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Issue Twelve | February & March 2014 06 OUT & ABOUT
18 ON SCREEN
A look at this month's events including Vegfest, Brighton Science Festival and Bright 'n' Crafty.
A guide to new releases at the cinema.
20 LIFESTYLE Love is in the air this Valentine's Day.
14 LIVE PREVIEWS Previews of upcoming gigs this February and March.
16 ON STAGE Highlights of upcoming theatre productions including Dracula.
28 HEALTH Osteopath Ross Skilton talks heart health.
30 BRAIN TEASER Test your general knowledge with our regular crossword.
26 ARTIST PROFILES We take a look inside Dynamite Gallery and at the work of local glass artist Stephanie Else.
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WORTHING THEATRES THE KNICKER LADY CONNAUGHT THEATRE
Friday 21st February at 8pm
Saturday 22nd February at 2pm and 7.30pm
This concert celebrates the release of their latest single Turn It Around and revisits past hits including Dancing In The Moonlight, Achilles Heel and Time Of My Life.
“The audience barely had time to catch their breath between laughs…” Jersey Evening Post
“Melodies that soar to the heavens”
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Saturday 15th March at 8pm
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LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT PAVILION THEATRE
Thursday 28th March at 7.30pm
Monday 24th March at 8pm Sword swallowers, daredevil balancing acts, a pickled person and astounding aerialists – with the rock ‘n’ roll music of Dr Haze and The Interceptors from Hell.
Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve a hilarious three-course dinner Fawlty style!
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Friday 29th March at 8pm
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Outside the weather may still be on the chilly side, but with Valentine’s Day just around the corner this February we have warmth in our hearts. We’re looking forward to 2014 being a packed year for brilliant events in Sussex; highlights for the upcoming months include the Brighton Science Festival which fills the city with knowledge and inspiration throughout February, and Vegfest, which celebrates all things vegan and comes to Hove Town Hall again this March. You can read more about both of these excellent events in our Out & About section. As always we’d love to hear what you think of our magazine; Send questions and comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @InsideMagazine. You can also Like us on: Facebook.com/InsideBrightonHove And why not join our Pinterest community too.
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Brighton Half Marathon
Your guide to events this February & March
SOW AND GROW SEED SWAP BRIGHTON HALF MARATHON 8th February | Oak Grove College, Worthing
16th March | Madeira Drive
et ready for spring planting with the Sow and Grow seed swap, where you’ll find seeds to exchange and buy alongside a variety of food and community project stalls, inspirational talks and Q&As, activities for children and a pop-up café. transitiontownworthing.ning.com
Now in its 24th year, The Half Marathon is the primary fundraiser for The Sussex Beacon, a clinical care centre for men and women living with HIV. If you’re not taking part yourself why not head to Madeira Drive to support those running for a great cause. Full route information can be seen via the website brightonhalfmarathon.com
WEDDING FAIR & PRE-LOVED BRIDAL SALE
THE JAMBOREE 29th March | St. Paul’s Arts Centre, Worthing
9th March | The View Bar & Restaurant, Hove Wild Strawberry events presents a wedding fair with a difference, combining stalls from past brides selling their second hand wedding accessories with more traditional stands from photographers, cake makers, florists, venues and a range of beautiful wedding dresses and more. Everything you need for your wedding under one roof! wildstrawberryevents.com
Worthing’s Food and Beer Festival, The Jamboree, will be taking place on the Good Friday Bank Holiday this March. Expect fantastic live acoustic music all day alongside real ale from the beer festival and great food and delicious local produce from the farmers market. Once again the day will also be raising money for Cancer Research UK. worthingjamboree.co.uk
