UNPOPULAR CULTURE - By Chris Parkinson (Brighton Fringe event)
May
25
May 27

UNPOPULAR CULTURE - By Chris Parkinson (Brighton Fringe event)

Famous poet Chris Parkinson presents poetry, politics, paranoia and anthropomorphism, complete with fish demons, grammar nazi's and performing seals. 
Plus support from The Eating Habits of Politicians.
Winner of Best Literature (Brighton Fringe 2014).
"Too many poems" (Fringe Guru).

8th Annual Sussex Poetry Festival
Jun
9
Jun 10

8th Annual Sussex Poetry Festival

The Sussex Poetry Festival, now in its eighth year, attracts
underground poets and enthusiasts from across the UK and overseas to
perform, celebrate, and discuss their writing. The festival is not
plugged into corporate publishing agendas but rather is intimate,
participatory, and conversational.

Meld
Jun
14
7:00 pm19:00

Meld

An event for players of all sorts (no spectators), led by visual artist Rachel Cohen 

Calling all improvisers: musicians, visual artists, poets, dancers! A space to create spontaneously with a multi- discipline group.

Fake Magic by Vincent Gambini (for 2 nights only )
Jun
15
7:30 pm19:30

Fake Magic by Vincent Gambini (for 2 nights only )

‘This thoughtful, playful and multi-layered piece will make you question how we watch and what we see…’ ☆☆☆☆ The Guardian, on Gambini’s This is not a magic show

‘A gentle, cerebral show in which Gambini unpicks both his tricks and the expectations of his audience… A tightly constructed piece of performance.’ ☆☆☆☆ The Stage, on Gambini’s This is not a magic show

FAKE MAGIC BY VINCENT GAMBINI (FOR 2 NIGHTS ONLY )
Jun
16
7:30 pm19:30

FAKE MAGIC BY VINCENT GAMBINI (FOR 2 NIGHTS ONLY )

‘This thoughtful, playful and multi-layered piece will make you question how we watch and what we see…’ ☆☆☆☆ The Guardian, on Gambini’s This is not a magic show

‘A gentle, cerebral show in which Gambini unpicks both his tricks and the expectations of his audience… A tightly constructed piece of performance.’ ☆☆☆☆ The Stage, on Gambini’s This is not a magic show


The FAKE ESCAPE
May
19
May 20

The FAKE ESCAPE

A free weekender celebrating local talent in place of the industry garble of The Great Escape

Club Europ Express
May
18
7:30 pm19:30

Club Europ Express

A club for people who feel European or want to remain close to Europe. Music, conversation, culture and connections across the continent.

Young Carers Fundraiser
Apr
29
2:00 pm14:00

Young Carers Fundraiser

An eclectic and wonderful all-dayer to raise funds for The Carers Centre - to support activities for young carers in Brighton. 

 

Barnacles
Apr
27
8:00 pm20:00

Barnacles

A horn heavy, groove based quintet combining the energy and intensity of dance music with the spontaneity and freedom of a live group.
http://www.barnacleshdh.co.uk/

MELD - Launch of new improv session
Apr
26
7:00 pm19:00

MELD - Launch of new improv session

A new event for players of all sorts (no spectators). Led by artist Rachel Cohen from Safe House Collective.

Calling all improvisers: musicians, visual artists, poets, dancers.

A space to create spontaneously with a multi- discipline group.

Club Europ Express
Apr
20
8:00 pm20:00

Club Europ Express

'A new monthly club for people who feel European or want to remain close to Europe. Music, conversation, culture and connections across the continent. 

Featuring the Vive la FIP DJs, celebrating the French radio station and Brighton cult that gives us a special connection via Paris to the wider world.

You, The Night and The Music
Apr
18
8:00 pm20:00

You, The Night and The Music

Our Monthly Swing night with the one and only Mike The Mic aka Harry's Tricks featuring a fine selection of guest players. This month includes our favourite clarinet player the one and only Ewan Bleach.

Yuppies Music presents : STUFF
Apr
16
7:30 pm19:30

Yuppies Music presents : STUFF

STUFF. is a 5 piece live band that brings a cross genre groove, from broken hip-hop to more electronic and jazz influenced future funk. The closest musical similarities and reference points would be artists such as Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Hiatus Kaiyote & Radiohead.

Eyeless Records is 10 : In Threads + Nick Hudson + Cultural Apparati + Nuala Brooks + Superprotagonist + Allison's Gate + Ingrid Plum
Apr
15
2:30 pm14:30

Eyeless Records is 10 : In Threads + Nick Hudson + Cultural Apparati + Nuala Brooks + Superprotagonist + Allison's Gate + Ingrid Plum

Eyeless Records celebrate 10 years of life with an ALL AGES and FREE party/ all dayer on Easter Saturday April 15th at awesome venue The Rose Hilll. The day includes a merch table for all the artists, a drawing table for kids, nice food and drink and a lovely crowd. Bring your kids, families and friends to a lovely celebration of music and creativity in the heart of Brighton.

Pop! Goes the Artschool - Free Talk and DJs
Apr
5
6:00 pm18:00

Pop! Goes the Artschool - Free Talk and DJs

Radical Pedagogy and Creative Experiment in Post-Punk Leeds
This lecture explores an overlooked experimental art and music scene in the city of Leeds in the 1970s and 1980s. A Lecture by Gavin Butt.

Part of the South East Network for Performance talks series

King Nommo + DJ John Warr (Afro Bass / Club Africa)
Mar
30
8:00 pm20:00

King Nommo + DJ John Warr (Afro Bass / Club Africa)

Heavy-hitting Brighton 10-person Afrobeat outfit King Nommo return to the stage after a 7 month hiatus. Prepare yourself for some soaring brasslines laid out over heavy grooves, some majestically beautiful vocals, and an aching body the day after from all that dancing you'll have did! 

Celebrating Women in Music - The World is Listening residency
Mar
25
Mar 26

Celebrating Women in Music - The World is Listening residency

The World is Listening head to The Rose Hill, Brighton, for a weekend celebrating and supporting women in music. 
Supported by Arts Council England
**EVERYTHING IS FREE!!**
*Workshops are safe space for people who identify as women only*
All humans welcome to the Drop-In, Gig and Panel!

You, The Night and The Music
Mar
14
7:00 pm19:00

You, The Night and The Music

A new free monthly live swing night with some of the finest players in the south. Hosted by the inimitable Mike the mic, the psychedelic sultan of swing

Saidi Kanda + Mvula Mandondo plus DJ Fravi Limando
Feb
24
8:00 pm20:00

Saidi Kanda + Mvula Mandondo plus DJ Fravi Limando

Mvula Mandondo presents an original concoction of Tanzanian village roots, urban rumba and Afro-Caribbean influences, blending traditional and modern instruments. Saidi Kanda’s vocal virtuosity accompanied by commanding guitar-driven rhythms will make you move.