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September 2017

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Brighton Storytellers


Tales from the Oceans Deep

Join Brighton Storytellers for our first event of the autumn….. Tales from the Oceans Deep…. Six tellers and music by the wonderful Storm.

Allow yourselves to be carried deep down into worlds unknown and expect the unexpected…

Doors 7.15pm

Stories 7.30pm

£5 on the door

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The Brackish

+ Lapish Lazuli

+ Lorcan Thompson


Psychedelic vanguards and misfit maestros of Bristol’s BLOOM music collective, THE BRACKISH are an audacious all-star assembly of guitarists Luke Cawthra (Phantom Limb – The Naim Label) and Neil Smith (This Is The Kit – Rough Trade), drummer Matt Jones (Zun Zun Egui – Bella Union) and Port Erin bassist, Jacob Tyghe. Their debut album, 2014’s Big Guys (Lava Thief), righteously filled a kaleidoscopic void in instrumental music and along with 2016’s follow up album, Liquid Of Choice (Bad Elephant Music), the band gained an infamous reputation for their awe-inspiring live shows across the European and UK art rock scene, including the La Ferme Électrique and ArcTanGent festivals. With a third album rapidly underway, THE BRACKISH are storming the stage again with a new brew of gracefully strange arrangements and improvised auditory theatre.

LAPIS LAZULI is a multi-genre fusion band from Canterbury combining Funk, Progressive, Psychedelic, Fusion, Rock, Latin, Balkan and Afrobeat styles. In the past we have supported Caravan, Alice Cooper, Nuru Kane and Syd Arthur.

Eyppé is a sweeping masterpiece of lush, ambient drone, rumbling bass, warm peaks and soft loops.’ – Submerge Festival ‘Spectral, minimalist soundscapes’ – Bristol 24/7

Doors 7.30pm

£3 on the door

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Si Connelly

+ Richard Morris

+ Tadhg Daly

+KG Music

Doors 7.15pm

Tickets: £5


Thursday, September 28th, 2017


 Steve Bustin: Ghosts, Guns and Guerrilla Gardening

Gardening journalist and keen gardener Steve Bustin explores the life and times of one of Britain’s greatest plant collectors, bulb experts and gardening eccentrics, Ellen Willmott. Find out how to booby-trap a daffodil, how to let someone know what you think of their garden (without uttering a word) and who you should call when arrested for shoplifting.

Brian McClave: Flicker & Pulse

Brian dazzled Catalyst audiences many years ago with his 3D time-lapse films of the Aurora Borealis and the sun. This time around he’ll give a talk about his work in a Sussex walled garden before showing his extraordinary new film, Flicker+Pulse, a beautiful and poignant portrayal of time passing in a 300 year old Sussex walled garden. Using real-time and time-lapse footage, the film explores the relationship between the sun, the seasons, the plants and the people who work within the walls of the garden. Locked into the clock of the solar system, the garden performs its annual display, guided by the ritualistic human intervention of those passionately engaged with its soil.

The film takes the form of a contemplative visual poem with a stunning soundtrack by Wendy Rae Fowler. Flicker+Pulse could be described as the meeting point between Gardner’s World and Koyaanisqatsi.

Doors: 8.00 Price: £7/ £6 concessions

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Friday, September 29th, 2017

Sassy Cabaret

Lets us whisk you away for a night of sheer decadence and delight, at this, our much anticipated Sassy Speakeasy!

This evening is, alas, one of our last, and for that reason, and many others, we intend to give you one hell of a show and a rather radically rhythmic after show party…..hosted by none other than the sleaziest sleaze of the seven seas, Brighton’s own DJ Peter Von Sleaze…..who will be coupling our dazzlingly delicious burlesque show with some of the finest electro swing and white mink style dance floor ditties you could ever want to dance your glittery little socks off to!


An ambience of 1920’s speakeasy gorgeousness in a downstairs underground setting with a fabulous pay bar, candle lit tables and mood setting music
A cabaret show featuring some of the finest and down right devilish burlesque acts we have worked with over the past year and a half, along with some notorious newbies hand picked for their rather fiercely fantastic turns!

An after show and pre- show electro swing and white mink style musical element with the onus of staying on for a good old boogie after the show and mingling with the cast and crew on the dance floor….watch out for the Sir Floor Bitch though…he bites!
Dress code is, naturally, 1920’s inspired attire (be as creative as you like) and also glitter – we love lots of glitter!

Show starts PROMPTLY at 9pm – 11pm / after show boogying until the wee hours, prohibition style!

We endeavour to make the main Sassy Cabaret show a proper “sit down” affair.
We want you to get the best out of this experience.
If you turn up late you may have to share a table with others, so turn up as early as possible please.
Any group bookings please make yourselves known to the venue beforehand so that we can accommodate properly on the night.

Doors 8pm

Show 9pm

Tickets: £12


Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Penelope Isles

+ Porridge Radio

PORRIDGE RADIO – 2017 will be Porridge Radio’s year. The greatest young band to emerge round these parts since knows when. Described by Everett True as ‘the greatest band in the world’ on the strength of one song.

PENELOPE ISLES – Penelope Isles are beachside, melodic pop/rock music from sunny Brighton, England. Brother and sister Jack and Lily Wolter, Becky Redford and Jack Sowton pack a dynamic kick with their live sound and capture their lucid dreaming, fuzz filled music with a DIY lo-fi approach. Originally from the Isle of Man, The Wolter’s recent move to Brighton to share their music with the world is well on its way. The music will charm you as it ranges from Cacophonous to tranquil and back again. The band are currently booking/playing shows to promote their debut album ‘Comfortably Swell’ (released on their own DIY label Wavey Head) as well as making new music and recordings all the time.

CAPT. LOVELACE – Born in Arcachon Bay, on the French Atlantic Coast, Beatrice settled in Norway and Germany, and now resides in the South of England. An adventurer, in love with the quaint European rail network that serves as an escape from the geeky computing world she inhabits for a living. She has shared stages with Tom Brosseau, Girlpool, Aldous Harding, Basia Bulat & The Burning Hell. She released her debut EP /* Preview Pane */ on Damnably in August 2015. She toured with Kath Bloom, as backing vocalist and percussionist in 2016. She’s now writing and exploring her native language for an upcoming release

ZOOM AROUND RAINBOW – ‘Zoom Around Rainbow’ is a Southampton based solo electronic artist that’s been described as ‘hardware rave dystopian’ and ‘Slower then glaciers, Harder then ecological collapse’ his sound carry’s a uncertain upbeat bounce, drenched in reverb with a melancholy haze.

INWARDS – “A childlike sound-world hides a slightly unnerving, psychedelic undertone, simultaneously pleasing restless feet and hazy minds.”

Price £6 ADV // £8 OTD // £3 OTD after 11 (subject to capacity, tickets on We Got Tickets and in Resident)