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Brian Wilson will be joined by former Beach Boys band mate Al Jardine and their band at this summer's Together The People Festival in Brighton to perform a UK Festival Exclusive of the classic album Pet Sounds in full.  by: Mike Cobley
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A leading UK charity committed to improving the mental health of young people, is launching a major new cartoon competition about the pressures of the online world.

The Stairs are back from twenty-years of hibernation, refreshed and once again armed with their hybrid of cosmic psychedelia, raucous rhythm and blues and 60’s west coast garage sounds.

Drawn from her own personal experiences with mental health and institutionalisation,writer Karis Halsall has created Hysterical, a show that explores the question of whether it's actually possible to be 'well' in our society, surrounded by never ending pressures and the need to achieve and please.


For more than twenty years Ross Noble has been the king of spontaneous stand-up,almost constantly touring, and he's busier now than ever. 

The Hope Six Demolition Project is the follow-up to PJ Harvey's groundbreaking Let England Shake album.

The Brighton Festival offers up a genuine treat when the godfather of alternative comedy, Alexei Sayle, pays the city a visit to discuss his career, from Marxist art-school student to star of The Comic Strip and The Young Ones. 

Brighton’s Big Screen returns this June with a line-up of blockbuster and classic moviesplus live coverage of the European Championship football from France..

The UK Comics' Laureate and noted comic book creator Dave Gibbons will be writing the foreword for QueenSpark Books' new graphic novel, Brighton's Graphic War.

Te Rangitu Netana, one of New Zealand's leading experts in the ancient and traditional practice of Ta Moko, Maori tattoo, will be showcasing his work at the Brighton Tattoo Convention, later this month.

In Northern Spain there is a long standing tradition of gastronomic societies, known locally as txokos, where men meet friends to cook and share their passion for fine food and drink.

A recent study by Tenovus Cancer Care and the Royal College of Music has proven thatsinging in a choir for just one hour boosts levels of immune proteins, reduces stress and improves mood, which in turn can have a positive impact on overall health. 

Canadian singer-songwriter Basia Bulat teamed-up with friend and collaborator Jim James of My Morning Jacket on production for new album, Good Advice.

Founded by two friends and Brighton residents, Brighton Food Tours' new initiative aims to give guests an unexpected taste of the real independent Brighton away from the pier, pavilion and the pebble beach.

Beth Orton, who is set to premier new material at Brighton Festival 2016, has been one of the country's most unique and beguiling voices in contemporary music for the past two decades. 

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