Theatres and Shows

Brighton Royal Pavilion shines a light on nation’s first people’s princess

Brighton Royal Pavilion shines a light on nation’s first people’s princess

A new exhibition shining the spotlight on the life of the nation’s ‘first people’s princess’ opens at the Brighton Royal Pavilion in March 2012. Charlotte – The Forgotten Princess focuses on the life and tragic death of Princess Charlotte of Wales. Princess Charlotte captured the hearts of the country and, when she died in childbirth [...]

Glamorous launch for Amex Community Stadium Wedding Fayre Show

Stylish Events launch another exciting year of 20 bridal wedding shows at popular venues across Sussex and Hampshire with the American Express Community Stadium, Falmer, Brighton being the next event on Sunday 5 February, followed by Fontwell Racecourse 19 February, Hilton Brighton Metropole 4 March and East Sussex National Golf Resort Hotel , nr Uckfield [...]

Hove preview: Leap of Faith exhibition @ The Alan Phillips Gallery

What do you get when you cross a modelmaker with a toy collector? You get Zygmunt Jarzembowski and his exhibition: LEAP OF FAITH at The Alan Phillips Gallery 31 Montefiore Road Hove, BN3 1RD from Saturday 28th January to Wednesday 29th February 2012 For some 20 years, Zyg was London’s most loved and respected modelmaker, [...]

Caught In The Net @ The Barn Theatre, Southwick 28 – 31 March 2012

If you think your life is complicated, imagine the life of two-timing taxi driver John Smith who keeps two separate families. In March 2012 Wick Theatre Company presents the hilarious farce ‘Caught in the Net’ by Ray Cooney. Written in 2001, this is the sequel to the Cooney classic ‘Run for Your Wife’. Set 18 [...]

OPINION: Spamalot advert filmed at Theatre Royal, Brighton

Theatre Royal Brighton

On Sunday 13 November 2011, theatregoers attended the Theatre Royal Brighton for the filming of a national television advert for Spamalot. Here, a Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor comments on experience as an extra in the Spamalot advert… It was silly season at the Theatre Royal on Sunday 13 November 2011. At 1100 hours [...]

Seven ideas for advent treats in Brighton & Hove from TOM

Advent season: daily mini-chocolate-gorging, tinseling up the tree and the panicked realisation that only six more shopping days remain until Christmas. Here at TOM (The Old Market), we reckon advent should also be a time for treats, relaxation and a winding-down of the year. Here, then, is a little list of seven ways to take [...]

Hound of the Baskervilles @ The Barn Theatre 11 – 14 January 2012

Hound of the Baskervilles @ The Barn Theatre 11 - 14 January 2012

Originally serialised in 1901 in The Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles follows the infamous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson as they investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville, whose lifeless body is found on the misty and desolate Devon moors. The locals blame his death on the legend of the [...]

Kaleidoshow: A Vaudelicious Mishmash – Director Q&A from The Old Market (TOM)

Director Jo McInnes chats to TOM about Kaleidoshow’s rippling performance jukebox, Tom Cruise and pipping the Royal Court to a premier… Jo, Is Kaleidoshow a cabaret showcase? Much better than that – Kaleidoshow has a central character narrative, from with individually talented performances ripple out like waves. Incredible drama, music and spoken word acts will [...]

Artist Open House in Hanover, Brighton

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Christmas Open House at the Quebec Art House this weekend (3 & 4 December) and next weekend (10 & 11 December). Come and browse our unique Christmas gifts while enjoying a glass of mulled wine. Hand made prints, jewellery, ceramics, fashion accessories & more by 15 talented artists. 11am – 5pm Venue: 20 Quebec Street, [...]

Brighton review: Dress for Excess @ Brighton Royal Pavilion

Brighton review Dress for Excess @ Brighton Royal Pavilion

Being able to view original artefacts from history is not a privilege in England, with our wealth of stately homes, museums, and a long and varied past. Making that historic experience more tangible, though, is indeed a rarity, and one way to do this is to show the real day-to-day aspects of life in an [...]

Brighton event: Mackenzie Thorpe Signing @ Mackenzie Thorpe Gallery 26 November

Brighton event: Mackenzie Thorpe Signing Mackenzie Thorpe Gallery 26 November

On Saturday 26 of November, international artist Mackenzie Thorpe will be holding a signing event at his gallery at 1 Union Street, Brighton from 11am to 4pm. Mackenzie will be meeting and greeting people and discussing his latest limited edition releases including his Christmas print ‘Snowy Tops’. Mackenzie will be on hand to sign autographs [...]

Brighton preview: The Night Before Christmas @ The Lectern, Brighton 15 – 18 December

Brighton preview The night before Christmas @ The Lectern, Brighton

Christmas Eve, a warehouse, just a quiet night for Gary. That is until he finds an elf breaking into his place of work. Adult humour ensues as the elf has to convince Gary and his friends to let him go in order to save Christmas. Will they believe the elf’s tales of magic powder to [...]

Exhibition from Art Attack creator, Neil Buchanan, comes to Brighton

Exhibition from Art Attack creator, Neil Buchanan, comes to Brighton

BAFTA winning Art Attack creator, Neil Buchanan, has unveiled his debut collection of paintings depicting ‘the story of childhood’ in Brighton. The Hope Street exhibition of 12 limited edition prints is currently on display at J’adore Art, Brighton. Commenting on the nostalgic and evocative collection of art, Neil Buchanan said:  “Hope Street is the story [...]

Robot Invasion! @ Hove Museum and Art Gallery

Robot Invasion @ Hove Museum and Art Gallery

BY DANIELLE FARTHING Hove Museum and Art Gallery has some visitors: around 300 of them, all in glass cabinets with children and adults excitedly pointing at them. These visitors are Chris McEwan’s collection of robots. Chris has lived, worked and taught in Brighton throughout his life, and it is during this time that the toys [...]

Ronnie Wood @ J’adore Art, Brighton Review

Ronnie Wood Rolling Stone artwork unveiled in Brighton 1

BY JAMILA PARR Ronnie Wood is best known as one of the Rolling Stones. However he was born in to a creative family, not just musically but artistically also. Wood was accepted into the Ealing College of Art much before the usual age – and his latest exhibition confirms why. This collection, to me, is [...]