Carousel welcomes two new Trustees to its diverse Board

Brighton’s learning disability-led arts charity Carousel has further strengthened its Board of Trustees with the appointment of two new members. Robbie Powell, learning disabled presenter and occasional stand-up comedian. Robbie has been involved with several Carousel...

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It’s Awards Season at Carousel

The Oscars might have already happened, but it's award season at Carousel as we're shortlisted for not one, but three awards for our work this year.  Announced on 8 March, our Young Oska Bright project is nominated for a Creative Learning Guild Award in...

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Busy Summer for Beat Express

Carousel's longest running band, Beat Express have had a busy summer in 2018. They kicked off a mini tour with a gig at Barner 16 Music Festival in Hamburg, Germany. They have also performed in London and Worthing this summer as well as headlining Carousel's Rock...

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Top 8 Things About The Rock House Festival 2018

The great variety of bands - we had a mix of learning disabled bands and some up and coming local bands hitting the stage at the Green Door Store! The dance moves on show from the audience - there was some great energy in the crowd! The free pizza from Fatto a Mano -...

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Ade’s Big Bike Ride

One of our volunteers, Ade Lawrence-Reddish, is raising money for Carousel by undertaking a big bike ride from John o' Groats to Lands End on 18th August 2018. Ade will ride 1200 miles with 4 friends, ending the ride on 2nd September.Ade said: "Although I have not...

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REVIEW: Karen Sharp at The Verdict

Brighton is buzzing. ‘The Verdict’ had a great atmosphere and it was full of people. I liked the lighting and remember the pictures of Miles Davis and Charlie Parker on the walls. There are pictures of jazz albums on the tables. The beer is good. I shook hands with...

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