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Sunday 30 January 2022

Land Beyond & Noughty 90s Festival: Two Huge One-Day Music Festivals Hit Brighton This Spring

Electro dance festival Land Beyond and the retro sensation that is the Noughty 90s Festival are landing on the Sussex shores for a massive double weekender, kick-starting the much-awaited festival season.

Following on from its highly successful launch last year in Newcastle that saw over 20,000 ravers party the night away for two massive nights, the Noughty 90s Festival lands on the Waterhall ground, Brighton, on 30th April, to kick off its UK tour for 2022.  

The biggest names of the noughties and nineties are set to grace the stage, performing legendary iconic tracks that provided the soundtrack to two of the most important decades in music history!

Noughty 90s Festival Newcastle 2021 Aftermovie

This year's the line up is bigger than ever, with those 5ive bad boys the boy band super group Boyzlife, Fatman Scoop, S Club, East 17, Snap, Baby D, Livin Joy, N-Trance, garage royalty DJ Luck & MC Neat, superstar DJ Brandon Block and more all set to take revelers right back in time to those hedonistic nights on the dancefloor.

Boasting four huge named stage hosts TBA, Pop Hits, Clockwork Orange, Garage Nation and AWOL as well as classic funfair rides a plenty, a 90s arcade fun in our gaming station zone, throwback Retro Bars, gourmet street food, a super lavish VIP area for those looking to smooze in style and even a full on RnB Roller Disco, the Noughty 90s Festival is the ultimate throwback festival in the UK. 

Tickets are on sale now via Skiddle at 

After an unforeseen teo year break due to the pandemic, the audio visual sensation that is the Land Beyond Festival is back in its hometown of Brighton! 

Having previously hosted music royalty such as Dizzee Rascal and Shy FX and with a 10,000 capacity, this highly respected electronic dance music festival returns to the Waterhall ground on Sunday 1st May 2022, seeing off the first bank holiday of the year in style. 

A host of the biggest names in electro dance will take to the 3 stages, in a setting that promises countless instagram opportunities, unparalleled decoration and a whole host of unique surprises. 

Land Beyond Festival 2022 Trailer

With the full line up just days away from being announced (watch this space!) , the Land Beyond Festival can only be described as an out of this world experience for all the senses.

First launched at the East Brighton Park in the summer of 2019, the festival saw the legendary likes of Dizzee Rascal, Ocean Wisdom, Shy FX, Darkzy, Turno and many more take to the Main Stage, whilst the iconic Garage Nation took over the outdoor arena earning rave reviews and a loyal following wanting more. 

At the Festival for 2022, expect a party to the moon and back to make up for the two year enforced hibernation and experience an undiscovered galaxy far far away, as it circles back into our earth's orbit landing in the South Coast for a truly spectacular comeback performance. 

Full line-up includes ... Kurupt FM, Solardo, Tion Wayne, A1XJ1, D Double E, DJ Dubl, FlavaD and many many more…The countdown has started.

This mission resumes 01.05.22 and tickets are on sale now via Festicket at

by: Mike Cobley


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Hastings Fat Tuesday have teamed up with The Marina Fountain and The Prince Albert to bring Primal Scream to the White Rock Theatre for a special warm up show ahead of their Screamadelica live dates.

After collaborating with Noel Gallagher on the single Where's My Family Gone, Brighton-bound Andrew Cushin picked up the support of another iconic rock 'n' roller when Pete Doherty signed him to his Strap Originals label.

Building on the sample-based approach of their classic albums Since I Left You and Wildflower, but stepping boldly into new terrain, We Will Always Love You is the latest offering from Brighton-bound The Avalanches.
Credit Leigh Simpson

Barrie Kosky's highly anticipated new production of Poulenc's powerful opera Dialogues des Carmélites will premiere next summer at the 2023 Glyndebourne Festival. It was originally scheduled to appear at the event in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tens of thousands of fans will unite in Brighton to watch the World Cup 2022 on huge anti-glare screens with a world-class sound system, food, drinks and a proper big game atmosphere. 

Actor Michelle Collins chats ahead of her starring role in the comedy thriller Cluedo, the new play, directed by Mark Bell (The Play That Goes Wrong), which visits Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday 13th to Saturday 18th June.
Credit Jim Stephenson

Syrian architects Marwa Al-Sabouni and Ghassan Jansiz will bring a unique architectural element to this year's Brighton Festival by building a temporary community arts venue on Hove seafront in the form of a traditional Arabic arcade.

Brighton-bound Canadian songwriter and musician Leith Ross shared their new single We'll Never Have Sex, alongside a self-directed and produced video, after finding viral fame. 
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Mercury Prize 2020 winning Kiwanuka looks inward and out, across widescreen sonic landscapes constructed in recording studios in London, Los Angeles and New York, and provides a showcase for the honey-poured mahogany of Michael Kiwanuka's voice.
Credit Summer Dean

Before Dylan Thomas drank himself to death at the tender age of 39, he and his wife Caitlin (née Macnamara) were the great lovers who boozed, binged and brawled their way through the bars of Britain in the 30s and 40s mixing with fellow artists and the bohemian in-crowd, living on tick, behaving scandalously and being forgiven. Their marriage was stormy, passionate and explosive.

Comedian Jason Byrne - who brings his new show to The Old Market, Hove, this October - has not only had his heart unblocked and been given a new lease of life, but his whole career has been unblocked too! 

The artist Maggi Hambling will present her first exhibition at Glyndebourne at the 2022 Glyndebourne Festival, with support from Marlborough Gallery.

Soulful Edinburgh-born newcomer Brooke Combe will be support for Miles Kane when he plays Concorde 2, Brighton, this week.

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