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PICTURE DIARIES: Captain Cockroach at the Pride Village Party in George Street

August 10, 2019

Captain Cockroach captures the scenes at the Queens Arms party in George Street, part of the Pride Village Party 2019.

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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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The QA’s Got Talent Grand Final

Besi Besemar March 25, 2019

QA’s Got Talent comes to a grand climax tomorrow evening (Tuesday, March 26) after six weeks of heats and a semifinal. The final will be hosted by Poppycock and each of the evenings three drag judges will perform with each of the finalists.

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CRUSE Charity Gala at Queens Arms tonight, November 6

Besi Besemar November 6, 2018

Three years ago, following the death of his mother, the Scottish singer Allan Jay recorded a single written by Jason Prince and Lewis Greenslade to raise funds for CRUSE Bereavement Care, the national charity that helps people deal with grief and loss.

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FEATURE: Commemorating the Brighton United Twins

Alf Le Flohic July 9, 2018

Violet and Daisy Hilton were huge stars in America in the 1920s and ‘30s but have lapsed into obscurity in their home town of Brighton. They were petite, attractive, could sing, dance and play musical instruments, but their unique selling point was the fact that they were conjoined twins, or Siamese twins as they were called then. The Hiltons are most well-known for their appearance in the film Freaks, but let’s start at the beginning…..

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Community News

Queens Arms to stage fundraiser for Martin Fisher Foundation

Besi Besemar January 29, 2018

Queens Arms to host fundraising event in aid of Martin Fisher Foundation on Friday, March 2. The theme of the evening is M and F (dress up as something beginning with M or F) and staff from both the Sexual Health and Contraception (SHAC) and the Lawson Unit will be dressing accordingly for a fun night of music, top quality drag and dancing.

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Who’s the new boss behind the bar @Queens Arms?

Morgan Fabulous August 1, 2017

The Queens Arms is one of Brighton’s oldest established gay bars providing top quality cabaret for over thirty-five years. It has seen many legendary managers come and go over the years, and now is managed by John, a retired furniture manufacturer and upholsterer who has a life time of business and customer service experience.

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Memorial benches to ‘Mouse and Gloria’ dedicated

Besi Besemar 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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