Brighton Fringe / Spoken Word

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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... 

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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... 

Wordstock Brighton 2018
Wordstock Brighton 2018

Brighton’s lively Open Market played host to the Wordstock festival this Saturday. The central courtyard was lined with vintage clothing, bookstores, plant shops, and even a pottery studio complete with an ageing, but, lovely dog... 

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Features

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

We're almost mid-way through the Fringe and it seems like there are more shows than ever to pick from. Never fear, here are some of our picks to keep you entertained, excited and delighted this weekend. 

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Something For The Weekend: Week Two
Something For The Weekend: Week Two

After the glorious sunshine of the opening weekend, you might be forgiven for thinking that the fun might be over... 

Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh
Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh

The UK is home to a plethora of culture, arts, comedy, music, dance and so much more during its festive fringe events... 

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet
Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

The relationship between poetry and alcohol is renowned and Joseph J Clark continues in this tradition with his show, Drunk With A Pen (Sweet Werks 2, 5th-13th May, 19:00)... 

Interviews

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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Latest Listings

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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Spoken Word Workshop
Spoken Word Workshop

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present... Dean Atta leads a beginners workshop for all wanting to take the first steps to performing their poetry live on stage... 

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 ...