Easter Weekend Things to do 18th – 21st April

Published On April 14, 2014 | By Hendrik Jelen | Things to do features

You may be planning to spend all of Easter Weekend munching your way through a mountain of Easter eggs and that’s fine but don’t miss out on all of the fun stuff happening across Brighton! With craft fairs, chocolate workshops, theatre, Easter egg hunts, beer festivals, dance, childrens festivals, tours, dance lessons, exhibitions and jazz breakfasts. Well you’ve got to work off all that chocolate somehow!


D6Makers Boutique Exhibition 2014   – Brighton Fishing Quarter

Makers Boutique are back . A carefully curated exhibition showcases only the very best of Sussex creative talent at this popular seafront destination. Showcasing a vast array of talented local artists work. There will be an mix of artwork, prints, cards, photography, ceramics, glass wear, jewellery, fashion and textiles.

Fri 21th March – Suns 27th April

Z1Easter Chocolate Workshop – The Garden Cafe

The Little Cook Club believes that being creative and cooking together should be an enjoyable experience for children with their parents. This workshop introduces recipes and ingredients that you wouldn’t normally cook with at home, and generally create a fun and relaxed atmosphere to enjoy the time cooking together.

Sats 12th April
4:30pm – £20/£30

Brighton-Hove-Food-and-Drink-Festival-September-2011Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival  Various Venues

Spring has sprung, and the twice annual Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival is dishing up it’s Spring Harvest! Now entering its 13th year, the festival is dedicated to celebrating great local produce, and supports local food and hospitality as it brings free and cheap food and drink to Brighton this April.

Wed 16th – Suns 27th April
Free and Cheap

D4LEO The Old Market

A solo physical theatre piece that challenges our sense of gravity and reality through a clever interplay of acrobatic performance and high tech video projection.The funny, intriguing and moving journey of a seemingly ordinary man whose world becomes physically unhinged. Win tickets here. Here´s our interview.

Thur 17th – Sats 26th April

D3Easter Egg Hunt Hove Museum

Drop into Hove Museum over Easter for some egg-tastic fun on Thursday 17th April. The Satin Bower bird collects blue objects to decorate his nest. Help the Bower bird find blue clues in the museum and claim your Easter prize. Suitable for children up to eight years. It’s going to be egg-citing.

Thurs 17th April

1758Boxe Boxe  Brighton Dome

Make sure you get a ring-side seat for a show that really packs a punch. This is choreography at its most unexpected, with a classical score adding a dash of romanticism to a knock-out show.

Fri 18th April
3pm – £10-£18,50

GABF_2011Craft Beer & Burger Festival  The Hampton

Loads of american craft beers to try with famous boutique beer burgers. Plus why not have a taste and a talk with the resident craft beer expert. There will also be live music and a BBQ.

Fri 18th – Mon 21st April

D2Hijack Childrens Festival Various Venues

Hijack will put Brighton and Hove into the hands of children by taking over venues, libraries and Jubilee Square with interactive and innovative events made especially for three to 11 year olds and their adults.

Fri 18th – 19th April
12pm-8pm – Free

signaSignor Baffo & Mrs. McMoon – Emporium

A double-bill of family treats for the Easter Break. Signor Baffo and Mrs. McMoon promise you silliness, mischief and adventures galore!

Fri 18th & Sats 19th April
11am & 2pm – £9

D5Brighton Dome Discovery Tour Brighton Dome

Put on those dancing shoes, we are heading back into the 40’s with our afternoon tea dances. Expert or novice, come and enjoy the fun, let our experts Stuart Barrett and Lizzie Abrahams lead us in a 40’s dance class, playing music from the era. No partner required.

Sat 19th April
11am – £6.50 _______________________________________________________________________________

DownloadSwinging 40’s Tea Dances Hotel Seattle

Expert or novice, come and enjoy the fun, let our experts Stuart Barrett and Lizzie Abrahams lead us in a 40’s dance class, playing music from the era.

Sats 19th April
2pm – £10

ne‘Signs of Light’ ink_d Gallery

Signs of Light brings together a dazzling collection of artists working in neon and light. On show will be light boxes and neon galore. Plus an amazing exclusive edition of neon letters by Andy Doig that will only be availabe for the duration of the show.

Sats 19th April
10am-6pm – Free

D7Herbie Flowers´Jazz Breakfast Brighton Dome

Another hearty serving of the special kind of breakfast that gets all the Kool Kats hungry. With Sunday papers, a choice of pastries and a cuppa on arrival, these ever popular sessions of irresistible jazz have all the ingredients for the perfect Sunday morning chill out.

Sun 20th April
11am – £6.50

zeichnen-frau-nackt-zeichnung_14Dr Sketchy’s Life DrawingKomedia

The world’s premier alt.drawing movement. It’s a life-drawing class where Entertainment meets art. We search the world to find beautiful burlesque performers, bizarre circus acts, cabaret, drag queens, sideshow freaks, fetish divas and the finest examples of Hunky man-flesh.

Mon 21st April
7pm – £10

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