Things to do at the Weekend: 16th – 17th November

Published On November 8, 2013 | By We Love Brighton | Archive

Get out and about this November Weekend by choosing from some of the great events on offer across Brighton. With film festivals, exhibitions, ice skating, theatre, live music and club nights there’s something for everyone!

All Weekend

Cinecity Film Festival – Celebrate the 11th edition of this annual festival this November with the very best in international cinema and a packed programme of premieres and previews, artists’ cinema and installations, treasures from the archive, free education screenings and special events.

Turner in Brighton – An exhibition in the Prince Regent Gallery, Royal Pavilion, centred on the recent acquisition of J M W Turner’s watercolour Brighthelmston, Sussex (1824).

Jan Svankmajer: The Inner Life of Objects – A major exhibition at Brighton Unversity Gallery of the work of the legendary Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer. Combining live action, puppetry and a rich range of animation techniques, he is widely recognised as one of the most original and influential film-makers in world cinema.

Royal Pavilion’s Ice Rink – The most beautiful rink in the South East, Brighton’s Royal Pavilion ice rink is now open to the public. Stunning, twinkly, romantic and child-friendly, all topped off with food in their rinkside bar and restaurant.

Hold Them Til Tomorrow – Holly Hagan-Walker and SUDS present a devised piece at the Marlborough Theatre, exploring friendship, love and lies on the internet. This promenade show will get you to rethink your view of your world. (Playing at 1pm, 3pm, 5pm and 7pm)


Brighton Craft Alliance – A curated arts, craft and vintage fair at Brighton Unitarian Church, showcasing the brightest talents in contemporary art / craft / design and vintage purveyors offering you an eclectic range of products to suit all tastes.

Special Treat Present: Professor Elemental – Professor Elemental brings his unique neo-Victorian blend of hip hop and comedy to Green Door Store. The man behind the world’s first steampunk rap album, his music charts subjects such as steam-powered flight, underwater discovery, and nice cups of tea. With a heart of brass and a fine pith helmet.

Spanish Night – Come enjoy a taste of Spain in the Laine at the Fountain Head with the first night of live music, authentic Spanish cuisine and wines. The same cosy pub with a Mediterranean twist.

LOUT Present: Lewis Watson – A very special warm up show, at the newest venue in town the Bermuda Triangle, for Lewis Watson ahead of his national UK tour which begins at Koko on the 18th. Currently recording his debut album for Warner Bros. BUY TICKETS HERE

Supercharged Presents: Andy C – 4 hour Set Plus Rene La Vice – After annihilating the SUPERCHARGED arena at Shakedown this year,RAM Records head honcho brings a 4 HOUR showcase at Concorde 2. With support from Ram’s prodigy Rene Lavice too this is sure to be a big night to remember.


The Oska Bright Film Festival – An international showcase of short films, at Brighton Dome, made by people with learning disabilities is a dynamic force for change and a very lively three days.

TEN:10th anniversary concert 2013 – To celebrate 10 years of setting the standard in performing arts training, over 300 students from The Theatre Workshop will be performing live in concert at Brighton Dome! Talented young stars perform extracts from musical theatre, rock, pop and comedy spanning the last decade in this epic concert performance.

LOUT present Dave Hause + Northcote – The American dream is a broken promise, a childhood ideal that has been shattered by the reality of the past two decades. On the musician’s second solo album, Devour, Hause scours the foundation of that crumbled dream in an attempt to discover how everything we believed growing up could have turned out so differently. BUY TICKETS HERE.

Niceness – A night of quality reggae music at Riki Tik, picked by resident selectas Asbest, Dj Sinner (King Spinner) & Deano Pressure. Covering all styles ranging from Studio One classics, Ska, Rocksteady, Dub, modern & Roots Revivals, rarities & a few surprises all played in a Reggae party style.


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