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Latest Music Bar Based in Brighton's Kemptown, Latest Music Bar is a rather intimate venue that plays host to a wide variety of events and shows, such as spoken word, live music, film screenings and club nights. It is available for hire, for any of those, as well as parties and private functions, while being fully equipped and flexible. More at www.latestmusicbar.co.uk
The Space is a unique, regular and intimate arts, culture and media event with guest interviewees Presenter and promoter, Wayne Imms can be contacted at wayne@the-space.uk Southern Performance And Creative Energies
"That was a thoroughly enjoyable evening in a great location! Many thanks for looking after me so well, for providing a knowledgeable and entertaining interviewer, and for finding me some new fans. It's been said before but bears repeating – Brighton Rocks!" BESTSELLING AUTHOR IAN RANKIN
Jonathan Glendening We're very grateful to this filmmaker, who is multi-skilled in the medium, including being an award-winning feature film director, an acclaimed screenwriter and an excellent editor. More on Jonathan can be seen at www.glendening.co.uk
Hotel Pelirocco The prestigious Hotel Pelirocco is the original boutique hotel in Brighton and is unlike any other in the UK. It has nineteen highly unique and very stylish individually themed rooms, including ones related to David Bowie, soul music and Star Wars. It's based at Regency Square, close to the town centre and the seafront. More details can be found at www.hotelpelirocco.co.uk
"I cannot recommend an appearance at The Space highly enough. Nothing was too much trouble, from the delightful dinner beforehand to my fellow guest and the wonderfully informal and fun interview that followed. A lovely evening and I'd be back like a shot." ACTOR AND WRITER MARK GATISS
The Claremont We appreciate the support of The Claremont. Based in Hove, the lovely hotel has eleven generously-sized guest rooms, including three deluxe, two with luxury four-poster beds, two superior doubles, three classic doubles and three stylish singles. Further details are at www.theclaremont.eu
Côte The support of Côte is much appreciated. There are over 80 of the excellent restaurants in the UK, including in Brighton, at Church Street, opposite the Dome. They have a wide range of delicious food, some of it French-inspired. Further details are at www.cote.co.uk
OUR EVENT ON THURSDAY MAY 30TH HAS... INTERVIEWS WITH NICK GILLARD AND ZOE LYONS (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) Doors 18:45, starts 19:30, to finish at approx 22:30 (times may change slightly). At Horatio's on Brighton Pier, Madeira Drive, BN2 1TW. NICK GILLARD Here's Nick on the left, with Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen Nick Gillard was born in Brighton and became one of the world's leading stunt performers and stunt coordinators for film and TV. His appearance will mark 25 years since the trilogy of Star Wars prequels that began with The Phantom Menace, for which he was its main stunt coordinator, including on the famous lightsabre fights. In a career that started in the seventies, Nick worked on five James Bond films, two Indiana Jones adventures and films such as Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow, Shaft, starring Samuel Jackson, the first three Superman films, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Spielberg's Empire of the Sun. He held the world record for longest fire stunt, alight without air for over two minutes on Alien 3 and he also worked on Aliens. Nick was Tom Cruise's stunt double in Interview with the Vampire and Far and Away, as well as David Bowie's stunt double in Jim Henson's Labyrinth. His TV work includes Grace, Black Mirror, Spooks, Red Dwarf, Doctor Who, The Professionals and 85 episodes of The Bill. ZOE LYONS Zoe Lyons is a renowned comedian based in Brighton. She entered the world of comedy in 2003, after training as an actress in London, and a year-later won in the second of the annual Funny Women awards. In 2007, her debut solo show, named Fight or Flight, was nominated for the best newcomer award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Zoe's many TV appearances include Have I Got News for You, House of Games, QI and twenty episodes of Mock the Week. From 2021, she presented 55 episodes of the TV game show Lightning and last year, she took part on Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins. Zoe has also appeared on a number of comedy-related radio shows for the BBC. Her most recent tour, named Bald Ambition, due to contracting alopecia, ran for forty dates last year. Follow us on social media for details of our raffle prizes and more (links at the top right of this website).
Reserve places online here now for the Nick Gillard and Zoe Lyons event Only £21 - Please note: You won’t need a confirmation email and there are no actual physical tickets for the event. Upon making a booking, your name will be added to an attendance list (if you book additional places, a plus one or more will be added with it, depending on the amount of places booked). When entering the venue, you will be met by a Space crew member, who will check your name from the list and issue a stamp accordingly. We do not need your postal address, payment reference number or a printout of your payment receipt. There will be only be refunds if events are cancelled or if a guest becomes unavailable. This event occurs on Thursday May 30th at: Horatio’s on Brighton Pier, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1TW Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).
