12 C
Brighton
Saturday, October 24, 2020
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Sussex-based artist, Solange Leon Iriarte. Solange explores the rhythms of cityscape and landscape in her energising mixed media work. We discussed many things during our discussion including her 'Sway' installation which concerns migration and the urgency of the current climate crisis, as well...
Brighton is a busy place, full of activities for families, students, couples and more! Don't let that deter you from venturing out to explore beautiful Brighton solo though. With the city getting busier and busier as the Summer goes on, it can be a daunting prospect to pick up...
As much as us Northern hemisphere folk relish in the sunshine, it can be tough to know how to deal with the heat as we're not accustomed to it. Air con is on for one day and it's already broken. Sun-burnt and we've been out for a total of...
Good news fellow feminists and book fans akin! The Feminist Bookshop is a brand new independent bookshop and plant-based café opening in central Brighton on the 16th November. Women writers have often been overlooked amongst a male-dominated literary world, and I for one, increasingly still find bookshops that hold very...
You have probably seen Adam Hess before, you just might not realise it.  Adam Hess is one of Twitter's most prolific comedians. Boasting nearly 50,000 followers, Adam Hess' brand of bizarre anecdotes and jokes have earned him a reputation as one of the most up and coming comedians on the...
Martin Poole reflects on the highlights of Beyond's Hove beach hut advent calendar after ten years of success at Christmas time. Hove's annual beach hut advent calendar has opened its doors to the people of Brighton and Hove for one last time this year. Martin launched Beyond with his team...
Before the welfare state, responsibility for poor relief was held at parish level. Elizabeth Hughes is a County Archivist hosting a one-off workshop exploring the archives created by The Old Poor Law in East Sussex and Brighton. Held on April 23rd, this workshop will give you an exclusive look into...
The idea of six degrees of separation has been around since in the 1920s and the idea is that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other person in the world. In 2008, researchers at Microsoft found that the theory was...
Sir Ian McKellan is returning to the Theatre Royale in Brighton with a one-man show for his 80th birthday to raise funds for theatres nationwide. The actor is embarking on the colossal UK tour, 'Ian On Stage', from January to July 2019, visiting 80 theatres he has personal connections...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Tom Gillham, a local abstract artist. Tom's dynamic work is a process of spontaneous mark-making, frequently exploring diversity, journeys and dreams. The human story is at the heart of Tom's artistic expression, and he hopes for his work to connect emotionally with others....