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Archive for July, 2010

It’s time to show your Pride!

Let the games begin!

Let the games begin!

In an exclusive interview with the LGBT Ambassador blog, Pride Trustee Geoffrey Bowden explains the delights of Pride and the role it has in the LGBT community. He even contemplates the straight interest in the party and notes just how far we can push things…

Now’s the time to put aside the politics and get on with the fun. The town is yours and this weekend is LGBT weekend.

Party hard, party safe and enjoy every minute, you deserve it!

THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE:

Interviewed with Pride, it’s Brighton’s Gay Men’s Chorus!

Rod Edmunds

Rod Edmunds

I’m sure you’ve heard their crooning voices before, in fact you’ve probably shared a drink or two with these choristers; the Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus is about as gay as it gets!

But there’s much more to their performances than show tunes: here, interviewed exclusively, Rod Edmunds reveals the chorus’ passionate beliefs about Pride, and what it is to be at the centre of LGBT Brighton’s unique and accepting culture.

THE FULL INTERVIEW

Free hotel stay for best LGBT Brighton blogger!

Take pleasure in your writing and win a free stay in Brighton

Take pleasure in your writing and win a free stay in Brighton

If you think you can write a 300-word blog titled My Brighton, then get cracking. The Ambassador’s new My Brighton blog prize is up for grabs, just follow the link below and you could get your piece published here.

And the prize?  A two-night, two-person hotel stay, courtesy of the Ambassador Hotel!

Just make your piece specific to the Brighton LGBT experience, enter it in the correct category, and then wait to hear the good news.

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It’s time for Pride!

IMG_1802_1Oh, yes! It’s that time of the year again; Pride is here and before you know it you’ll be sauntering through a city bristling with gay people!

Still, pride has never been exclusively a gay event. It really brings together Brighton’s LGBT community and takes over the streets in celebration.

And straight people love it too. And we’ve got a great intro to what’s on below. And we have a rare interview with the organisers – but you’ll have to wait a few days for that…

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THE OFFICIAL FULL LISTING

Brighton’s gay golf goes international

Get Gay Golfing at the Brighton Open

Get Gay Golfing at the Brighton Open

If you fancy a round or two at the weekend and find crazy golf on Brighton seafront a little too easy, we’ve something for you.

The Brighton Lesbian and Gay Sports Society (BLAGSS) is running an International Open Golf Tournament at Singing Hills Golf Course.

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We can prove it: Everyone’s coming to Brighton!

It's time for a visit

It's time for a visit

The latest government figures show we are holidaying at home, fact. Every summer more and more people get themselves to Brighton, and each time they see something new.

As the city’s LGBT community knows only too well, stereotypes can be broken; so whatever pre-concieved ideas tourists may have on arrival, we know they return home having loved every minute of their stay, in Brighton, the LGBT capital of Britain.

UK gay, lesbian, bi- and transgender peoples, all roads lead to Brighton and here’s why…

Everyone’s coming to Brighton!

Martha Wainwright sings Edith Piaf

Wainwright sings Piaf

Wainwright sings Piaf

For one night only, singer Martha Wainwright delivers an intimate and revealing performance of Edith Piaf, at the Brighton Dome.

If you don’t know Piaf’s life story then you should: from the gutter to the stars, and frequently back again, she was the Parisian sweetheart and one-time best paid singer in the world.

Brilliant enough to work for the French Resistance while singing for her Nazi rulers, she had a remarkeable life…

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