Jessica Marshall McHattie

Jessica is an editor at SOURCE, though can be found writing up previews, features and news articles too. She’s lived in Brighton for a decade and still loves it.

Loves / hates

  • Likes: Similes
  • Likes: When people confuse 'complimentary' with 'complementary,' or 'formally' with 'formerly'
  • Dislikes: Psytrance
  • Dislikes: Surprises
A photo of Agit Cirk's Jenni Lehtinen climbing across a tent at Brighton Fringe Festival's St Mark's Chapel spire in 2018

Brighton Festival & Fringe 2018: Week One

Here it is, a full round-up of our first week of Brighton Festival and Fringe 2018, as well as our recommendations for upcoming shows. Have we missed anything? Get in touch.

Reviews 2 months old

Brighton Fringe Review: Rob Thomas

The UK Pun Champion is in Brighton with his show Callback, featuring seagulls, robots, eggs and Magnum PI.

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Brighton Tap Takeover, 27th – 29th April

Over a hundred beers from pale ales to porters, from eighteen breweries, over fifteen city-centre pubs. We’re pretty sure this adds up to a good time.

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Morrissey Review

A dogged curmudgeon and a flawless performer who is happy to accept flowers from fans and stuff them down his trousers. With some trepidation (and a few reservations) we went to watch Morrissey in action at the Brighton Centre.

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Foodies Festival, Sat 28th April – Mon 1st May

What do you get if you cross yoga classes, a gin tent and an insect eating competition? Hove’s Foodies Festival, that’s what.

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Alternative Christmas Light Switch-On

With not a washed out soap star in sight, Brighton’s Alternative Christmas Light Switch-On is set to be spectacular.

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Bring Your Own Beamer, Sat 19th September

We spoke to the man behind Pop-Up Brighton about how he’s bringing innovative, interactive and inexpensive art to the city.

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Seun Kuti, Egypt 80 & Akala, Sat 19th Sept

Seun Kuti’s continuing the family tradition with uplifting afrobeat and challenging political commentary.

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My Slice Pizzeria Opens

Authentic Roman pizza by the slice – be there, and eat square(s).

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Brighton Festival Review: Hofesh Shechter

Hofesh Shechter returns to Brighton Festival with Grand Finale, a spellbinding paean to mortality and the cycle of life.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Brain Rinse

On the first day of Brighton Fringe, an enthusiastic whirlwind of interactive sketches came up against a small and introverted audience. Who won?

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Bad Pond Festival, 27th-28th April

From math-rock to dream-pop, get a free taste of upcoming of Bad Pond Festival with this twenty-two track sampler.

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Brighton Beach Comic Con, Saturday 7th April

Meet the stars, snap up some art, and gawp at more cosplayers than you can shake a sword at.

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Prince: An Anniversary Tribute, Fri 21st April

Pay homage to the purple Prince at this night of disco, funk and soul.

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Exhibition: Sinage Design

Rabid rabbits and beatings at a Scout camp: this Halloween exhibition has it all.

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Fancy Playing The Great Escape?

Applications open today for artists who’d like to play next year’s celebration of new music.

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Republica, Sat 12th September

Are you, er, Ready To Go back to the 90s? Republica are coming to Lewes.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Joe Foster

Uniting deadpan delivery with a waspish wit, Brighton comedian Joe Foster’s new show Let’s Get Cynical won over The Warren.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Brodi Snook

Brodi Snook’s new show Babe was well-received at The Warren, but it’s hard to be cool when you’re in a shipping container on the hottest afternoon of the year.

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POLPO and Refuge: A Charitable Banquet

Celebrate women, support a charity, and feast yourself silly.

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Brighton Festival and Fringe 2017

Prepare yourselves for more gigs, events, shows and productions than ever. Brighton Fringe kicked off last night, and Brighton Festival begins on Saturday.

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Snow Dogs Under The Hammer

The much-loved charity pooches went to auction in a final fundraising effort for Martlets Hospice.

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Hofesh Shechter Company, Tues 20th Oct

Shechter’s back with another evening of innovative, immersive dance.

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Lethal Bizzle, Fri 8th October

Grime pioneer and relentless collaborator Lethal B is coming to Concorde 2.

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Brighton Digital Festival – Applications Open

Fancy £500 to put towards your event at Brighton Digital Festival?

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