Best Things to do this Weekend in Brighton: 31st January – 1st February
It’s a limbo weekend, half blue January half romantic February! Celebrate the new month by getting out and getting along to some of these awesome things to do this weekend in Brighton, there’s everything from comedy to archaeology and lots in between! Don’t forget to be prepared and also check out our Valentine’s Day guide!
Studio Am presents: SYNESTHESIA – Brighton x Japan – An exhibition that grew out of Moshimo’s Brighton Japan Festival. Exceptional local artists present their take on Brighton and Japan in a series of poster prints. You’ll be able to see posters by Pablo Alvarez, Dany Carlyle, Graham Carter, Sam Chivers, Matthew Douthwaite, Andy Ford, Jon Howe, Jim Howells, Leigh Pearce, Will Scobie, Rich Wilkinson and even one by Studio Am themselves! All proceeds will go to The Fed, a local charity.
Ross Noble: Tangentleman – Following 14 sell-out tours, the king of improvisational comedy is back with another mind-blowing UK tour. Ross Noble will be showcasing his talent in brand new UK show,Tangentleman. With an on-stage presence like no other, his exuberance, spontaneity and cerebral style have established him as one of Britain’s best-loved comedians. Read our preview here.
The Amazing Analogue: How we play photography – Young imaginations take centre stage in an exhibition of inspiring, joyful and curious images. German photographer Jan von Holleben collaborates with young people from Brighton & Hove and employs perspective, props and a box of tricks that owes much to the early film pioneers celebrated in Hove Museum’s extraordinary collection.
Family Archaeology Day – Get close to history with the Whitehawk Community Archaeology project. Roll your sleeves up and take part in a variety of fun activities for all ages. Visitors can handle genuine items unearthed from recent archaeological digs, and even take part in a mock excavation, learning some of the basic skills involved.
Theatre Apollo Productions presents: Loserville – “Grease for the 21st Century”. A fantastic geeks vs jocks musical from the production and creative team behind the critically acclaimed Oliver!, Seussical Jnr and, most recently, Cats. Loserville, set in 1971, tells the classic story of geeks vs jocks in an American high school. Also on at 7.30pm.
Kitten Killers – Kitten Killers skillfully blend sketch and musical comedy in a debut show that skirts the line of appropriateness, gleefully playing with the idea of how far is too far? Join Kitten Killers for an hour of quick fire sketches, silly songs and some rather inappropriate mime in a show that ‘will make you laugh until your sides hurt’ (Everything-Theatre.co.uk).
Pay Day Party Coalition Presents: Matrix & Futurebound – 2014 has seen Matrix & Futurebound return with their 3rd consecutive Top 30 hit and Radio 1 A-List single, July 2014 has also seen the duo take on the prestigious Radio 1 Live Lounge in their week of release performing live and covering Katy B & Rihanna singles with huge accolade. Plus major live shows at Creamfields, Global Gathering, Secret Garden Party, Nocturnal Festival, Let It Roll, Brixton Academy and many many more.
Seedy Sunday – Swap seeds you’ve saved for something new to grow this year. More than 50 community stalls, speakers (including BBC1’s Christine Walkden), Infinity Café and kids activities.
Brighton Vintage and Antiques Market – The Brighton Vintage and Antiques Market (BVAM) takes over the plaza at the newly refurbished Open Market every month with over 40 stall holders, bringing together some of Brighton’s best dealers and those from further afield.
Snapper Jaxx Kid’s Club – Churchill Square’s Snapper Jaxx kids club is back for 2015 with new adventures and characters to inspire kids and parents to get creative together. There will be live shows, storytelling, songs, adventure play, craft sessions and much more. February’s theme is Brilliant Builders – Join Billy the Brick and Hannah the Hammer for a big day of building brilliance!
Stay Up Late with Alice Russell – Brighton’s first lady of soul, and Stay Up Late’s patron, is playing a fundraiser for the based charity Stay Up Late to support their Gig Buddies project. Alice will be appearing with her full band and support comes from The Nextmen, and local bands Beat Express and Pog.