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Tuesday 07 June 2022

Rag'n'Bone Man Is First Night Headliner When Heritage Live Host A Series Of Concerts In Sussex Next Month

Heritage Live will host a series of concerts over the weekend of 15th -17th July 2022 at the South of England Showground - the 150 acre site at the heart of the countryside in Ardingly, West Sussex.

Friday 15th July at the South of England Showground will be headlined by Rag'n'Bone Man, one of the most successful breakthrough artists of recent years. 

Having won the 2017 BRIT's 'British Breakthrough Act', Rag'n'Bone Man cemented his success following the release of his triple-platinum No.1 album Human. 

Joining him for this unique evening will be one of the hottest names in pop music, RAYE, plus singer-songwriter Max White.

Saturday 16th July will be headlined by Boy George & Culture Club.

Since their inception in 1981, Culture Club have sold more than 150 million records worldwide, and are recognised as a Grammy Award winning UK institution with a stream of classic hits including; Do You Really Want to Hurt Me, Karma Chameleon, Church Of The Poison Mind, and The War Song.

The group are fronted by singer/songwriter Boy George, one of music's most iconic artists who performs alongside original Culture Club members Roy Hay and Mikey Craig.

Very special guests for the show will be Bananarama, Lulu and Kim Wilde - with DJ Fat Tony getting the party started.

Sunday 17th July will play host to Last Night of the Heritage Proms with Russell Watson and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, led by esteemed Associate Conductor David Arnold, best known for musical arrangements for Sky News, BBC World Service and Classic FM amongst others. 

The show will also feature The NHS Choir, as well as producer Mike Moran, coloratura soprano Christina Johnston, and crooner Mark Kingswood

Tickets for all shows are available now from / HeritageLive.Net

by: Mike Cobley


This Is The Modern World is the largest ever exhibition of memorabilia from The Jam And The Style Council, plus, talks, live concerts, film screenings and much more to be explored from 29th July - 29th August 2022 all under one roof in Valley Gardens, Brighton. 

Largely overlooked in his lifetime, Bill Lynch was a painter of exceptional power and talent, whose work ranging across time and cultures continues to speak to us about the power of the past in the present moment. 

Made in the show of the introspection, loss and fear of lockdown, Älskar, the new album from Brighton-bound Nina Nesbitt, celebrates life in all of its complexities as well as love in every form imaginable.

DJ and broadcaster Pete Tong has announced special guest vocalists Becky Hill and Beverley Knight will be joining Ibiza Classics this November, at the Brighton Centre. 
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Refugee photographers will challenge stereotypes about people seeking safety in an exhibition opening in Brighton this week.  

UEFA Women's Euro 2022 is set for a big welcome from Brighton & Hove, with a new city welcome sign installed in preparation for Austria, England and Norway's visit to the South Coast.

People with severe mental illness in Sussex have been given a musical masterclass in the art of being a DJ, courtesy of Fatboy Slim and Brighton based DJs Audio Anonymous/Atomic Drop.
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Brighton Comedy Garden will next week feature the masterful Simon Amstell, British Comedy Award winner Stewart Lee, podcaster Adam Buxton, Dylan Moran, multi award-winning Sara Pascoe, Taskmaster's Phil Wangand many more performing at the open-air shows in Preston Park.
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Nat Reeves' Gratitude is a powerful collection of abstract works, created with the purpose of cutting through the chaos of the world in which we live to offer the viewer a space to focus on the positive.
Sussex author Hannah Peckham

Visitors to Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens can meet Sussex author Hannah Peckham for the launch of her latest children's book Conker and the Monkey Trap.
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Every once in a while, a record comes along seemingly from nowhere that is so perfectly formed it almost beggars belief. Honeycomb by Oisin Mod is precisely one of those records. 

The Saltdean Jazz Band (SJB) – a community organisation for amateur musicians wanting to play big band music – is seeking someone who would like to learn the trombone for free lessons.

Brighton-based singer-songwriter Jack Valero's debut single makes a big statement for a debut artist as he weaves conversational lyricism that possesses an understated witty streak alongside spirited folk-rock instrumentation and a knack for timeless British pop songwriting. 

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