Gary Rose

A magazine journalist and former BBC minion, Gary’s words can be found in publications ranging from The Radio Times Guide To Films to 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, as well as on his blogs The Wine Ninjas and Brighton Copywriting. He loves reverb, kung fu, black holes and crisps, and once fell into a frozen lake in Transylvania.

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Record shops
  • Loves: Kung fu
  • Loves: Reverb
  • Hates: That whistling text alert
  • Hates: Hating stuff
anti-folk

Summer Antifolk Festival, Sat 25th Aug

Antifolk invades the south coast this month for a dirty bank holiday weekend at Hotel Pelirocco. But what is it? Find out with Secure Men, Holy Magick and David Cronenberg’s Wife.

Previews 4 days old

Vegan B12 Burger Lands At Lucky Beach

Vegan burger that “smells, tastes and bleeds like meat” hits the seafront venue

Food 3 months old

Shine For ShelterBox Charity Supper Pop-Ups

The stars of Brighton’s food scene are looking to light up disaster-hit families’ Christmases next month — with a little help from you.

Food 9 months old

Pascere Restaurant Review

We sample the menu at Pascere, Brighton’s hottest new restaurant. And learn how to pronounce its name.

Food 1 year old
beer festival

Brighton Tap Takeover, 31st March – 2nd April

Get crafty at the second annual Brighton Tap Takeover: the Great Escape of pub crawls.

Food 1 year old

International Language Day Festival, 18th Feb

Take a trip across the continents without leaving Brighton, in aid of International Language Day.

Previews 1 year old

Flamingods Review

The exotic psyche rockers set light to the Hope and Ruin.

Reviews 2 years old

Flamingods, Fri 8th July

A psychedelic, percussive freak-out is imminent, as Flamingods prepare to set the Hope and Ruin on fire

Previews 2 years old

Win Tickets To The Foodies Festival

Festival founder Sue Hitchen chats to SOURCE and offers us three pairs of tickets to give away.

Food 2 years old

Soft Republick Brings Creative Ice Cream To Brighton

New ice cream parlour Soft Republick aims to champion self-expression using ice cream as a blank canvas

Food 1 month old

Cosmic Pizza Lifts Off At The West Hill Tavern

We sample the West Hill’s newly-landed range of spaced-out pizza pies

Food 4 months old

The Brighton Wine Rebellion Tour

We fished out our Che Guevara beret and joined the inaugural Brighton Wine Rebellion Tour.

Food 10 months old

Thurston Moore Group, Fri 23rd June

A rare return to the Sussex seaside for the former Sonic Youth singer’s supergroup

Previews 1 year old

Spectrum Brighton Museum Special, Review

We get a golden ticket to Spectrum’s first-ever, super-eclectic, museum-based gig experiment

Reviews 1 year old

Brighton Vinyl Emporium, At The Open Market

The vinyl fightback continues with a punky new used-records store near The Level

News 1 year old

Boulder Brighton Review

The SOURCE goes smearing, flashing and crimping at a bouldering club

Features 2 years old
Cate Le Bon | Brighton Source

Cate Le Bon Review

The maverick songwriter brought her ‘Crab Day’ celebrations to Patterns for a short but sweet set of oddball sounds.

Reviews 2 years old
brighton cereal cafe

Brighton Gets Its Own Cereal Café

At last, a cereal café in Brighton. Just don’t mention the H word.

Food 3 months old

Silo Ups Its Attack On Food Waste

The Brighton zero-waste restaurant joins forces with local food charity FareShare.

Food 5 months old

Bruce Parry: Tawai: A Voice From The Forest, Sunday 24th September

The affable explorer makes a guest appearance at this screening at the Duke’s, Komedia.

Previews 11 months old

Laetitia Sadier Interview

Ahead of her gig at the Green Door Store on 12th April, the former Stereolab singer talks to us about politics, Einstein, Brighton and her new band… which she probably didn’t name after this website.

Features 1 year old

Isaac At Review

We learn the true meaning of locally sourced from fine-dining restaurant Isacc At’s latest tasting menu

Food 1 year old

Wine Tasting at Seven Cellars

We get crushed, fermented, aged in oak and various other euphemisms at a wine tasting in Seven Dials.

Food 2 years old

Brighton Food Tour Review

A Glastonbury-level deluge doesn’t hamper our enjoyment of this crawl across a selection of Brighton’s indie food vendors

Food 2 years old

Cate Le Bon, Fri 27th May

Where are you celebrating Crab Day? We’re having it at Patterns at the end of May.

Previews 2 years old