ART & DESIGN

Hastings Contemporary beats coronavirus with robot-assisted tours

A unique collaboration between Hastings Contemporary and Bristol Robotics Lab is bringing telepresence robot technology to a UK gallery for the first time. One...

Huge Lothar Götz mural to stay at Towner Eastbourne until 2021

Sussex’s iconic Towner Eastbourne became the canvas for the UK’s largest outdoor mural in 2019. The work, Dance Diagonal, the Brewers Towner Commission, was...

Brighton Festival 2020 cancelled for first time in 53-year history

Based on the latest government advice around social distancing measures and the peak of the Covid-19 epidemic in the UK is projected to coincide...

Brighton Fringe 2020 announces postponement

Following the announcement by the UK Government urging the general public not to visit “pubs, clubs, or theatres” and advice from Brighton & Hove...

Women lead the way at Brighton Fringe

Brighton Fringe returns to venues across the city on Fri 1 – Sun 31 May. With hundreds of shows delighting audiences everywhere, we wanted...

BN1 talks to… Brighton Festival’s Guest Director, Lemn Sissay MBE

Born in May 1967, the year of the first Brighton Festival – which featured performances from Laurence Olivier, Anthony Hopkins, The Who and Pink...

Queer the Pier launches tribute to local LGBTQ+ heritage

Bringing together items from across Brighton & Hove’s rich history, Queer The Pier is a major new exhibition for Brighton Museum & Art Gallery....

Brighton Dome Access Scheme launches at Open Day

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival has launched a new service to assist visitors with disabilities and other access needs to make their experience at...

Queer The Pier celebrates LGBTQ + community at Brighton Museum

Meticulously researched and curated by residents of Brighton & Hove, Queer The Pier is an unprecedented exhibition coming to the city’s Museum & Art...

Brighton Festival Announces Guest Director For 2020

Acclaimed British and Ethiopian poet Lemn Sissay will be the director of Brighton Festival this year, it has been announced. Taking place from Sat...

Diggers arrive at Edward Street Quarter development

Work has begun at Edward Street Quarter, the £120m redevelopment of the ex-AMEX House site, owned by property developer First Base in partnership with...

100 First Women Portraits celebrates pioneers at Brighton Museum & Art...

An exhibition presenting striking portraits of 100 pioneering women of the 21st century opens on Sat 15 Feb at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery....