Buskers fill Brighton with music

  Walking through the streets in Brighton, you can find a muppet playing the piano in the North Laine, a hippy guy playing the saxophone in the Pavilion Gardens or a teenage girl… Continue reading

‘The oldest gay in Brighton’

Brighton has the title of being the gay capital of the United Kingdom, with many saying it is the friendliest gay town in the country. Kemptown neighbourhood is the LGBT community’s heart, where… Continue reading

The Royal Pavilion Palace: a war hospital for Indian soldiers during WWI

6 days is what it took to convert the Royal Pavilion Palace, the Dome and the Corn Exchange buildings into war hospitals where thousands of Indian soldiers were treated during the First World War. It… Continue reading

The secrets of the Old Police Cells in Brighton

“My ankles and feet give me a lot of trouble but as long as my legs last, I will carry on,” says Paul Solis when asked how long he will volunteer at the… Continue reading

March for England embraces Brighton

Every year on the first Sunday after St George´s Day (23 April), the March for England takes place in Brighton. Some people mark it in the calendar as a celebration for Englishness, others… Continue reading

Brighton: the heart of independent and alternative shopping in the UK

‘Bizarre’, ‘quirky’ and ‘unique’ are the most common words heard in Upper Gardner Street when sellers describe what they have on display in the flea market in Brighton. Passers-by can purchase wares from… Continue reading