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A new Syrian inspired flavoured ice cream has been created in honour of this year's Young City Reads book, The Boy at the Back of the Class, by Onjali Q Raúf.
Credit Pete McKee

Artist Pete McKee is to open a pop-up gallery in Brighton, this summer, a city in which he has not presented work in over a decade.

Bespoke signs that reflect the heritage of the South Downs and create a sense of arrival are being installed at nineteen pilot sites at specially chosen locations at, or near, the National Park's borders across Sussex and Hampshire.

The Brighton Magazine has a family ticket (two adults - plus children under 16 go free) on offer** to this summer's South of England Show.

Taking over Brighton's art spaces and select theatres between 1st - 7th April 2019, Doc'n Roll Film Festival returns with a programme full of music documentaries about bands, scenes and labels, stimulating live Q&As with an array of artists and directors, exclusive after-show parties, and much more.

Several hundred local people from Extinction Rebellion held a funeral for life on Earth in central Brighton, at the weekend – to sound the alarm about the looming threat of human and other species extinction, as a result climate breakdown. 

Brighton Festival and Collected Works CIC recently revealed that the title selected for this year's Big Read for schools is: The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf, a book that tells the story of a young Syrian refugee Ahmet

A darkly poetic tale of smoke and mirrors, temptation and lost innocence, Something Wicked This Way Comes continues to influence the modern masters of horror. 

Alzheimer's Society has partnered with people affected by dementia, LGBT+ communities and key organisations (including Switchboard in Brighton and Hove) on a series of resources, including a video, booklet, online hub and posters, to raise awareness and understanding of challenges faced by LGBT+ people affected by dementia.  

For young people still in education looking to achieve the right exam results, or those who have just entered the world of work hoping to land that dream role, gaining experience in their chosen field can be very difficult. 

The Turner Prize-nominated visual artist David Shrigley has created a personalised artwork to help raise funds for the Brighton Dome's refurbishment project.

Last weekend Brighton & Hove Green Party began collecting donations of clothes, food and toiletries for a range of local charitable organisations which support the city's most vulnerable residents

Wave's inaugural podcast festival - which includes podcasts from lifestyle to film to comedy to music - is set to take place across a range of venues in Brighton.

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