Archive for June, 2010
With the sun shining and the sea warming up, it’s time to celebrate summer. So grab a board and paddle around the pier. What? Paddle around the pier? Yes, this weekend Brighton will play host to Paddle Round The Pier, Europe’s biggest free beach festival.
It’s all held on Hove lawns, and don’t worry if you don’t fancy getting in the water, there are a multitude of other events you can get yourself and the family involved in.
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One of the town’s most historic and best-loved venues is set to re-open. The Hanbury Ballrooms will be reborn as the Brighton Ballrooms from Friday 2nd June, and get a £300,000 makeover!
The opening night party looks set to be a sell-out, and thanks to the influence of one of Brighton’s top culture couples, the Brighton Ballrooms is again making the headlines.Share on Facebook
The great thing about cycling is that everyone can get involved. Mums and dads, children and families, it really is the sport for all. Well, this week it’s Team Green Britain Bike Week, and as expected Brighton is leading the way.
Visitors to the town are likely to see a cycling event of some sort. Here’s what’s going on, and how you can get involved.Share on Facebook
This week saw the visit of stylist to the masses Gok Wan, when he awarded prizes at the University of Brighton’s fashion show.
It’s really no surprise that the TV celeb was drawn to the coast; there is so much good fashion in this town and people always travel from London to shop. It’s true.
Well if you are visiting Brighton this week, or are a local who can shop till you drop, you are in for a treat.Share on Facebook
Yes indeed, The Ambassador Hotel is up for an award in this month’s Golden Handbag Awards! Woop,Woop!
If you didn’t know it’s gay owned, gay run and a long-time supporter of Brighton’s thriving LGBT scene. So if you’re a fan, do what you can and give us a vote. Follow the link below for more info.Share on Facebook
Brighton’s summer program is in full swing! There’s so much happening for families visiting Brighton, and plenty for its culture hungry residents too.
This week starts in style with the Hove Champagne Festival, gets its soundreack from Steve Harley and his band Cocknet Rebel, and gets its style with the start of the sixth Brighton Fashion Week.
So much going on, such little time, so let’s cut to the chase. Here’s the Ambassador’s pick of the bunch:Share on Facebook
You know it’s happening. It’s almost hot enough; in fact it has already been hot enough for that first sea swim of the year. Children are already playing at the water’s edge and with temperatures (at times) touching 30C, pretty soon we’ll be stripping off and getting in.
If it’s just to cool down, you can get in anywhere along the front. Although, there are a few spots that have their advantages, and a number of safety points to watch for.Share on Facebook