Category Archives: events

DR BRAMWELL’S THE HAUNTED MOUSTACHE

Wednesday 31st May 7-8pm Bosco Tent £10 ‘Neurologically this will light you up like a Christmas Tree.’ Alan Moore ‘A masterful storyteller’ Radio Times “Bramwell clearly has an eye for the oddball and arcane.” The Guardian Author David Bramwell (No9 Bus to Utopia, Cheeky Guide to Brighton, The Odditorium) gives a fascinating talk that weaves […]

THE ODDITORIUM: ADVENTURES ON THE OUTER LIMITS OF SEX, PAIN, ART AND POLITICS

Thursday 25 May 7pm-9pm Bosco Tent £12 The Odditorium is a best-selling book that celebrates the tricksters, deviants and pioneers whose obsessions changed the world. Co-author David Bramwell is joined by three of the book’s writers for an evening of entertaining, illuminating and transgressive talks on the themes of sex, pain, art and politics. Emma […]

THE GHOSTS OF WATLING STREET WITH IAIN SINCLAIR, ALAN MOORE AND JOHN HIGGS

Plus music from Oddfellow’s Casino and the Shoreham Sea Shanty Choir Hosted by Dr. Bramwell Wednesday 24th May 6.30pm-9pm Spiegeltent £16 Three visionary authors – Alan Moore, Iain Sinclair and John Higgs – gather under one roof to take an epic journey through Britain’s hidden history, geography, myth and culture, as they travel west along […]

MAGICK AND MUSIC

Wednesday 17th May 7-9pm Bosco Tent £12 A night of esoteric talks exploring the magickal & ritualistic music scene of the 1980s/90s & Beyond. From Coil and Current93 to Psychic TV and Nurse with Wound, these bands were created in the aftermath of the post punk era and drew much of their material from the […]

BLONDIE’S GARY LACHMAN ON COLIN WILSON

Thursday 11th May 7-8pm Bosco Tent £10 Colin Wilson burst on the literary scene in 1956 with his first book The Outsider, a study of creativity, alienation, and extreme mental states. From then until his death in 2013, Wilson produced an enormous body of work, exploring existentialism, crime, sex, literature, philosophy, psychology, the occult, mysticism […]

VIV ALBERTINE AND SARAH ANGLISS: PIONEERING WOMEN IN MUSIC

Wednesday 10th May 7pm-9pm £14 Brighton Spiegeltent Viv Albertine is one of the founding members of The Slits and author of The Sunday Times music book of the year, ‘Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys.’ She is also a wonderfully disarming and frank speaker. Tonight she will take the audience on a fascinating […]

Brighton 29th January – Best of Catalyst Club and Launch of The Odditorium Podcast

With Sarah Angliss and Colin Uttley. Colin will be speaking about the history of ghost trains. Sarah Angliss is looking at a group of armageddon enthusiasts from the 1980s and her ‘Bird Fanciers Delight’ which was a Radio 4 documentary in 2012. This night also sees the long-awaited launch of the Odditorium Podcast, featuring guest […]

Catalyst Club 11th December 2014

  The next Catalyst Club is on 11th December at the Latest Music bar in Brighton.  The speakers remain unknown and unknownable at this stage but you can buy tickets here:  http://www.catalystclub.co.uk/2014/12/11/brighton-catalyst-club-3/