Lucy Sparrow's handmade cornershop comes to Brighton

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9:31am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Back in July artist Lucy Sparrow reimagined a Bethnal Green cornershop using 300 square metres of felt.

Photographer’s deep sea gallery

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11:24am Friday 3rd October 2014

Brighton Photo Biennial

Fifth Symphony to open season

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10:56am Friday 3rd October 2014

Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Church Street, Sunday, 5 October

The godfather of the British alternative comic boom - Bryan Talbot

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11:31am Friday 26th September 2014

Ahead of their appearance at Charleston’s Small Wonder festival, Duncan Hall talks to the husband and wife team, Mary and Bryan Talbot and investigates the ongoing rise of the comic book.

End of summer fun: Eight things to do this week

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12:31pm Friday 19th September 2014

International Ocean Festival Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Church Street, Friday, September 19: DISCOVER the mysteries of the deep and share a love for the briney as the first International Ocean Film Festival comes to Brighton for two hours of stunning visuals.

Prize winner Graham Swift on his latest collection of short stories

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12:18pm Friday 19th September 2014

Graham Swift’s novels are legendary. Who can forget the Booker Prize-winning Last Orders or his atmospheric celebration of the Fens In Waterland? Yet Swift began his career as a short story writer. “Somehow I got into writing novels, always with the expectation that at some point I would return to short stories,” he explains. His first collection – Learning To Swim – was published in 1982. By then he had already published two novels. Now, many novels later, he has his wish, with the publication of England And Other Stories.

The Levelllers and Pere Ubu confirmed for events at a music-themed CINECITY festival

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11:47am Friday 19th September 2014

Live performances by The Levellers and Pere Ubu are among the highlights in a music-themed CINECITY 2014.

A toast to Brendan Behan at Shoreham WordFest

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12:24pm Friday 19th September 2014

A Shoreham houseboat will rock to the sound of stamping feet, whistles and fiddles on a Saturday night in October when fans of one of Ireland’s most famous writers – Brendan Behan – gather to mark the 50th anniversary of his death.

Building blocks of youth at Brighton Digital Festival

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1:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Alongside all the designs for the redevelopment of the Phoenix Industrial Estate in Lewes was a 3D printed model created by youngsters using one of the most popular computer games of recent times.

20,000 Days On Earth co-directors Jane Pollard and Iain Forsyth on working in Brighton and the city’s effect on Nick Cave’s music and words

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10:20am Friday 12th September 2014

IT’S not long into 20,000 Days On Earth before Nick Cave bemoans the Brighton rain.

Five things to do this week in Brighton Digital Festival

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10:10am Friday 12th September 2014

Persistent Peril vs Paul Hayes: Dark Ride Lick

Sir Roger Moore on Bond, Audrey Hepburn and the death of Bond villain Richard Kiel

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10:18am Friday 12th September 2014

Sir Roger Moore is sharp as a pin. The 86-year-old seven-time Bond rattles out one-liners with the ease of man whose career depended on them.

Expressionist classic will capture your imagination

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10:54am Friday 5th September 2014

The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari, Emporium, London Road, Brighton, Wednesday, September 10

Stanley Kubrick’s right-hand man Jan Harlan on the genius of the writer of A Clockwork Orange

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10:42am Friday 5th September 2014

The Space: Jan Harlan

Top five events to see this week

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10:33am Friday 5th September 2014

Brighton Speed Trials Madeira Drive, Brighton, Saturday, September 6, gates open 8am, paddock entry £12, visit

Making it up along the way

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10:24am Friday 5th September 2014

Michael Palin – Travelling To Work

Turning pilloried pigeons into magnificent art and sculptures

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Artist Kate MccGwire talks about how bird feathers have inspired her work

Top five events in the first week of Brighton Digital Festival

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11:31am Friday 29th August 2014

Little Bo Beep Has Lost Her (Digital) Sheep Across Brighton, Monday, September 1, to Sunday, September 28 A QR code treasure hunt across Brighton created by digital studio RamJam and Brighton Animators Network Group.  Scan six sheep stickers hidden throughout the city and crack the code to enter a prize draw.  

As good as it looks on paper

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11:28am Friday 29th August 2014

Casting Traces – The Paper Maze Circus Street Market, Brighton, Thursday, August 28, to Saturday, August 30

Six things to see and do this weekend

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11:27am Friday 29th August 2014

RAFA Shoreham Airshow

Feathers and copper for the 15th anniversary Coastal Currents Arts Festival

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11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Artist Kate MccGwire talks about how bird feathers have inspired her work

Top bank holiday events

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1:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The 1914 House Preston Manor, Preston Drove, Brighton, Friday, August 22 and Friday, August 29

The ten shows to see at Lewes Artwave Festival

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10:41am Friday 22nd August 2014

More than 400 artists and makers will open their houses as part of the 21st annual Artwave Festival.

8 things not to miss at Arundel Festival

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11:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

THIS weekend sees the return of Arundel's own arts festival, celebrating the best the town’s artists, musicians and performers have to offer in a packed eclectic programme. Duncan Hall picks out the highlights of the grassroots event.

Mike Leigh and Timothy Spall film Mr Turner in Sussex

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3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

The director of Abigail’s Party and Secrets & Lies chose Sussex to film parts of his latest award-winning movie.

Sir Garfield Sobers on smacking six sixes and making tonnes of runs

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Sir Garfield Sobers Eastbourne Congress Theatre, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, Sunday, August 17

Brunswick Festival returns in 33rd year

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Brunswick Festival Brunswick Square, Hove, Saturday, August 16, and Sunday, August 17, noon to 7pm, free,

Take a round trip over the Channel with Diep Haven Festival

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

HAVING already made a round trip from Dieppe to Newhaven last month, a new cross-channel arts festival is making the journey in the opposite direction from Newhaven to Dieppe next week.

