A guide to what’s hot and what’s not on the Brighton (UK) music, art, festivals and literary scene

  • The Coast Is Queer 2023

    The Coast Is Queer 2023

    The Coast Is Queer is the UKs largest LGBTQ+ literary festival and runs from the 12th October to the 15th at the Attenborough Centre in Falmer.

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  • Unicorn Baby Slay Exhibition

    Unicorn Baby Slay Exhibition

    A kitsch art exhibition down Trafalgar St ,Brighton running from the 21st to 24th September 2023.

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  • Brighton Pier Fest 2023

    Brighton Pier Fest 2023

    Later this month Horatios Bar on the Palace Pier (in conjunction with the Latest Music Bar) is hosting Pier Fest 2023. This has been running for a couple of years now and is a month of entertainment for adults and kids as well as three sub-festivals of its own. Entertainment comes in the shape of…

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  • Review – Jah Wobble @ Chalk

    Review – Jah Wobble @ Chalk

    A review of Jah Wobbles recent show at Chalk in Brighton where he played selections from his re-recording of the PIL album Metal Box.

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  • Robert Rankin has an Open House

    Robert Rankin has an Open House

    Local author Robert Rankin is having an Open house this May as part of the Brighton Festival. It is open 11 to 5 every saturday and sunday in May.

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  • Virtual Reality Music Festival at the Brunswick

    Virtual Reality Music Festival at the Brunswick

    Off Axis is a one-day festival where over fifteen solo acts perform alongside Miro Shot’ award-winning multimedia live music performance with virtual and mixed reality. Thursday 11th May 2023 at the Brunswick pub.

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  • Double John Grant

    Double John Grant

    Singer/songwriter/electronic artist John Grant has two shows coming up in Brighton. first with the band Creep Show in June and then with Richard Hawley in September.

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  • Crowdfunder For Brighton Film

    Crowdfunder For Brighton Film

    A Kickstarter campaign to raise money to make a film called “Thoughtless In Remarks” that is set in Brighton.

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  • Artists Open Houses

    Artists Open Houses

    Artsis Open Houses let you look round houses and buy art directly from the artist. Open every weekend in May.

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  • The Brighton Book Club Podcast

    The Brighton Book Club Podcast

    Brighton Book Club podcast is a podcast where Anna Burtt talks to local authors and artists.

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