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Brighton Unity Weekend – final line-up of venues revealed

James Ledward 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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Memorial benches to ‘Mouse and Gloria’ dedicated

James Ledward July 24, 2017

Friends and colleagues of Michael ‘Mouse’ Burton and Gary ‘Gloria’ Swan gathered under cloudy skies in New Steine Gardens, on Sunday (July 23) to dedicate two memorial benches in both their names. Both Michael and Gary who died unexpectedly towards the end of 2016 were very popular on the commercial LGBT+ scene, having worked at different times over the years at Revenge, Bar Revenge, Legends, The Star and Charles Street.

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Community News

Benches to be named after former popular employees today at 2.30pm in New Steine Gardens

James Ledward July 23, 2017

A pair of benches will be named after two popular former employees who worked on the LGBT+ commercial scene for many years, today at 2.30pm in New Steine Gardens in the shadow of the Aids Memorial.At the end of March some of Brighton’s LGBT+ venues came together to raise money to purchase two memorial benches for Michael ‘Mouse’ Burton and Gary ‘Gloria’ Swan in New Steine Gardens.

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Venues celebrate a job well done!

James Ledward April 12, 2017

A partnership of LGBT+ venues have raised £2,186.30 to purchase memorial benches in memory of two former employees.
Managers at Bar Revenge, Charles Street, Legends, Revenge and Queens Arms came together from March 30 – April 2 for a UNITY Fundraiser Weekend in memory of Gary ‘Gloria’, Swan who worked over the years on door security at Bar Revenge, Legends and Revenge and Michael ‘Mouse’ Burton who worked as a barman at Charles Street.

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Venues unite to honour former employees this weekend

April 1, 2017

Bar Revenge, Charles Street, Legends, Queens Arms and Revenge join forces for Brighton Unity Weekend, Thursday, March 30 – Sunday April 2, 2017. Michael ‘Mouse’ Burton aged just 37 and Gary ‘Gloria’ Swan 58 were two very different people that had one thing very much in common, they were richly, deservedly and universally loved by all who knew them here in Brighton.

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