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Wednesday 24 May 2019 - The Mixologist Cocktail & Wine Bar
Fancy a fun night out to meet new people? Speed Dating in Hove comes on a Friday night at trendy cocktail bar The Mixologist where we've put the fun back into romance. With Rightflirt.club we are unique in that we offer you a free drink during the event and send your decision via text messaging, which more often than not results in 100% matches at Speed Dating nights. Part of the reason that we are hugely successful is that each date lasts six minutes, followed by a text decision of Yes, No or Cupid to host Love Doctor Monti. And when the event is over, The Mixologist offers both a covered garden area and also a dancefloor, so you can always have a chat, drink and laugh with some of those you've met at the event. The next day you’ll be sent a text message with your results, and over 1,800 singletons have been set up on dates over the past four years of our events. Important information Head upstairs to the Dating Room on arrival to meet our host Love Doctor Monti. - Doors open 8.15pm - Event starts 8.30pm, when we take your drink order - Speed Dating starts around 8.45pm It’s preferable that you arrive before 8.25pm. Price: £15, which includes a drink during event.
Thursday 25 May 2019 - Holiday Inn
Brighton favourites The Electric Cabaret Company are back by popular demand! Join the jet set when you book with Electric Cabaret Airlines. Check in at our special departure lounge and then take to the skies on our around the world 'flight'. Featuring themed acts from around the globe: Paris/Moscow/Rio an unscheduled spooky stop at Transylvania, even a trip to space await our intrepid passengers. Expect fire dancers, glamorous Burlesque showgirls, acrobatic male pole dancing and flaming hula hooping fun, the hilarious 'Anything To Declare' game show, Cabaret Pilots and much, much more! Tickets £11 from Brighton Fringe Festival. Ticket link: https://buff.ly/2CdBIwO We start in the bar enjoying the seafront terrace looking out on to the British Airways i360 tower. We check you in, go through security and the show starts as we take to the skies at 8pm!
Saturday 27 May 2019 - The Clock Tower
The Lanes are the oldest part of Brighton , and have so far survived Churchill Square type " regeneration" . With tales of haunted pubs , a succession of unusual shops , refugee nuns and royal escapes , there's lots to learn about the Lanes . Join me on a spring stroll to learn the unusual history of the heart of Brighton . As always my tours are only £5 per person and children go free
Thursday 4 Jun 2019 - Caroline of Brunswick
Stonewall Award Nominee, VG Lee and comedian & resident host of MY Comedy Birmingham, Maureen Younger, will be joining forces to host a literary evening. They'll be reading from their latest collection of short stories, talking about writing, comedy and why it’s never too late to start writing as well as answering your incisive even inappropriate questions & generally having a great time! This promises to be a noisy, shambolic and entertaining evening!
Thursday 4 Jun 2019 - Caroline of Brunswick
Stonewall Award Nominee, VG Lee and comedian & resident host of MY Comedy Birmingham, Maureen Younger, will be joining forces to host a literary evening. They'll be reading from their latest collection of short stories, talking about writing, comedy and why it’s never too late to start writing as well as answering your incisive even inappropriate questions & generally having a great time! This promises to be a noisy, shambolic and entertaining evening!
Friday 5 Jun 2019 - ONCA Gallery
LGBTQ+ storytellers, roll up... Brighton's unusual underground storytelling club is back, hosted by Herd's very own queer storyteller Leah. Herd provides a unique opportunity to connect with others through the power of open-mic storytelling. Join us for a night dedicated to first loves and frissons at ONCA Gallery from Brighton's LGBTQ+ community and allies. There will be booze, non-alcoholic options and a lovely audience. _____ This month's theme is CRUSHES Expect to hear and share stories about falling head over heels, arse over elbow and that first kiss. If you want to tell a story on the night, you can add your own name into the hat and are then allocated a slot at random. Here are the basic rules; 1. Stories have to be true. 2. Stories have to be 5 minutes (ish) 3. Stories have to be yours to tell. They aren't harmful or hurtful to a section of society. Be brave. It feels great to share. But don't worry, you don't have to tell a story if you don't want to, being a receptive and welcoming audience is just as important! Spaces are limited, so make sure you register for your ticket online to guarantee entry. We're using a sliding scale of payment, with suggested ticket price at £5 and concessions at £3.50 - but feel free to pay what you can afford.
