The Sex Chats, Brighton. Thursday 13th June

The Sex Chats, Brighton.
Hosted by Jem Ayres & Bear Philips.
Thursday 13th June

Nightingale Room, Grand Central (upstairs)
£15 earlybird (limited)
£18 in advance

13th June Ticket link:

Jem and Bear here to talk about the Sex Chats…


Where no sexy topic is off limits: A night of Sexperts sharing their pearls, ideas and teachings on bodies, intimacy and sex.
From the leading conscious sex pioneers & trail blazers who work in the sex-positive field, with ideas that may shock, surprise & excite.

Out intentions for Sex Chats, Brighton:
• To create a night of sex positive speakers to explore subjects that may be new, edgy and/or exciting in a held space.
• To share information, education and ideas from professionals and creatives in the sex positive field.
• To normalise the discussion of intimacy, bodies, sex and pleasure
• To give us a language to use around sex, intimacy and pleasure.
• To release any shame around talking about sex, intimacy, and pleasure.
• To learn from each other and have a place to ask questions you wouldn’t discuss at the dinner table.

Our topics can include:
Consent & techniques. 
Body Image.
Full Body Orgasms.
Cock Love.  
Yoni Worship. 
Sacred Sexuality.  
Conscious kink & fetish.  
LGBTQ+ community. 
How to keep sex fresh & juicy.
Slut & Smut.
Monogamy, polyogomy & everything in between. 

Speakers for June 2024:

“It’s Just a Nipple, GET THE HELL OVER IT!”
Rebekah Few

Rebekah is a wearer of many hats; Free the Nipple Brighton Organiser, Freelance Consultant in Mental Health and Wellbeing and Burlesque Performer (aka TwinkleTits).

A personal story of one girls reasons for joining and helping organise the march, her fears when doing so and what she’s learnt along the way. What does Free the Nipple 2024 Brighton mean to the average woman?

Smutty Letters: The Lost Art of The Erotic Epistle
Rosy Pendlebaby

Say goodbye to the fast and flaccid romance of the digital age and bring back the lost art of the smutty letter! How to use the humble pen and paper to brush away the dust of shame, judgment and unexpressed desire, and unleash our love, lust, and longing in epistolary form. 

Rosy Pendlebaby (she/they) is a performer, facilitator, activist, and smut-monger, making work that explores the metamorphic intersections of creativity, pleasure, and transformation in the UK and internationally. They are director of Revolting Arts Club, and co-founder of Body Love Sketch Club. They enjoy eating cake in bed, running around in their pants, and reading and writing smut.

Three’s Company: planning a threesome
Ali Hendry

Your handy guide to creating inclusive, ethical threesomes.

Ali Hendry (she/her) is a Certified Holistic Life and Relationship Coach (PCC, Level 2).  Ali is a coach supervisor and mentor. She is the Relationship Columnist for DIVA Magazine, the largest global publication for LGBT+ women and non-binary folk, and runs the Relationship Room on IG LIVE and podDIVA. 

“Genital De-Armouring”
Israel Elijah Joy

Consciously allowing our genitals to tell their stories and unburden from the armouring of our histories, through safe conscious touch and presence. An exposition of the concept, process and healing benefits of this beautiful practice. Israel is a student at the ‘Institute for Somatic Sex Education’, and has completed courses in Genital De-Armouring with Rahi Chun of ‘Somatic Sexual Wholeness’. He is a qualified Breathworker, Reiki Teacher, T’ai Chi Teacher and Senior Pathway Teacher for ‘The Way of Mastery, Christ Mind Pathway’, with over 15 years experience working with individuals and groups.

“Myth-Busting Asexuality”
Jen Layer (they/them)

Exploring the spectrum of asexuality, what it means and how to form meaningful connections with other sexualities.

Discussing everything from celibate asexuals, to sex and kink favourable asexuals and everything in between.

I am a sex positive asexual, who is passionate about sex education and raising awareness about the vast varieties in the Asexual community.

More speakers to be confirmed

About your hosts:
(Professional S*x Coaches & Trauma-informed bodyworkers)

Jem Ayres

Jem is a certified Sex Geek –  A trauma-informed, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Sex Coach, Tantra practitioner and teacher. She is the Founder of Orgasmic Embodiment, and  leads workshops, retreats and hosts talks on conscious sexuality.

Co-Founder of Brighton Talks Sex, and co-host of Desire & Intimacy Conscious Sexuality Gathering for people under 40.

Jem has over 10 years’ experience in the field of self-development through the body and teaches what she calls ‘Sexual Self-Development’.

Overcoming stage 4 cancer became her focus for a while, and through this process she embraced and worked with the healing power of orgasm, both teaching and speaking regularly on Full Body Orgasm, using life force for healing.

Jem’s teaching on Full Body Orgasm, featured on Channel 4s ‘Sex Actually With Alice Levine’ Episode 3; Sexual Healing 2021, and Channel 5 documentary  ‘Adults Only: I Need Sexual Healing’ Series 3, Episode 8.

Multi-talented and creative, she is passionate about helping people to connect with themselves through the body, fine-tuning into the subtleties of our life force, using sexual energy to fuel all areas of life.

Bear Phillips

Bear Phillips (he/ him) was an architect and designer for 30 years before giving it up, at the height of his career, to become a sex-worker. He is a trauma-informed bodyworker, and an Intimacy, Dating & Relationship coach. As a coach he works primarily with men around questions of masculinity, misogyny, and patriarchy (and how these impact our most intimate relationships). He has training in psychotherapy, and is currently completing the Compassionate Inquiry Professional Training with Dr Gabor Maté. In his previous life Bear was an internationally exhibited contemporary artist, an educator, and an academic with a Masters in Research & Cultural Studies. He is currently writing his first book.

With hosts who are eyebrow deep in the s*x positive community, these nights of talks promise to be the sex education we NEVER had at school.

The place to shake off any shame and brazenly ask questions you wouldn’t ask elsewhere.

No Nudity.

No Under 18’s.

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