Hutch’s work has daubed Brighton’s walls for a decade and this solo show at Brush will showcase the next-level skills of this stencil and screenprint artist. The show has a private viewing on Thursday 5 April – with the first ten people through the door getting a free screen print – but will be on all month.
Thursday, 5 April – Monday, 30 April
Get Down Symphony: Kanye West - The College Dropout @ Concorde 2
The College Dropout was the launchpad for the career of probably the millennium’s most revered and influential male artist. In this iteration, the 16-piece Get Down Symphony will reimagine the album in its entirety, before blasting out some of his hits.
Saturday, 07 April
Record Store Day is when the UK’s vinyl junkies come blinking out into the sunlight and battle each other for special editions and one-off waxy treats. This year there’s releases from David Bowie, Tinariwen, Bat For Lashes and a Kate Bush picture disk of her songs ‘Lake Tahoe’ and ‘Among Angels’. People take this very seriously so expect roadblock queues at all the city’s record stores, and a one-item-per-customer system to keep the hoarders at bay.
Saturday, 21 April
The Great English Taste Off @ Isaac At
The guys at Issac At have programmed a second round of their wine taste off, where the restaurant’s enigmatic sommelier Alex Preston faces off against Chris Orr, MD of The British Wine Company in a war of the British vines. You’ll get to try them all, plus canapés cooked by head chef Isaac Bartlett-Copeland.
Monday, April 23
Brighton SEO @ Brighton Centre
Brighton SEO brings together the city’s sharpest minds in SEO for a day of talks, workshops, and networking. Their last event saw 3500 people attend and their USP is to provide an antidote to stale conferences of yore; so expect it to be hands-on, detailed and practical. Plus, for the man-boys and gal-girls they lay on fun stuff like arcade machines, table football, toy hacking, Oculus Rift testing and 3d Printing stuff.
Thursday, 26 April – Friday, 27 April
Let’s Get Retro Social @ PLATF9RM Tower Point
Join us for our first retro gaming Social, where the Retrobution gang will come down with all the games consoles from your foolish days. Expect NES, SNES, Megadrives, Playstations and some seriously competitive Tekken competitions. We’ll be keeping it pre-00s real with coke floats, penny sweets and boozy slushies.
Thursday, 26 April
We recently interviewed Cassie Evans from codebar Brighton for our We ❤️ Brighton Heroes blog. codebar are a talented, passionate team of professionals who teach programming to underrepresented groups in tech. We think they’re doing a really important job and their weekly workshops are FREE, so find them on Twitter and have a read of the blog here
Source @ Stanmer House
Alex Proud is one of the country’s better known entertainment impresarios; owner of Proud Camden, our very own Brighton Ballroom, and writer of this infamous takedown of hipster culture. He’s the new chief at Stanmer House and their Source restaurant just announced their insane-looking spring menu. Farm-to-fork with all food sourced from within 20 miles – think Newhaven whitebait and roasted Southdown lamb – it’s a wonderland of hearty Sussexian gastronomy.