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he two day extravaganza celebrating all things vegan returns once again to the Hove Centre this March. Alongside stalls serving vegetarian and vegan food you’ll find plantbased bodycare, clothes, accessories and gifts as well as campaigning groups, talks, demonstrations, performances, passion and positive energy. For those considering or already practicing a plant-based diet this is an event not to be missed, with opportunities to sample a huge range of meat and dairy alternatives, and experts on hand to answer any questions you may have about adapting a more planet-friendly lifestyle. In fact the weekend is host to over 135 stalls, full of free samples and special discounts. For those looking for more hands-on advice (on how to create delicious vegan recipes) there will be a programme of cookery demonstrations throughout both Saturday and Sunday inspiring creative vegetarian and vegan cooking with ingredients you may not have before considered. Highlights include hemp smoothie and chocolate demonstrations, Raw Food Made Sexy
with Natalie Heath, Italian recipes with Pasquale Amico and vegan cheese recipes with Tony Bishop-Weston. If you’re able to tear yourself away from the delicious aromas of the food stalls you’ll find a vast array of talks, workshops, competitions and performances to keep you entertained throughout both days. There’s a chance to try out a Pilates masterclass, take part in a bodybuilding competition and a Beauty without Cruelty makeup session. On Saturday the VeggieVision Speed Dating event may see you going home with more than just a goody bag of free samples! Sunday is family day, with plenty of children’s entertainment including vegan face painting, bikepowered smoothie machines and kid’s cookery classes hosted by resident pirate Captain James Tea Cook. Entry to VegFest is just £2 (Children under 16 free), and with such a huge and varied programme it’s one not to be missed! Head to brighton.vegfest.co.uk for the full line-up and more information on what you can expect from the weekend extravaganza.
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BRIGHTON SCIENCE FESTIVAL
15th February – 2nd March
ow in its ninth year, Brighton Science Festival celebrates everything extraordinary and inspiring about science and knowledge. Over the two week festival period, events will take place across the city with a huge range of activities encouraging the people of Brighton to explore, experiment and create, with hands-on and interactive activities for the young ones, and talks, shows and discussions for the grown-ups. The festival kicks off at Hove Park Upper School with Bright Sparks, two days of scientific discovery for the whole family, with shows and activities including the captivating Stuff Is Made Of Stuff show, gene decoding, 3D-printing, stands from local schools, and sheep! The festival has events running right through half term, which means even the rainiest days can be full of fun and exploration, with workshops scheduled every day around central Brighton. Highlights include War Games workshops where you can build a catapult, a Whodunnit forensics mystery, robot battles and taster sessions with Raspberry Pi, silhouette making and paper magic.
Adults are catered for as well as children, with a packed schedule for the grown-ups including new shows from The Festival of the Spoken Nerd, an exploration of Transhumanism and the potential for an immortal human race with The Future of Us, as well as Wendy Hall’s panel of cyber security experts discussing what rights we have to internet privacy. Finally, the Big Science Weekend wraps up the two weeks with a mixed bag of themes and topics to get your brain tingling. On Saturday, Frank Close tells us why we should care about the Higgs Boson, Valerie Curtis discusses disgust, Martin Birchall brings regenerative medicine to life and Andrea Sella reminds us of the strangeness of ice. On Sunday All the Fun of the Unfair introduces us to fairness everywhere from bacteria to banking. Café Scientifique, Skeptics in the Pub, Brighton Museum Lates, Fabrica and Komedia also all play host to scientific high-jinks during the festival; for the full schedule and line-up check the website brightonscience.com
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Wedding fairs are the best place to start when planning your big day. You can meet and discuss ideas with venues, florists, cake makers, suit hire, photographers, ring designers and of course gaze over a range of beautiful wedding dresses too.
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Bright 'n' crafty
8th February & 8th March | The Church of the Good Shepherd
right ‘n’ Crafty was started in October 2013 as a showcase for local bespoke handmade Arts & Crafts by Jasmine Wighton and Victoria Dickson.
