Things to do this Week: 28 May – 3 June
Anahata Health Clinic
Friendly, colourful, free-form dance session, world music.
Biodanza is an informal dance class in which we move through guided dances that focus on movement, breath, and the joy of being in the present, www.heartnova.com When: Mondays 7.50 – 9.30 pm
Price: £10, first session freeThe Basement
The Future Shorts Festival is now reaching more than 25,000 people across 55 countries and 150 cities, all part of a massive screening network and powerful community, showcasing filmmakers from around the world. Future Shorts Festival has been featured in 15 countries and 55 cities.
Price: £6Good Companions
The Big Fat Juicy Quiz laughs at lazy questions, smashes through stagnancy and motors past mediocracy. Expect music and sound rounds, videos, pictures – and that’s just what we found on Tulisa’s hard drive.
There will also be gameshow rounds lampooning your favourites, plus interactive bits, where you’ll be challenged to make blu tac models or even partake in a spot of wine-tasting.
Afro-Punk, explores race identity within the punk scene. More than your everyday, Behind the Music or typical “black history month” documentary this film tackles the hard questions, such as issues of loneliness, exile, inter-racial dating and black power. We follow the lives of four people who have dedicated themselves to the punk rock lifestyle. They find themselves in conflicting situations, living the dual life of a person of color in a mostly white community.
Price: Free/DonationAll Saints Church
Brighton embraces its reputation as a forward thinking and socially aware enclave for kindred spirits of the counter culture. It is reflected in its avant-garde sensibility towards arts, lifestyle, music, politics, and social issues. In celebration of this, BFW 2012 presents Brighton Frocks, a playground for alternative and costume designers who will take you on an off-the wall journey through a world of wickedly wild and wonderful collections, showcased on a prestigious platform.
Price: £13/£11 conc. StandardGallery40
Second year painting student Tim Patrick holds a solo exhibition this month at Gallery 40 in Brighton. The works, largely in oil on board or on paper, were painted over 2011-12 and are now grouped under the title “Paintings of Light and Quiet.”
Price: FreePreston Park Tavern
Do you have loads of too small clothes cluttering up your children’s wardrobes? Then make a beeline for The Preston Park Tavern on Thursday 31st May from 09.15 a.m. where My Swish will be holding Brighton’s first ever childrens’ clothes swap.
Price: £6.00La Cave a Fromage
Tasting cheese from both countries to find out who’s the best. You’re the judges so don’t miss this one.
Price: £35.00Waterbar Brighton
SOBER* lands into brighton june 1st at the gorgeous waterbar, hidden away this jewel in brighton nightlife sits in the heart of the laines, with stunning interiors and a drinks menu to match, this is west-end style on the south coast, join us to celebrate brighton fashion weeks close with our sponsors REDLABEL STORE & VERSACE.Life
Critical returns to LIFE this June with the highly anticipated Brighton debut from Enei.
Definitely not to be missed!
Price: £5 Earlybird advance/GuestlistGreen Door Store
WHAT A BLOODY YEAR. They’ve welcomed a host of awesome bands to Green Door Store, from Fear Of Men & Big Deal to Dam Mantle & Hyetal. They’ve fallen over & then had our photo plastered across the magazine. There’s been free beer, free clothes, free vouchers, heaps of free magazines & it’s ALWAYS FREE ENTRY.
Tonight they’ve got the awesome Mmoths who blew away “music industry professionals” at The Great Escape & now you all get a chance to check them too.
Price: FreeSouth Downs
Meadowlands was started in early spring 2008 by three, not so young (but still foolish people), wishing to create an event on their doorstep.
This year, the festival site will be moved to include a woodland area, replete with ancient oaks, situated in the heart of the Glynde Estate. In a clearing amongst the trees we are building a permanent fire structure to ensure the festival fire is stoked and burning despite any possible inclement weather. Check the full line-up here.
Price: from £10 till £45Mesmerist
Sending out the week with a bang and partying in true old school style, everybody’s hard work is celebrated when we go back to the 50s, when life was simple and easy and all anybody cared about was their next champagne cocktail fix and what frock to wear to that evening’s cocktail party.
Price: £5, £3 concessionsThe Old Market
The UK’s newest industrial festival. Headliners: Grendel, Code 64.
Hardwired is the Uk’s newest industrial festival, Our objective: to focus on mainly upcoming and current bands in the thriving industrial scene and showcase their talent on stage! As well as featuring some of europe’s long standing favourites, Grendel and Code 64 respectively, followed of course by a night of intense partying!
Price: Earlybird £20, Normal £25Dome
Brighton Dome joins forces with Brighton Museum & Art Gallery to step back in time and revel in the 1950s. The Foyer will host a live jive band, and activities will include retro make-overs and a photobooth from 2pm in the Founder’s Room. Activities also running at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery.
Drop in – explore the gallery and the art-works with Wendy – and then settle down to some creative writing exercises over a coffee in their new cafe. All writers welcome, whatever their level of experience. No booking necessary – just turn up for an 11am start. Pay on the day.