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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 AUGUST 15TH HAS AN INTERVIEW WITH PHIL MANZANERA (WITH AN AUDIENCE Q&A) HE'LL PERFORM SOME MUSIC, TOO, AND SIGN COPIES OF HIS BOOK Doors 18:45, starts 19:30, to finish at approx 21:30 (times may change slightly). At The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD. Phil Manzanera is a legendary musician, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead guitarist for Roxy Music, who were among the seventies' and early eighties' most successful groups. Led by Bryan Ferry, they achieved eighteen UK top 40 hit singles and eighteen top 40 albums, too, including best of compilations. Their famous songs include Love is the Drug, Dance Away, Virginia Plain, Angel Eyes, Over You and Avalon. He joined them in 1972, after his previous group, Quiet Sun broke up. Five years-ago, Roxy Music were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The legendary group reunited, first in 2021, for a series of highly successful tour dates worldwide. Between 1975 and 2023, he recorded eighteen studio albums, including some with Tim Finn, formerly of Split Enz and Crowded House, and Andy Mackay of Roxy Music. In 2006, Phil produced David Gilmour's third and chart-topping album, On an Island. His other work as a producer included Split Enz's second album, 1975's Second Thoughts. The band supported Roxy Music on their 1974 Australian tour. Other collaborators include Brian Eno; Phil played guitar on his debut album, Here Come the Warm Jets, Pink Floyd, Steve Winwood and Robert Wyatt. He also co-produced Rod Stewart and Jools Holland's 2024 number one album, Swing Fever. In March 2024, he published Revolución to Roxy, a memoir of his life, including his highly prolific career in music. Copies will be sold and signed at this event. Further info on Phil can be found at www.manzanera.com
Reserve places online here now for the Phil Manzanera 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 August 15th at: The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).
OUR EVENT ON WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28TH HAS INTERVIEWS WITH STEVE DIGGLE AND PHIL DAVIS (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 STEVE DIGGLE Steve Diggle is the lead vocalist of Buzzcocks, the legendary punk band, formed in 1976. He initially was the bassist and later became the lead guitarist. After they broke up in the early eighties, he formed another band, Flag of Convenience, before disbanding in 1989, when Buzzcocks reformed. Steve became the lead singer after the death of frontman Pete Shelley. The band's most famous songs include What Do I Get? and Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've). Between 2000 and 2016, he has released four solo albums. Songs written, or that he cowrote, include Harmony in My Head and Fast Cars. Buzzcocks are still a highly active band; they have toured countless times in recent years and continue to record music. Steve's memoir, Autonomy: Portrait of a Buzzcock, will be released in August. www.buzzcocks.com PHIL DAVIS Phil Davis is a renowned actor, known for a variety of roles in film and television. They include films directed by Mike Leigh, including Vera Drake, the 45 year-old classic Quadrophenia, Poldark, in its first two seasons, and Sherlock, playing the villain in its first episode. He also starred in the four series' of the BBC crime drama Whitechapel, as well as films such as The Bounty, also starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins. Recent appearances include Trying, the comedy series for Apple TV+ and the acclaimed Channel 4 drama Truelove. In 2004, Phil was BAFTA-nominated for Vera Drake and won a British Independent Film Award for Best Actor, as well as a London Critics Circle Film Award.
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
Reserve places online here now for the Steve Diggle and Phil Davis 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 August 28th at: The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).
OUR EVENT ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND HAS INTERVIEWS WITH JIM SCLAVUNOS AND DANIEL KLEINMAN (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 JIM SCLAVUNOS Jim Sclavunos is a multi-instrumentalist musician, record producer and a writer from New York. He has been a member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds for thirty years, having joined the band in 1994. His other collaborations have been with the likes of Sonic Youth, The Cramps, Iggy Pop and Marianne Faithful. As well as writing and recording solo material, too, Jim cofounded the Bad Seeds' offshoot project Grinderman and has been a highly prolific musician since the seventies with other bands and artists. His first album with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds was 1996's Murder Ballads, which included the duet with Kylie Minogue, Where the Wild Roses Grow. He has recorded on a total of ten of their albums, including the latest, Wild God, released in August 2024. More on Jim's work can be found at www.jimsclavunos.com DANIEL KLEINMAN Daniel Kleinman has directed many music videos and award-winning television commercials, as well as designing the title sequences for eight James Bond films. Music videos have included The Pretenders' Middle of the Road, Simple Minds' Don't You (Forget About Me), Madonna's Dress You Up, Adam and the Ants' Antmusic and Fleetwood Mac's Big Love. Since 1995's GoldenEye, his Bond title sequences were for, among others, The World is Not Enough, Casino Royale, Tomorrow Never Dies and No Time to Die. For the latter two, he also directed the music videos for the songs, performed by Sheryl Crow and Billie Eilish, respectively. His memorable commercials have been for leading brands such as Guinness, Levi's, X-Box, Specsavers and Audi. In 2006, he cofounded the multi-award-winning production company Rattling Stick, which he still works with. For more on Daniel and Rattling Stick, go to www.rattlingstick.com
Reserve places online here now for the Jim Sclavunos and Daniel Kleinman 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 Monday September 2nd at: The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).
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OUR EVENT ON THURSDAY AUGUST 8TH HAS AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN THOMSON (AND AN AUDIENCE Q&A) Doors 18:45, starts 19:30, to finish at approx 21:30 (times may change slightly). At The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD. John Thomson is an actor, narrator and a comedian, best known for The Fast Show, which began in 1994, and the ITV drama comedy Cold Feet. The most famous character he regularly played in the thirty year-old BBC sketch show was Louis Balfour, the host of "Jazz Club" well known for his catchphrase, "Nice!" He starred in every episode of ITV's Cold Feet, which was broadcast between 1997 and 2020. John's many other onscreen appearances included Waterloo Road, Coronation Street, which saw him in sixty-one episodes, the musical drama Blackpool, also starring David Tennant and David Morrissey, 24 Hour Party People, Playing the Field and Men Behaving Badly. He is also known for providing voices for a wide range of shows, such as thirty-five Spitting Image episodes, which included him portraying Michael Portillo and Rupert Murdoch, among others. John has worked on TV shows with Steve Coogan, from The Day Today to Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge and appeared in some of Coogan's live shows as compere and comedian Bernard Righton. They both won the Perrier Award in 1992, after performing together in the Edinburgh Fringe. He is the narrator of the Channel 5 series Police Interceptors.
Reserve places online here now for the John Thomson 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 August 8th at: The Tusk Club, at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD Click here for directions > > > Doors 6:45pm, starts 7:30pm (approx).