Shocking hidden history of Sussex explored

The old county of Sussex is one of the most beautiful in England, but beneath its rural idyll lies a history that is surprising and often shocking...

Indre Serpytyte. Picture by Billie Scheepers

Brighton artists’ work included in Imperial War Museum exhibition

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

Holiday on Ice/Morris MacMatzen

Review: Holiday on Ice, Brighton Centre

Holiday on Ice is back and it's more impressive than ever.

Moscow City Ballet

Review: Swan Lake at Chichester Festival Theatre

Of all Tchaikovsky’s ballets Swan Lake shimmers most brightly in the hearts of audiences.

Holiday on Ice

Holiday on Ice back in Brighton!

Holiday on Ice’s annual stint at the Brighton Centre (January 5-14) will be a home-coming for assistant costume designer Simon Crowhurst.

Theatre and Comedy
Gerda with Snow Queen entourage

REVIEW: The Snow Queen: Ballet Theatre UK at Brighton Dome

Chief characters: Snow Queen, Claire Corruble Cabot (France); Gerda, Anna Yliaho (Finland); Kay, Andrew McFarlane (Scotland); Pas de Trois: Marie-Lys Boulay (Fr), Ewan Hambleton (Scot), Megan Phillips (England). Choreography , Christopher Moore (Eng, founding Artistic Director); Musical score compilation, Simon Paterson; Costumes, Daniel Hope (Eng).

The West Pier

West Pier ruins to be illuminated at night

A new lighting installation will see the ruins of the West Pier lit up each night, 40 years after it closed to the public.

The Snow Queen

Post-Christmas ballet in Brighton

Ballet Theatre UK keeps up its happy Brighton tradition with a Christmas return to the city.
Fagin's Twist is coming to Brighton

Oliver Twist re-imagined for family-friendly dance performance

Fagin’s Twist, a contemporary hip hop dance retelling of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, is coming to Brighton next week.

Catherine OSullivan looks at some of the objects on the map so far

Mapping out the history and lives of Brighton and Hove

A Brighton artist collective is urging residents to help it create a collaborative map of the city, focusing on ‘hidden histories and radical politics’.

Fathers take to the stage with their children as part of the 'Dad Dancing' show

Dads take to the dance floor at Brighton show

Fathers, daughters and sons are set to take to the stage as part of the 'Dad Dancing' tour, exploring 'the touching, funny and sometimes awkward father-child relationship'.

LewesLight 2017

LewesLight 2017 is this weekend

LewesLight 2017 – running from Friday to Saturday, October 13-15 – promises a “festival of light unlike any other”, now in its third year.

Liam Francis by Chris Nash

Brighton dancer on the road with Rambert

Rambert comes to Southampton for the first time in 25 years, showcasing the legendary, the new and the best of its work - with Brighton dancer Liam Francis among the cast.

Ruth Ware. Picture by Ollie Grove

Get inside the minds of top thriller writers in Ditchling

Three of the UK’s leading psychological thriller writers will be appearing at The Book Lovers’ Supper Club on Thursday, October 5, at The Barn in Ditchling.

West Blatchington Windmill has been restored to its former glory

Restoration of windmill wins heritage award

A restoration project which has seen West Blatchington Windmill returned to its former glory has received a heritage award.
Nestor Ponce

Exiled Argentinian poet marks National Poetry Day in Brighton

Exiled Argentinian poet Néstor Ponce is to appear at a Freedom from Torture event in Brighton, as part of National Poetry Day.

Twilight at Royal Pavilion Ice Rink (Photograph: Brighton Pictures)

Pavilion ice-rink returns for festive fun

The Royal Pavilion will once again form the backdrop to the city's festive ice-rink, which returns for its eighth year.
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Eliza Hatch

Highlighting sexual harassment

A University of Brighton graduate is raising awareness about sexual harassment by documenting women’s experiences.

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

Marina Warner

Behind the scenes at Charleston’s Small Wonder festival

The Small Wonder short story festival is at Charleston from September 27 to October 1.

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