OUR EVENT ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 12TH HAS... INTERVIEWS WITH ADRIAN UTLEY AND GARY LANGAN (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) Doors 18:45, starts 19:30, to finish at approx 22:30 (times may change slightly). At Horatio's on Brighton Pier, Madeira Drive, BN2 1TW. ADRIAN UTLEY Adrian Utley is a musician, a producer, and a member of the band Portishead, with Beth Gibbons and Geoff Barrow. His early musical work involved performing jazz with bands such as Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. Portishead, formed in the early nineties, are best known for their haunting trip-hop sound and the album Dummy, which was released thirty years- ago, in the summer of 1994. The highly acclaimed record features the hit singles Sour Times and Glory Box. It reached number two in the chart and won the Mercury Music Prize in 1995. They released three further albums, 1997's Portishead, 2008's Third and a live recording in 1998, Roseland NYC Live. Adrian has collaborated with artists such as Marianne Faithful, Alison Moyet, Philip Selway, Massive Attack and Bat for Lashes, as well as having composed for various film and TV productions. Further details on him and the band are at www.adrianutley.com and www.portishead.co.uk GARY LANGAN Gary Langan is a cofounder of the renowned electronic pop group The Art of Noise, with Trevor Horn, Anne Dudley and J. J. Jeczalik. Their most well known songs include Close to the Edit and Moments in Love, from the album Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise?, released forty years-ago, in June 1984. Other hit songs include Kiss featuring Tom Jones. The group's second album, In Visible Silence, the last to feature Gary, included Peter Gunn featuring Duane Eddy. As a recording engineer, Gary has worked on many classic songs and hit singles. They include Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody and We Are the Champions, The Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star, ABC's Posion Arrow and The Look of Love, as well as Owner of a Lonely Heart by Yes. He has also worked with a wide range of other artists. For more on Gary and The Art of Noise, go to www.theartofnoiseonline.com Follow us on social media for details of our raffle prizes and more (links at the top right of this website).
Reserve places online here now for the Adrian Utley and Gary Langan event Only £21 - Please note: You won’t need a confirmation email and there are no actual physical tickets for the event. Upon making a booking, your name will be added to an attendance list (if you book additional places, a plus one or more will be added with it, depending on the amount of places booked). When entering the venue, you will be met by a Space crew member, who will check your name from the list and issue a stamp accordingly. We do not need your postal address, payment reference number or a printout of your payment receipt. There will be only be refunds if events are cancelled or if a guest becomes unavailable. This event occurs on Wednesday June 12th at: Horatio’s on Brighton Pier, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1TW Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).
Hotel Pelirocco The prestigious Hotel Pelirocco is the original boutique hotel in Brighton and is unlike any other in the UK. It has nineteen highly unique and very stylish individually themed rooms, including ones related to David Bowie, soul music and Star Wars. It's based at Regency Square, close to the town centre and the seafront. More details can be found at www.hotelpelirocco.co.uk
OUR EVENT ON WEDNESDAY JULY 17TH HAS... INTERVIEWS WITH JEM FINER AND GAIL PORTER (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) Doors 18:45, starts 19:30, to finish at approx 22:30 (times may change slightly). At The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD. JEM FINER Jem Finer is a musician, composer, artist and a cofounder of The Pogues. Primarily a banjoist with them, he played a wide range of other instruments and co-wrote several of their songs. Aside from Shane MacGowan, who he wrote Fairytale of New York with, among other songs, Jem was their most prolific composer. Other hits included The Irish Rover with The Dubliners and Fiesta. He appeared on all the band's albums until their breakup and on Shane's solo album The Snake and The Levellers' third, later working in a variety of fields, including photography, film, experimental music and installations. From January 1st 2000, he launched Longplayer, a self-extending piece, designed to continue for 1000 years, from January 1st 2000. More on Jem's projects can be found at www.jemfiner.net GAIL PORTER Gail Porter is a television presenter who became a household name in the nineties, due to appearances on Fully Booked and Live & Kicking. She also appeared on shows such as The Big Breakfast and Top of the Pops, presenting eighteen of its episodes. In 2015, she took part in Celebrity Big Brother and from 2022, hosted the series Spooked Scotland. Gail won the BAFTA Scotland 2020 Single Documentary Award for the BBC programme Being Gail Porter. It focused on her mental health issues and alopecia, which resulted in the loss of her hair. Recently, Gail ventured into comedy and toured the UK with a standup show, Hung Drawn and Portered. She supports a number of charitable causes and is an inspiration to many people.
Reserve places online here now for the Jem Finer and Gail Porter event Only £21 - Please note: You won’t need a confirmation email and there are no actual physical tickets for the event. Upon making a booking, your name will be added to an attendance list (if you book additional places, a plus one or more will be added with it, depending on the amount of places booked). When entering the venue, you will be met by a Space crew member, who will check your name from the list and issue a stamp accordingly. We do not need your postal address, payment reference number or a printout of your payment receipt. There will be only be refunds if events are cancelled or if a guest becomes unavailable. This event occurs on Wednesday July 17th at: The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).