Things to do at the Weekend – 4th – 5th January

Published On December 20, 2013 | By Tom Sayer | Archive

So as normality resumes after the Christmas period, many of you will once again be living for the weekend and be wondering what to do with yourself for the first weekend of January. Well wonder no more! Here is our definitive guide for what’s on.


All Weekend

Chilled To The Bone: Ice Age Sussex – Coming to a close this month, why not check out this fascinating insight into the way the ice age has changed the face of our planet at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery?

Into The Blue – Another feature exhibition coming to a close this month, Into The Blue at the Hove Museum is an exploration of all things blue, from Natural Science through to Fine Art and many others in between. Family-friendly and free!

Octonauts – It seems that all good things must come to an end. This weekend is the close of the Octonauts undersea adventure at Sealife Centre Brighton. With shows from 11:30am – 4:30pm, why not treat the kids this weekend!

Royal Pavilion’s Ice Rink – Spend a memorable day or evening down at the Royal Pavilion skating to your hearts content at the annual ice rink, plus there’s great food and drink in the rink side bar and kitchen to warm you up off of the ice.


Cinders – A brand new Pantomime for the Christmas season at Emporium. An amazing cast to bring alive their bold interpretation of the much loved story of Cinderella, in her quest for love, fighting. With slapstick silliness, damsels in distress, wicked boo-able villains, stunning costumes, tear jerking songs, jaw dropping sets and awesome dance routines. Ends this Saturday!

Taking The Fifth – Celebrating the music of The Clash and The Ramonas with two fantastic tribute acts, this charity event is raising money for both Oxfam and Strummerville. Two worthy causes. Two great bands. You shouldn’t need to think twice about this one!

Scrooge – The final performance of this seasonal delight. Still feeling festive? This could be the perfect way to prolong that Christmas feeling for a few more hours!



Krater Comedy Club – First class stand-up comedy, at Komedia, from acts including Kerry Godliman, David Mills, Rosie Wilby & MC Zoe Lyons

Acoustic Music @ World’s End – Ease yourself gently into Monday with this chilled out monthly acoustic showcase, hosted by regular Brighton promoter, Matt Bonner. This months artists include Jenny Stanley, Alice Redfern and Joey Fincham. Free music and fantastic food available to accompany. So head on down, pick up a board game from the shelves and relax your way into the new week.

Sundown – A great club night at Wah Kiki. The best in Sunday service underground house and deep house music for the bargain price of free!

About The Writer

Tom Sayer is a Music and Creative Writing graduate from Bangor University, born and raised in Hove. After completing an MA in Composition for Film he returned to his hometown and dived back into the local music scene, seeking out the best and freshest music to write about for welovebrighton. Tom's musical interests range from Acoustic and Indie to Film Music and Jazz and he hopes to one day write for a music magazine, so feel free to send in your job offers!