Best Things to do this Weekend Brighton 21st – 22nd November 2015

Published On November 16, 2015 | By Claudia Suwalski | Things to do features

The weekend is only a stone’s throw away and if your still not sure how to spend the best days the week has to offer don’t panic! Our guide is ready save your precious weekend! Whether you’re an animal lover, artist, musician, shopaholic, panicked present buyer or simply a big burlesque fan, our best things to do this weekend Brighton 21st – 22nd November 2015 is coming to the rescue.


All Weekend

Best Things to do this Weekend Brighton 21st - 22nd November 2015

Christmas Artists Open Houses

The Artists Open Houses is a brilliant annual free event where artists and makers open their houses and studios, letting art lovers browse and buy original artwork direct from the artist. The 2015 festival takes place during the last two weekends of November and first two weekends of December. With a focus on quality and value for money, the Artists Open Houses festival aims to bring a dynamic mix of arts and crafts to the widest possible audience. Expect a wide range of art including jewellery, ceramics and textiles, paintings, sculpture, printmaking, photography and many other media.

Animal Exhibition

Between the 1st and 29th November, the Naked Eye Gallery will be celebrating the natural world from a zoological perspective in the Animal Exhibition. The exhibition is a varied and dynamic blend of photo real, surreal and 3D work by renowned and respected artists Sara Abbott, Dylan Floyd, Susan Taylor, Lauren Alderslade and 3D ceramicist James Fenner among others. Each and every artist involved in the exhibition have created an impressive body of work, all uniquely different and all completely charming in their own right. The common element between them is that their work is fuelled by their passion for animals.

MADE Brighton Design and Craft Fair

Yes, it’s that time again and would you believe MADE is 10 years old?! As always it’s a great place to buy original and exceptional pieces of craft and design direct from the designers and makers and has become firmly established as a friendly, accessible and top quality event. Made Brighton welcomes over 5,500 visitors; collectors, galleries, curators and, of course, Christmas shoppers, many of whom return year on year knowing that the work on show is well worth viewing. It showcases over 100 makers and designers; from unique glassware to luxurious textiles, functional ceramics to dazzling jewellery, beautiful furniture to quirky accessories, there is something for everyone. Work is priced between £10 and £1500. A café provides a place for visitors to relax and take refreshments.


Saturday

Best Things to do this Weekend Brighton 21st - 22nd November 2015

Brighton Burlesque Festival

The second year of the fabulous Brighton Burlesque Festival is on its way, arriving at the Waterfront Hotel Brighton this Saturday. The event this year will have more stunning performers, more eclectic stalls, differing shows of wonderment, competitions, lessons, workshops, interviews with the dancers, amazing visuals and much much more… The competitions will include ‘Best Newcomer’, ‘Best-dressed attendees’ and ‘Best male crown’. Brighton Burlesque Festival 2015 will be a glamorous and unmissable presentation of this unique art form.

Hopscotch Preston Park Fun Day

Get ready for a fun family event this Saturday and meet super popular VIP guest – Elsa from Frozen. She will be coming to meet all the children and spend a nice day with everyone. Elsa is also on a mission to raise lots of money for the Charity Children with Cancer UK so there will be fun activities for fundraising, a raffle with prizes including a family day out, cinema passes, restaurant vouchers and more.


Sunday

Best Things to do this Weekend Brighton 21st - 22nd November 2015Saint Raymond

English teenager Callum Burrows, better known as Saint Raymond, rushed onto the music scene at the age of 18, and his indie pop anthems were immediately tipped for big things by the music press. He grew up in Nottingham, alongside the likes of Jake Bugg and Dog Is Dead and his debut EP, Escapade entered the charts and caught the attention of big labels. Now with his brand new album Young Blood just released, he’s playing Concorde 2 Sunday. This may be a rare chance to see him in an intimate venue.

Celebrate 10 years with Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

It’s nearly time to don your glad-rags and polish off your pearl necklaces for another end-of-year extravaganza! Yes, you heard it right, this Sunday Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus are returning to the glitz and glamour of Brighton’s own Theatre Royal for their 10th Anniversary concert brighton this weekend and it’s sure to be bigger than ever. BGMC is a space where people can celebrate music, celebrate their sexuality, enjoy the fellowship of other like-minded people and contribute to the local communities which we are part of and as the second 10th birthday on our list, there’s a lot to celebrate this weekend.

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is from a small town in the south of Germany and is currently an intern at We Love Brighton. Her hobbies are volleyball, running and reading. She is also very passionate about traveling and exploring new places (especially Brighton).