Monday 8 Jun 2019 - Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue
For Nostalgia’s Own End - An afternoon talk and Q&A session with Rohan Kriwaczek, internationally acclaimed local composer, writer and performer. http://www.rohan-k.co.uk/ Composer, author and professional mischief-maker Rohan Kriwaczek talks about the creation of his concerto for klezmer band and orchestra – Nostalgia’s Own End, composed for She'koyokh and the Wallace Ensemble in 2006. This talk will discuss the origins of the project, inspiration from unlikely places, how the dramatic structure of the work took shape, and why, despite the success of the first performance, it proved to be the last “classical” work he was to write. Expect some contentious statements, some downright provocation, and more entertainment than this synopsis suggests. This event is part of Klezmer South Brighton 2019 Festival, a full weekend of concerts, talks, workshops and more. Tickets for the evening concerts and events are booked separately. For full festival programme and booking other events of the weekend please go azoy.uk
Tuesday 9 Jun 2019 - Royal Pavilion (The)
Join Mr. Adams in the exquisite Pavilion Garden as he engages with you in refined and agreeable conversation about the splendid seaside town of Brighton. Accompany him on one of his celebrated guided walks, where he will describe everything worthy of observation to the visitor or Townsman. The guided walks will commence from The South Gate, outside the entrance to The Royal Pavilion, at 2pm and last some 60 minutes. Booking is not necessary and only in very adverse weather will the walk be cancelled. There is a consideration of £5 per person for the walk. Please note: Mr Adams will be in 1831 and will remain so throughout the walk! “It's very illuminating what Mr. Adams can see and we can’t!” “ Mr. Adams is very charming!"; "A very unique way to learn about the history of the City."; “Very informative and great fun". Mr. Adams can be contacted via: MrHenryAdams@hotmail.com or www.regencydelights.co.uk
Monday 15 Jun 2019 - Smith and Western
With a mixture of open grassland, lakes and woodland this beautiful West Sussex park is the perfect place for a diverse range of edible wild foods to flourish. Located just off the A23 on the outskirts of Crawley, Tilgate Park can be easily reached from East Grinstead, Horsham, Reigate, Brighton, Croydon and even Guildford. We will meet on the grass outside the Smith and Western. The course starts there with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.5 hour walk around the park, teaching you how to identify the different plants, flowers, fruits and mushrooms that we find. There will be a break along the way for some homemade refreshments such as our lovely wild food soup or elderflower champagne. After the walk we will end the day with a tasty wild food lunch based on what we have found. This will include some treats made from our recent finds and a wild salad that we will pick on the day. After the course we will email you a list of everything we talk about on the day; to help you remember what you have learnt. There are limited spaces available so please book your tickets online.
Thursday 18 Jun 2019 - The Clarendon Centre
Looking to start or grow your career in the digital, technology and creative sector (or are simply curious)? Come and chat to some of the best recruiting companies and find out about job opportunities in the sector. As well as loads of great local businesses all looking to find new talented people, the Jobs Fair features inspiring and informative talks from industry insiders, workshops and CV clinics.
Friday 19 Jun 2019 - The Clarendon Centre
A rare opportunity to meet some of Brighton’s top creative freelancers and agencies and get one-to-one advice on how to create an outstanding portfolio or improve an existing one.
Sunday 21 Jun 2019 - British Airways i360
The iDrop at British Airways i360 in Brighton is BACK and Rockinghorse is looking for thrill-seekers to take on this eye-watering challenge… The second annual Rockinghorse iDrop will take place on the longest day of the year, Friday 21 June. Participants can witness the sun setting into the sea as they are securely lowered from the open pod doors 450ft above Brighton seafront, providing a spectacular view of the city. The iDrop challenge at British Airways i360 will be operated by Wire and Sky and places are limited to 30 people only, who are able to each raise the minimum £250 in sponsorship for Rockinghorse. Thrill-seekers will enjoy sweeping 360-degree views as they glide back down to beach level as the sun sets on the longest day of the year.
Monday 22 Jun 2019 - Preston Park
Apparitions, strange voices, poltergeist activity....when it comes to paranormal activity, Preston Manor has it all! Preston Manor was originally constructed in 1738 by Thomas Western. Westerns ghost is one of the manors resident spooks. Since it has changed hands several times and has been dubbed Englands most haunted manor. The manors oldest ghost is known as the white lady who appears as a blonde lady and has apparently stated that she is a Nun who was thrown out of the church. She has been reported since the 16th century. The hauntings became so regular that a seance was held in 1898 were several spirits came forward to reveal their tragic pasts. The Stanford family previously owned the manor and its reported that their family members still walks the halls today. This event is a real ghost hunt which includes experiments such as seances, dowsing, glass divination and more. What will you experience when the lights go out and the spirits come to life! This is a real ghost hunt experience and we cannot guarantee paranormal activity.
Monday 29 Jun 2019 - Stanmer Park
This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children - to join the Race for Life in Brighton on the 29th & 30th June at Stanmer Park. We’re urging mums, dads, nans, grandpas, brothers, sisters, friends and workmates to show their support by joining the Race for Life. It’s a perfect example of everyday people doing an extraordinary thing – uniting in a common cause to beat cancer. You don’t have to be sporty to take part. You don’t need to train or compete against anyone else. All you need to do is go to the Race for Life website, pick an event, sign up and then have fun raising money in whatever way you like.
