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Lunch Positive and Sussex Beacon volunteer Phil Gale shortlisted for Gaydio Pride Awards 2024

Graham Robson November 24, 2023

Today (Friday, November 24), Gaydio has announced the shortlist for the Gaydio Pride Awards 2024 with Hilton, a ceremony dedicated to recognising and celebrating the efforts made to better LGBTQ+ lives in the UK. Lunch Positive, the local HIV charity in Brighton, has been shortlisted for the LGBTQ+ Enterprise Award, while Phil Gale at the Sussex Beacon […]

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Community News

Iconic musician Holly Johnson visits local HIV charity, the Sussex Beacon

Graham Robson November 20, 2023

Legendary musician Holly Johnson took time out of his Holly Johnson Says Relax tour last week, to visit local HIV charity, the Sussex Beacon. Ahead of a show that night at the Brighton Dome, Holly and a few close friends spent time looking around the main centre of the Beacon, chatting with members of the team, […]

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Fundraising News

A Gift of Time charity calendar to raise funds for Terrence Higgins Trust and Sussex Beacon

Graham Robson November 19, 2023

A Gift of Time charity calendar has been announced, making 2024 a year of compassion. This calendar isn’t just about marking the days; it’s about making each day count. The Gift of Time charity calendar is a heartwarming tribute to those who generously give their time to make a difference. This calendar, which ships from […]

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Fundraising News

“A fabulous result!” Local HIV charity Sussex Beacon raises ÂŁ450 from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in Brighton

Graham Robson November 15, 2023

Local HIV charity Sussex Beacon raised almost ÂŁ450 after two performances of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the feel-good musical which was at Theatre Royal Brighton this month. The Sussex Beacon said: “Although the show has left Brighton to entertain and thrill the people of Leeds, there’s no doubt everybody who saw the show at Theatre Royal […]

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LGBTQ+ News

Whip crack away! Sussex Beacon’s Bizarre Bazaar to take place this Sunday

Graham Robson October 27, 2023

The Sussex Beacon has announced its infamous, annual Bizarre Bazaar will take place at the charity’s St James’s Street store on Sunday, October 29 from 11am-3pm. Stock up on fetish wear, leatherware & accessories, kinky clothing, rubber gear, whips & chains, masks/blindfolds and hoods, adult literature/DVDs and XXX artwork – all while supporting the vital […]

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HIV

The Sussex Beacon – A Year In Review

October 27, 2023

It has been a busy year for the Sussex Beacon, the Brighton-based charity supporting and caring for people living with HIV. The Beacon’s Inpatient Unit remains very much in demand, adapting to meet the changing needs of service users over the years. Meanwhile, its Community Services Team has been extremely busy, pioneering new ways of […]

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Exhibitions

Illustrator Steve Brown gears up for exhibition of stunning artworks at Brighton Box

Graham Robson October 24, 2023

Illustrator Steve Brown is gearing up to exhibit a stunning collection of artworks at Brighton Box in the heart of the city. The exhibition launches on Wednesday, November 15 from 6pm and at the launch, Brighton Box will be raising funds for local HIV charity the Sussex Beacon, who said: “We’re super excited about the upcoming […]

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Brighton Bear Weekend

Bears at The Fallen Angel with Brighton Bear Weekend on Saturday, November 4

Graham Robson October 18, 2023

Gear up for a night to remember on Saturday, November 4 from 8.30pm – 12.30am, for Bears at The Fallen Angel – a night of furry fun, laughter, and some great music with the boys from Brighton Bear Weekend, all in aid of the Sussex Beacon and the Brighton Rainbow Fund. Brighton Bear Weekend say: “Groove […]

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Community News

Brighton Bear Weekend announces monthly bear social event, which raises funds for Sussex Beacon and Brighton Rainbow Fund, has a new home!

Graham Robson August 22, 2023

The Bears at The Fallen Angel launch night is Saturday, September 2 at Fallen Angel Brighton, 24 Grafton Street, Kemptown, BN2 1AQ. 

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Cabaret

Brighton Alternative Panto to return with CINDERELLA: REMIXED in January to raise funds for the Sussex Beacon

Graham Robson August 14, 2023

Under completely new artistic direction and production, the much anticipated Brighton tradition is back and Remixed with a live band, professional dancers and of course a cast of Brighton’s favourite cabaret stars.

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