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There is a wealth of Jurys Inn hotels in central locations. Each one offers great value rates with warm and excellent friendly service. There are two Brighton- based hotels; in the City Centre, at Stroudley Road, and Brighton Waterfront at King’s Road. There are many spacious and well-lit rooms which are designed around the guests’ comfort. We’re grateful for their support. www.jurysinns.com
This event’s super raffle prizes include… Laura Marling: A pair of tickets to the acclaimed singer/songwriter at The Roundhouse in London on Friday October 22nd. She is a four-time Mercury Music Prize nominee and the Best British Female Artist winner at the Brits in 2011. Her tour also includes shows in Manchester, Cambridge, Brighton and Reading. www.lauramarling.com Joker soundtrack: Thanks to WaterTower Music, a vinyl album of the Golden Globe-winning score by Hildur Guðnadóttir. Joker was one of the most popular films of 2019. www.watertower-music.com Quentin Tarantino: The iconic Filmmaker and his Work: A copy of this fabulous book, thanks to White Lion Publishing. www.quarto.com Making Movie Magic: This book has leading special effects supervisor John Richardson on his career in creating effects for James Bond, Superman, Harry Potter and more - thanks to The History Press. www.thehistorypress.co.uk Sharon Stone, The Beauty of Living Twice: Thanks to Atlantic Books, a copy of the autobiography by the actress known for films such as Basic Instinct and Casino. www.atlantic-books.co.uk The Remarkable Tale of Radio 1: A highly informative and entertaining book on the story of what was for over 30 years the UK’s most popular radio station, written by Robert Sellers. Thanks to Omnibus Press. www.omnibuspress.com Other prizes include music by Gaz Coombes and Supergrass, and Gail Porter’s autobiography. Follow us on Facebook for any last minute additional raffle prizes.
Some of this event’s super raffle prizes include… Roxy Music and Phil Manzanera: A selection of music by the legendary group and a guest at this event. ABC: Some music by the group fronted by Martin Fry. Suzanne Vega: A pair of tickets to the renowned singer/songwriter at Brighton’s Theatre Royal on Thursday February 10th, 2022. This is part of the An Evening of New York Songs and Stories tour. Her best known songs include Luka, Tom’s Diner and Marlene on the Wall. www.suzannevega.com Classic Pop magazine: A year’s subscription to the monthly celebration of great pop music. The magazine includes interviews, reviews and a wide range of features, from classic albums to godfathers of pop. www.classicpopmag.com Follow us on Facebook for any last minute additional raffle prizes.
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A live music venue with a cabaret stage downstairs and a skylit restaurant/bar upstairs. The venue is one of Brighton’s main live music venues. Amongst the people who have performed here in the last few years are Amy Winehouse, The Kooks, Ben Howard, Rizzle Kicks, Jesca Hoop, Chris Difford, Newton Faulkner, Don Letts and some jazz greats from Herbie Flowers and Larry Adler to Liane Carroll. www.thelatest.co.uk/musicbar
CÔTE BRASSERIE - BRIGHTON Based at Church Street, Côte Brighton is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, they are dedicated to authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices. Côte is open early every day for breakfast, through to lunch and dinner. Its atmosphere is informal, friendly and highly welcoming. www.cote-restaurants.co.uk
ED MOORE Special thanks to The Space official Photographer, Ed Moore. www.edshots.co.uk
A unique regular Brighton based entertainmentand arts event with exclusive special guest interviews 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
OUR SEPTEMBER EVENT HAS… INTERVIEWS WITH MUSICIAN PHIL MANZANERA AND SINGER/SONGWRITER MARTIN FRY (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) Held on Tuesday September 21st at the Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton Doors 19:10, starts at 19:45 (times may change slightly) / £18 / Hosted by Wayne Imms PHIL MANZANERA Phil Manzanera is a renowned musician and producer, best known as the lead guitarist with Roxy Music, which he joined in 1972. They recorded eight albums in ten years and their biggest songs include Love is the Drug, Virginia Plain and Dance Away. Songs Phil co-wrote with the group include Over You, a number 5 hit in 1980. Since his debut solo album, 1975’s Diamond Head, he released eight more. Among other production work, Phil co-produced Pink Floyd’s 2014 album, The Endless River, and David Gilmour’s last two solo albums, Rattle that Lock and On an Island. Other musicians that he worked with include Steve Winwood, Godley and Crème and Robert Wyatt. www.manzanera.com MARTIN FRY Martin Fry co-founded the group ABC in 1980, becoming its lead singer and songwriter. They released their classic album, The Lexicon of Love in 1982, which included the hit singles The Look of Love, Poison Arrow and All of My Heart. It entered the UK chart at number one and was the year’s biggest- selling album. ABC’s other hit songs include When Smokey Sings, Tears are Not Enough and The Night You Murdered Love. They have toured extensively, playing a variety of shows, and released The Lexicon of Love II in 2016 to wide acclaim. www.abcmartinfry.com
Reserve places online here now for the September event Only £18 - 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 Tuesday September 21st at the Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF Click here for directions > > > Doors 7.10pm, starts 7.45pm (approx).
