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September 15, 2012

City Reads 2012 chooses story set in Brighton: My Policeman by Bethan Roberts

City Reads 2012 chooses story set in Brighton My Policeman by Bethan Roberts

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Elizabeth Hughes finds out more about the seventh annual City Reads festival in Brighton and Hove. Hundreds of copies of a new book set in Brighton will be distributed for free across Brighton and Hove this summer as part of City Reads 2012. Volunteers will be ‘book crossing’ or [...]

Start: September 15, 2012
End: October 7, 2012

September 27, 2012

Paul Merton: Out Of My Head

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A return to stand up and much much more. Discover the bizarre workings of Paul Merton’s brain, as he muses on the mighty behemoth that is his noggin. Paul returns to his stand-up roots for the first time this century. Away from the ‘Have I got News For You’ desk Paul Merton proves he’s got [...]

Start: September 27, 2012
End: September 29, 2012
Venue: TOM The Old Market

September 28, 2012

Brighton preview: Hot-Tip Hi-Fi @ The Mucky Duck – 28 Sept 2012

Brighton preview: Hot-Tip Hi-Fi @ The Mucky Duck - 28 Sept 2012

Classic and rare selection Reggae, Rocksteady and Ska. An expansive mix of vintage cuts from 1960′s Jamaica. Enjoy an audio cocktail of the finest musical sunshine + good-time/old-time party vibes. Info: http://hthf.mono.net Free entry / 8pm – 1am. Venue: The Mucky Duck, 7-9 Manchester Street, Brighton. BN2 1TF Start Date: 2012-09-28 End Date: 2012-09-29 Price: [...]

Start: September 28, 2012
End: September 29, 2012
Venue: The Mucky Duck, 7-9 Manchester Street, Brighton. BN2 1TF

September 30, 2012

Apple Day 2012 @ Stanmer Park

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Apple day is an annual celebration in and around the orchards at Stanmer Park and is a family event The day features juice-making demonstrations, children’s activities, apple identification, guided tours, produce, food and drink, music, storytelling, an apple-themed play,*stalls and much more. *If any organisation is interested in renting a stall to sell or promote [...]

Start: September 30, 2012
End: September 30, 2012
Venue: Stanmer Park

Exciting new charity cycling event for women comes to Brighton: Cycletta @ Plumpton Racecourse 30 September 2012

We all know the importance of being healthy, enjoying the outdoors and being active. But many women feel intimidated about getting on their bikes and getting out there. Lack of confidence, technical know how, motivation and simply having no-one to ride with are commonly cited reasons for not participating in one of the most enjoyable [...]

Start: September 30, 2012
End: September 30, 2012

October 2, 2012

Brighton preview: John Peel night with The Flaming Stars and more – 2 Oct 2012

Brighton preview: John Peel night with The Flaming Stars and more - 2 Oct 2012

Spinningchilli presents another John Peel night in memory of the late great DJ and broadcaster (30th August 1939 – 25th October 2004) The Flaming Stars formed in 1994 by lead singer and ex Gallon Drunk drummer Max Décharné, Huck Whitney, Mark Hosking, Paul Dempsey, and Joe Whitney. They first gained attention in Europe on releasing [...]

Start: October 2, 2012
End: October 2, 2012
Venue: The Green Door Store

Brighton preview: The Boy With Tape On His Face @ Komedia – 2 and 4 October 2012

Brighton preview: The Boy With Tape On His Face @ Komedia - 2 and 4 October 2012

Boasting a unique blend of stand-up comedy, mime, vaudeville and puppetry, The Boy With Tape On His Face was the runaway hit of the Edinburgh Fringe in 2010 & a smash hit sell out when he returned for a limited run in 2011 – now he is back with a brand new show for his [...]

