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Let battle commence: Post-Pride party in the village

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Polica’s Channy Leaneagh on feminism and the band’s second album

The Argus: Polica’s Channy Leaneagh on feminism and the band’s second album

12:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

WITH its image of a woman's head and back doused in blood–red hair dye the cover of Polica's second album Shulamith was one of the most unforgettable of 2013.

One of the world’s most sampled bands plays its Brighton debut

The Argus: One of the world’s most sampled bands plays its Brighton debut

12:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

IT started life as a guitar riff representing aliens travelling down to earth.

Big Screen returns to the beach for the World Cup

The Argus: Brighton’s Big Screen cinema on the beach

11:04am Friday 6th June 2014

AS international football teams convene on Brazil for the 2014 World Cup, Brighton's Big Screen is returning to broadcast a selection of the games and more for the next four weeks.

The experimental side of Sussex-born artist Keith Vaughan revealed

The Argus: Vaughan's Two Interlinked Figures

11:02am Friday 6th June 2014

Selsey born Keith Vaughan is best known as a Neo Romantic artist whose friendship circle included painters Graham Sutherland and John Minton.

Philosophy in Pubs to host national conference in Brighton

The Argus: Philosophy in Pubs to host national conference in Brighton

10:32am Friday 6th June 2014

IT’S a testament to the success of Brighton and Hove Philosophy In Pubs group that the city has been chosen to host the first national conference to be held outside the scheme’s Liverpool home.

Win tickets to Bestival with city mirrorball treasure hunt

The Argus: Win tickets to Bestival with city mirrorball treasure hunt

11:13am Monday 2nd June 2014

Last week, Bestival's London HQ was broken into by a criminal gang who stole 15 specially commissioned Desert Island Disco Mirrorballs.

Dark And Stormy Festival May 23

The Argus: Julia Crouch

9:33am Friday 23rd May 2014

Keith Waterhouse called Brighton the town which looks like it is helping police with its inquiries. Now, it provides the backdrop for a new celebration of the crime genre this weekend. Duncan Hall speaks to novelist Julia Crouch about writing her first crime novel and her involvement in the inaugural Dark And Stormy literature and film festival.

German artist Otto Dix's war prints come to Bexhill's De La Warr Pavilion

The Argus: Der Krieg by Otto Dix: British Museum/DACS

5:00am Friday 16th May 2014

No one saw the depraved underbelly of post-war Weimar-era Germany as surely as Otto Dix.

Enjoy some Caribbean culture as Fringe Saint Lucia teams up with Brighton Fringe

The Argus: Saint Lucia

5:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A TOUCH of Caribbean heat is coming to the Brighton Fringe, as the open access festival joins forces with Saint Lucia Jazz And Arts Festival.

Arts Council chair Peter Bazalgette on the similarities between the Bloomsbury group and today’s reality TV

The Argus: Peter Bazalgette. Photo by Steven Peskett

5:00am Friday 16th May 2014

For chair of Arts Council England, Peter Bazalgette, the leap between the subversive and avant garde Bloomsbury group and today’s reality TV is not as wide as it may seem.

Brighton Festival: Mark Cousins brings his Cinema Of Childhood to the Duke Of York's

The Argus: Willow Ans Wind

10:00am Friday 9th May 2014

Mark Cousins doesn’t hold with the old movie maxim “never work with children or animals”.

Brighton Fringe: March over the Downs as The Company remember an historic Lewes battle

The Argus: Brighton Fringe: March over the Downs as The Company remember an historic Lewes battle

11:51am Friday 2nd May 2014

Lewes has a much more important place in history than burning martyrs and anti-Catholic feeling.

Brighton Fringe: Playwright Tim Crouch on his 'never-ending' relay play

The Argus: Tim Crouch

10:55am Friday 2nd May 2014

Brighton playwright Tim Crouch is aiming to create a never-ending piece of performance art beginning in the city’s Fringe festival.

Komedia marks 20 years this May - find out why there's still plenty to celebrate

The Argus: Komedia. Photo by Matthew Andrews.

9:46am Friday 25th April 2014

As Komedia celebrates its 20th anniversary on Thursday, May 1, Duncan Hall talks to co-founder Colin Granger and discovers why the Gardner Street venue has reasons to be cheerful

Romany artist Delaine Le Bas challenges gypsy stereotypes and prejudices in a new Brighton exhibition

The Argus: Delaine Le Bas. Photo by Amelia Shepherd

5:00am Friday 25th April 2014

There are many myths and assumptions made about the gypsy community – from the belief the Romani language is dead (it isn’t) to tabloid fever about travellers setting up unauthorised encampments.

Experience art like never before as United Visual Artists bring their cutting-edge digital creation Vanishing Point to Eastbourne’s Towner Gallery

The Argus: Vanishing Point

5:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Currently filling London’s Barbican Curve Gallery with mist and 12 swinging pendulums, artist collective United Visual Artists (UVA) are bringing a very different show to Eastbourne.

From Great Shark Easter Egg hunts to picnic parties, The Guide takes a look at the best events across Sussex over the Easter holidays

The Argus: Mad Hatter’s Picnic Party at Borde Hill Garden

5:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Tudor Easter Weald & Downland Museum Open Air Museum, Town Lane, Chichester, Friday, April 18, to Monday, April 21

Trance hero John 00 Fleming talks to The Guide about the inaugural Brighton Music Conference

The Argus: Brighton DJ John 00 Fleming

5:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Forget the idea that one well-crafted dancefloor smash can turn young DJs into world-touring stars, says Brighton-born trance hero John 00 Fleming.

