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Kids’ concerts in Brighton Early Music Festival OCT1 NOV12

by on Sep.20, 2016, under News

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Sat 1 Oct, 10.30am, Brighton Friends’ Meeting House, BN1 1AF

 

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

with members of the OAE

A 45 minute concert ideal for 2-5 year olds but younger children also welcome (must be accompanied by an adult).

Prepare for an exciting journey around baroque Europe, and meet the instruments that live there – get up close with the wise old double bass, the fun-loving oboe and the troublesome horns.

Join players from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for these interactive concerts and be ready to clap, sing and bounce your way through the 17th century.

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Parents who also have older children may be interested in our other concert, which presents an exciting blend of live recorder music, puppetry and storytelling with themes of magic, history and science. This is aimed at 7-11 year olds, although some younger children may also enjoy it. There will be a single performance at 11.30 am on Saturday 12th November, also at the Friends’ Meeting House.

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Listen Here: Our friends on Work Exp make radio show, song and present: Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy

by on Jul.01, 2016, under News

 

 

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Missed the last recording?. Fear not a new work experience team has given us a brand new update of the Hitchhikers guide of the galaxy. To see which bit of the universe you have missed,  Listen Here.

If you enjoyed that their other recordings can be found Here

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A team from Longhill School presenty their adaptation of Douglas Adams Sci-Fi classic and nerd bible The Hitchhikers Guide to the galaxy. Ever wondered the answer to the question of life, the universe and everything?, well sit back and prepare to be taken upon this wild ride.

Enjoyed that?, well feel free to listen to their other recent work here

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LISTEN HERE: Talking Possabilities discuss Welfare Reform and the effect it has on disabled people

by on Jun.09, 2016, under News

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The Fed has changed its name to Possability People.  Our radio show is now called Talking Possibilities. This week they discuss Welfare reform and the effect it has on disabled people.

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“Talking Possabilities”, formerly Fed radio, discuss Accessible Volunteering in our city.

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The Get Involved Group (GIG) is Possability People’s (formerly the Fed) engagement project, which aims to represent the views of people with a lived experience of disability, impairment, physical or mental health issues.  Carers, personal assistants, families and friends are also welcome.

The group meets every six weeks and holds consultation meetings, invites speakers, discusses issues and suggests solutions. The group keeps in touch with its members via email, telephone and post and there is a monthly news round-up. GIG is a platform for disabled people to bring about real change in our city.

If you would like to attend  meetings, find out more about the project or be added to the mailing list,  please contact(01273) 208934 or email lilly@possabilitypeople.org.uk

Previous Show : ‘Access to the Streets’

Disabled Access in the StreetsLISTEN HERE

In this edition of the show, the disability engagement group the Get Involved Group (GIG) look at disabled access to the streets of Brighton and Hove.

The Get Involved Group (GIG) is Possability People’s (formerly the Fed) engagement project, which aims to represent the views of people with a lived experience of disability, impairment, physical or mental health issues.  Carers, personal assistants, families and friends are also welcome.

The group meets every six weeks and holds consultation meetings, invites speakers, discusses issues and suggests solutions. The group keeps in touch with its members via email, telephone and post and there is a monthly news round-up. GIG is a platform for disabled people to bring about real change in our city.

If you would like to attend  meetings, find out more about the project or be added to the mailing list,  please contact(01273) 208934 or email lilly@possabilitypeople.org.uk

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disability in sport

In this edition of the show, they look at disability sport, where it happens, and what else could be done to engage disabled people in sport..

LISTEN HERE    Fair Commision

In this edition of the show, they look at the Fairness Commission , what it does and what it means for disabled people in Brighton and Hove.

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In this edition of the show, they look at the accessibility for disabled people of pubic transport and what is being done to make it happen in Brighton and Hove.

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Listen here: Prof Ian Cunningham SMLC on School Testing

by on May.03, 2016, under News

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Prof Ian Cunningham from the Self Managed Learning College in Brighton talks about education school testing and better ways to support children in learning for a good life

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Before the Roll Back – Brighton Uni Students read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

by on Jan.19, 2015, under News

 

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The new government has promised to scrap the Human Rights Act. It’s a huge blow not just to us here in the UK, but to everyone still fighting for these rights around the world.

The Human Rights Act 1998 mostly came into force on 2 October 2000.Its aim was to incorporate into UK law the rights contained in the European Convention on Human Rights. The Act makes a remedy for breach of a Convention right available in UK courts, without the need to go to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg.The European Convention on Human Rights draws much of its inspiration from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.It seems appropriate therefore to look again at this wonderful document and, as our Brighton University readers have done in this recording, to reconsider the aspirations and values herein.

