Brighton

Brighton Pride Celebrates Its 25th Year - And How Times Have Changed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK

Saturday marks the 25th Brighton Pride - and the event has grown almost beyond recognition. The very first Pride march was held in the city in 1973...

Bincho Yakitori Brings Japanese Bar Food to Brighton

Chris Osburn | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

I paid an early evening weekday visit a week or so ago, and had a delightful time sampling my way through the menu - at a fraction of the cost such a exploratory dabble of a meal would have set me back here in London (and that's if I could have found as satisfying yakitori as Bincho offers).

Some People Think Banning Smoking Here Is A Bad Idea

The Huffington Post UK/ Press Association | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

One of the UK's biggest and most famed seaside resorts could see its beach subject to a new smoking ban, under plans being considered by councillors o...

Miliband Was Happy To Be Pictured With Ed Stone... But Not The Brighton Pavilion

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Politics

The same aides that suggested Ed Miliband pose in front of the now infamous 'Ed stone' were on Wednesday revealed to have vetoed a photoshoot with the...

Challenge The Live Music Industry, Turn the Lights Off: Pitchblack

Pippa Moyle | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Moyle

Stood in the darkness, with only the occasional sighting of a silhouette or a small stream of light through the cardboard covering the windows, I foun...

Southern Rail's 'Fix' For Britain's Least Punctual Train Seems Like Cheating

PA | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

A rail company operating Britain's least-punctual train route has come up with a novel way of improving the service: altering the timetable. By ski...

Brighton Fringe 2015 sees 50% sales increase in opening weekend

Julian Caddy | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Julian Caddy

[Camille O'Sullivan - Credit: Peter Williams] There were already high hopes, but the scale of the first weekend's ticket sales took us all by surpri...

Coming Out

David Seymour | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
David Seymour

It has taken a lot to get here, the heartbreak and confusion, a crisis in my being. However, I finally feel as if society is at a point to accept me for who I am, that I can look myself in the eye and say: I am who I am... I am an Ed Miliband fan.

Brighton Fringe Breaks More Records

Julian Caddy | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Julian Caddy

England's largest arts festival, arrived this weekend with a record 3,584 performances of 784 shows at 171 venues across the city for the entire month of May. Ticket sales are already 15% up on last year, meaning that we should be expecting audiences of close to 290,000 people.

Paws for Thought: Are Cat Cafes a Special New Home for Rescued Kitties or a Quirky New Commodity for Trendy Humans?

Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica Pitocchi

Furry felines have left their paw print firmly on many aspects of society. Historically, cats were considered gods by the Ancient Egyptians who worshipped the ground they prowled on.

Six Reasons Why I'm Quitting Stand-Up Comedy

Ben Morgan | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Ben Morgan

Set up your own 'comedian' page on Facebook if you like, but until you are writing 'comedian' in your passport it's just a hobby. It's an expensive one too. Getting to gigs isn't cheap, and if like me you live outside of shitty London and are permanently skint it rules out a lot of opportunities.

Splitting the Left - Labour or Green

James Woolven | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Politics
James Woolven

Do I vote again for a party whose values do not correspond with my own, and remain hopeful that Labour will shift back to the left? Or do I move on, vote for a party whose policies I more closely believe in, and hope for a radical shift in the national allocation of seats?

Under Attack From a Beige Establishment: Why the Green Party Are Now a Major Political Force

Karl Davis | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The Green Party have a duty to continue to provide for the nation a fresh, fair and radical alternative to the 'business as usual' establishment, just as media chiefs from the BBC, ITV, SKY et al have a duty to promote and encourage a wide, engaging and relevant debate involving those extended the right to vote and elect.

Body Found On Beach Identified As Man Swept Out To Sea

PA | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK

The body of a man found washed up on a beach has been identified as missing Freddie Reynolds who was swept out to sea as he tried to rescue his friend...

Men Feared Dead In Brighton Sea After 'One Tried To Rescue The Other'

Press Association | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK

Two men in their 20s who are missing at sea feared dead are believed to have got into difficulty after one tried to rescue the other. The search fo...

The Curious Case of South Parade Pier

Naomi Thompson | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK
Naomi Thompson

Pier saving has become a bit trendy. Once the poster girls for jaded seaside towns up and down Britain, their sea legs are being strengthened ensuring they are ship-shape and Bristol fashion for many generations to come.

Brighton - The UK's No 1 Foodie Hotspot

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

We were a tad skeptical when we heard that Brighton had knocked London out of top spot as the UK's number one restaurant and bar destination by Conde Nast Traveller readers. So we set out to eat and drink our way around Brighton for a weekend to see if the award was justified.

Brighton - A Mirror on a Broken Reality

Mik Scarlet | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

Last weekend I paid a trip to the seaside, to Brighton to take part in a literary event called Sea Changers. What struck me from the moment I arrived was how hard it was to get around in my wheelchair.

Sea Changers - Can Literature Change the World?

Mik Scarlet | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

On a cold November night I fought my way through the twisting lanes of Brighton to the Fisherman's Vestry, part of the beautiful St Paul's Church, to take part in an intimate literary event which aimed to explore the connections between creative writing and campaigning.

Charities and Working With Local and National Media

Andy Winter | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK
Andy Winter

The national media is a completely different beast. They have no interest or need to nurture a relationship. They have a filing deadline and, working in a competitive market, they don't have to consider the consequences of their stories.

#BrightonBootOut - Lesbian Couple Chucked Out of Brighton Superstore For Kissing

E J Rosetta | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

This was NOT a homophobic act. This woman must have been a Brighton resident. She's probably used to seeing gay guys and gals mincing around the supermarket all day. Damn, she may well have a double use for that uniform herself, eh?

Can You Guess Where These Cities Are?

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Every traveller has an idea in their mind of what to expect in a country - whether it's onion-domed churches in Russia or fairy tale timber-framed houses in Germany. But sometimes we can't rely on these travel instincts.

Two Police Officers Bitten By HIV Positive Man Face Agonizing Wait

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

Two police officers are receiving medical treatment after being punched, scratched and bitten by a man with HIV. They were on patrol in Norfolk Str...

'Long Lost Families' and 'Masters of Sex'

Hugh Salmon | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hugh Salmon

The most interesting thing in the world is people. And, talking about interesting, which we were, and people, which we are, there is a peculiar juxtaposition in two TV series currently on air.

Look At These Glorious Pictures Of People Celebrating Brighton Pride

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

Thousands of people have stepped out in glorious fashion to celebrate one of the UK's biggest and brightest gay pride events as a day of festivities g...