Brighton Fringe / Spoken Word

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Mortified

Mortified

There are two types of children in school: those that are openly weird and those that pretend to be normal to conceal their weirdness. Some people have blanked out all the terribly horrific and embarrassing events which happened to them as a teenager, but thankfully there are others who meticulously documented every thought and feeling they had while dealing with hilariously difficult and awkward situations... 

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My Father Held A Gun
My Father Held A Gun

A stunningly simple yet immersing and thoughtful performance, My Father Held a Gun attempts to answer the question: Why do men go to war?Storytelling duo Israeli Raphael Rodan and Iranian Sahand Sahebdivani have some very insightful takes on this question... 

Invisible Voices of Brighton & Hove
Invisible Voices of Brighton & Hove

The Cascade Coffee Shop is at the centre of a drive to help rehabilitate and reintegrate the homeless population of Brighton through the Cascade Creative Recovery organisation... 

There Was a Ship
There Was a Ship

Located inside the hulking monolith that is St Bartholemew’s church, the veritable belly of the beast, is a wacky art installation by sculptor and spoken word artist Brian Mander... 

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Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

And so we reach the end of Brighton Fringe 2018 and the Broadway Bobby Award to the Outstanding Show of the Fringe. Each year Broadway Baby makes an award to the show that has, in the eyes of our editorial team, been the stand-out show at the Fringe. 

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Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend
Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Just like that, we approach the final weekend of Brighton Fringe. We’ve been dazzled, bemused and wowed, but there’s still time for more... 

How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe
How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe

Despite the costs many performers experience putting on a production there are plenty who use the platform provided to them to fundraise or raise awareness for a cause close to their hearts... 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4
Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

​​May is marvellous. Two bank holidays, Brighton Fringe and sunshine. What's not to love? If you're still undecided about how to spend the long weekend, we have all the top recommendations to make this the best bank holiday yet... 

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Interview: Poet Erin Talks Grief, Writing Advice & Mental Health

Interview: Poet Erin Talks Grief, Writing Advice & Mental Health

Erin combines poetry, theatre and music to get her audience thinking about mortality in brilliant new way.  

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Can Attachment Save Psychoanalysis from Extinction? Professor Jeremy Holmes lecture for Psychotherapy Sussex

Can Attachment Save Psychoanalysis from Extinction? Professor Jeremy Holmes lecture for Psychotherapy Sussex

Psychoanalysis is in retreat as CBT has become the dominant psychotherapeutic paradigm. Does this matter, and if so, how can a 21st Century psychoanalysis emerge? I hope to show how the relational approach and evidence base of contemporary Attachment Theory provides at least some of the answers... 

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Come Rhyme With Me
Come Rhyme With Me

Enjoy a night of rhyming, rice and peas with Dean Atta and Deanna Rodger alongside a menu of performers chosen for their wit, wisdom and ability to move you... 

Land of Lost Content
Land of Lost Content

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present ... Henry Madd recounts his experiences growing up in Dulowl, a quaint market town of polite smiles and pleasant scenery with a pub owned by a melancholy bear ... 

Spoken Word Open Mic Special
Spoken Word Open Mic Special

An evening of poetry and performance poetry with special guests, Phonetic and Dean Atta. Featuring open mic for you to share your words on the Writer’s Place stage...