Mothers Day Brighton 2015
The 15th of March is fast approaching! Have you thought about how to say a special thank you to Mum? If you’re looking for ideas of what to do you’ve come to the right place! We’ve picked some of Brighton’s best events so you can have a memorable Mothers Day Brighton 2015! Also why not take her for Afternoon Tea or if you’re feeling cheeky how about a nice Cocktail?
One Planet City – Various Venues – Ten inter-related exhibitions from ten emerging and established photographers focussing on the ten principles of One Planet Living, a sustainability framework created by Bioregional and adopted by the city of Brighton & Hove. The exhibitions are best viewed as an arts trail around the city.
Date/Time: 1st February – 31st July | all day
White Teeth – No Walls Gallery – Jim creates expressive often unplanned, spontaneous work, suggesting influences from a number of genres including expressionism, abstraction and illustration. The subjects in his work range from the surreal and haunting to the witty and charismatic.
Date/Time: 27th February – 22nd March | Tues to Sat 12-6pm, Sun 12-4pm.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: German Dances – Brighton Dome – The orchestra performs an evening of pieces including Brahms orchestrations of his enchanting waltzes and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.
Date/Time: 14th March | 7.30 pm
Admission: £10, £15, £18, £23, £27.50
Royal College of Music Wind Ensemble – Brighton Dome – Senior students of the Royal College of Music form a line-up of rare talent to perform one of the most monumental yet least-heard works of the chamber repertoire: Mozart’s Serenade No 10.
Date/Time: 15th March | 11 am
Admission: £18.50 (£16.00 concessions)
Justin Utley (charity gig) – Rialto Theatre – Born and raised in Utah, Justin Utley began his career as a Mormon-Contemporary singer/songwriter. After publicly breaking ties with the Mormon Church, Justin became a noted activist and advocate for civil rights and LGBT equality in the United States. Justin’s gig will be helping raise funds for the Hand In Hand LGBT Choral Festival.
Date/Time: 15th March | 7 pm – 9 pm
Made 4 U Craft Fair – Central United Reformed Church – A monthly event that has been set up to support local craft and other home based businesses by providing a welcoming and affordable venue to buy and sell a wide variety of products including artwork, bags, cakes, candles, cards, cosmetics, gifts, jewellery, knitted items, photos, and loads more.
Date/Time: 14th March | 10 am – 4 pm
The Fairy Tale Fair – Patcham Easter Special – Patcham Methodist Church – Over 35 craft and vintage stalls selling handmade or hand designed gifts. Jewellery, prints, cards, knitted items, felted items, chocolates, decorations, children’s items, baby clothes, art, vintage accessories… it’s all covered!
Date/Time: 14th March | 10.30 am – 4 pm
Brighton Vintage & Antiques Market – The Open Market – On the first and third Sunday of every month the Open Market on London Road is a bustling and vibrant celebration of all things vintage and antique, taking over the plaza with up to 60 stall holders from all over Brighton, Lewes and London.
Date/Time: 15th March | 11 am – 5 pm
The Sound of Music (Re 2015) – Duke of York’s Picture House – One of the most successful screen musicals of all time, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved tale is presented in a gorgeous new digital restoration to mark its 50th anniversary.
Date/Time: 15th March | 1.30 pm
Admission: £6 – £15
Theatre & Comedy:
A Mad World My Masters – Theatre Royal – London’s Soho, 1956. Here, glamour rubs up against filth, and it likes it! The posh mix with musicians, whores and racketeers; virginity is ‘no city trade’, and the dashingly cash-strapped bachelor, Richard Follywit, in pursuit of quick cash and a good time has to live on his wits…
Date/Time: 14th March | 2.30 pm & 7.30 pm
Admission: £11.90 – £32.40
Mein Kampervan – Rialto Theatre – A musical comedy featuring Angela Merkel touring Europe in a battered old Volkswagen Campervan in an attempt to convince her chauffeur that the continent can exist in peace and harmony without the need for war.
Date/Time: 14th March| 8 pm
Admission: £12.50 / £10.50 concs
Sex in Suburbia – Theatre Royal – Claire Sweeney stars in and co-writes this brand new comedy about dating, men and finding Mr Right. Penny Crowe is the host of a late-night radio phone-in and as Britain’s leading Agony Aunt, she takes calls about every date from hell and the occasional one from heaven.
Date/Time: 15th March | 7.30 pm
Admission: £21.90 – £28.90
Krater Comedy Club – Komedia – Award-winning comedy with top international and UK comedians. ‘Brighton’s best night out’. Carl Donnelly, Steve Bugeja, Kiri Pritchard Mclean, Matt Reed & MC Stephen Grant. Freshly prepared food is available at all shows.
Women’s History Festival – Brighthelm Centre – A free, one-day event is packed with, fascinating talks, workshops, guided walks and exhibitions to celebrate women’s lives, struggles and achievements.
Date/Time: 14th March | 10 am – 6 pm
WhaleFest – Brighton Centre – Celebrities, experts, writers, musicians, scientists . . . WhaleFest brings together all those enthusiastic people in a global community that gives whales and dolphins a powerful voice.
Date/Time: 14th and 15th March | 10 am
Admission: £3.50 – £29