OUR AUGUST EVENT HAS… INTERVIEWS WITH SINGER/SONGWRITER GAZ COOMBES AND PRESENTER & CAMPAIGNER GAIL PORTER (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) Held on Thursday August 26th at the Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton Doors 19:10, starts at 19:45 (times may change slightly) / £18 / Hosted by Wayne Imms GAZ COOMBES Gaz Coombes co-formed the band Supergrass in 1993 and they released their debut album, I Should Coco, in 1995, finding themselves part of the Britpop scene. The album’s singles include Caught by the Fuzz and the highly upbeat Alright. They released five more albums and had a total of 14 top 40 singles, such as Going Out, Moving and Pumping on Your Stereo. Supergrass split up in 2010 and two years later, Gaz released his first solo album, Here Come the Bombs. He followed it up with two more, Matador and World’s Strongest Man. Supergrass reformed in 2019 and they were to play gigs around the world in 2020, but all were cancelled, due to COVID. The story of the band and Gaz Coombes, as well as their impact, is certainly far from over. www.gazcoombes.com www.supergrass.com GAIL PORTER Gail Porter is a presenter, a former model and a campaigner, including for mental health issues. Her TV career included presenting on shows such as Top of the Pops, The Movie Chart Show, Live and Kicking and The Big Breakfast. She appeared on many others, including Celebrity Big Brother in 2015. Gail’s autobiography, My Story of Love, Fame and Survival, was published in 2008. Last year, BBC One broadcast Being Gail Porter, a revealing documentary that covered her struggles, including with depression and alopecia, which resulted in her losing her hair. Gail has worked with The Children’s Trust, a UK charity which supports children with brain injuries, and she is an ambassador for the Samaritans. www.gailporter.co.uk
THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED SOON… INTERVIEWS WITH TREVOR HORN & BRIAN JOHNSON (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) To be announced soon and held at the Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton Doors 19:10, starts at 19:45 (times may change slightly) / £18 / Hosted by Wayne Imms TREVOR HORN Trevor Horn is a legendary record producer and a musician. His first major work was as part of The Buggles, best known for the number one hit Video Killed the Radio Star. He went on to produce many classic singles and albums of the eighties. Singles Trevor oversaw, with a major input into their sound, include Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s Relax and Two Tribes, Grace Jones’ Slave to the Rhythm, ABC’s The Look of Love and Malcolm McLaren’s Buffalo Gals. He also produced the albums they came from. He co-formed renowned electronic group The Art of Noise, known for the singles Close to the Edit and Moments in Love. Trevor’s other production work was for artists such as Seal, Pet Shop Boys, Rod Stewart and many others. In 2019, he released the album Trevor Horn Reimagines the Eighties, with orchestral covers of songs performed by Robbie Williams, Simple Minds, Seal and others. Before becoming a full-time producer, he was a member of Yes. Trevor later produced and co-wrote the band’s huge hit, Owner of a Lonely Heart. www.trevorhorn.com BRIAN JOHNSON Brian Johnson began his special effects career in the fifties before his first major work, which was on Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds. He worked on 21 episodes of the classic TV series, broadcast in 1965 and 1966. He later oversaw the effects on Anderson’s Space: 1999 and designed the Eagle spacecraft. Brian’s work on that series was an influence on Star Wars. He went on to play a part in the special effects of its sequel, The Empire Strikes Back. Before that, he was special effects supervisor on Alien and later its sequel, Aliens, for which he won a BAFTA. Brian has won two Oscars, for Alien and The Empire Strikes Back. www.facebook.com/BrianJohnsonSFX
Reserve places online here now for this event Only £18 - 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. To be announced soon and held at the Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF Click here for directions > > > Doors 7.10pm, starts 7.45pm (approx).
OUR NOVEMBER EVENT HAS… INTERVIEWS WITH DOM JOLY & DAVID SPROXTON (AND AUDIENCE Q&As) Held on Wednesday November 24th at the Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton Doors 19:10, starts at 19:45 (times may change slightly) / £18 / Hosted by Wayne Imms DOM JOLY Dom Joly is best known for creating and appearing in Trigger Happy TV, the Channel 4 television series that was first broadcast in January 2000. He is also the author of five books. His other television shows include Fool Britannia for ITV and World Shut Your Mouth for the BBC. Dom has appeared in I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!, among other shows. Hidden camera series Trigger Happy TV was highly popular and successful around the world. Dom’s books include The Dark Tourist: Sightseeing in the World’s Most Unlikely Holiday Destinations. Places he went to include Chernobyl, Iran and North Korea. Scary Monsters and Super Creeps saw him in search of mythical creatures, such as the Yeti and Bigfoot. Dom’s most recent book, The Hezbollah Hiking Club: a short walk across the Lebanon, was published in 2019. DAVID SPROXTON David Sproxton co-founded Aardman Animations in 1972 with Peter Lord. It’s the company behind characters such as Wallace and Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and films that include Chicken Run. His early work as an animator was on children’s show Vision On, before co-creating the popular clay character of Morph. With director and animator Nick Park, he was a producer of The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave, which featured Wallace and Gromit. David’s other work with Aardman includes Chicken Run, Shaun the Sheep and Flushed Away, as well as Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. He also worked on the Oscar-winning short film Creature Comforts, directed by Nick Park, and Peter Gabriel’s Sledgehammer video, as camera operator and lighting technician.
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