Brighton Unity Weekend – final line-up of venues revealed

Besi Besemar April 19, 2019

More LGBT+ venues take part in this year’s Brighton Unity Weekend, up from the original four of Charles Street Tap, Legends, Club & Bar Revenge and The Queens Arms to raise funds for The Rainbow Fund.

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Community News

Charles Street Tap raise £649.28 for Rainbow Fund

Besi Besemar September 9, 2018

Rupert Ellick and Chris Marshall, manager of Charles Street Tap, celebrated their combined birthdays on Sunday, September 2 to raise money for the Rainbow Fund.

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Business News

Change of name and major refurb for Charles Street bar

Besi Besemar October 25, 2017

After 17 years being a main stay of the Brighton LGBT+ scene, Charles Street bar will be holding a closing down party from 7.30 on Sunday, November 12 called “Sally says – Drink Us Dry!” with special guest cabaret from Cinebra. The venue will be closed to the public for the following four weeks to undergo a major refurbishment.

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Mega fundraising birthday bash at Charles Street today to benefit Rainbow Fund

Besi Besemar September 2, 2017

Chris Marshall, manager at Charles Street and DJ extraordinaire Ruby Roo celebrate their respective birthdays on Sunday, September 3 with a fundraise extravaganza at Charles Street to benefit the Rainbow Fund. Hosted by the Lola Lasagne, artists appearing will include such luminaries of the cabaret circuit as Mary Mac, Miss Penny, Rose Garden, The Vixens, Cinebra, Sally Vate, Sandra, Miss Jason, Mrs Moore, Lady Imelda, Kara Van Park, Lucinda Lashes, Dr Beverley Ball Crusher, Gabriele Parrish and hopefully Miss Jason

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London Gay Big Band release debut album

Gary Hart October 27, 2015

London Gay Big Band (LGBB) team up with thirteen leading vocalists to record their debut album, BRAVE, at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. The album is a unique collaboration between the LGBT community group and some of the UK’s finest voices from the jazz scene, West End stage and TV.

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