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Brighton
Sunday, May 22, 2022
I walked into this hotel, oblivious to the grandeur of beautiful decor my eyes were to experience. The walls cut into different sections with dazzling designed patterned wallpaper. A (what appeared) never ending collection of extravagant, comical and cheeky framed pictures hung on the walls following the stairs up...
There’s a new nature conservation strategy in town – and it means business. During the 1970s, 80s and 90s the main tactic to protect wildlife was to highlight the plight of charismatic “flagship” species (remember the WWF Save the Panda campaign?). Since the millennium, however, a new strategy backed...
Halloween night has finally fallen today and the streets of Brighton are set to be filled with trick or treaters donning costumes and travelling from home-to-home. Sussex Police have issued a message to communities to ensure everyone who wishes to can celebrate safely and respectfully of others. It is...
In a mission to get people connected, members of One Church Brighton have come together to create Table Talk, an initiative which encourages people to create a warmer community by talking to one another in their local cafe.   In a digital age, more and more people may find themselves disconnected. There...
Squid Game, Netflix’s latest runaway success, has set new records for views and generated a flurry of comment pieces, memes, and moral panic about screen violence. By Matt Bennett, University of Essex The programme follows 456 competitors through a series of lethal contests. At stake is a cash prize of...
Brighton Observation Tower
Brighton's 162 metre-high i360 opened last August after 2 years of construction, but it was not the city's first attempt at an observation tower. Black and white Pathé footage from the '60s reveals a proposed project which bears an uncanny resemblance to the tourist attraction. The structure would have...
  By Adam J Smith, York St John University In the hit Netflix series Bridgerton, London society is set alight thanks to a newsletter penned by an anonymous writer whose sharp pen captures all the pomp, circumstance and gossip of the season. Fans of Bridgerton will recognise this writer, Lady Whistledown,...
This year at the Brighton Fringe, Invisible Voices will be showcasing a brand new project that tells the personal stories of the homeless around Brighton and Hove. The project aims to highlight Brighton and Hove’s ongoing problem with homelessness and to ‘give a voice to those who are homeless...
In the past few weeks hundreds of new students have flocked down to Brighton, ready to begin what is guaranteed to be the best few years of their lives. But when the excitement of freshers week dies down and before those long hours spent in the library loom closer,...
With news emerging earlier today that Brighton's music industry is worth an astonishing £45M, it is no surprise that Brighton has produced some of the biggest names in music. A report, published earlier today by the The UK's Music Wish You Were Here, found that the total direct and indirect...