Festival to bring history to life at museum

A Sussex museum is giving members of the public the chance to travel back in time at an immersive history festival.

undisciplined: Candoco Dance Company - Face In by Yasmeen Godder. Photography by Hugo Glendinning.

New dance festival in Brighton

South East Dance is to host Undisciplined, Brighton’s new micro-festival celebrating experimental and thought-provoking contemporary performance across the city from April 18-20.

Theatre and Comedy
In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein by Fiona Sampson

CHARLESTON FESTIVAL: Poet Fiona Sampson searches for the girl who wrote Frankenstein

This year’s Charleston Festival (May 18-28) turns the spotlight on dynamic women, among them Mary Shelley.

Julian Caddy

Brighton Fringe confident they can find funding shortfall

Julian Caddy, managing director of Brighton Fringe, says he is reasonably confident he and his team can raise £20,000 in time for the start of this year’s festival (May 4-June 3).

Audio undersea journey around the world from Brighton

Audio undersea journey around the world from Brighton

Chris Watson is promising to take you from the sounds of the waves on Brighton beach on a journey through the sounds of the oceans around the world and back again… All without leaving Brighton’s Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.
Arctic Swell by Adele Gibson

Lewes painter prepares for an Arctic adventure

A Sussex artist has won a place on an Arctic expedition, which aims to highlight how human activity has influenced changes to the climate and environment.

Erica Wagner. Picture by Olivia Beasley

Join the Booker Prize debate at the Charleston Festival

Forget what you may have heard about judges falling out in the final selection process.

Amy Bloom. Picture by Elena Seibert

Writers at Charleston Festival look at forbidden romance and its aftermath

This year’s Charleston Festival programme (May 18-28) is set to lift the lid on an old White House scandal and the campaign that turned the tide on the AIDS epidemic.

Who's Bad

The magic of Michael Jackson

For many, the most striking thing about Michael Jackson was the charisma, the sheer showmanship of the man.

East Sussex in pictures

Here we share 13 stunning pictures sent in from our readers from around East Sussex.

Alula Cyr - Mark Dawson Photography

Creating female-centric circus

The world’s first all-female Cyr wheel trio Alula Cyr bring their mix of acrobatics, dance and song to The Old Market, Brighton on March 4 with their debut production, Hyena.

David Attenborough

Ten days of lively debate at Charleston

From Trump and Brexit, to feminism, global crime and sexual politics – it has been a rollercoaster year and Charleston Festival (May 18-28) comes up with ten days of heated debate, which looks at issues past and present.

'Late in the Day at the Town's Edge' by Paul Newland

Sussex artists shortlisted for £15,000 national art prize

Four artists from Sussex have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing.

Larissa Eddie

All Together Now with Larissa on prime-time TV!

Brighton-based singer-songwriter Larissa Eddie is loving being part of BBC One’s fresh new prime-time TV show for Saturday nights, All Together Now.

In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.


Peter James talks about his life and writing career at Theatre Royal Brighton

Given Brighton’s richness, its diversity, its mix of the super wealthy and the super seedy, Peter James was probably always going to be a crime writer.

Focussing on terror: Indre Serpytyte by Billie Scheepers

Brighton contribution to terror art exhibition

Art works by a University of Brighton professor and graduate are included in a major new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London.


An alphabet of Sussex curiosities...

Rustington’s Wendy Hughes admits she has got a weakness for the quirky and the strange.

Royal Pavilion

Pavilion to feature in programme on the Royals and their art

A nodding Chinese figurine displayed in the Royal Pavilion will feature in a BBC programme exploring the art belonging to the Royals on Tuesday (January 30).

Deception (2017) by last year's winner Katie Ponder

Love and Money is the theme for Glyndebourne’s art contest

The latest Glyndebourne Tour Art Competition launched on Monday, January 22, and organisers are inviting emerging artists of all ages (16+) to submit an artwork.

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