Day: March 18, 2011

One Man’s Dream

Brighton resident, Peter Batten, writes about another time, another place… My Uncle John was a man with a dream. Like the Muscovite who I met once with his own small ‘Dacha’, John dreamed of weekends in the country, where he could escape from the pressures of work and […]

New Leaf

The Trees

The trees are coming into leaf Like something almost being said; The recent buds relax and spread, Their greenness is a kind of grief. Is it that they are born again And we grow old? No, they die too, Their yearly trick of looking new Is written down […]

The Child Whisperer

A well-known Brighton author, using the pseudonym Veronique LaTouche, has recently published a novel which tells a fascinating story of one artist’s struggle against apathy and bullying while trying to bring new ideas of emotional and social literacy to the school curriculum. The Child Whisperer is a story […]


The Karavan Ensemble

In May, as part of Brighton Festival Fringe the West Hill Hall will host The Karavan Ensemble, a group of international performers combining dance, music, and theatre. Anima is a unique site-specific journey of dance, physical theatre, live music and visual imagery inspired by light and created in […]