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New album tour brings The Marmozets to Brighton

The Marmozets – a band made up of two sets of siblings – play Brighton on the back of the release of their new album.

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Clark Tracey

Jazz drummer marks four decades in the business

Shoreham’s Ropetackle welcomes one of jazz’s most influential drummers.

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Patrick

Life as an Irish/Iranian teenager in 90s Cool Britanni

Comedian Patrick Monahan compares life as an Irish/Iranian teenager in 90s Cool Britannia to today’s Teen Brexit Britain in his latest stand-up tour Rewind Selector 90s.

Theatre and Comedy
The Jungle Book

New-generation Jungle Book heads to Chichester

Keziah Joseph – who plays Mowgli in a new touring production of The Jungle Book – saw a group of guys, presumably football fans, walking past, chanting Rule Britannia.

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Kodo

The thrill of Japanese drumming

Ironically, it was in London that Takashi Akamine discovered taiko, the great Japanese art of drumming.

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Abba Forever

Get a taste of Abba!

Abba Forever celebrate their 20th anniversary as they continue to tour their tribute to the Swedish superstars.

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David Souter

Chichester artist David Souter prepares for pastures new

Chichester artist David Souter is leaving the area, but he has ensured that his Chichester-inspired works will remain available.
Arts
Nigel Thomas

Jazz night with Nigel

Chichester Jazz Club welcome the Nigel Thomas Quartet, with Nigel on bass, Paul Booth on saxophones, Mark Edwards on piano and Winston Clifford drums on Friday, January 26 (The Pallant Suite, Freemason’s Hall, 7 South Pallant, Chichester).

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Young fundraisers

The spirit of Scrooge isn't remotely alive and well in Brighton!

One of literature’s most notorious skinflints prompted plenty of generosity in Brighton over Christmas.

Theatre and Comedy
Jacqui Dankworth

Jacqui Dankworth celebrates the great Jazz Sirens in Bognor Regis

Jacqui Dankworth plays Bognor’s Regis Centre with her Jazz Sirens show on Sunday, January 28.

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Derek

New West Sussex jazz slot launches

Worthing-based musician Derek Little is launching a new jazz venture for Lancing, bringing years of experience to a new monthly outing.

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Sean Murray (Jack) - The Weir - Photography by Marc Brenner

Sean delights in The Weir

Sean Murray auditioned for the very first production of Conor McPherson’s The Weir 20 years ago – and didn’t get the part.

Theatre and Comedy
Jonny Awsum

Comedy Beats at Copthorne

Comedy Beats begin their 2018 programme of shows on February 1 at Oliver’s Wine Bar in Copthorne with acts from the UK comedy circuit.

Theatre and Comedy
100 Years of Jazz

South Coast Jazz Festival set to sparkle in Shoreham

World-class jazz acts will appear at The Ropetackle, Shoreham for the fourth South Coast Jazz Festival.

Music
Christopher Horlock

Shocking hidden history of Sussex explored

The old county of Sussex is one of the most beautiful in England, but beneath its rural idyll lies a history that is surprising and often shocking...

Arts
Michael

Michael Collins appears with The Brighton Phil

The Brighton Phil’s first concert of the New Year will be at the Brighton Dome on Sunday, January 28.

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Geoffrey Winch

Sussex poet Geoffrey Winch in Chichester

Sussex poet Geoffrey Winch will kick off the 2018 Open Mic Poetry season at Chichester’s New Park Centre on Wednesday, January 31 at 7.30pm. Organiser Barry Smith said: “We have a fantastic line-up of visiting poets for 2018 with lots of treats in store, but it’s great to kick off the season with one of our regular contributors.

Arts
Don Noble

Don gets ready for new artistic directions

Billingshurst artist Don Noble is promising a mixed exhibition at Chichester’s Oxmarket Gallery from January 29-February 11.

Arts
rehearsals

Opera will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Chichester

Chichester will build on its impressive record of Holocaust Day commemoration with a staging of PUSH – A Holocaust Opera in Chichester Cathedral on Saturday, January 27 at 7.30pm. The event was a sell-out within 48 hours of going on sale.

Theatre and Comedy
Rihanoff & Maloney

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney team up in Worthing

Good friends Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney deliver a new musical spectacular on a tour which brings them to the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing on January 26.

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