Best Things To Do This Weekend In Brighton

Best Things To Do This Weekend In Brighton: 14th-15th March

Published On March 12, 2015 | By Giulia Zendron | Things to do features

Whether you’re celebrating Mothers Day or not this weekend there are lots of great events happening across the City. With everything from erotic exhibitions to St Patrick’s day parties, here’s our guide to the best things to do this weekend in Brighton!

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Best Things To Do This Weekend in BrightonFifty Shades of Love – She Said, Brighton’s award-winning erotic boutique, is proud to present an explosively colourful exhibition of gorgeous original artworks by renowned artist Louise Dear in its recently opened flagship store on Ship Street, Brighton. Louise Dear’s colourful art is indeed seductive, and her works skillfully demand their audience to experience the delight with which they have been created.

WhaleFest – Celebrities, experts, writers, musicians, scientists . . . WhaleFest brings together all those enthusiastic people in a global community that gives whales and dolphins a powerful voice by telling their stories in the most accessible and entertaining way. WhaleFest features expert talks, indoor whale watch trips, a Submarine experience, Ocean Story Tellers, dance, music and so much more.

Riding For The Feeling – Riding For The Feeling creates portraits of three distinct environments. Using an innovative display technique the viewer is immersed within the photographs as they beat a path through them. Passing from the hot tarmac and lush greenery of a small central Thai town, through the bustling tracks and backwaters of Kerala, to the expansive desolate High Country of south eastern Australia.

Where Inner and Outer Worlds Meet – Works include Abstract Expressionist works by Sarah Walpole. Hyper-Realist Portraits, as well as unusual Landscapes and Mind-Scapes in oil by Tom Diamantopoulo. Vulnerable figures, drawn in ink on paper, set within foreboding trees, towns and buildings by Stuart Hermolle. Colourful interiors, Still-Lives and Cityscapes, with occasional domesticated animals, painted in acrylic and oil by Oleg Baikoff.


Best Things To Do This Weekend in Brighton“PILLS” – ‘Pills’ will consist of a wall of oversized ecstasy tablets, each with their own distinctive – and authentic – branding. ‘Pills’ explores how adults continue to eat branded sweets – however this time they are looking for a stronger rush than sugar.

Women’s History Festival – Join Brighton’s first ever Women’s History Festival. This free, one-day event is packed with, fascinating talks, workshops, guided walks and exhibitions to celebrate women’s lives, struggles and achievements. Discover hidden histories of extraordinary and pioneering women

St Patrick’s Day Street Party – The legendary street party is now in its 20th year! With face painting, Irish stew, Irish dancing from the Carey’s School of Dance, gallons of Guinness, live Irish music all day from 2pm-midnight, 6 Nations on big screens, freebies, raffles and plenty of craic of course.

Advance Promotions Presents The Qemists – The Qemists are, in many ways, something of a Qonundrum. They are rock fans seduced by the dancefloor, dance fans equally happy playing live instruments or building tracks on the computer, Drum & Bass aficionados who believe their hurtling breakbeats sound best under muscular metallic riffs.

Flava Inyaear presents CAMEO – FLAVA IN YA EAR is BACK! At COALITION once a month with the hottest RnB night in Brighton. BBC Radio 1XTRA DJ Cameo takes over the decks. CAMEO (Main Room), G23 (Main Room), T.O.B (Room 2)+Residents.


Best Things To Do This Weekend in BrightonAdvance Promotions Presents Fozzy –Fozzy has always been about one thing: bringing the fun back to rock n roll. An internationally popular act with one of the biggest stars in the WWE, Chris Jericho, as its lead singer.

The Sound of Music (Re 2015) – The hills are alive with the sound of nuns and lonely goatherds! One of the most successful screen musicals of all time, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved tale is presented here in a gorgeous new digital restoration to mark its 50th anniversary.

One Inch Badge presents Champs – “Few artists get close to the understated simplistic perfection of Neil Young, but CHAMPS, scribbling both the poetic verse and landscape reverse of a postcard to a vintage idea of love, can do just that” (The Line Of Best Fit).


Don’t forget to check out our guide for a memorable Mothers Day in Brighton 2015!

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I come from Trento, Italy. I am currently completing an internship with We Love Brighton and my hobbies include reading, salsa dancing, listening to music and travelling.