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Brighton
Monday, September 21, 2020
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lewes-based ceramicist, Tanya Gomez. Inspired by “the endless horizon,” Tanya’s cylindrical, colourful porcelain vessels combine her dynamic throwing, cutting and assembling techniques. Her work is currently on display at Meiklejohn Gallery until September 15th, as a part of the ongoing annual Artwave Festival....
The Royal Pavilion has received a welcome boost in the form of a National Lottery Heritage Emergency Fund grant of £235,000.    Like many cultural institutions, the Royal Pavilion has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, losing £1.3m (70% of its running costs) in income from ticket sales, the gift...
Primary schools in the UK have the capabilities of creating learning environments that are inclusive to every child, including children of the LGBTQ+ community. They also have the potential to make the educational system reflect the society that we live in, an accepting society of tolerance that accepts all...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local photographer, Richard Harris. Richard's photography combines his interests in fine art and travel, often exploring the relationships between light and dark, space and confinement, heat and cold. For the next three weeks Richard is in Malta, taking photos for an upcoming feature...
At the end of her first week on strike in August 2018, Greta Thunberg handed out flyers that said: “You grownups don’t give a shit about my future.” Her appearance at the 2019 UN Climate Summit capped a year in the spotlight for the teenage climate activist. Delegates at...
If you are anything like me and you are a hopeless romantic who has watched films like The Notebook on repeat, you may already know that it is in fact true that it is possible to die of a broken heart. In medical terms the medical condition is known...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lynda Nurse, founder of local business EcoOctopus. EcoOctopus is a supplier of environmentally conscious jewellery, organic cotton bags and recycled cards, all designed and handcrafted by Lynda. Lynda's materials are either recycled, home-grown, organic, or reclaimed from the sea. We discussed Lynda's preparation...
Avanti West Coast's new "Pride Train" set off on its first journey this morning, from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly.   Decorated in the colours of the pride flag and staffed by an entirely LGBTQ+ crew, the train is billed as "the largest Pride flag the UK has ever seen." After COVID-19...
Glasses wearers of Brighton celebrate! Stylish spectacle-makers Cubitts have opened their first store outside London on North Laine's Sydney Street. Founded in 2013, Cubitts built up a large online presence to compliment its London shops, offering a wide range of frames at affordable prices and free home try-ons. We caught up...
  We all respond to boredom in different ways. Some may find a new hobby or interest, others may instead rip open a bag of crisps and binge watch a new Netflix show. Boredom may seem to you an everyday – perhaps even trivial – experience. Surprisingly, however, boredom has...