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Opportunities at Charleston Farmhouse – please note the closing date has passed for these opportunities.

The following positions are available at Charleston Farmhouse, Firle, the home and country meeting place for the writers, painters and intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury Group. Facilities and Memberships Manager To be responsible for the smooth running of the Charleston offices and site; maintaining the systems that underpin the work of all staff at Charleston, including all ICT,…

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Artist Q&A: Vernon Holt

Artist Vernon Holt began as a framer and gallery owner in London and the South East before concentrating on drawing and painting full time from 2011.  Vernon is exhibiting at Artists United, the annual exhibition of works for sale by local artists at the Foundry, Lewes.  The private view is tonight (Thursday 3 July) and closes on Sunday 6 July.…

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The Man Whose Mind Exploded

In new British independent documentary, THE MAN WHOSE MIND EXPLODED, award-winning film-maker Toby Amies explores the extraordinary past and never-ending now of Drako Oho Zarharzar: philosopher, muse to Salvador Dali, drug dealer to the Rolling Stones, and King of Brighton’s eccentrics. This unique, genre-busting, genuinely independent feature-length documentary is being released at Picturehouse Cinemas on…

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Tom Walker

The 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes is being celebrated in a tapestry, stitched by local embroiderers.  The artist who designed the work is Tom Walker, who is our featured artist this week. The tapestry will be on public display in the Lewes Castle Gun Garden between 3pm and 5.30pm before moving to permanent display…

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Monday 12th May 2014: Mass Observation

Are any of you keeping a one day diary for Mass Observation?  Download a 12th May Diary Template. This year the Mass Observation Archive will be capturing the everyday lives of people across the UK. The diaries will be stored in the Archive at The Keep and be used by a wide range of people…

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Orna Schneerson Pascal at the Chalk Gallery

Orna Schneerson Pascal is the featured artist for May at the Chalk Gallery.  Her private view is today: Saturday 10th May 2 till 4.30pm. Having lived and studied in Paris and London, Orna moved to Brighton in 2001, exhibiting as part of the Open Houses every year during the May and Christmas festivals and has been a member…