Brilliant Britain - Episode 6 - Brighton

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19 December 2013, 11:00

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Paul Moore and Sophie Howard take us on a tour of the seaside resort of Brighton and Hove, taking part in activities including sculpting with local artist Jamie McCartney and learning survival skills with the 176 (Hove) Squadron.


Jamie McCartney
Most famous for controversial piece ‘The Great Wall of Vaginas’, artist Jamie McCartney has earned a reputation as a sculptor that can and will sculpt anything. His fresh approach to art makes him one of the most popular artists in Britain today. More Information:

Lunch Positive
Lunch Positive is a weekly lunch club dedicated to serving healthy and nutritious meals every Friday for those affected by HIV. A welcoming and friendly environment, the work of Lunch Positive is vital to those affected by HIV in Brighton and Hove with its peer support and informal atmosphere. More Information:

176 (Hove) Squadron
176 (Hove) Squadron started in 1941 with the aim to encourage men and women into aviation, along with opportunities for training that will be useful in service and civilian life. The organisation now offers an array of activities and experiences for cadets aged 13-18, teaching moral values along the way. More Information:

SWBC Tigers
The Sussex Wheelchair Basketball Club – and its league team the Tigers – is one of the oldest and largest disabled sports clubs in Sussex. It encourages people with physical disabilities and an interest in sports to take part in wheelchair basketball, promoting the sport around the area. More Information:

Audio Beach Studios
Audio Beach Studios offers unsigned musicians the chance to record their music for a heavily subsidised fee. The not-for-profit studio keeps costs down thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund and enables fresh new talent to produce their music, while still retaining a professional standard. More Information:

King The Native
This alternative/grunge/pop band based in Brighton have a new EP – ‘Tendershook’ – out in January 2014. They will also be touring throughout the year. More Information: