A Salty-Sweet History: Brighton’s queer seaside by Alf Le Flohic

Alf Le Flohic January 29, 2024

Studies have shown that spending time by the sea is good for our sense of wellbeing. The vast expanse of water, with little else, is emotionally restorative. When combined with sunshine, relaxation, and friends, the enduring popularity of the seaside is obvious.
The sense of freedom associated with the coast has long been a draw for LGBTQ+ people too. Where better for those who can feel on the edge of society to be themselves, than literally on the edge of the land?

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Business News

Brighton Gin scoops two gold medals at prestigious design awards

Graham Robson December 14, 2022

Brighton Gin has been awarded two prestigious design awards by industry experts Harpers Wine and Spirit. Brighton Gin was awarded a Gold Award for its Brighton Gin Limited Edition Pride Bottle 2022 and an additional Gold Award for its Brighton Gin Raspberry Crush in 250 ml cans.

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In The South

Local artists brighten up ‘Brilliant Brighton’!

Graham Robson May 9, 2022

Kate Forrester’s illustrative Brighton-inspired banners, exploring the city’s love of the sea, music and food, span the width of North Street and Western Road, while lamp post banners on Preston Street feature colourful artwork from Rocket Artists’ Studios

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Seaside Sauce – an exhibition by local LGBTQ+ artist Dave Pop!

Graham Robson September 18, 2020

Seaside Sauce, a saucy art exhibition by local LGBTQ+ artist Dave Pop!, is open at the Fishing Quarter Gallery on Brighton seafront

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Dave Pop! art exhibition at Theatre Royal Brighton

Gscene Editorial Team December 9, 2019

Theatre Royal Brighton have once again asked local LGBTQ+ artist Dave Pop! to produce an exhibition to coincide with the production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

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PREVIEW: ‘Wonderful Darling!’ A solo show by Dave Pop!

June 9, 2019

Brighton based artist and tv personality Dave Pop! has an exhibition of new work on show at Brush Gallery from July 26 launching Pride season in Brighton. ‘Wonderful Darling’ is a celebration of camp, flamboyancy and all things trashy and no good.

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