The concept came from Jasmine's passion for everything handmade, and wanting to provide a regular monthly fair in the Dyke Road area of Brighton. She then approached Victoria, a freelance events coordinator, to team up and create these events. Once they had found the stunning venue, The Church of the Good Shepherd on Dyke Road - perfect in size with a beautiful interior, reflecting the stallholders unique handmade products - it was all systems go and Bright ‘n’ Crafty was launched, falling on the second Saturday of each month. The fair is a lovely day event for the whole family, teaming with superb stallholders, each selling beautifully crafted wares, ranging from jewellery, knitted products, ceramics, and print works. The stallholders alternate monthly so each event is different and presents a fresh
array of products and creative genius. Alongside the stalls, the pop-up café provides homemade cupcakes and other delicious refreshments, as well as a space to sit back and absorb the atmosphere. You’ll also find a children’s face painter and jazz band Aura entertaining shoppers and stallholders alike throughout the afternoon. The fair is also host to creative workshops for all members of the public to try their hand at some arts & crafts. This month the fabulous Jessie Jumbles will be leading the way and teaching us how to brighten up any outfit by customising buttons, with expert tips on getting the perfect finish. You can book for these workshops via the website bright-n-crafty.co.uk The next Bright ‘n’ Crafty events are: Saturday 8th February 2014, from 11am-5pm. Saturday 8th March 2014, from 11am-5pm.
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Your guide to the latest gigs in February & March
3rd February | Brighton Dome
7th March | Brighton Dome
ince forming at university in 2009, trip-hop trio London Grammar have gathered a steady following which saw last year’s debut album If You Wait outsell the likes of Kanye and Miley. There’s an honest quality to their songs of modern youth, perfectly heightened with singer Hannah Reid’s chilling soprano notes – check out single Strong for a taste of what to expect. londongrammar.com
2013 was a good year for LA sisters Haim, kicking off by topping the BBC’s coveted Sound Of poll, followed by debut album Days Are Gone heading straight to number one in the UK charts. Signed to JayZ's Roc Nation management and frequently compared to Fleetwood Mac with an R&B edge, they return to Brighton this spring. haimtheband.com
KATY B 25th March | Coalition, Brighton
17th & 18th February | Brighton Dome With a career spanning decades, producing countless hits known the world over, legendary artist Van Morrison needs little introduction. With a huge repertoire of songs crossing many genres from blues to Celtic soul it’s difficult to know what to expect from a live show, so be sure not to miss this opportunity to see for yourself. vanmorrison.com
This February sees the release of dance music maven Katy B’s second full length record, Little Red which looks set to match the success of 2011’s On a Mission. The London born singer-songwriter sticks to her pirate radio roots, incorporating a genre-spanning mix of dubstep, garage, house and R&B, combined with heartfelt lyrics which reach out beyond the dancefloor. katybofficial.com
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Your guide to the latest productions this February & March
DERREN BROWN: INFAMOUS
THE KNICKER LADY
11 - 15th February | Theatre Royal, Brighton
22nd February | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
he multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion returns to the stage with his new one-man show Derren Brown: Infamous. The show promises to demonstrate once again why Derren is one of the world’s most renowned live performers; a dark manipulator of magic and mind control. atgtickets.com/brighton
This brilliant one woman show starring Rosemary Hawthorne combines drama, satire and comedy as she tells the fascinating story of women’s lives over the last 250 years through the medium of what they wore - on top and underneath. A theatrical history lesson for all the family, the likes of which you never had a school! worthingtheatres.co.uk
THE WINSLOW BOY
21st February – 1st March New Venture Theatre, Brighton
3rd - 8th March | Theatre Royal, Brighton
Inspired by true events, The Winslow Boy is the story of a family’s fight to clear their son’s name, after the young naval cadet is accused of stealing a five shilling postal order. Written in 1946, The Winslow Boy like most of Rattigan’s work it is a technical triumph – a courtroom drama that skilfully dispenses with the courtroom and which closes the first act with an acclaimed coup de theatre. newventure.org
