Giving a nudge to arts, issues & events in the SE in the next 7 days.
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) is a state-of-the-art cultural hub for the University of Sussex and the wider arts and local communities to come together for live performances, music, screenings, exhibitions, debates and conferences. Located on the University’s Falmer campus, ACCA also provides an important new teaching and research space for the University.
The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts is named as a tribute to the involvement of Lord Richard Attenborough and his family with both the University of Sussex and the arts.
Formerly known as the Gardner Arts Centre and originally designed by Sir Basil Spence, the Attenborough Centre is now open, following a nine-year renovation, café-bar fit out and installation of state-of-the-art lighting, sound and audio-visual equipment.
Each year, Brighton Dome presents and produces over 600 events spanning music, theatre, dance, comedy, literature, spoken word, visual arts, film, digital and more. In addition to the year-round programme, each May England's leading and most-progressive mixed-arts celebration, the internationally-acclaimed Brighton Festival is produced.
A hub for artists across the region, Brighton Dome commissions and supports both emerging and established artists and companies, enabling them to develop, take risks and deliver work of the highest quality.
Brighton Dome is committed to bringing all sorts of art to all sorts of people and aims to inspire creativity in people of all ages with experiences to remember.
Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship theatres, renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions as well as its work with the community and young people. Situated in a cathedral city in West Sussex between the South Downs and the sea, the Festival Theatre’s bold thrust stage design makes it one of England’s most striking playhouses; a studio theatre, the Minerva Theatre, sits nearby.
The annual summer Festival season runs from April to October, during which productions originated at Chichester reach an audience of over 200,000. Year-round programming continues through the winter with the Theatre presenting high-class touring productions, as well as a traditional Christmas show mounted by the renowned Chichester Festival Youth Theatre.
Entertaining Worthing with the best in film, comedy, dance, music and theatre at the Connaught Theatre, the Pavilion Theatre and Assembly Hall.
Summer of Circus is back in Worthing for the third year running, and this year is particularly special as it marks 250 years of Circus!
To celebrate this remarkable anniversary, Worthing Theatres have announced the line-up for their third Summer of Circus season, where they will stage some of the world’s best circus companies at the Pavilion Theatre, from 18 May to 1 July.
Pick up a copy of JUST in time from the theatre foyers.
PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY
Pallant House Gallery's Collection of British Modern art is frequently described as one of the best in the UK. with important works by Gino Severini , Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, John Piper, Graham Sutherland, Patrick Caulfield, Michael Andrews, Peter Blake and Richard Hamilton.
Alongside the Collection, there is a rolling programme of first-class exhibitions and displays incorporating national, international and contemporary art.
"A jewel of a gallery. The brilliance of Pallant House Gallery lies not only in its thoughtful and intelligent curation but in the warmth and welcome of the building. There's nothing elitist about the way this fine collection is displayed - intimate yet with space for reflection and tranquillity." Francine Stock, Chairman of the Gulbenkian Prize for museums and galleries.
Charleston is a seventeenth century Sussex farmhouse that, from 1916, was the home of two of the most important, influential artists of the twentieth century – Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. It was the country retreat of the group of individuals known as Bloomsbury which included Vanessa Bell’s sister Virginia Woolf and husband Leonard Woolf, the economist John Maynard Keynes, the art critics Roger Fry and Clive Bell and the biographer Lytton Strachey.
Charleston runs a public programme of workshops, talks, walks and events as well as two literary Festivals, one in May and a short story festival in September. March to November 2017.
Find JUST in the time in the cafe with the amazing cakes...
DITCHLING MUSEUM OF ART + CRAFT
The museum holds an internationally important collection of work by the artists and craftspeople who were drawn to the village, including the sculptor, wood engraver, type-designer and letter-cutter Eric Gill, the calligrapher Edward Johnston (responsible for the famous Johnston typeface used for London Underground), the painter David Jones, the printer Hilary Pepler and the weaver Ethel Mairet.
The impact of the many artists and craftspeople who came to live and work in Ditchling from the beginning of the 20th century onwards established this village as one of the most important places for the visual arts and crafts in Britain.
TOMs diverse programme includes live music, great theatre and innovative comedy in a welcoming and pleasant environment.
A venue for international theatre, big name comedians, and pioneering bands and musicians TOM is also proud to work with local artists, major cultural festivals, independent promoters and esteemed national arts organisations, bringing even greater breadth to our programme while looking to the future and new relationships.
The Old Market is owned and managed by two of the city’s most successful artists, the creators of the international smash-hit show STOMP.
Winners of a music makeover for the award-winning salon, courtesy of PRS for Music, in recognition of their work with musicians and artists as well as their passion for creativity and ideas about the importance of music in a working and social environment. The £5000 prize created an integrated music system to improve clients’ experience of in-salon music. Working with Radio 6’s Steve Levine and PRS to design a music system with improved sound quality and that encourages clients to engage with the music they’re listening to; picking out tracks, adding to playlists and setting the tone for their visit. Now, each of the salon floors has it’s own independent music network, accessed via an i-pad. A new vinyl deck allows for favourite 45s and LPs to be played through the system, complete with atmospheric crackle. Clients can bring along their old favourite 45s to play whilst being pampered.
You can pick up and read JUST in time while visiting
SEED N SPROUT
'Your local Kemp Town health food store'
Brighton's hidden gem - now in its fifth year, open 7 days a week. Completely organic, vegetarian, health foods and products, drinks, supplements, treatments, yummy things to eat, household items... it's an Aladdin's Cave. Legend Paul Foley brings all the skill, joy and commitment of his 20 years running a vegetarian stall at Camden Market and has the most loyal following imaginable. Prefers to chat to customers than tidy up, he will source products for you and yours and remember your name. Low key, friendly, ethical with superb customer service and an utter joy.
Paul will hand out JUST in time to customers and tell everyone about it too.