Read, Watch & Listen
Dig into our Read, Watch & Listen section for all our latest news, to revisit recorded events and talks, and to explore Lighthouse-produced films and videos, podcasts, blogs, and more.
Nov 29, 2023
Open Sessions #17: How We Tell Our Stories In Film - Audio Recording
Listen back to our Open Session #17 where we dived into the captivating world of visual storytelling through moving image. This session was curated by our current Lighthouse Young Creatives cohort.
Oct 30, 2023
Q&A with Marie Lidén - Audio Recording
In October we invited BAFTA-nominated and Guiding Light alum Marie Lidén for a special screening and Q&A of her film Electric Malady. Listen to the audio recording of the Q&A here.
Oct 5, 2023
Open Sessions #16 - Meet The Mentors - Audio Recording
Unable to attend our Open Sessions #16? No problem! Listen back to the session where we introduced the artist-mentors of our current cohort of Lighthouse Young Creatives (LYC) 2023/24.
Aug 16, 2023
A Punk National Anthem For England!
Sing along to our new (unofficial) English National Anthem created during Whose Anthem is It Anyway?, the sellout musical comedy show for Brighton Festival 2023!
Jul 25, 2023
Q&A with Joseph Wilson - Audio Recording & Transcript
This month Lighthouse hosted its first ever Nights In event: an exclusive screening and Q&A with filmmaker Joseph Wilson. Listen to the audio recording of the Q&A here.
Jul 5, 2023
Open Sessions #15 - The Power of Failure - Audio Recording & Transcript
Couldn’t make it to our Lighthouse Open Sessions #15? Not to worry! Listen back to the session where we explored how we can better embrace failure.
Jun 20, 2023
A Letter to the University of Brighton
From Alli Beddoes, Artistic Director & CEO of Lighthouse.
Jun 8, 2023
Whose Anthem Is It Anyway? Ours!
Read about Whose Anthem Is It Anyway? our sold out show for Brighton Festival 2023.
Apr 13, 2023
Lighthouse x Aghh! Zine
Flip through the awesome zine Aghh! Zine created to document our Open Sessions #14 - Class in the Arts event!
Apr 13, 2023
Open Sessions #14: Class in the Arts - Audio Recording & Transcript
Listen back to the session where we dove headfirst into an exploration of class in the creative industries.
Mar 31, 2023
Our Top 3 Charlie George Clips
Get ready to laugh out loud because Charlie George is taking the comedy world by storm!
Watch the Lighthouse team's favourite clips of the host of Amartey Golding's upcoming musical comedy show 'Whose Anthem is it Anyway?' for Brighton Festival.
Feb 23, 2023
Lighthouse x The Real Junk Food Project
We’re excited to be partnering with The Real Junk Food Project, the food waste pioneers who will be providing catering for our events and Venue Hires. Read more about their zero waste ethos and ‘pay as you feel’ approach, here.
Jan 31, 2023
Congratulations to Guiding Lights alumni Marie Lidén on BAFTA nomination!
Electric Malady has been nominated for a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer.
Jan 31, 2023
Oska Bright and Lighthouse team up on mentoring initiative
We’re excited to be joining forces again with our friends at Carousel, providing consultancy support to deliver structured mentoring to two new members of the Oska Bright Film Festival programming team.
Jan 31, 2023
Anthems Communal Lunch with Amartey Golding
Read about the Communal Lunch we hosted with artist Amartey Golding at Lighthouse in December. Participants were invited to answer the question: ‘who would you call if you were in charge of creating a new national anthem for England?’
Jan 17, 2023
Lighthouse & Afrori Books
Yesterday, Afrori Books announced news about the next phase for their bookshop, including information about Lighthouse and our role as a landlord of 28 Kensington Street. There were some points we’d like to clarify regarding our partnership.
Nov 23, 2022
Things We Wish We'd Known In Art School Blog
The Lighthouse team share thoughts on how to navigate the arts industries as an early career creative or while in education.
Nov 11, 2022
Top-5 Moments from BDF Session on Neurodiversity
In 2021, Lighthouse and Brighton Digital Festival presented BDF Sessions – panel talks on the emerging topics and issues in the digital industry and culture. Here, we compile our top-5 favourite moments from the "Creating Environments in Digital for Neurodiverse Folk to Thrive."
Oct 21, 2022
Lighthouse & Arts Council England
Lighthouse will no longer be part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio from 2023 onwards.
Oct 21, 2022
Open Session #13 - "This Isn't Working" Audio Recording & Transcript
Listen back to our Open Sessions #13 event, a timely exploration of how Gen Z are challenging traditional working cultures against a background of climate change and the cost of living crisis.
Oct 21, 2022
Great news for Lighthouse Young Creatives alumni
We’re celebrating the success of two of our Lighthouse Young Creatives alumni who have made giant leaps in their creative careers recently.
Oct 20, 2022
Amartey Golding's Interview on national anthems
Artist Interview & social media challenge
Watch Amartey's interview and join the conversation – "Who would you call to write a new national anthem?"
Oct 14, 2022
Lighthouse Access Rider for Collaborators
Free accessibility resource, see if you like it!
Lighthouse has recently formalised our Accessibility Rider that we offer all our collaborators to fill out. If you are an artist or freelancer starting in the field – feel free to use and adapt this rider for yourself.
Sep 28, 2022
Lighthouse Young Creatives #3 Launch
In this blog, read about our plans for the return of the acclaimed mentoring scheme Lighthouse Young Creatives (FKA Viral), and see how you could help us make it happen.
Sep 28, 2022
Resident Artist Announcement: Amartey Golding
Lighthouse is welcoming Amartey Golding for an artist residency to research and develop new work that uses England's rich musical traditions to better understand the hidden and not-so-hidden communities that have shaped us.
Sep 1, 2022
The Space in Sound - Video Recordings
In these recordings, discover how sound can create and enhance space – from this series of talks with artists, composers, sound designers, filmmakers and scholars.
Feb 28, 2022
Opening Up Buildings for Black Businesses: the positive impact of physical spaces
We want to share some of the positive impacts our charity has felt since the shop's opening, alongside some crucial things we've learned in the process.
Feb 1, 2021
Let's Talk Public Art: 5 Short Films
Watch a series of Lighthouse-produced short films produced discussing sustainability, wellbeing, connectivity, location and heritage in relation to public art in Brighton & Hove.
Jan 27, 2021
Light+ Podcast Series V : Collective Imaginings with Jamila Prowse
Artist Jamila Prowse chats to cultural workers about their experience of navigating the sector, and their imaginings for the future of the arts.
Oct 7, 2020
The Space in Sound Blog by David Richards
Hear from David Richards, the producer behind The Space in Sound programme at Lighthouse, as he reflects on the lessons learnt from the events.
Oct 1, 2020
Tuomas A. Laitinen in conversation with Lighthouse
Read our interview with Finnish multidisciplinary artist Tuomas A. Laitinen exploring molecules, concepts of reality and his Lighthouse co-commissioned work Protean Sap.
Oct 2, 2019
Light+ Podcast Series IV : Alternate Realities 2
The artists and curators behind Alternate Realities II explore themes of empathy and intimate encounters with people and places.
Aug 8, 2019
Light+ Podcast Series III : Who’s Doing The Washing Up?
Curator in Residence Eva Rowson talks science fiction, collective work, ways of communicating, and reimagining the uses and workings of Lighthouse itself.
Sep 21, 2018
Light+ Podcast Series II : Alternate Realities
The artists and curators behind Alternate Realities explore themes of borders, identity and loss.