Jenny Seagrove and Sara Crowe star as best friends Julia and Jane, in a new production of Noël Coward’s comedy classic. With their passionless husbands away playing golf, a mutual long-ago-lover announces his intention to pay Julia and Jane an impromptu visit. As the drinks start to flow, tongues start to loosen, hidden jealousies surface, the claws come out, and all attempts at demure behaviour go out the window. atgtickets.com/brighton
7- 8th March | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
21st March | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
In 1897, poised between traditional beliefs and the shock of the new world, an altogether darker fear is emerging as Dracula’s shadow looms large over England. Specially commissioned live music, powerful performances and innovative design bring Bram Stoker’s story together into an exciting and thought-provoking theatre experience. worthingtheatres.co.uk
In this solo performance - using only Austen’s words – Rebecca Vaughan offers a brilliant and illuminating distillation of 19th Century feminism. Thirteen of Jane Austen’s heroines including Lizzy Bennet, Emma Woodhouse and Marianne Dashwood, come to life in this bold revisiting of some of literatures most celebrated works. worthingtheatres.co.uk
TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT
BIRDSONG 31st March – 5th April | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
10 - 15th March | Theatre Royal, Brighton In a career spanning five decades, Rod Stewart is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, and is as popular now as ever. Tonight’s the Night is the allsinging, all-dancing smash hit feel good West End musical comedy inspired by his music, featuring the classic songs Maggie May, Baby Jane, Sailing and many more! atgtickets.com/brighton
A mesmerising story of love and courage set both before and during the Great War, Birdsong follows a young Englishman, Stephen Wraysford, as he embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire. Faced with the unprecedented horror of the war, Stephen clings to the memory of Isabelle as his world explodes around him. Marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks. worthingthatres.co.uk
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Your guide to the latest film releases this February & March
HER Directed by Spike Jonze | Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson & Amy Adams Released 14th February
efore even being released in the UK Her has already gained an impressive five Oscar nominations and won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay. Joaquin Phoenix stars as lonely writer Theodore, who finds himself growing unexpectedly close with his newly purchased hyperintelligent operating system, voiced by Scarlett Johansson.
THE LEGO MOVIE Directed by Phil Lord & Chris Miller | Starring Chriss Platt, Elizabeth Banks & Will Arnett Released 14th February In the LEGO world, an evil plot is afoot to glue the universe together. Ordinary minifigure Emmet (Chris Pratt) is mistaken for the extraordinary MasterBuilder, and is recruited along with LEGO batman, Wonder Woman
and feisty minifigure Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) to join a quest to save the day.
THE INVISIBLE WOMAN Directed by Ralph Fiennes | Starring Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones & Kristin Scott Thomas Released 21st February Ralph Fiennes directs and stars as Charles Dickens at the height of his career and fame. Felicity jones plays Nelly, the titular ‘Invisible Woman’ who becomes Dickens’ secret lover until his death.
THE MONUMENTS MEN Directed by George Clooney | Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon & Bill Murray Released 21st February The true story of an unlikely World War II platoon made up of museum curators and art historians who were tasked with the job of rescuing artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and restoring them to their rightful owners. In a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1000
FILM years of culture, they risk their lives to protect and defend mankind's greatest achievements.
THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Directed by Wes Anderson | Starring Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori & Saoirse Ronan Released 7th March Wes Anderson’s latest film follows the adventures of the legendary concierge of the Grand Budapest Hotel, Gustave H, and the lobby boy, Zero, who becomes his most trusted friend. Filled with Anderson’s trademark visual quirks, the story of theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo | Starring Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson & Sebastian Stan Released 28th March Chris Evans returns as Steve Rogers - also known as the eponymous Captain America – struggling to embrace his role in the modern world as he battles a new threat from old history; a Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.
