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Mars Miller

Cooler Than You This month we chat to Mars, a revolutionary designer and mastermind behind Artist Anon, Brighton’s own clothing brand. You can find his boutique at Kings Road Arches, next to the Brighton i360.  Tell us how your brand came into being?  It is all...

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Brandy Bex

Valentines Karaoke Special  Fun fact, Karaoke was invented in Japan, everyone knows that. But did you know the person who invented it had been dumped unceremoniously and was so upset he channelled all of his pain into inventing the karaoke machine just so he could...

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DayClub

A brand new day rave We caught up with Sarah, the mastermind behind DayClub, a brand new clubbing experience. Read on to find out more…  Explain the concept of your event  At DayClub, Dayvers (daytime ravers) can embrace the unique experience of a daytime rave,...

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Discover: Health & Wellbeing, Features

Sober Living

Sober curious? Read on to hear about our editor’s Dry January experience last month…   December for me is always a whirlwind of parties and work get-togethers, not to mention the New Year’s Eve frivolity. By the end of last year I was absolutely exhausted, anxious,...

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My Funny Valentine

The path of true love doesn’t always run smoothly does it? We chatted to you, our readers to find out your funniest, cringiest Valentine’s stories and weren’t disappointed with the response. Read on to be amused…  Riding High  ‘We were going to Alton Towers to stay...

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Irwin Sparkes

Kairen Kemp invited The Hoosiers and East Of Reno front man Irwin Sparkes to join her for an in depth chat this month. Born and bred in Reading, Irwin Sparkes “plans on dying somewhere else”. This response is a great indicator of the humour of one of the truly...

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Poppy Faun

Kairen Kemp met up with Poppy Faun, the Brighton artist whose work has been commissioned by Vogue, Playboy and Miss Soma, to name but three, and sells worldwide. Was art important in your family when you were growing up? I was brought up from when I can remember,...

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Sober Bright’huns

Discover chats to Sober Brighton Huns a brand new clubbing concept that’s really taking off and helping to normalise partying without alcohol    Tell us about Sober Bright Huns?  Sober Bright’huns is a new sober clubbing and events company that is based in...

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Dry January

Mocktails, partying sober and healthy living in 2024 Following the excesses of Christmas, January is traditionally the perfect time to detox from alcohol and reset your body and mind for the year ahead.  There are many benefits to giving the hard stuff a break that...

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New Launch: Queer I Am, The Podcast

Groundbreaking queer arts show is returning this winter for intimate conversations.  Discover chatted to Andrew Flewitt, podcast creator and author who set up Queer I Am because of his love of queer culture and the interesting people he meets on the Brighton LGBTQ+...

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One Day Workshops

Positive thought of the day, spring is only 60 days away and with this in mind, One Garden at Stanmer Park are offering some amazing one day horticultural workshops, perfect for those with green fingers wanting to make the most of their gardens later this year....

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Cooler Than You: Poppy Faun

This month, Discover chats to artist Poppy Faun who tells us what inspires her art and personal style. Tell us about your art   Being an artist has been in my blood since I can remember, drawing, painting, collaging, making music, sculpting and making clothes have...

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Discover: Shopping, Features, What's On: Highlights

Dukes Lane

Dukes Lane is staying open for Late Night Shopping on Thursday 7th December. Join for their Christmas party with free bubbles, mulled wine, competitions, special discounts and in-store events.  Fred Perry, Farah, Kiehl’s, Mowgli, TOAST, The Brighton Box, The Fair...

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Artist Anon

Artist Anon was set up by Mars Miller in 2012, as an online enterprise, in his spare bedroom and has gone from strength to strength. Originally set up after a shopping trip to Brighton for his son’s clothing and realising that nearly every bit of clothing purchased...

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The Brighton Lights

Tickets for The Brighton Lights are selling fast and the countdown has begun. This inaugural Winter light experience will transform One Garden Brighton into a light-filled wonderland for residents and visitors alike. Launch night is December 15th. Already over 5000...

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Burning the Clocks

Brighton’s annual winter solstice celebration is set to return later this month and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Discover caught up with organisers Same Sky to find out more. The biggest yet Burning the Clocks is planned for 2023. Community...

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Ice Rink Bar and Kitchen

Picture the scene, it’s a cold, dark November evening and I’m wrapped up in a wooly hat and ankle length puffer jacket. It seemed winter had well and truly arrived and with it, the soft pastel coloured hues that adorn the Royal Pavilion every year, heralding the...

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Aprés Ski By Sea At Shelter Hall

Shelter Hall is the city’s only seafront food hall, boasting seven kitchens serving a variety of delicious food, two bars and various spaces. The mezzanine floor has outdoor balconies that are perfect for taking in a famous Brighton sunset and people watching. This...

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Our Roots

Wondering what to do this New Years Eve? Discover caught up with the team behind Our Roots, an LGBTQ+ (and allies) club event and safe space with inclusivity at its heart to find out more  Our Roots is a one-of-a-kind event created by Brighton's own legendary queer...

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DJ Patch

Revenge of the Brighton Panto It’s no secret that I love a bit of campery. Ever since the pandemic Brighton has had a lack of festive entertainment, but fear not, 2023 has this back with added sparkle. I’ll be showcasing my top picks for some Christmassy live...

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Cooler Than You

Meet mother and daughter duo Nic and Plum, proprietors of She Said Boutique  Have you had any famous customers? Nic - We have had sooo many celebrities, famous musicians, politicians and actors over the years.  I’ve even had the privilege of creating outfits for...

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Wines Premier Cru

Dominic Hall founded Wines Premier Cru in 2008 after many successful years as the Chief Representative for GVA Worldwide in Beijing and Hong Kong. From humble beginnings, managing only a few client portfolios and acting as an exclusive merchant of blue-chip stock...

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Bah Humbug?

Christmas is not always a time of love and joy. For some families it’s a time of deep stress and worry especially in the current financial climate. Some simply cannot afford the lavish food and presents, so either get into unnecessary debt or go without.  For...

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Pinot & Picasso Brighton

Pinot & Picasso Brighton is painting its way as the next must-try activity in the North Laines that brings people together, mixing their own palette of fun, art and a glass of something delicious.  Pinot & Picasso invites Brightonians not only to create art...

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Festive Fun & Gifts

Artist Anon brings you urban apparel from the South Coast of England. We only sell Brighton; We are Brighton’s own clothing company, wear our clothing with love and pride four our unique city. We are proud to represent Brighton and Brightonians with our brand. We...

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The Return of Miss Jason

DJ Patch Presents his icons. After an extended hiatus due to some serious health concerns, Miss Jason is back to work, and I went to his lovely Rottingdean home for a cuppa and a catch up ahead of his first night back, at our iconic Legends Brighton for Miss...

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Cooler Than You

Hello, I am Dick Day: a local drag entertainer in Brighton. I love to create happy memories and spread pure joy at my shows by creating a super energetic, silly and freeing space where you can come and let loose… (because if you think you’ll look a fool: don’t...

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Feeling Festive at One Garden Brighton

One Garden situated in Stanmer Park have a whole array of festive events happening this December with something for the whole family.  With everything from their very first light show, to team dining experiences and festive workshops, One Garden plans to make this...

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Peter James

‘Stop Them Dead’ is the latest in the detective series from UK’s No1 selling, Sussex author Peter James. Kairen Kemp caught up with him for a chat.  How long have you been writing the Roy Grace series?  I started writing the first Roy Grace novel back in 2003. That...

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The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl comes to Brighton Dome next month and ahead of the show, our editor caught up with award winning Director and Choreographer Arthur Pita to discover more about his adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic. Tell me the premise of the...

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