 

 
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Lecture: Bioregional Photography Panel at Brighton University.

by on Oct.04, 2014, under News

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A lecture and panel discussing the environment, hosted by Nina Emmet founder of FotoDocument and Pooran Desai, founder of Bioregional and One Planet Living. This lecture looks at some excellent photographic collections put together by the panel, centering on key environmental themes such as water usage, waste and recycling.

Held at the Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton, three of the ten commissioned photographers, Thomas Ball, Sophie Gerrard and Murray Ballard, took part in the discussion about their One Planet City photo essays now installed in public spaces around Brighton & Hove. . The project was launched under the Brighton Photo Biennial 2014 – core arts partner for the project Photoworks.

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Permission for hundreds of homes and jobs at derelict fruit and veg market, Circus Street, Brighton

by on Sep.18, 2014, under News

Councillors have approved a major regeneration scheme in central Brighton which will deliver hundreds of jobs and homes.

The planning committee today (September 17, 2014) agreed the Public-Private Partnership scheme by Cathedral (Brighton) Ltd, the University of Brighton and the city council to transform the one–hectare site off Circus Street.

The former municipal fruit and veg market would become a mixed-use scheme and ‘innovation quarter’, expected to create 400 jobs and inject £200m into the city’s economy over the next 10 years.

Permission includes 142 new homes, 20 per cent affordable.

New teaching and research facilities would be created for the University of Brighton, including a new library.  Pressure would be taken off the city’s family homes by the inclusion of 450 units of student accommodation, say officials.

Alongside will be a new dance studio for South East Dance, expected to attract 70,000 visitors and users a year.

Workspaces would be aimed at start-up businesses, artists and larger companies.  A modern office building, including over 3,000 sqm of flexible space would help growing creative and digital businesses remain and flourish in the city.

Permission includes restaurants or shops at ground floor level, around a new public square.  Cathedral are promising a “new genre” of urban development with green walls, green roofs, 78 new trees and allotments for food growing – producing over 200kg of food per year for residents.

Developers have agreed to pay £250,000 to improve local transport and recreation provision and to use at least 20 per cent local labour for construction.

 

For more information you can visit:

http://www.cathedralgroup.com/current-projects/grow-brighton-2/

http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/press-release/permission-hundreds-homes-and-jobs-derelict-fruit-and-veg-market

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What Climate Change propaganda is/isn’t telling us…

by on May.26, 2014, under News

Graph depicting the increased presence of Methane, Carbon Dioxide and Nitrous Oxide, all of which pose a direct threat to the polar ice caps and climate at large.

With the increased presence of the Green Party in both Europe and on our own turf after the recent elections, the climate change dialogue is becoming more and more transparent. Below are links to two pieces of propaganda: the first being the Exxon Outlook for Energy 2040, a publication aimed at Exxon shareholders and the politicians who work for them; the second being a report from the Arctic Methane Emergency Group, backed by science and science alone.

The former makes no mention of methane and fails to acknowledge the rapidly accelerating climate change crisis. The latter uses information from the IPCC to try and identify areas of weakness and formulate some progression from where we are now, placing serious catastrophe within a four year reach. Who are you going to believe?

Download the Exxon report here:

http://cdn.exxonmobil.com/~/media/Reports/Outlook%20For%20Energy/2014/2014-Outlook-for-Energy-low-resolution.pdf

View and share the AMEG information here: 

http://ameg.me/index.php/emergency

 

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LISTEN HERE:Caroline Lucas MP presents In Our Hands: Public Services for People recorded at Brighthelm May 2nd

by on May.02, 2014, under News

LISTEN HERE TO THIS PUBLIC MEETING RECORDED AT BRIGHTHELM MAY 2nd

In Our Hands:

Public Services for People

at Brighthelm Church & Community Centre

Inspired by national campaign ‘We Own It’, Caroline Lucas MP and a panel of high profile speakers explored why public services should be brought back into public hands. They discussed how to do this and and how to ensure that the private companies currently running everything from our NHS and public transport to our schools and benefits system are more accountable and transparent.

– See more at: http://boxoffice.brightonfringe.org/events-and-film/6333/in-our-hands-public-services-for-people#sthash.j3IGg2vz.dpuf

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Get to know and support the ONCA Gallery!

by on Apr.26, 2014, under News, Uncategorized

Listen here to our interview with Lauren Davis from the ONCA Gallery.

“ONCA is One Network for Conservation and the Arts”. They are “a gallery and a possibility, filled with paintings, stories and songs, with artists, volunteers, innovators, teachers, performers, philosophers and conservationists…”.

Seems interesting? Check their website, and support their crowd funding campaign! – http://onca.org.uk/

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