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Thursday 4 Oct 2014 - Thistle Hotel
The amazing Brighton Burlesque festival is coming to Brighton for the first time! This is a massive elegant and beautifully pieced together 8 hours of wow, featuring the top Burlesque actsfor Uk and Europe on one stage, so join the crowd and come down! With various dancers to show extreme skill and Divine beauty you will be so happy you came. New to the industry performers and seasoned professionals, with acts and entertainment running throughout and plenty of vendors so you can learn how to perform and accessorize. Be prepaired for the show that takes your breath away, only happening once a year so dont miss out. Pickup Tickets in advance before this highly sought after events sells out
Friday 5 Oct 2014 - The Old Market
Fiery Flamenco show from 6 piece company, Tormenta Flamenca (Flamenco Storm). Driving rhythms, stunning costumes, lightning footwork and a connection with the audience that is both mesmerising and unique.This show will leave you sellbound!
Friday 5 Oct 2014 - Brighton Open Market
The first Sunday of every month see's 40+dealers coming together from all over Brighton, Lewes and London bringing everything from high quality antiques and design to little treasures at bargain prices!
Friday 5 Oct 2014 - Revival Café
An effective way of meeting others for friendship and romance ... it's in the cake! Coffee & Cake Date is a relaxed and effective way to meet others for friendship and romance. We're combining the fun of speed dating with a meet & mingle so that you also get to socialise in a more leisurely way. You will meet 10-15 men/women within the 45 plus age group. It is speed date style which ensures you get to meet everyone and mutual likes, or 'matches', receive each other's details so that you can meet up again. For those that wish to socialise afterwards we head to a local bar afterwards. Coffee (or alternative) and sweet treat are included, and some speed dating tips to help enjoy your evening. We pride ourselves on this event and have always gained a good gender balance and great feedback. "Thanks so much for making last night's event such a good first speed dating experience for me!" - male "A very friendly mix of people" - Female "Well organised, a cosy, welcoming venue, an interesting, fun group of people – oh, and great coffee" - female "Just wanted to say thank you for a most enjoyable evening" - female "Thank you for such a fun and lighthearted evening" - male Read more testimonials for Meyoo events at our yoo say page This event is exclusive to members. You can join for free at www.meyoo.co.uk. Please note that we do not offer refunds. However where cancellation is received 7 days or more prior to the event you can carry the credit over to an event of your choice or alternatively transfer your ticket to a friend who is a member. In the unlikely circumstance that the event is cancelled refunds will be given in full. Do you have questions about Coffee & Cake Date Ages 45 Plus? Contact Meyoo Social
Sunday 7 Oct 2014 - Sallis Benney Theatre
What role should men play in supporting more women into leadership? Following on from the success of the Royal Society for the Arts’ recent How Women Lead event, this follow-up talk is chaired by CEO of Brighton & Hove City Council Penny Thompson CBE. An all-male panel will contribute their views and take audience questions in this lively debate. Panel: Simon Fanshawe OBE, writer and broadcaster Michael Edwards, CEO, Albion in the Community Giles York, Chief Constable, Sussex Police Richard Upton, CEO, Cathedral Group James Rowlands, Brighton & Hove Violence against Women Commissioner.
Thursday 11 Oct 2014 - The Loft
Absolute beginners Lindy Hop Lesson kicks of the night followed by LIVE SWING BAND Flash mob jazz and our resident DJ Sim Sham. The dance floor is sure to be full all night, so make sure you buy your tickets in advance!
Thursday 11 Oct 2014 - Brighton Sea Life Centre
A night of science, comedy and sharks with guest speakers Dr Helen Czerski and Prof Jim Al-Khalili. Bar open all evening inside the spectacular Sea-Life Centre
Thursday 11 Oct 2014 - Brighton Unitarian Church
On the 11th of October come and join us for a fundraising event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan are an amazing high-profile charity, who offer a truly incredible service to cancer patients - not only providing support when and where it is needed most, but also raising important issues and campaigning for change. There will be music, performance, magic, craft stalls, great food as well as plenty of coffee and cake!