A ten-day festival aimed squarely at youngsters arrives in Brighton

The Argus: Map Of Wishes

5:00am Friday 11th April 2014

From a world premiere to a live punk show for seven to 11-year-olds, Hijack is both reviving and rejuvenating Brighton’s children’s Festival.

Undercurrent Festival in Shoreham plays host to three world premieres

The Argus: Lewis Gibson’s Sitting Here Together Forever

5:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A trio of world premieres are among seven free installations, performances and workshops following the theme of All At Sea for the third Undercurrent Festival this weekend.

Glastonbury legend Michael Eavis on Jay Z, The Rolling Stones and why the heyday of UK music festivals has passed

The Argus: Michael Eavis at Glastonbury Festival. Photo by Ann Cook

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Tales of Michael Eavis working serious overtime to convince The Rolling Stones to play Glastonbury 2013 were over the top.

Members of the public take over Brighton Museum and Art Gallery for new exhibition From Downs To Sea

The Argus: Number Nine Bus by David Redfern

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Curators from Brighton Museum and Art Gallery handed over control of the programming and art selection process to Portslade and West Hove residents for the gallery’s latest show.

Local literary talent to appear at the first Hove Book Festival

The Argus: Hove Book Festival organiser Dorothy Koomson. Photo by Sam Stephenson

5:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Hove might soon be the next Hay-on-Wye. Author Dorothy Koomson has put together its first book festival to “celebrate great storytelling for all ages”.

Rare photos of The Who go on display in St Leonards

The Argus: The Who. Photo by Colin Jones

5:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Rare images of Mod rockers The Who from their early days are to be exhibited.

The Guide team check out this year's Brighton Fringe must-sees

The Argus: Abigoliah Schamaun

6:40am Friday 14th March 2014

It’s that time of the year again. Brighton Fringe event programmers talk Duncan Hall and Dominic Smith through the unmissable shows from this year’s line-up

Writer Frank Alva Buecheler talks about the cycle of life as part of Sick! Festival

The Argus: SICK! festival: In May

6:30am Friday 14th March 2014

A decade ago theatre producer and writer Frank Alva Buecheler came up with the first draft of In May in less than three hours after visiting a sick friend.

Steve Richards talks performance and politics ahead of his Shoreham show

The Argus: Steve Richards

6:20am Friday 14th March 2014

"I don't buy into this thing that politics is boring. It’s tragic, farcically funny and sad. It ticks all the boxes of theatre and comedy.”

The Guide rounds up what's on offer this International Women's Day in Brighton

The Argus: East London performance troupe Figs In Wigs

5:00am Friday 7th March 2014

International Women’s Day – a day to inspire change and greater awareness of women’s equality – has been observed since the early 1900s. More than 100 years on it is celebrated with similar vigour. The Guide picks the best on offer in Brighton

Explore issues of mortality at Brighton's Sick! Festival

The Argus: Before Your Very Eyes

5:00am Friday 7th March 2014

Dominic Smith rounds up this week’s wide-ranging offerings from Brighton’s inaugural Sick! Festival

The Simpsons reveal their mathematical secrets to Simon Singh

The Argus: Simon Singh

6:20am Friday 28th February 2014

"People have written about the philosophy, theology and politics of The Simpsons, and you can do the same with Coronation Street, or 24.

Inequality comes under the spotlight as part of Brighton Science Festival

The Argus: Richard Wilkinson, co-author of The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better

6:10am Friday 28th February 2014

As he prepared to write The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck wrote, “I want to put a tag of shame on the greedy b******* who are responsible for this.”

Rare works by British artist Stanley Spencer go on display in Chichester

The Argus: Tea In The Hospital Ward from the collection at Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere, Hampshire, by Stanley Spencer. Copyright the estate of Stanley Spencer. All rights reserved DACS ©National Trust Images/John Hammond

5:00am Friday 21st February 2014

On the anniversary of the start of the First World War, respected British artist Stanley Spencer’s unique take on events goes on display in Chichester

Sussex director Sean Ellis talks about his nomination ahead of the BAFTAs

The Argus: A still from Metro Manila

1:48pm Friday 14th February 2014

Star photographer-turned-filmmaker Sean Ellis has come a long way since he had his picture published in newsprint when he was aged only 14.

Julie Burchill and Caitlin Moran to headline one-off fundraiser for domestic abuse victims

The Argus: Julie Burchill and Caitlin Moran to headline one-off fundraiser for domestic abuse victims

2:47pm Friday 14th February 2014

Stellar names from journalism, literature, film and TV are coming together for a night of literary, acting and musical entertainment.

Duncan Hall picks some kid-friendly highlights to get the youngsters out of the house this half-term

The Argus: Brighton Science Festival. Photo by Liz Finlayson

5:00am Friday 14th February 2014

From robot workshops to roller-skiing, there's something to keep everyone happy this half-term.

Jerwood Gallery's latest exhibitions brings old favourites to the fore

The Argus: Walter Sickert, St Remy

9:17am Friday 7th February 2014

Dominic Smith takes a sneak peek around Hastings’ Jerwood Gallery, where its new exhibition has answered the call to see some of the 20th-century’s greatest works side-by-side

Inspiring stories told through comic strips in new exhibition

The Argus: Duncan Harrap with his physiotherapist. Photo by Terry Applin.

7:20am Friday 31st January 2014

All humans go through hard times. Things go wrong with bodies and minds. Not everyone has the faculties to deal with them. Sick! Festival explores “new ways of talking about and dealing with bad times”.



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