MUPPETS MOST WANTED Directed by James Bobin | Starring Ty Burrell, Ricky Gervais & Tina Fey | Released 28th March While on a grand world tour, the Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper. After a case of mistaken identity Kermit the frog finds himself in prison, meanwhile his dastardly lookalike is on the loose and causing mayhem!
THE BOOK THIEF Directed by Brian Percival | Starring Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush & Emily Watson Released 26th February Based on the much loved best-selling novel by Markus Zusak, The Book Thief is the story of a spirited and courageous young girl, Leisel, whose life is changed by the books she steals while living in Nazi Germany.
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VALENTINES BEAUTY Love, marriage, romance – whatever you will, it’s Valentine’s Day. And we say ‘I do’ to all these lovely goodies… Beauty picks by Sam Harrington-Lowe
Too Faced Sweethearts Blush – Peach Beach £26.00 Create that beautiful romantic flush with these darling colour palettes. In each baked, heart shaped blush there are three individual colour swatches – we love the peachy tones. Available from Debenhams
Aura by Swarovski coffret £44.00 This coffret includes Aura EDP, Body Lotion, Crystal Gloss Make-up, jewel and pouch and was just so pretty we had to include it. Available from Clarins.co.uk
Yon-Ka Guarana facial scrub £32.00 Plump for glowing skin on the big day, or any time. Yon-Ka’s scrub refines, detoxifies, exfoliates and cleans skin leaving it feeling soft and fresh, and it’s made up of 96% natural ingredients. Available from yonkashop.co.uk
Crabtree & Evelyn Nail Lacquer Collection in Petal Pink £6.00 A splash of colour on the fingers is a fabulous finishing touch. We love this gentle colour but the range has heaps of vibrant alternatives too. Available from Crabtree & Evelyn Brighton
Fragonard Rose de Mai Eau de Toilette £22.50 From the French perfume house of Fragonard this is a romantic fragrance with rose blossom, jasmine, wild lily and ylang ylang. Sweet and mellow. Available from M&S
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f you’re looking for a wedding fair with a difference while planning your big day then Wild Strawberry Events’ Wedding Fair & Pre-Loved Bridal Sale is the destination for you this spring.
The traditional side of the fair features stands exhibiting all you need to plan the wedding of your dreams, with florists, cake makers, photographers, ring designers and beauticians all available to discuss their services. There will also be a range of beautiful wedding dresses, some of which you can buy on the day for fantastic prices, plus seamstresses on hand who can discuss any alterations or changes you might like to make. Not only does the event offer all that you would expect from a traditional fair, it also offers the pre-loved bridal sale under the same roof, with past brides selling the sparkles that made their big day beautiful, to you, the new bride, as bargains. If you love the idea of a DIY wedding or are just looking to save some money, this is
a great opportunity to cut down on some of the expenses a wedding can bring. The main location for Wild Strawberry events in 2014, including the March 9th event, is The View Bar & Restaurant in Hove. Located directly on the beach and with its own private garden for guests to relax in, it is the perfect setting for the event or your own beach wedding. An entrance fee of only £1 will be donated to local charity the Rocking Horse appeal, and also enters visitors into a draw to win Marks & Spencers gift vouchers. For more information on upcoming Wild Strawberry events including the Wedding Fair and Pre-Loved Bridal sale, visit the website at wildstrawberryevents.com
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am Stephenson is the photographer behind Page & Picture, capturing special moments at weddings and civil ceremonies across Sussex and beyond.
