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Black Lives Matter BLM Protest Brighton Source Time for Heroes Photography Ashley Laurence

Thousands of people took to the streets of Brighton in a show of unity and support for Black Lives Matter.

Jun 14, 2020

The Reigning Women season launches at The Old Market with a focus on female talent in comedy, music, film and immersive theatre.

Feb 17, 2020
1_Brussels-Grand_Place_by_Stuart_Huggett

As the UK headed for Brexit, we visited Brussels to find our European partners bidding us a fond, if confused, farewell.

Jan 31, 2020

Here's what happened when we left our social media bubble to go door-knocking on the streets of Brighton.

Dec 10, 2019

In the last election Brighton was a red/green sandwich. With a bit of tactical voting we can get the same result.

Nov 28, 2019

Brighton's Two Piers celebrated 40 years of co-operative living at a party with speakers including Caroline Lucas, Helen Russell and Alexandra Phillips.

Sep 29, 2019

Brighton's rising rents are just one reason why many are looking to live a little differently. We went on a tour of local housing co-operatives to see how they work.

Jul 15, 2019

This one-person play draws from verbatim interviews with a Stonewall survivor, London drag artist and AIDs activist. It's subversive, accessible and not PC.

Jun 30, 2019
BRIGHTON EXTINCTION REBELLION ACTIVISTS STAGE ‘DIE-IN’ AT CHURCHILL SQUARE SHOPPING CENTRE

Ahead of this month's international day of action, we spoke to Brighton's climate activist group about their stunts including a mass 'die-in' in Churchill Square.

Apr 4, 2019
Windmill Young Actors

Lenin and revolution today. Agitprop and personal testimony from young people about change. Audience participation. Drama between Brecht and Boal.

May 17, 2018

His exasperated off-camera rants are a social media joy but can Jonathan Pie pull it off in a live setting? We went to Brighton Dome to find out.

Mar 4, 2018
The World Transformed | Brighton Source

Ken Loach, Owen Jones and Naomi Klein are among the big names coming to Brighton this month for a four-day festival of politics that runs alongside the Labour Party conference.

Aug 23, 2017

SOURCE chats with local comic artist Myfanwy Tristram about using illustration to spread positive messages of political empowerment.

Jun 6, 2017

Staff picketed Duke of York's on Saturday following strikes at four other cinemas in a dispute over pay, union rights and wonky tills.

Mar 21, 2017

Brightonians came out in their thousands for a mass impromptu protest against Donald Trump's Muslim ban.

Jan 30, 2017
Stand Up For Our NHS | Brighton Source

A host of great local performers line up behind the campaign to save the NHS including Jo Neary, Attila the Stockbroker, Robb Johnson and Mark Brailsford from The Treason Show.

Jan 10, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn | Brighton Source

A concert organised in support of Jeremy Corbyn saw a surprise appearance from the man himself alongside an extraordinary bill that included Paul Weller, Robert Wyatt, The Farm and Temples.

Dec 20, 2016
Vivienne Westwood | Brighton Source

Fashion legend and activist Vivienne Westwood met up with Caroline Lucas at Brighton Dome to talk about her new book, the dangers of fracking and how to fight climate change.

Nov 24, 2016

Paul Weller and Robert Wyatt headline the first in a series of fundraisers in support of Jeremy Corbyn.

Nov 16, 2016

Protestors gathered at the station yesterday to make a noise about the ongoing cancellations, overcrowding and general chaos affecting Southern trains.

Jun 15, 2016
Agente Petruscioni | Brighton Source

SOURCE chats censorship, stencilling and hope with long time Brighton spray artist Agente Petruscioni.

Jun 5, 2016
99% Festival | Brighton Source

Brighton’s People’s Assembly put the party first – literally – in an exciting celebration of local arts and activism at the Synergy Centre.

Mar 16, 2016

Surgeries are shutting, doctors are striking and corpses litter the streets. While Brighton protestors pull a stunt to highlight the local effects of the healthcare crisis, a certain MP heads to parliament to lead the fight to save the NHS.

Mar 8, 2016
John Hegley | Brighton Source

Trainspotters, punks and poets came together for an anti-privatisation fundraiser with John Hegley, Robyn Hitchcock, Blyth Power and The Lovely Brothers.

Jan 13, 2016

Can Goodmoney vouchers inject £1m into the local economy by 2020? SOURCE went to the launch to find out how it works.

Oct 2, 2015
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