Ben Miller

Source Writer

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Hates: Hyperbole/cliches ("wowed the crowd", "dazzling", "thrilling")
  • Loves: A Tribe Called Quest
  • Hates: Exclamation marks
  • Loves: Horrendous puns

Pride Review

Brighton Pride 2017 saw a flamboyant street parade and an outstanding headline set from the Pet Shop Boys.

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Sleeper | Brighton Source

Sleeper Review

Britpop band Sleeper played their first gig in 19 years at the Haunt – a hometown show for singer Louise Wener.

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Bizarre Ride To The Pharcyde | Concorde 2 | Brighton Source

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, Sat 3rd June

In a rare visit to Brighton Fatlip and SlimKid3 come to play their classic album in full.

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Laura Barton | Brighton Source

Travelling Alone With Laura Barton

The Guardian music writer and broadcaster came to Brighton Dome’s International Women’s Day celebration to talk about the fear and freedom of travelling alone.

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Fujiya Miyagi | Brighton Source

Fujiya & Miyagi Review

Self-deprecating Brightonians Fujiya & Miyagi brought a storming set of punk and electro dancefloor fillers to the Haunt.

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Brighton Digital Festival

Brighton Digital Festival 2016 at The Old Market

Virtual reality and gaming comes to Hove’s Old Market as part of the Brighton Digital Festival this month. We chatted to the venue manager to find out what all the fuss was about.

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Poets vs MCs Youth Team, Fri 8th July

Poets vs MCs Youth Team brings a new breed of brilliant lyricists to Brighton’s Open Air Theatre as part of Starboard Festival.

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Ben Folds | Brighton Source

Win Tickets To See Ben Folds At The Dome

The US songwriter and producer brings his infectious piano pop and newfound classical tendencies to Brighton Dome next week. We’ve got an album and a pair of tickets to give away.

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Pinky | Brighton Source

10 Of The Best Art Shows To See This May

Art abounds around Brighton for the festival month of May. Here’s our guide to ten you shouldn’t miss.

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An Evening with Bob Booker & Mark McGhee, 6th Sept

Brighton & Hove Albion heroes Bob Booker and Mark McGhee are reunited at the Komedia for a special event.

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Funk The Format Festival 2017 Review

The local festival saw heavy-hitters Rodney P and Goldie performing in the slightly surreal setting of Hove Park.

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Brighton Marathon From The Sidelines

Badgers and superheroes took part in the celebration that was this year’s Brighton Marathon. We went to take a look – and found it’s not as painful as you might imagine.

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Brighton Science Festival | Brighton Source

Brighton Science Festival, 11th-25th Feb

Who needs a science festival? We chat to Festival Director Richard Robinson about the importance and delights of listening to experts in a world of ignorance.

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Honeyblood | Brighton Source

Honeyblood Review

Scottish indie duo Honeyblood came to Patterns for a set of killer hooks and crunchy riffs from the band’s new album.

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The Dandy Lion Project | Brighton Source

Brighton Photo Biennial: The Dandy Lion Project

Brighton Photo Biennial takes place across the city throughout October 2016. Shantrelle P Lewis’s The Dandy Lion Project, which explores and redefines African identity, is a highlight.

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Brighton Open Air Theatre

After years of planning, Brighton Open Air Theatre has opened in Dyke Road Park. Its opening programme is causing waves.

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Hamish Brown | Brighton Source

In The Secret Sculpture Garden

The guy who made the famous seafront donut has made a new piece for Artists Open Houses. We met up for a chat as he installed his latest sculpture in a secluded Kemptown garden.

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British Science Festival, until Sat 9th September

As the British Science Festival 2017 begins in Brighton, here are ten highlights.

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Code Amber, Weds 5th July & Thurs 6th July

A live music fundraiser at Green Door Store features The Wytches and Town of Cats.

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Ocean Wisdom | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source

Ocean Wisdom, Fri 12th May

Ocean Wisdom’s ideas and rhymes come so thick and fast that it’s no wonder Kate Tempest signed him up for this Brighton Festival show.

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Jim Sanders | Brighton Source

The Glory Of This Imperfection, Until Dec 10th

A new Brighton art gallery opens with a spectacular exhibition from local artist and apocalyptic visionary Jim Sanders.

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The Man Who Shot Bowie

Tour photographer Denis O’Regan came to Portslade to speak about his exhibition of candid David Bowie portraits.

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Honeyblood | Brighton Source

Honeyblood, Thurs 29th September

Scottish indie rock duo Honeyblood play live at Brighton’s Patterns promoting their new album ‘Babes Never Die’.

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Hetton | Brighton Source

Hetton, Sun 26th June

Rising alt-folkers Hetton play a launch gig at the Green Door Store alongside Polly Money and Yazmyn Hendrix.

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The Warren | Brighton Source

10 Best Fringe Shows To See At The Warren

The pop-up theatre venue pitches up by St Peter’s Church again to play host to tons of Fringe shows next month. Here’s ten to get you started.

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