Sam specialises in taking relaxed, fun and modern images by combining traditional wedding photography with a contemporary twist. This unique approach not only adds an extra emotional depth to his pictures, but also captures the atmosphere and treasured moments of the day often missed. A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime, unique occasion and Sam has a specially tailored package to cater to all needs, including a free consultation, engagement portraits and documentation of every part of the special day for just ÂŁ900. From your preparations beforehand to your first dance in the evening, all the moments that make a wedding day special are beautifully captured, resulting in a striking selection of documentary and traditionally styled images in both colour and black and white. Before the big day a complimentary engagement portrait session is offered free of charge, giving couples
the chance to see the way Sam works, and get an idea of what to expect on the day of the wedding in a relaxed environment. These photographs will supplement the final wedding portfolio with a beautiful selection of modern, casual and natural portraits. Just two weeks after their wedding day, couples receive a set of DVD's packed with every image taken on the day, along with a folder of 'Selected Images' available to copy, email, upload to Facebook or print out in any size desired. Also included is the 'Photographers Edit' set; a collection of images personally selected by Sam as the images that really stand out and set the tone of the wedding. Couples also have the option to create stunning professional wedding albums, framed prints and even a special wedding day newspaper, all of which act as an extra special memento of the big day. With 10 years of professional photography experience, Sam's reassuring presence will keep those big day nerves at bay, leaving you to relax and enjoy your wedding. To find out about Sam's 2014/15 availability and to view more from his gorgeous portfolio of work visit pageandpicture.com and get in touch today.
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Why do people use a Life Coach?
his is a question I get asked frequently. I suppose the same people might ask why someone would use a personal trainer? To be honest, it’s like everything, down to personal choice. If you want to get fit and healthy but struggle to commit to the gym or an exercise class, if you lack motivation and just need that support and encouragement you’d probably consider a personal trainer. If you feel like your life is running away with you, you lack support from family and friends and need an objective non-judgmental approach. If you want someone to make you accountable for the goals you have set yourself then I’d suggest you consider a Life Coach! There doesn’t have to be something wrong with you to have coaching, it’s about how you manage your life to the best of your ability and make it the best possible life for you. If you find the right coach, they will help and support you to make positive change in your life and it might only be teeny weenie changes that have a HUGE impact on day-to-day living. Cost is always something that comes up but a bit like personal training, how much have you wasted on gym membership that you rarely use? You’d probably
benefit more from personal training to get you started and THEN join a gym? With coaching, you are usually offered a free consultation to see if it would work for you and then the coach will give you an idea of how many sessions are needed so you can budget accordingly – money well spent if it gets you back on track. I’ve seen redundant people get back into work, I’ve witnessed Dad’s getting home earlier as they’ve organized their days better, Mums who are juggling many tasks find some me time and numerous other positive changes in people’s lives through coaching. So back to the original question, I think a client of mine sums it up best: “I guess I always thought that seeing a life coach was a bit unnecessary and that people just needed a bit more 'get up and go'. As I don't lack motivation, I couldn't see what a life coach could do for me. Your coach is the friend who understands your talents and personality but is not afraid of asking you challenging questions. They see things objectively, like no friend or family can. They keep you on track with your goals and help you achieve them without you ever feeling nagged at or criticised. They keep you motivated when you feel like you want to give up. One of the best decisions I’ve made.” Kate Tilston Life Coach - www.Katetilston.co.uk
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ARTS & CULTURE
STEPHANIE ELSE "I enjoy the unpredictability of my work - never knowing exactly what a finished piece will look like when it comes out of the kiln, and the fact that no two pieces can ever be the sameâ€™."
rom her studio in Brighton, Stephanie Else specialises in making high quality contemporary glass designs using a variety of kiln-forming techniques.
As well as exhibiting her work in galleries, Stephanie has also completed numerous commissions and interior design projects, and offers a bespoke service working closely with clients to tailor make glass to their specific needs.
Working with a combination of both transparent and opaque glass she adds metals, foils and lustres to produce a stunning range of decorative and functional works of art and jewellery.
Look out for Stephanie this coming May as she will be opening her own glass studio as part of the Artists Open Houses.
Inspired by the glass itself, she combines a vibrant use of colour with surface texture and pattern within the glass to create beautifully tactile pieces, whilst exploiting the natural translucent and jewel like qualities it possesses.