Friday 12 Oct 2014 - Hove Town Hall
Calling collectors of Art Deco, Art Deco style and Vintage. Decofairs Brighton & Hove is the UK's longest running Vintage & Art Deco event selling high quality collectibles since 1995. It’s the perfect opportunity to purchase original Art Deco & Vintage pieces from the 1920's to the 1970's including ceramics, glass, jewellery, vanity, fashion accessories, lighting, clocks, quality decoratives, furniture, prints, books and much more! Decofairs dates for Sundays in 2014: 12th Oct, 4th Dec. Decofairs is now under the new management of Chris Lau and Soman Balan (of Brighton Craft Fair fame - www.brightoncraft.co.uk)
Friday 12 Oct 2014 - Hove Centre (Town Hall)
Calling collectors of Art Deco, Art Deco style and Vintage. Decofairs Brighton & Hove is the UK's longest running Vintage & Art Deco event selling high quality collectibles since 1995. It’s the perfect opportunity to purchase original Art Deco & Vintage pieces from the 1920's to the 1970's including ceramics, glass, jewellery, vanity, fashion accessories, lighting, clocks, quality decoratives, furniture, prints, books and much more! Decofairs dates for Sundays in 2014: 12th Oct, 4th Dec. Decofairs is now under the new management of Chris Lau and Soman Balan (of Brighton Craft Fair fame - www.brightoncraft.co.uk)
Friday 12 Oct 2014 - The Old Market
Following the film, there will be a discussion chaired by Simon Fanshawe where questions can be put to the panel of Jo Berry, Patrick Magee and Jean Paul Samputu of Rwanda. The film ‘Beyond Right and Wrong’ shares the story of Jo Berry’s reconciliatory journey with Patrick Magee, the man responsible for planting the bomb which killed her father and four others. They have had many conversations over the last 13 years and have spoken publicly in many countries around the world. Jo explains, ‘‘I have been focusing on bringing something positive out of the absolute trauma of losing my father in the bomb. I would like the anniversary to be an inspirational day showing how we can use empathy and dialogue to transform conflict and create a different future.
Monday 15 Oct 2014 - Sallis Benney Theatre
To mark the 30th anniversary of the Grand Hotel bombing, the University of Brighton's Understanding Conflict research cluster is hosting a commemoration that will revisit the event in the light of the Irish peace process that has brought the Provisional IRA's armed struggle to a close. A work-in-progress reading of a new play by Brighton-based Wildspark Theatre company, entitled 'The Bombing of the Grand Hotel' will be framed by a two-part symposium to discuss the history, memory and legacy of the Irish Troubles in Britain and the role of political theatre in 2014. Performance only £5 Whole Symposium + Performance £50/£20 Symposium Part 1 or 2 + Performance £30/£15 See website for full details: http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/research/conflict/events/the-brighton-grand-hotel-bombing
Sunday 21 Oct 2014 - Sallis Benney Theatre
The University of Brighton’s The Big Read campaign encourages all first year students to read a Man Booker nominated novel. This year’s book is Harvest by award-winning novelist Jim Crace. Set in a medieval feudal village on the cusp of great change, it has been described by the Guardian as “a powerful allegory for our times”. At tonight’s event (open to students and the public) Crace reads extracts from the book and discusses his work in a Q&A session.
