DJ profile: Rob C

Rob C is a very familiar face at bear, Pride and fetish events in the UK and beyond. He has just finished touring the USA and will be back at this year’s Brighton Bear Weekend with two more blistering sets (Uproar on Friday 15 June, and Woofer on Saturday.)

In Part One of Rob’s DJ profile, we chat with him about what he has been up to and what he’ll be doing next. We’ll also find out his Top Five Current Dance Tunes which you can hear in a fantastic hour-long mix! Read more and listen »

In Part Two, we find out Rob’s Top Five All-Time Floor Fillers – his dependable dancefloor classics that have stood the test of time. Read more and listen »

DJ Rob C

Lyons and Bears!

Comedian Zoe Lyons, patron of the Rainbow Fund and a great supporter of Brighton Bear Weekend, has kindly sent us her best wishes for the big weekend:

“June 14 marks the start of Brighton’s brilliant Bear Weekend. Four days full of fantastic events guaranteed to keep every fun-loving Bear entertained. The weekend has been a huge supporter of the Rainbow Fund over the years. Helping to raise much-needed funds for local LGBT/HIV support groups. At a time when government funding for such projects is much reduced, communities really do have to look after each other, so thank you gorgeous Bears. Wishing you all a fun, happy and safe weekend.”

Thanks, Zoe! You can read the full article containing Zoe’s statement in Gscene:

Comedian Zoe Lyons and some Brighton bears

 

Golden Handbag Awards 2018

It’s that time of year again … Brighton’s fabulous annual Golden Handbags Awards are coming up on Sunday 1st July, and voting is open now!

If you haven’t voted yet, please consider voting for Brighton Bear Weekend as your Favourite Community/Leisure Networking Organisation (category 21). You need to vote in at least five categories for your views to be counted, so you might also want to remember all the people and venues who support us when you make your choice.

Click the picture below to take the survey. Thank you so much!

Golden Handbags Awards

 

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DJ profile: Josh Sharp#

Josh Sharp# has been performing at Brighton Bear Weekend, Brighton Pride and local venues for years, and his deep house sets and trademark stunning visuals have always proved wildly popular.

In Part One of his DJ profile, we chat with Josh to find out what he has been up to lately, and what we can expect from him at Woofer on Saturday 16 June during this year’s big weekend. He also shares one of his mixes and his Top Five Current Dance Tunes, and you can listen to them too! Read more and listen »

In Part Two, you can listen to Josh’s Top Five All-Time Floor Fillers: his perennial favourites that always raise the roof! Read more and listen »

DJ Josh the Barber

DJ profile: Grant Knowles

Grant Knowles is a prolific and much-loved DJ whose name you’ll know if you’ve spent any time in Brighton’s bars and clubs. We recently caught up with him to find out what’s going on his world …

In Part One of our interview with Grant, we chat about his career, where he’s currently playing, and what to expect at his upcoming set at our Welcome Night at Bar Revenge on Friday 15 June. We also find out his Top Five Current Dance Tunes, and you can listen to them too! Read more and listen »

In Part Two, we reveal his Top Five All-Time Floor Fillers – massive tunes that always get a dance floor heaving! Read more and listen »

DJ Grant Knowles

Vests now on sale

Full cotton vests featuring our 2018 logo designed by bear illustrator Bobo-bear are now on sale for only £12 at Prowler Brighton (where you can try them on for size). Get yours today in navy blue or red!

You can also order vests, together with our t-shirts and wristbands, from our online shop for postal delivery or for collection during Brighton Bear Weekend (14-17 June).

Brighton Bear Weekend 2018 vests in navy blue and red