The monster festival to be at this summer

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2:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

As a mother of two herself, Teresa Gillam knows how hard it can be to find summer activities for children.

Sunset Screenings: De La Warr Pavilion

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11:38am Friday 8th August 2014

Sunset Screenings: De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill, Saturday, August 9, to Saturday, September 6

Red Arrows celebrate their 50th anniversary as part of Airbourne

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10:58am Friday 8th August 2014

Airbourne Eastbourne Seafront, Thursday, August 14, to Sunday, August 17

What not to miss at Chichester International Film Festival

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10:12am Friday 8th August 2014

 Commemorating THE First World War Films to commemorate the First World War include Renoir’s 1937 masterpiece La Grande Illusion (Friday, August 22, 11am) and an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell To Arms (Monday, August 25, 11am) made in 1932 and starring Gary Cooper. One-off events include Derek Jarman’s War Requiem (Thursday, August 28, 9.15pm) which puts Benjamin Britten’s choral gem to pictures in Chichester Cathedral n Galas and open air screenings The Night Train To Lisbon (Thursday, August 14, 18.30pm, Friday, August 15, 2pm) opens the festival. It stars Jeremy Irons as Swiss professor Raimund Gregorius who quits his boring life. Marilyn Monroe’s seminal performance in Some Like It Hot (Saturday, August 9, 7.30pm) and Richard Attenborough’s Oh! What A Lovely War (Friday, August 8, 7.30pm) are the open air screenings in Priory Park. Woody Allen’s Magic In The Moonlight (Sunday, August 31, 11am and 6.30pm) is a blockbuster to close the festival.

Michael Winterbottom’s right hand man on making The Trip and Doll & Em

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10:09am Friday 8th August 2014

Contrary to performances in The Trip and lots of press reports, which pitch the pair as benign stags, Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan do like each other.

Roger Gibson says East Meets West at Chichester International Film Festival

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10:06am Friday 8th August 2014

Roger Gibson hopes UKIP’s proclamations are correct. For the first time since 1991, he’s made European cinema the focus of the annual Chichester International Film Festival.

Music mogul Alan McGee on his acting debut and working with Oasis and The Libertines

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11:31am Friday 8th August 2014

Alan McGee, the man who brought the world Oasis, My Bloody Valentine and Primal Scream, compares acting to managing a band.

Step back in time with Saint Etienne

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11:28am Friday 8th August 2014

"We thought it would be really easy as half the job would be done – it would just be an edit job. It turned out to be far more difficult than we had anticipated...”

Pop-up cinema comes to Lewes

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11:34am Friday 8th August 2014

Lewes House, High Street, Lewes, Friday, August 8, to Sunday, August 10 FOLLOWING the Duke Of York’s Picturehouse open-air screenings at Preston Manor earlier this year, the temporary big screen is setting up in Lewes again this weekend.

Let battle commence: Post-Pride party in the village

The Argus:

1:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

HALF a century on from the Mods and Rockers’ running scuffles along Brighton beach, cult queer vintage club night Duckie is drawing up the battlelines again.

Art from the aisles

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10:16am Friday 1st August 2014

The perma-tanned face of Dale Winton is nowhere to be seen.

Now booking: TedxBrighotn

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9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

TEDxBrighton Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Church Street, Friday, October 31

Now booking: Celebrating 50 years of mod culture

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9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Celebrating 50 Years Of Mod Culture: Brighton Centre, King's Road, Saturday, August 23

It’s a spectacle of colour and sound with Alex Grey's exhibition at the Hop Gallery

The Argus:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Russian–born abstract painter Kandinsky is the artist most commonly thought of as having had synaesthesia – despite the lack of medical proof.

Lucy Hughes-Hallett on Italian poet and politican Gabriele d'Aunnunzio and the book which won her the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

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1:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Commandante Gabriele d'Aunnunzio loved poetry and power. He was a womanising warmonger who inspired Mussolini. He led the group which occupied Free State of Fiume, now Rijeka in northern Croatia, for four years from 1920.

Times parliamentary sketch writer Ann Treneman finds 100 graves to visit before you die

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1:25pm Friday 18th July 2014

WHILE she spends most of her days in Parliament sniffing out material for her Times sketches, in her down time Ann Treneman can be found exploring cemeteries and graveyards.

Investigative journalist John Sweeney on the tyranny of Kim Jung Un and the future of North Korea ahead of Lewes Speakers Festival

The Argus:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Lewes Speakers Festival All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes, today, to Saturday, July 20.

Second Brighton Pride Arts And Film Festival launches this weekend

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12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Following its “iconic” launch last year, Pride Arts And Film Festival returns with a celebration of club culture, a tale of a fabulous revolution and a recreation of a classic Brighton seafront battle.

Drum and bass stronger than ever

The Argus:

11:54am Friday 18th July 2014

When dubstep came along it sounded like the death knell for drum and bass.

Quentin Blake celebrates the art of drawing at Hastings’s Jerwood Gallery

The Argus:

11:20am Friday 18th July 2014

ONE of the country’s foremost illustrators is providing his own unique introduction to the Jerwood Gallery’s permanent exhibition.

Free seafront festival Paddle Round The Pier returns

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12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

More than 60,000 visitors are expected for the 18th annual Paddle Around The Pier.

Find out how your area contributed to the Great War

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12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Personal stories from the First World War Drawing from letters, diaries, and personal items War Stories tells the tales of 16 Brightonians and the roles they played both in the trenches and on the home front.


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