The Man That Kan

Matthew vanKan knows how to get a Brighton audience swinging, as he explains to Daniel White What style of music do you sing? Swing and jazz. All the Great American Songbook tunes that everyone knows and lo...

A Christie Crime-Fest

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay and each year the town celebrates its most famous citizen with a week-long festival of events.  Christie fan Sam Harrington-Lowe couldn’t resist the murder mystery dinner… T...

My Night At Hotel Pelirocco

Anya Zervudachi spent a night at Brighton’s Hotel Pelirocco with a few surprises in store It is a very rare occasion indeed that I decide to treat myself to a lavish weekend away in a boutique hotel, especially when the hotel in question is just half a mile u...

Bill Murray’s Cinema Guide

On the eve of all things spooky I offer three modern classics this month Maps to the Stars The Weiss family is the archetypical Hollywood dynasty: father Stafford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortu...

Barfly On The Wall

Words by Julie Burchill I’m not a sentimental sort, but when Harry’s English Restaurant of Hove closed down a couple of years back after being my local for more than a decade, I felt as though a part of my hea...

Family Fun In The Fall

The kids may have only just gone back to school but they will be off on holiday again for half term in October, so why not take this chance to squeeze in some last minute sun or get away with the family before the weather gets cold and the festive season kicks...

Boost Your Belfie

Amanda Horlington explains the best ways to make the most out of your selfie Let us consider the Selfie; a self-portrait photograph typically taken with a mobile phone, posted on social media sites to garner a...

October Music News

Blues Singer Best in Britain Brighton singer Jo Harman has won the Female Vocalist of the Year award at this year’s British Blues Awards. Harman, who released her debut album Dirt On My Tongue in March last year, has risen spectacularly in the music industry....

Minding Her Own Business

This month, Treatment Rooms owner Clare Rogers is Mind Her Own Business... Tell us who you are and what you do... I’m the owner and MD of The Treatment Rooms, Brighton's largest and longest established beau...

Runway Success

Stephen Grant wages into the Gatwick v Heathrow battle Bad news everyone. Britain is a runway short of a future. Already, I appreciate this sounds like a modern-day replacement for ‘a sandwich short of a pi...

What’s Hot

SCREAM IF YOU WANNA GO SHOCKTOBER! Shocktober Fest, the UK’s award winning scream park, is returning to Tulleys Farm this Halloween. And with the celebration of its 20th anniversary, we have a feeling Shocktober will be more of a scream than ever before...