Labour Group leader and East Brighton Councillor Nancy Platts on getting out and supporting our arts and culture sector now lockdown restrictions are easing, in Brighton and Hove News:
“This [is] an exciting time for all of us, as the city begins opening back up.
“Lockdown has been tough but we can now all look forward to more outdoor activities, live entertainment and meeting with friends and family in gardens and outdoor spaces.
“Acclaimed poet, playwright and broadcaster Lemn Sissay is overseeing this year’s Brighton Festival.
“We are so lucky to have such a vibrant arts and culture sector but this industry has been hit hard by the pandemic and now is our chance to go out and support it.
“So be sure to get involved and book some tickets for the Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe or one of the many other events our city has to offer.
“There’s a buzz in the air in our city in the summertime and we all need to help our city’s economy bounce back from the pandemic.
“Be sure to check the Visit Brighton website for a full calendar of events over the coming weeks and months including the Brighton Half Marathon, Luna Cinema on the beach, Paddle Round the Pier, Pride events and more…”
Read Councillor Platts’ full column in Brighton and Hove News here.
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