS) will be opening as an online-only event Saturday 9 December. Gaslighting is a group exhibition with the Socially Engaged Art Salon, Brighton (SEAS) showcasing the personal work of artists who have had direct experience of domestic abuse. Artist and art activist Miranda Gavin, who both curates and contributes, will introduce the exhibition … Continue reading ‘Gaslighting’ art exhibition opening online Saturday 9 December

New music: Aaron Fitchett releasing ‘Promises’ on 15 January

Brighton singer/songwriter Aaron Fitchett – formerly of Echo Rain – is releasing his debut single ‘Promises’ on 15 January A track of unflinching honesty, ‘Promises’ is the first music from Brighton singer/songwriter Aaron Fitchett. Having previously cut his teeth in punk four-piece Echo Rain, Fitchett’s solo work is a reflection of his own personal progression. “It’s been a few years since I’ve released any music … Continue reading New music: Aaron Fitchett releasing ‘Promises’ on 15 January

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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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Currls releasing Christmas charity single, Winter Time Blues

Brighton garage rock / brilliant music trio, Currls, are releasing a Christmas single in aid of Mind Charity across their socials Tuesday 15 December. Brighton three-piece Currls will be changing the Christmas music game forever with the release of their very own festive anthem. Winter Time Blues will be going live across the band’s Instagram, Youtube and Facebook pages 6pm Tuesday 15 December. If that … Continue reading Currls releasing Christmas charity single, Winter Time Blues

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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

Nierra Creek release debut single Born a Child

Brighton duo Nierra Creek have realsed their debut single, Born a Child, an intimate take on emotional acceptance. Brighton folk/electronic music duo Nierra Creek have released their debut single, Born a Child, an intimate, honest take on emotional intelligance, appreciation and acceptance. Regarding the inspiration behind the track, frontman Ryan Deag commented: “As children it is mind blowing how little we are taught about emotional … Continue reading Nierra Creek release debut single Born a Child

Tier 3 rule change paves way for Non League football return

A limited number of fans in Tier 3 areas will be able to spectate non-elite sporting events, according to new guidance from the FA. The FA has announced that a limited number of spectators will be permitted to stadiums currently under Tier 3 restrictions, helping to pave the way for the return of Non League Football as soon as January (in theory). “We have today … Continue reading Tier 3 rule change paves way for Non League football return

Yumi and the Weather locks in BBC Radio 6 airtime

Brighton electronic pop solo act, Yumi and the Weather has been featured on Lauren Laverne’s Radio 6 Music show. Yumi and the Weather’s latest single, What Will Become of the Wishing Well was featured on Lauren Laverne’s BBC Radio 6 programme on Thursday 9 December – with the station naming it the day’s #FantasticBeat. If that wasn’t enough, Guy Garvey, once more of BBC Radio … Continue reading Yumi and the Weather locks in BBC Radio 6 airtime