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ARTS & CULTURE
ynamite Gallery opened its doors in Brighton last December, showcasing a wide selection of work from a unique mix of international artists, many of whom have never before exhibited or sold work in the UK before. A huge variety of styles and mediums can be viewed and purchased, with gallery founder Henry Gomez citing “Power, subtlety and vibrancy” as his curatorial influences. From Meros Golden’s urban mix of graffiti and photorealism, to Sara Pope’s glossy, expressive and colourful mixed media collages; sculpture, illustration and fine art are all well represented within the walls of Dynamite Gallery.
“The idea of changing someone's perception of what they like in terms of art means a lot to me”, states Gomez, “Leaving with something fresh, exciting and most of all, something they didn't ever expect to enjoy”. This year will play host to some very exciting events and exhibitions at the gallery; including film and acoustic music nights, artist Q&A’s and even life drawing sessions. A selection of works from the gallery can also be viewed and bought online via the website dynamitegallery.com Dynamite Gallery 1A Jubilee Street , Brighton, BN1 1GE dynamitegallery.com
LOVE YOUR HEART
ith Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month both in February, I thought I would take the opportunity to discuss heart health. The heart is a fist-sized muscle, situated to the left of the centre of the chest, behind the ribcage. It has four chambers – two on each side. The two upper chambers (the atria) are responsible for collecting the blood that arrives in the heart via the veins. The two lower chambers (the ventricles) are larger and are responsible for pumping blood out of the heart via the arteries. Oxygen is delivered to every part of the body via blood from the left side of the heart. Deoxygenated blood is carried back from body to the right side of the heart. The blood passes from the right side of the heart to the lungs, where it is replenished with fresh oxygen before being sent back to the left side of the heart. The average heart beats about 100,000 times a day, pumping about 23,000 litres of blood around the 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the body that make up the circulatory system. Together, the heart and circulatory system make up the cardiovascular system. One of the main problems that can occur with the cardiovascular system is cardiovascular disease, where
arteries become narrowed and hardened due to a build up of fatty deposits within their walls (atherosclerosis). If this occurs within the arteries that provide oxygen-rich blood to the heart (the coronary arteries), the heart may not receive enough oxygen, leading to angina (chest pain or discomfort). If the coronary arteries become so narrowed that a blockage forms, the heart can be completely starved of oxygen, leading to a heart attack; this can permanently damage heart muscle and cause lifelong heart failure and even death. If cardiovascular disease affects the arteries of the neck, blood supply to the brain can be interrupted and lead to a stroke. So, what can we do to keep that marvelous little muscle healthy? It is all about eliminating risk factors. Some, like gender, ethnicity and ageing, we can do nothing about; but that does not mean we can’t significantly reduce the chance of getting heart disease. Regular exercise and a healthy diet, low in saturated fat and salt, stopping smoking and reducing alcohol intake will all contribute towards a happier heart, not just on Valentine’s Day – but every day! Do you have a health question to ask? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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4.9% APR Representative Official fuel economy figures for the BMW 116i Sport 5-door Sports Hatch: Urban 38.7mpg (7.3l/100km). Extra Urban 60.1mpg (4.7l/100km). Combined 50.4mpg (5.6l/100km). CO2 emissions 131g/km. Figures may vary depending on driving style and conditions. Offer available on BMW 116i Sport 5-door ordered between 1 January 2014 and 31 March 2014 and registered by 30 June 2014, subject to availability. Finance example is based on a BMW Select agreement for a BMW 116i Sport 5-door with a contract mileage of 32,000 miles and an excess mileage charge of 5.70p per mile. *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Dealer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. Prices are correct at time of print January 2014 and are subject to change without notice. Retail customers only. Finance is subject to credit acceptance and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands and Isle of Man). Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Advertised finance is provided by BMW Financial Services, Bartley Way, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9UF. We commonly, but not exclusively, introduce customers to BMW Financial Services. This introduction does not amount to independent financial advice. †Test drive subject to applicant status and availability.
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