Best Things to do this Weekend in Brighton: 21st – 22nd June
Summer is continuing surprisingly and with all the sun you’ve really got no excuse not to get out in the city and have some fun! There’s so many things to do this weekend in Brighton it can be pretty hard to decide so it’s a good job we’ve written this little guide for you featuring everything from Bear Weekenders to family festivals.
SERENDIPITY – by Toby Mason & Steve Wrigley – An exhibition of uniquely atmospheric images by two of Brighton’s most creative photographers. A mixture of striking images created with cross-processing, expired films, multiple exposures and some seriously long distance film swaps.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year – Discover awe-inspiring images capturing fascinating animal behaviour and breath-taking wild landscapes in this world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, London. Wildlife Photographer of the Year provides a global platform that showcases the natural world’s 100 most astonishing and challenging pictures.
Brighton Bear Weekender 2015 – Join the bears for a weekend of fun, sun and fur by the seaside! Events will include a welcome night with cabaret, various club nights, and the legendary picnic in the park.
TAKEPART Launch Event @ Preston Park – TAKEPART is an award winning festival celebrating sport, dance and exercise in Brighton & Hove. The festival will run across the city from 20 June to 5 July 2015. Head to Preston Park for the Launch Event, a day packed with activities for all the family including a range of sports, workshops and live entertainment.
Giant Scalextric at Brighton Open Market – Come along all you budding Lewis Hamilton’s & Fernando Alonso’s and enjoy the high octane thrills of slot car racing at Brighton Open Market. The fantastic Scalextric track comes courtesy of WHO racing, with 4 car racing using the latest micro digital technology.
Dead Ghost Star – Two Complete Idiots (Foster’s Award Winner, Dr Brown) take you on a trip to space and beyond and (maybe) bring you back to Earth. Mixing physical comedy, storytelling, science and philosophy, Dead Ghost Star is for ‘those who like an astral flight of fantasy into the very weird.’
Teen Creeps Present Waxahatchee – An American indie music project, formed in 2010 by the American singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield. Her latest album ‘Ivy Tripp’ was released to universal critical acclaim, her songs are described as “dusky and colored like earth tones… moments in transition, the realm between night and day.”
Mano Le Tough – Over the past few years, Mano Le Tough has become one of the shooting stars of the international dance music scene. His impact has been so great that Kristian Beyer of Âme claimed recently in an interview that: “Thanks to Mano Le Tough, I have no fears for the future of House.”
London to Brighton Bike Ride 2015 – This year sees the 40th year of this legendary 54 mile bike ride. Head down to the Madeira Drive finish line and welcome the triumphant cyclists.
Fat Dog Party 3 – A day long feast of live music, film and food from Harry and Kane’s Cookfest Extravaganza. Featuring: O. Chapman, Porridge Radio, Cold Holding, A House in the Trees, Smiling Disease, Laura and the Bass, Our Girl, Fake Laugh, Mad Kid Library Trap, Eye Measure, Wader, Dumb Blond, Allison’s Gate and Satanic Ritual Abuse.
Crossing The Teas The Big Tea Party – Celebrating our Cultural Infusion. Inspired by Irene Mensah, the Big Tea Party is a celebration of how different cultures engage in tea drinking traditions. The afternoon will include live performance, music, film, tea and food.
Stewart Lee A Room With A Stew – Due to popular demand, an extra date has been added for this brand new live show with fresh material in preparation for Stewart’s next BBC2 series of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. ‘Utter disgrace. Totally evil propaganda. Offensive, biased, untrue and unfunny’ Patricia Culligan, UKIP.
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