Monday 22 Oct 2014 - Redwood Café
An effective way of meeting others for friendship and romance ... it's in the cake! Coffee & Cake Date is a relaxed and effective way to meet others for friendship and romance. We're combining the fun of speed dating followed by a relaxed meet and mingle so that you get to socialise in a leisurely way having met everyone. You will meet approximately 10-15 men/women within the 30's & 40's age group. It is speed date style and mutual likes, or 'matches', receive each other's details so that you can meet up again to continue the conversation. For those that wish to socialise afterwards we head to a local bar which also serves food. Coffee (or alternative), sweet treat and tips and sample questions included. Additonal drinks are available to purchase. We pride ourselves on this event and have always gained a good gender balance and great feedback. "Thanks so much for making last night's event such a good first speed dating experience for me!" - male "A very friendly mix of people" - Female "Just wanted to say thank you for a most enjoyable evening" - female "Well organised, a cosy, welcoming venue, an interesting, fun group of people – oh, and great coffee" - female "Thank you for such a fun and lighthearted evening" - male Read more testimonials for Meyoo events at our yoo say page This event is exclusive to meyoo members. You can join for free at www.meyoo.co.uk. Please note that we do not offer refunds. However where cancellation is received 7 days or more prior to the event you can carry the credit over to an event of your choice or alternatively transfer your ticket to a friend who is a member. In the unlikely circumstance that the event is cancelled refunds will be given in full. Do you have questions about Coffee & Cake Date Ages 30's & 40's? Contact Meyoo Social
Monday 1 Nov 2014 - Hilton Brighton Metropole
Enjoy a sumptuous Halloween feast followed by a spectacular live floor show with a live band and dancing until the early hours. The event will be hosted by actor and television presenter Christopher Biggins. The dress code will be black tie or Halloween themed fancy dress. There will be Halloween themed games as well as auctions and a raffle offering exclusive and ‘money can’t buy’ prizes. The Ball will be raising funds for The Sussex Beacon – a charity offering specialist care and support to men, women and families affected by HIV. Tickets cost £95 each or £850 for a table of ten.
Wednesday 3 Nov 2014 - Sallis Benney Theatre
David Goldblatt and Professor Alan Tomlinson in conversation Original July event now postponed for November 3rd The University of Brighton hosts two acclaimed authors for a discussion on the hidden world of the beautiful game. Come and learn about the crises at the heart of FIFA and the ways Brazilian history and culture is moulded around football. Professor Alan Tomlinson, author of FIFA: The Men, the Myths and the Money is joined by David Goldblatt, author of The Ball is Round and Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil through Soccer. Their expert discussion will include the results of behind-the-scenes investigations of the industry, revealing the use of football by ruthless and, sometimes corrupt, officials, and its expansion under the influence of commerce. Also, the emotional, political and cultural issues that come together for football players and fans the world over, particularly in Brazil.
Monday 8 Nov 2014 - Thistle Hotel
The amazing Brighton Bulge is coming back with twice as much bulge! This is the BIGGEST mens underwear show ever to run Brighton so join the crowd and come down! After the working progress of the event last year this is the main event. With various exciting ranges of underwear ranging from pouches all the way to PVC shorts and exciting lines of boxers. All shown off by our hot models throughout the day, with acts and entertainment running throughout and plenty of vendors so you can buy what you see. Be prepaired for the show that takes your breath away, only happening once a year so dont miss out. We are also raising money for charity so you can feel free to be guilt free whilst watching our steamy guys tread the catwalk. Pickup Tickets in advance before this highly sought after events sells out
Monday 8 Nov 2014 - Rottingdean Public Hall
New, monthly Village craft and gift market. Rottingdean Village Hall. Lots of stalls. Refreshments cafe. Free admission. Stall hire available.
Monday 15 Nov 2014 - Brighton Racecourse
100+ Indoor Gift stands - Outdoor Christmas Market, Fun fair rides, mobile farm, Live Music featuring Rock Choir & musicians, free prize draws and goodie bags, kids go free. The biggest and popular Brighton Christmas Fair at Brighton Racecourse
Monday 29 Nov 2014 - The Shoreham Centre
Lots of stalls selling vintage and handmade loveliness. Clothes, gifts, furniture, collectibles, memorabilia, jewellery and textiles plus pop-up vintage style tea shop, jive dancing and live entertainment.
