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  • Edinburgh Fringe planning tips

    Get the best from the fest with my handy guide to how to plan your gig-going

  • Dirty Dancing anniversary

    It’s the 30th anniversary of Dirty Dancing, can you believe it? Three decades since Baby was put in a corner and ‘a watermelon moment’ became a thing. You could go into the woods to dance on a log, get down to a lake to practice that lift, or you could book up for one of these celebratory […]

  • Record Store Day in Sussex

    Girl put your records on… but before that, if you love music you’ll be wanting to hot foot it down to your nearest indie shop for Record Store Day this Sat 22 April. It’s the 10th anniversary of the event, which sees special limited releases, giveaways and in-store gigs. Here are some of the Sussex […]

  • Blue Camel inclusive club night

    If you know a young adult with learning disabilities within range of Brighton and they don’t know about Blue Camel Club then do them a favour and introduce them to these great nights with bands, DJs, films and more. The concept is simple – a good non-patronising night out where people with learning disabilities and […]

    • Early Bird Muddy Summer Festival Guide – Book now!

      The festival season feels a long, long way off right now (although we wouldn’t say no to a pear cider if you’re offering) but these days you’ve got to book mega early if you want to be happy campers come summer. Many of the biggies sell out in a flash – has anyone managed to score […]

    • Muddy Reviews: Sunny Afternoon, Theatre Royal, Brighton

      I once got chatting to a British expat who had lived in Australia for nearly three decades. She told me that for the first few homesick years she would burst into tears whenever she heard The Kinks’ Waterloo Sunset. It may seem strange that a song with the opening lyric ‘Dirty old river…’ could have that effect on […]

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