SHOP: My Christmas Wishlist

SHOP: CHRISTMAS WISHLIST

Disco Dress, & Other Stories, £79 The name alone makes we want to own this dress, as do the cute puff sleeves and brightly-coloured feather detailing across the fabric. If this doesn’t turn heads at the disco, I don’t know … Continue reading →

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SHOP: Late Night Christmas Shopping, Cuckfield

SHOP: LATE NIGHT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING, CUCKFIELD

Hot foot it over to Cuckfield on Wednesday 23rd November for a festive night of pre-Christmas cheer. The Sussex village is hosting a shopping extravaganza that’s well worth the trip out of town, with many of the shops flinging open … Continue reading →

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EAT: Polpo

EAT: Polpo

When I heard that Venetian eatery, Polpo, was coming to Brighton, I was pretty excited. London’s Beak Street branch has long been a favourite of mine and is always a welcome stop-off after a day in the big smoke. So I expected … Continue reading →

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EAT: Riddle & Finns on Brighton Beach

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On an unexpectedly sunny day a couple of weeks ago (21 degrees in October?!) there was only one thing to do. Hop on the bike and head to Brighton Beach for a sneaky lunch. The husband was home, the kids … Continue reading →

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SEE: When Westwood met Lucas

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Here’s one for the diary. This coming Friday, Vivienne Westwood will be gracing the stage at Brighton Dome, chatting to our favourite Brighton MP and the leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas. It’s a match made in heaven. Not … Continue reading →

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DO: Glow Wild at Wakehurst Place

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Glow Wild, held at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex, has been on my radar for the past couple of years but by the time I usually get round to booking it’s sold out. So this year I’m determined to get … Continue reading →

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EAT: The Salt Room

REVIEW: The Salt Room

With its one year anniversary fast approaching, we were delighted to be asked to review The Salt Room restaurant. Since opening its doors in Brighton’s Metropole Hotel, it has enjoyed rave reviews from diners and has been on our radar … Continue reading →

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SEE: Meet Father Christmas at Preston Manor

Meet Father Christmas at Preston Manor

Do you believe in Father Christmas? Our meeting with him at Preston Manor had me fooled. Head to the former residence of Brighton’s Stanford family to meet Father Christmas in the fireside setting of Lady Ellen’s stunning Drawing Room. This is … Continue reading →

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DO: Public Enemy @ Concorde 2

Public Enemy @ Concorde 2

Hip Hop purveyors and total legends, Public Enemy, are playing at Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Sunday 6th December. They’ll be showing all the young the pretenders how it’s done with hits like Fight the Power, Bring The Noise, Don’t Believe the … Continue reading →

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DO: Patterns makes shapes on Brighton seafront

Patterns makes shapes on Brighton seafront

The legendary Escape Club has a new name, new logo and new London owner. Patterns launched last month promising day to night entertainment, lazy lunches on the terrace, big name live acts and an innovative programme of club nights to rival top clubs … Continue reading →

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DRINK: Bison Beer comes to Brighton

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A cool little shop nestled at the bottom of East Street recently caught our eye. Being curious types, we popped in to take a look around and see what all the fuss was about. What greeted us was an epic … Continue reading →

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DO: Pitch to Rich

Pitch to Rich

We love a good story here at Brighton Starling and one about a local Brighton business has recently caught our eye. Box of Frogs Media is an award-winning independent digital agency that develops and publishes appbooks, primarily for the children’s … Continue reading →

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WIN: Tickets to Foodies Festival

Win Tickets to Foodies Festival

It’s nearly May Bank Holiday, which means it’s time for the return of the Foodies Festival. Taking up residence on Hove Lawns from 2nd-4th May, the festival celebrates its 10th birthday this year and is a gastronomic delight, featuring food and … Continue reading →

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DO: Scarlett Ladies

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Inject a little zing into your Thursday evening with an Art Macabre session on 23rd April, brought to you by Brighton’s Scarlett Society. Art Macabre invites you to grab an artistic weapon of choice and take part in a ‘death … Continue reading →

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SEE: Cinderella Day at Churchill Square

Cinderella Day at Churchill Square

To help celebrate the release of Disney’s brand new live action film, Cinderella, Brighton’s Churchill Square has partnered up with the filmmaker to bring your little princesses a day of Cinderella-themed activities and fun on Saturday 21st March. Join Cinderella characters for … Continue reading →

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