Thursday 4 Oct 2014 - Stanmer Organics
Craft in the woods 2 days of arts, crafts and music hosted by the Stanmer Organics community, set on the edge of the great wood and surrounded by the south downs, just 15 mins from Brighton. A family event focused on exhibiting local artisans work, educational workshops, talks and environmentally sustainable living. Adventure and sculpture trails lead you through 17.5 acres of community projects focused on education in traditional skills and eco living, offering free have a go work shops and activities for all ages. The first uk Earthship eco build is situated at the centre of the site hosting live music from the Brighton music scene and affordable refreshments for all tastes. Activities Through the day include, horse riding, whistle making, stone carving, herbal tea tasting, green wood working, food foraging, happy zumi and story telling to name a few Demonstrations include, chain saw carving, wood steaming, basket making, wood turning, herbal medicine making and apple pressing. Come and enjoy! Limited tickets, book early to avoid disappointment. Under 16's come for free, adults tickets are via donations online at www.craftinthewoods.co.uk All proceeds are for the children of Gazza Volunteer opportunities available for event and beyond. Getting There: Public transport Recommended Directions from Stanmer Park, Lewes Road, Brighton no 25 bus to park entrance (30 min walk) Falmer Train Station (30 Min walk) Very limited parking in Stanmer Park Follow signs to Craft in the Woods
Monday 8 Nov 2014 - Patcham Community Centre
Dear Sir, Please would you include details of our exhibition in the RM and Continental Modeller exhibition diaries. Brighton Model Railway Club 36th annual exhibition Sat 8th and Sun 9th November 2014 Patcham Community Centre, Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, BN1 8TA. Open 1000 – 1700 Saturday 1000- 1630 Sunday. Admission £3.50 Adults, £.2.50 OAP, £2.00 Children, Family (2A+3C) £10.00. Free parking on site. Disabled access, lift between floors. Close to bus routes 5, 5A, 5B and 56 (up to 13 buses an hour on Saturday). 9 confirmed layouts in 4 scales including, Chelwood Exchange, Bulverhythe, Lindenwald and Batcombe. Trade and Society support from Morris Models, Brian Trains, Tram 53, RCTS, KESR and many others. Our world famous catering will also be available throughout the weekend. Full details are available on our website www.brightonmrc.com Phone contact 01273 771929 Dave Clements – Club secretary.
Saturday 20 Feb 2015 - The Gathering Place
Bite Size Movies presents The return of the ZOMBIE FILM MAKING COURSE FOR ADULTS SHOOT THE DEAD!!!!! Due to the popularity of the first zombie course we are repeating the same course over one evening and two days in Feb 2015 . If you've ever wanted to make or be in your own zombie movie then this course from Bite Size Movies may be something you can get your teeth into. In two days in a collaborative process, we will be improvising, scripting, story boarding and creating our own short zombie film from scratch. Depending on the script produced we will be filming the movie using a combination of location and green screen techniques. We will also have a professional visual make up artist for all the necessary zombie make up and gore effects. A professional acting coach and a small production crew will also be helping to bring the film alive. Zombie extras will be provided on the filming day as well if necessary. You don't need any film or acting experience as all camera training and acting coaching will be done on the first day. All film equipment is supplied as well as a liberal spread of props. The course would be ideal for work or family outings! Or a present for a die hard horror film fan! THE COURSE INCLUDES: * A brief history of Zombie films with a interactive multi-media talk. * An afternoon with a professional acting coach * Scripting & story boarding the short film * Zombie make up tests and full make up with a professional make up artist * Special visual effects * Green screen (if necessary) * Location filming (scouted by the team) * All film equipment supplied * Props (where necessary) * Zombie extras on standby for larger scenes (if necessary) * A DVD of the finished film * Lots of blood & guts We can only take a maximum of twelve people for the course so do book early to avoid disappointment. Please note: Because of the short amount of time we have Bite Size Movies will be editing the finished footage. The film from the first course will be posted on this site as soon as it's completed. Watch this space! " It was an excellent couple of days and the balance was just right - friendly but also professional and attendees learnt a lot. Really enjoyed the whole process! Many thanks!" - A participant from the first zombie course Where: The Gathering Place, Hollingbury, & on location When: Fri 20th (eve) Sat 21st & Sun 22nd February 2015 Ages: Ages 16+ Costs: £65 per person (with discounts for groups) Early Bird Discount: Book before November 1st and receive a 10% discount Contact: bitesizemovies@yahoo.com or www.bitesizemovies.org.uk
Friday 5 Jun 2015 - Volks Club
The Great Skinhead Reunion , now on year 5. celebrating the skinhead fashion subculture. born in the 1960's on Brighton beach, skinheads from the originals to modern day people come from all over the planet to party in brighton, jamaican reggae, ska, punk and oi, Live bands and DJ's. Family friendly event. noon til 2am for 3 days

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