Day: June 1, 2014

Opera & Animals

Carmen, Bournemouth It was a Sadler’s Wells tour, and they were at Bournemouth with ‘Carmen’. In the middle of the smugglers’ scene a gigantic Pyrenean mountain dog walked onto the stage. Apparently, the theatre they were using was part of a building with offices and other rooms, and […]

credit Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton&Hove

War Stories

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, a major new exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery will bring to life the wartime experiences of 15 people whose personal stories reveal the impact of war. The exhibition, called War Stories: Voices from […]

(Sm)All Change

Well, well, what a busy time it’s been! When closing my column for the last issue, I alluded to the forthcoming Budget, expecting – as many did – a run- of-the-mill effort from our Chancellor. In place of the usual tinkering, with a fiscal slap on the wrist […]

Riots not Diets

As Seven Dials residents, some of you will have noticed that, every now and then, live gigs happen at the West Hill Hall. Over the years, they have fluctuated in regularity, often with large barren spells. Recently though, a small group of promoters have dedicated themselves to using […]

Garden Gadabout

The Garden Gadabout in aid of The Sussex Beacon, a charity for men, women and families affected by HIV, takes place on Saturday & Sunday 21-22 and 28-29 June 2014 from 11am – 5pm each day. The seed for The Garden Gadabout was sown 20 years ago, with […]