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Saturday, December 5, 2020
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Brighton-based artist Amy Isles Freeman. Amy paints murals, hand turned wooden bowls, printed illustrations and preloved denim clothing. Her work explores female sexual identity, and she describes joy as the centre of her practice. Amy told Brighton Journal that her work's thematic origins...
Due to lockdown 2.0, the biggest shopping day of the year will be held entirely online and before you press the buy button, you should run through the checklist below. Online shopping is undoubtedly the best available option this year due lockdown. Coronavirus has managed to change every other event...
spent the day today catching up on Michael Yeadon’s take on the government’s, particularly SAGE’s handling of the pandemic, especially the lockdown in November. Like to be abreast of the news and keep in touch with the latest developments around the pandemic. So here is my overview on the...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lucy Finchett-Maddock. Lucy is a speculative artist whose work explores “artificial and formal divides” through painting, sculpture, sound, data, vibration and video. Her recent projects include a personal account of her pacemaker implant. We discussed how Stanmer Park became a source of inspiration...
  Douglas Stuart’s debut novel Shuggie Bain has won the 52nd Booker Prize. The ceremony, normally a glitzy affair with long speeches, readings from shortlisted books and a lavish dinner, was held in a relatively empty Roundhouse Theatre. The few in attendance included BBC Front Row’s John Wilson, the 2020 Booker...
  During the COVID-19 emergency, contact with others for many of us is conducted through windows. We talk through them but also use them to display our hopes, emotions and frustrations. The windows on my own terraced street have become a gallery of rainbows, thank-yous to diverse workers, climate worries,...
Subconsciously, when we think about the ‘twenty-somethings’ we ultimately think of the cast of Friends. Okay, I love love love Friends, it is my go to guilty pleasure, although I have to admit there’s not much guilt there. When Friends aired in 1994, I wasn’t even born, but somehow...
Brighton and Hove Green Party have spoken out against anti-trans violence ahead of Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) this Friday. Once again, this year our city will stand together for Trans Day of Remembrance on 20th November 2020. Trans Day of Remembrance marks an important date for the Trans community...
Over recent years the world has revolved around social media with the likes of YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tik Toc to name a few connecting millions around the world for many great reasons. However they have also been the cause of millions to experience online bullying or untimely...
Brighton, the beautifully picturesque seaside town, has recently been hailed as the third happiest place in Britain to live. It’s no surprise, either. With a rich and varied history, Brighton is a town of firsts, with many quirks to capture the imagination. By Annabel Gadd. Let’s start at the very...