Category Archives: Shop

SHOP: Time For A Change

It’s been a while since I last posted. This is down to two things: working on new personal projects that will launch in the New Year and managing my freelance clients. Working as a copywriter, social media manager, blogger and … Read more →

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Julia Donaldson @ The Book Nook

Julia Donaldson at The Book Nook

Aha! Oho! It’s the author of The Gruffalo. And she’s heading to The Book Nook on Saturday 5th May to sign copies of her new book, The Singing Mermaid. With books including Sharing a Shell, Room on The Broom, Tiddler … Read more →

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ShopWatch: Utility

ShopWatch: Utility

ShopWatch is a regular feature looking at inspirational Brighton shops. Owners share the secrets of their success and give Brighton Starling an insight into what works and why. We’ve long been a fan of Utility. Just like London’s Labour & … Read more →

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The Brighton Vintage Fair, Sunday 29th April

The Brighton Vintage Fair, Sunday 29th April

Escape the rain and head to Brighton’s Corn Exchange today for an afternoon of frivolous fashion, fun and music. The Brighton Vintage Fair is in town for one day only, and promises to offer shoppers something a little different. Enjoy … Read more →

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Design Inspiration: Birds

Design Inspiration: Birds

Spring is in the air, which means blossom, bluebells, bike rides and bird song. We have a soft spot for birds here at Brighton Starling – as you might have guessed from our name – so in honour of our … Read more →

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Record Store Day at Resident Music

Record Store Day at Resident Music

Make a date with Resident Music on Saturday 21st April for Record Store Day, the annual event celebrating the art of music. Now in its fifth year, Record Store Day is a chance for vinyl lovers to get their hands … Read more →

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Katty McMurray at the Ingo Fincke Gallery

Katty McMurray at the Ingo Fincke Gallery

Brighton-based artist and gallery owner Katty McMurray (Two Kats and a Cow) is pleased to announce the launch of her new exhibition, ‘A Fresh View’, at London’s Ingo Fincke Gallery. Katty has built up a loyal following over the past … Read more →

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ShopWatch: Castor+Pollux

ShopWatch: Castor+Pollux

ShopWatch is a regular feature looking at inspirational Brighton shops. Owners share the secrets of their success and give Brighton Starling an insight into what works and why. Castor+Pollux is a shop and gallery located on Brighton seafront. It sells … Read more →

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Love Your Mum

Love Your Mum

Lacking inspiration for Mother’s Day? Look no further than Brighton Starling’s guide to the day. EAT Get yourself down to Hove and grab a table at Treacle & Co, the perfect mother-daughter hangout. Daily specials at this cafe include soups, … Read more →

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Coffee Lovers Rejoice

Coffee Lovers Rejoice

Brighton is a haven for cool, independent cafes and coffee bars staffed by properly trained baristas who really know their beans. Here’s a pick of the best, in no particular order: The Marwood Hidden down a small alley in Brighton’s … Read more →

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Escape to Cuckfield

Escape to Cuckfield

We were lucky enough to visit Ockenden Manor this week for a special birthday treat. Located in Cuckfield (a 20-minute drive from Brighton) and part of the Historic Sussex Hotels group, this beautiful Elizabethan manor house oozes charm and history. … Read more →

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Steamer Trading – 20% off Linum

Steamer Trading

Special offer alert: One of Sussex’s best cook shops, Steamer Trading, is currently offering 20% off Linum cushions, napkins and cotton tablemats. Steamer Trading is the go-to shop when it comes to your kitchen, stocking well-know brands such as Le … Read more →

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Valentine’s Day Cards: Good vs bad

Valentine's Day Cards

This ‘You’re Just My Type’ greeting card by Sussex-based bookish is one of the cutest Valentine’s Day cards we’ve seen. Lovingly handmade and exclusive to bookish, it features an origami paper heart made from an old Turkish literary text, beautifully … Read more →

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February – the month of romance

February - the month of romance

For many people, Valentine’s Day can be a bit of a drag. The aphrodisiac-heavy menus, expensive bouquets, questionable gifts – it’s all a bit much. So we’ve come up with some alternative suggestions for the day. Guaranteed to melt hearts … Read more →

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