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United We Stream Brighton: raising funds for the best local artists and venues.

July 23, 2020

United We Stream Brighton will once again be showcasing many of the city’s best local artists and venues this weekend to help raise money to keep the city’s nightlife alive.

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DJ Profile: Rob D

Besi Besemar May 29, 2018

Well you gorgeous sun bunnies you – it seems that the early summer is upon us now that June has arrived! And what better way to drench those sparkling days and balmy nights (I’m ever the weather optimist) is there than with a soundtrack filled with fun and joy? This month, Queenie has a chat with Rob Davis, the fabulous DJ Rob D, to find out where we can hear him, what he loves to hear and even where he’d like to reside…

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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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Community News

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

Besi Besemar 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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Community News

Venues celebrate a job well done!

Besi Besemar 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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Business News

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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