Best Things to do this Weekend in Brighton: 29th – 30th November
The last weekend of November is upon us and December is creeping in and we’re all wondering when the leaves suddenly disappeared to! Well brave the chill and head out to some of the great things to do this weekend in Brighton or you’ll be kicking yourself for missing out on everything from tremendous tipis to Jurassic Park themed club nights!
Christmas Artists Open Houses – Chat to local artists and have a sneaky peak around some of Brighton’s most interesting homes, whilst viewing an amazing selection of individual, unique arts and crafts. What better way to do your Christmas shopping than by sipping mulled wine, eating mince pies before blazing hearths, whilst selecting gifts for family, friends and the odd treat for your self!
Tremendous Tipi Christmas Festival – Brighton Music Hall’s terrace plays host once again to several huge tipis set against the backdrop of Brighton beach. Enjoy live music from the house band and dine with family style roasts and Saturday Winter fayre. Explore the Tremendous Tipi village including the Winter Warmer log cabin, pop up chocolate shop and visit Father Christmas in his magical raindrop caravan.
Art Schism: it all began as an anagram – Art Schism started two years ago with an anagram of Christmas and grew from there. To celebrate, Art Schism will be bursting at the seams with a hive of creative beauty in a “salon-style” hanging of the best that Schism artists have to offer.
Cinecity – This annual film festival returns to Brighton for it’s 12th edition this November. This years programme focusses on ‘Adventures in World Cinema’ with a packed programme of previews, premieres, artist’s cinema, installations, treasures from the archive, free education screenings and special events. Read our article with programme highlights HERE.
An Evening with Noel Fielding – Noel Fielding is embarking on his first live tour in five years. Expect a magical mix of Noel’s unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding’s best known TV characters (such as The Moon and Fantasy Man).
Fin Taylor: Real Talk – Judge of the judging and bulldozer of the smug, King Snorlax rocks up to Brighton after a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe. His show there was a below a pub. Now it’s above one. Coincidence?
Wampire – Having toured the world and expanded to a five-piece live band, Wampire’s disarmingly off-kilter pop is imbued with tinges of paranoia and surrealism (both lyrically and musically) and continually offers listeners a variety of unexpected and alluring sonic flavors.
Shooshh Presents…Jurassic Park – You are invited on a mission to The Land of The Dinosaurs! Join Shooshh for Danger, Adventure and Excitement in a land that time forgot! Shooshh takes a step back into the prehistoric era to bring you a night of entertainment you will never forget complete with Giant Dinosaur skeletons, 15ft Animatronic T-Rex & Fire Shows.
Supercharged with Sub Focus, Plus MC ID – After headlining the arena at Shakedown festival, Sub Focus & MC ID are back to take on Brighton once more with their eclectic selection of bass heavy anthems.
Pull up the Roots presents: Wallis Bird – A musical magpie whose mature, self-affirming songs display an unusual emotional breadth, Wallis defies categorisation. The Irish artist throws her entire soul into each performance with a level of energy that makes her an unassailable force of nature. “…similar to Tori Amos’ or even Peter Gabriel…” The Independent
Winter Festival – Three Score Dance Company is three years old. Created to offer contemporary dance opportunities for women and men aged 60+, the company commissions work that engages, entertains and captures the imagination; delivering performances that change perceptions, challenge expectations and champion the art form of contemporary dance.
The Black Tambourines – A band that rock hard and blow minds with their self-confessed “beach punk” tag. With support from KNEECAPS, LAST HEIR and KIT WHARTON.
Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus Winter Show 2014: Putting On The Glitz – Don your DJs, clasp your pearls, and glide along the red carpet before taking your seat to enter the Chorus’ wintry world of wonder. A variety of musical genres will be featured, including pop classics and a sprinkling of blockbuster show tunes.