Start: October 2, 2012
End: October 2, 2012

October 3, 2012

Brighton preview: Chapelier Fou @ The Blind Tiger Club – 3 Oct 2012

Brighton preview:  Chapelier Fou @ The Blind Tiger Club - 3 Oct 2012

This is the first of three warm up shows that Melting Vinyl are putting on for Vive La France! which is on the horizon. Chapelier Fou will be gracing the stage at The Blind Tiger Club on Wednesday 3rd October 2012. And what should you expect? Well this one-man band is sure to please. One-man [...]

Start: October 3, 2012
End: October 3, 2012

October 4, 2012

Brighton event: Mahala Rai Banda @ TOM 4 October 2012

Brighton event: Mahala Rai Banda @ TOM 4 October 2012

An explosive fusion of Balkan and Gypsy rhythms and lightning-fast melodies. ‘Fast and furious dance floor work-outs with a rock-solid uptempo groove, frenetic horn riffs and punchy Roma scat singing.****Songlines An explosive fusion of Balkan and Gypsy rhythms and lightning-fast melodies from the Romanian band whose songs featured all over the Borat soundtrack – be [...]

Start: October 4, 2012
End: October 4, 2012
Venue: TOM - The Old Market - theoldmarket.com - Hove, BN3 1AS

October 6, 2012

Dizzee Rascal to headline Brighton’s Shakedown 2012

Dizzee Rascal to headline Brighton’s Shakedown 2012

Dizzee Rascal has been announced as the headline act for Shakedown 2012 – Brighton’s very own music festival in Stanmer Park on 6 October 2012. Shakedown Festival will be returning to Brighton for its second year to mark the official end of the UK festival season. Last year’s Shakedown Festival saw 10,000 festival revellers party [...]

Start: October 6, 2012
End: October 6, 2012

Brighton event: Practical permaculture gardening @ Stanmer Park 6 – 7 October 2012

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This course explores how permaculture design can be used to create beautiful, productive and wildlife-friendly gardens. Runs 10.00am – 5pm. The first day is based at the Earthship in Stanmer Park, Brighton and on the Brighton Permaculture Trust plot. The second day begins at Pippa Johns’ garden close to Southease station between Newhaven and Lewes. [...]

Start: October 6, 2012
End: October 7, 2012
Venue: Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZ.

October 8, 2012

WHY? + Support

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Three Cincinnati-bred gentlemen who’ve shared a whole lotta past together. Let’s get some things out of the way. WHY? is a band—three Cincinnati-bred gentlemen who’ve shared a whole lotta past together. Two of them are brothers. Yoni Wolf, who founded the project by his lonesome in 1998 is one of those (see also: cLOUDDEAD, Greenthink, [...]

Start: October 8, 2012
End: October 8, 2012
Venue: TOM The Old Market

October 13, 2012

Brighton event: Building with rammed earth and chalk @ Stanmer Park 13 & 14 October 2012

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This course covers the basics of rammed earth and chalk, from the benefits of building with rammed earth, finding the right earth, choosing a formwork system, different construction methods, design detailing, different approaches and the various tools used. There will be a large practical component to the course, with the construction of a section of [...]

Start: October 13, 2012
End: October 14, 2012
Venue: Stanmer Park

October 22, 2012

Brighton preview: Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains @ Coalition – 22 Oct 2012

Brighton preview: Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains @ Coalition - 22 Oct 2012

The second Vive La France! warm up Melting Vinyl are bringing to the people of Brighton is Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains who will be playing at Coalition on Monday 22nd October 2012. Fránçois Marry and co set out their alt-pop stall somewhere between the sunnily feel-good and the wistfully melancholy, drawing eclectic influences from [...]

Start: October 22, 2012
End: October 22, 2012

October 25, 2012

Brighton and Hove event: Eco open houses 25 – 28 October 2012

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Visit eco-houses in Brighton & Hove and discover how the owners reduce energy and water bills. Eco Open Houses is of value to homeowners, builders, and anyone interested in making buildings more eco-friendly. See website for full details: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk Venue: Brighton and Hove various locations Start Date: 2012-10-25 End Date: 2012-10-28 Price: Free POSTED BY [...]

Start: October 25, 2012
End: October 28, 2012
Venue: Brighton and Hove various locations