Hope And Ruin

A New Hope

It was always a good venue, but The Hope had lost its sass in recent years. Well, it’s back as The Hope & Ruin and going to make your eyes fall out.

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Oceana closes, Pryzm opens

Zane Lowe DJs at the opening night of Pryzm, the megaclub formerly known as Oceana.

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A hundred more artists complete The Great Escape line-up

Full festival bill of 400 acts confirmed, with Dome show for Example.

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Great Escape 2014 confirms next 150 bands

Wild Beasts for Dome show and dozens more added to festival bill.

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The Wytches in Brighton SOURCE

The Wytches sign to Heavenly

Free EP and headline tour this month as “surf-doom” trio sign to iconic indie.

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Kevin Smith's Walrus in Brighton SOURCE

Brighton Hoaxer Made Producer On Hollywood Movie

Chris ‘Walrus Ad’ Parkinson tracked down Kevin Smith and has been made Associate Producer on the Tusk movie.

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Rizzle Kicks Imaginarium Revealed

Rizzle Kicks play an intimate album launch show at The Old Courtroom this weekend.

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Brighton Walrus Gumtree Ad Becomes Hollywood Movie

Kevin Smith ditches Clerks 3 to turn flatmate tale into Hammer-style horror film. Yeah, really.

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Dr Marten’s Brighton Shop Opens

The iconic footwear brand has just opened its own store on Prince Albert Street, offering a full range of boots and accessories.

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CINECITY Film Festival

The film festival returns with some classic 60s cinema, a slew of sci-fi flicks and a few choice music docs.

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La Foulard 2-4-1 Ticket Offer

Lucy Hopkins and The Spiegeltent are offering two-for-one tickets on one of the most raved about shows at the Fringe.

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Source New Music is over, Spectrum begins

Fear Of Men headline the Dome’s renewed Brighton music showcases, in association with Resident.

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Brighton Music Conference DJ line-up announced

First wave of guests include DJ Pierre, Dave Clarke and Skream.

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Dolomite Minor playing The Great Escape Brighton 2014 line up announced

Great Escape 2014 Line Up Announced

The first 100 bands announced for The Great Escape. See the full line up so far here, and some videos of our faves.

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Brighton SOURCE pop quiz at The Hope


We’re hosting a pop quiz at The Hope every fortnight from this week on. Come and get quizzy with it.

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Prince Albert Mural Finished

Sinna One and Req’s dead rock star mural will be the first thing visitors to Brighton will see.

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Raving Beauties Debut Video

The Raving Beauties are a so-far secret band who sound like The Byrds at their sunniest.

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Drill:Brighton, Thurs 4th-Sun 7th December

Drill:Festival is coming to Brighton in December, with over 100 artists and performances across four days and 14 different venues.

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The Spiegeltent Is Back For May

Cassetteboy, The Tiger Lillies, a killer beer garden, great food and open until 2am at weekends. We may never leave the Spiegeltent this May.

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Bang Bang Burrito comes to The Sidewinder

Mexican street food specialists take over the Kemp Town pub’s kitchen.

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Prince Albert’s Banksy sells for $575,000

As pub’s Kissing Coppers mural makes thousands in US auction, we speak to landlord Chris Steward.

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Brighton Source Magazine Closes - website lives on

Source Magazine Closes, Focus Turns Online

It’s the end of an era. Source Magazine is closing but the website will stay, and hopefully flourish, with your help.

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Documenting all thats bright and new in town.

Marlborough Under New Management

An old local favourite gets a fresh restoration.

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Brighton Bin Strike

What the fuck happened? No one seems to want to explain the roots of the Brighton Bin Strike Of 2013, so we had a root ourselves.

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Win A Campervan With Fat Face

See that campervan in the picture? Fat Face are giving it away. Really.

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