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Thirza Tooes

Thirza Tooes is a small fish in a big pond, who dreams of being able to write about anything, for anyone. She loves Brighton much more than where she grew up, and may well become an eccentric Brightonian pensioner if she doesn't end up across the ocean addicted to deep-fried cheesecake.

Sure to sell out quickly, ska veterans Reel Big Fish return to Concorde to liven up a depressing month.

Dec 20, 2012

Calling all Metal Heads that didn't quite make it this year's festivals. Fatality brings a weekend of old school death metal for your head banging pleasure.

Sep 13, 2012

A promo night for a short film found us hounded by freaks around an elaborate Victorian set-piece. It was frankly terrifying.

May 30, 2012

The Punx Picnic returns this April to raise money for Brighton Anti-Fascists, Hunt Saboteurs Association and other worthy causes.

Apr 12, 2012

RatBag sing their hearts out, accompanied by drums, bass, guitars and accordion. This cheery, foot-stomping couldn’t find a better home than Brighton.

Apr 5, 2012

It's finally here; the secret of who's playing Brighton's biggest, summer dance event is well and truly out.

Feb 15, 2012

We sit down for a chinwag with Britain's only undead ringmaster, and he explains how and why it all began.

Feb 10, 2012

New Brighton label Friendly Dinner is releasing our fave song of last year on 7" – Black Black Hills' 'A Celebration'.

Feb 9, 2012

Do you like music? What about free stuff? And how about intimate moments? If your answer was yes to all three, then get down to Resident.

Feb 8, 2012

There's plenty of crafty types hidden away around Brighton, so we've forced some of the best right into your consciousness. Enjoy.

Feb 8, 2012

Brighton's own Beiber bags a coveted prize from MTV, beating Lana Del Ray. We say beating, thrashing really. Go Conor Maynard.

Feb 1, 2012

The Great Escape is back with Dry The River, Spector, Grimes and loads of other bands you'll love this time next year.

Feb 1, 2012

The internet really comes into its own in the search for iconic clothing and Plastic Society laughs in the face of the high street.

Jan 30, 2012
Stampa printers

Nicely located opposite the Dome, Stampa is a digital printing company can produce pretty much anything imaginable.

Jan 29, 2012
John Clive at Phoenix Arts Centre Brighton

There won’t be a Ghost style moment over the clay on Phoenix’s New Year art courses, but you’ll learn more than Demi Moore.

Jan 29, 2012
Catalyst Club at Brighton Science Festival

This year Brighton Science Festival is out to entertain the more arty-farty among us; with poetry events and mixed media exhibitions.

Jan 29, 2012
Keith Baldock

Road safety officer Keith Baldock is quite literally a lifesaver – there to stop you getting killed to bits as you wander into the city traffic.

Jan 27, 2012

A powerfully evocative film from Lizzie Borden that's guaranteed to get your brain-box working overtime and your teeth gnashing at the injustice of it all.

Jan 18, 2012

A perfect Valentine's treat if you can't get enough of violence on wheels, Roller Derby is 2012’s most glam way to break an elbow.

Jan 17, 2012

Tiny Dragon's new EP will make more than a Phantom impression this month.

Jan 16, 2012

Hotter than a drag race through hell, quiffs at the ready for the Devil Wrays.

Jan 16, 2012
Thirza Tooes - Contributor at Brighton Source