Saturday 13 Jul 2019 - Smith and Western
With a mixture of open grassland, lakes and woodland this beautiful West Sussex park is the perfect place for a diverse range of edible wild foods to flourish. Located just off the A23 on the outskirts of Crawley, Tilgate Park can be easily reached from East Grinstead, Horsham, Reigate, Brighton, Croydon and even Guildford. We will meet on the grass outside the Smith and Western. The course starts there with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.5 hour walk around the park, teaching you how to identify the different plants, flowers, fruits and mushrooms that we find. There will be a break along the way for some homemade refreshments such as our lovely wild food soup or elderflower champagne. After the walk we will end the day with a tasty wild food lunch based on what we have found. This will include some treats made from our recent finds and a wild salad that we will pick on the day. After the course we will email you a list of everything we talk about on the day; to help you remember what you have learnt. There are limited spaces available so please book your tickets online.
Sunday 28 Jul 2019 - Smith and Western
With a mixture of open grassland, lakes and woodland this beautiful West Sussex park is the perfect place for a diverse range of edible wild foods to flourish. Located just off the A23 on the outskirts of Crawley, Tilgate Park can be easily reached from East Grinstead, Horsham, Reigate, Brighton, Croydon and even Guildford. We will meet on the grass outside the Smith and Western. The course starts there with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.5 hour walk around the park, teaching you how to identify the different plants, flowers, fruits and mushrooms that we find. There will be a break along the way for some homemade refreshments such as our lovely wild food soup or elderflower champagne. After the walk we will end the day with a tasty wild food lunch based on what we have found. This will include some treats made from our recent finds and a wild salad that we will pick on the day. After the course we will email you a list of everything we talk about on the day; to help you remember what you have learnt. There are limited spaces available so please book your tickets online.
Thursday 25 Aug 2019 - Brighton Racecourse
175 fantastic indoor stalls bristling with all variety of amazing antiques, vintage and collectable items - at Brighton Racecourse. • Free parking • 10 minutes from M23/A23, A27 and rail • Under 16's enter free • Food and drink available • Licensed bar • Friendly atmosphere • Entry: 10.30am-3.30pm-£3.50 • Early Bird entry from 9.30am - £5 • Please visit www.lovefairs.com for more details
Friday 26 Aug 2019 - Brighton Open Air Theatre (B.O.A.T)
The comic book world of pro-wrestling comes to BOAT for a bank holiday special featuring thrilling action, acrobatic stunts and hilarious characters! Matches include the conclusion of Riptide’s summer long tournament for the Pride of Brighton, and Brighton champion (currently Chuck Mambo) defending their title for The Brighton Championship Belt. Plus a very special VIP appearance by gunge-tastic Dave Benson-Phillips (CBBC’s Get Your Own Back) With a strong focus on inclusivity, community and performer welfare, RIPTIDE provides pro-wrestling entertainment for the conscientious modern audience. An incredible spectacle for the whole family!
Sunday 28 Sep 2019 - Brighton Open Air Theatre (B.O.A.T)
The 2019 BOAT Charity event is a unique opportunity to enjoy a night under the stars with twilight tales, soothing songs and sunset yoga, before a very special overnight stay at BOAT. You can bed down for a night knowing you’re helping to raise funds for The Clock Tower Sanctuary, the only day centre in Brighton & Hove for 16 to 25 year-olds who are homeless or insecurely housed. Enjoy a fish and chip supper (veggie option available), a licensed bar until 10pm, warming hot drinks through the night and morning coffee and pastries at sunrise. Guests are asked to bring along their own sleeping bags and mats. Bathroom facilities and security will be provided. In addition to the ticket purchase we’re encouraging guests to raise additional sponsorship or pledges through personal ‘Just Giving pages’, so that more young people can be helped through the practical and emotional support provided by The Clock Tower Sanctuary. Sleepout £25 Sleepout and Supper £35 Sleepout, Supper and Small Tent Space £45 For full FAQ’s please email hello@brightonopenairtheatre.co.uk
Friday 19 Oct 2019 - Cornerstone Community Centre
What is the Brighton Design Day? The RIBA South East region are looking to invite 15 (or more) small to mid-sized/commercial local practices with experience in key areas such as Conservation Projects, Green Projects, New/Self Build and Small Domestic Projects, to take part in our first Brighton Design Day, taking place on Saturday 19th October 2019 from 10.30am – 3pm. Each practice would have an exhibition space when they can erect a small stand with tables and chairs to enable them to meet the public and demonstrate their knowledge and experience of the sector. The objective is to give members of the public a complete overview of exactly what and how an architect can help with building work, such as extensions and renovations. There is a great deal that is not known to the public and this drop-in day would provide anybody who is considering building work with the knowledge and possible contacts of a local practice who could help. The Design Day is completely free and very informal. Architects and other design specialists are there to talk through ideas for renovations and show examples of completed building projects. Visitors come away from the Design Day with a good idea of potential design and budget, plus more importantly, contact details of architects and designers and information about how they could work together in the future. Who does the Brighton Design Day aim to attract? Anybody who is thinking about making big or small changes to their home or office and wants to discuss ideas with an architect or design specialist.
