Kate Tempest Debuts New Album At Secret Your Place Gig As Part Of Brighton Festival
Brighton Festival 2017's Guest Director Kate Tempest
made a surprise return to the city on for a secret gig as part of the Festival's Your Place
initiative, performing an exclusive rendition of her unreleased new album
in full at Hangleton Community Centre.
Snow Patrol Return With Tales Of Clarity & Connection On New Album Wildness
are set to return with Wildness,
their first album in seven years, which finds the band searching for clarity, connection, and meaning, while staying true to the melodic songwriting prowess
that brought them to prominence.
Rituals: Ambitious New Album Arrives From Australian Musician Who Stole The Show @ Great Escape Festival
is the ambitious new album from Australian musician Amaya Laucirica
(who played a storming set at last weekend's Brighton's Great Escape Festival).
Her work blends the swirling contours of the Cocteau Twins
with the wistful melodies of The Go-Betweens
and the sonic depth of Yo La Tengo.
Brighton Residents Create Life-Sized Alter-Ego Avatars With Your Place Artist In Residence
From an angel and a tennis player to a joyfully paint-splashed lady, Hangleton and East Brighton residents have been creating life-size 'avatars': colourfully painted, cut-out figures that explore who they are or who they would like to be for a Brighton Festival
project called Looking Through Each Other's Eyes
Brighton Festival 2018 Review: John Finnemore's Flying Visit @ Brighton Dome
has followed a well worn path
and is pretty much your definitive BBC Radio 4 comedian; studied English at Cambridge University and cut his teeth in the Cambridge footlights rising to become its vice president in his final year. After graduating, he performed in Sensible Haircut with the Footlights team at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2000.
Brighton Festival 2018 Review: Robbie Thompson's XFRMR @ The Spire
My first visit to The Spire
. As you may have guessed from the name it was once a church (St Mark's Chapel, in East Brighton). This one has been converted to an arts venue
. It still looks very much like a church though, just missing the pews and altar etc and of course, it has a stage… and wonderfully, and at least on this night, a foyer with seating and a bar.
Brighton & Hove Black History: Rescued Slave Boy Remembered @ Special Ceremony
A special ceremony
is being held next month at Woodvale Cemetery, Brighton, to return the gravestone of Thomas Highflyer
, a 12-year-old slave boy who was rescued
from a slave dhow and died in Brighton 148 years ago.
Pussy Riot Set To Help Discuss Dance Laugh Create & Change The World @ Byline Festival In East Sussex
Following last year's success, Byline Festival
returns to Pippingford Park, in East Sussex, and once again promises festivalgoers a unique opportunity to recapture the spirit of festivals when they had a sense of purpose.