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Sunday, April 11, 2021
The quaint little town of Lewes just outside of central Brighton was lit up once again on Monday night, for their busiest night of the year... November 5th of course! Each year the streets come alive with locals, people from the surrounding villages, Brighton and even further. Lewes Bonfire...
If you don't follow The Brighton Food Diary already on Instagram you are truly missing out, they post mouth-watering pictures of the best food in Brighton and make great recommendations whatever you're feeling. The bank holiday was no exception for them and they posted images from Baked Hove which featured...
If you're looking for a slightly different way to celebrate New Year's Eve this year, try out some of these interesting cultural traditions from around the world.   1. Spain Traditionally, during the countdown to New Year in Spain, you'll find people eating one grape in time with each chime of the...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Jo Hathaway, a local illustrator and landscape painter. Jo's colourful abstract paintings explore the nostalgia, memory and emotion that places hold for us. Her love of language and poetry continuously inspires her work, as each piece visually transforms poetry, fiction and plays. We...
  RuPaul’s Drag Race has become a behemoth with seemingly unstoppable forward motion. First aired in 2009 and created by production company World of Wonder, the reality show sees drag queens compete to become “America’s Next Drag Superstar”. Since premiering, the show has spawned a business empire with a legion...
Chantal Spencer, the founder of 'VisAbility Arts', is seeking to "rewrite the rulebook" on accessibility for artists and makers. VisAbility Arts is an organisation that empowers artists and makers living with invisible disabilities and neurodivergences by creating spaces that are flexible to their needs. As a Brighton-based artist with...
This week, Brighton Journal had the pleasure of chatting with Brighton based artist Danika McElroy. Danika's unique pieces of art are created predominantly with watercolour, resulting in vividly striking scenes. Her cosmic art portrays a much deeper concept relating with the vast spectrum of ones emotions such as loneliness,...
In a climate of austerity, voluntary and community sector organisations are becoming increasingly vital for maintaining necessary support services in cities. The Brighton Journal acknowledges four very important projects that are making a positive impact on our community.  The Clock Tower Sanctuary An increasing amount of young people are finding themselves...
John Joseph Pombe Magufuli was a man who deftly played the long political game. He was nevertheless a puzzle both to Tanzanians and the world. When he first entered the presidency in 2015, he gained worldwide acclaim for his no-nonsense approach to fighting corruption and imprudent government spending. But as...
Brighton5 have launched a Crowdfunder page to produce video content and discuss crucial mental health issues many teens are suffering with. The youth project has emerged with the aim to fight back against a mental health crisis for young people, as an estimated one in four, predominantly girls, are suffering...