Saturday 20 Oct 2019 - Brighton Racecourse
175 fantastic indoor stalls bristling with all variety of amazing antiques, vintage and collectable items - at Brighton Racecourse. The fantastic Swing singer, Steve Conway, will be performing throughout the day! • Free parking • 10 minutes from M23/A23, A27 and rail • Under 16's enter free • Food and drink available • Swing singer Steve Conway performing throughout the day • Licensed bar • Friendly atmosphere • Entry: 10.30am-3.30pm-£3.50 • Early Bird entry from 9.30am - £5 • Please visit www.lovefairs.com for more details
Tuesday 16 Aug 2019 - Arundel Castle
As part of Arundel Festival 2019, the award-winning theatre group Illyria returns to the Collector Earl’s Garden for two al-fresco performances of Shakespeare’s The Tempest on 16-17 August. Set within Arundel Castle’s critically-acclaimed gardens, alive with thousands of colourful blooms, these shows offer theatre lovers an experience like no other. 5.30pm Castle grounds open 6.30pm The Collector Earl's Garden gates open 7.30pm Performances start
Sunday 14 Nov 2019 - At The Coach House
We are pleased to send you this email to welcome you to the upcoming “Global Meet on Stem Cell Research and Molecular Biology” (Euro Stem Cells 2019) that will be held during Oct 14-15 in Rome, Italy. The convention is organized with the theme “New Trends and Technologies in Stem Cell Research &Molecular Biology”. Conference Link: https://www.longdom.com/stem-cell
Sunday 14 Nov 2019 - Drakes of Brighton
Longdom Conferences welcomes you to attend the Global Neuroscience and Dementia Research during Nov 14-15, 2019 at Dubai, UAE. We cordially invite all the participants who are interested in sharing their knowledge and research in the area of Neuroscience and Dementia and its applications with the theme “Modern Techniques in Neuroscience Research”. For more Details: https://www.longdom.com/neuroscience
Saturday 6 Jun 2019 - The Meridian Centre
Ashleigh is marrying Zach and she wants everything to be perfect, but the odds seem to be stacked against her. Will Ashleigh’s dreams come true? You are invited to find out when you join the wedding guests at the reception for an evening of hilarious comedy with music from the past and present. Tables seat up to 8 people. Tickets booked together will be allocated to the same table or you can book a whole table. If you book under different names, please let us know if you are part of the same party so that we can seat you together. There will be a fully licensed bar which will be open throughout the show. Will Ashleigh get her perfect Wedding? You are invited to join the guest list and find out!
Friday 12 Jun 2019 - St. George's Church
Longdom Conferences is pleased to invite you to attend the Global Innovation Summit Nursing and Primary Health Care. This invitation-only event is a gathering of hundreds of “entrepreneurs, scientists, leading companies, venture capital firms, academic institutions, NGOs, public etc.” from around the world who share a common interest in “Nursing and Primary Health Care” Please visit our website as soon as possible at https://www.longdom.com/nursing-summit/registration to register your attendance. Event capacity is limited, so sign up soon. We are pleased to be able to extend first 50 complimentary registrations – free of charge – due to our special sponsors’ partnership. However, we kindly request to pay $200 for other conference overhead costs which includes breakfast, lunch, evening brunch, free Wi-Fi and hotel shuttle service. We look forward to seeing you in Tokyo, japan in May.
Saturday 20 Jun 2019 - The Clarendon Centre
with a line-up will consisting of over thirty brewers from around the World, sharing their great tasting beer and knowledge in the art of craft brewing, Brighton's Craft Beer Festival takes over The Clarendon Centre this June. A ticket not only allow entry into the event, but allows you to discover some of the best beer and breweries in the world. Upon entry, you will be given a festival glass and our encouragement to try all that there is on offer. Whilst enjoying a perfect blend of great craft beers, an eclectic mix of entertainment provides some ultimate party vibes. Entertainment will range from live bands; DJ acts, and performers as well as immersive activities throughout the event.
Saturday 6 Sep 2019 - Brighton Seafront
Brighton's annual celebration of spicy foods and the chilli in particular. Lots of stalls selling spicy food products of all kinds and food from all over the world to taste. Live music all weekend, child friendly and super adult friendly with craft beers and wines.

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