What To Do This Weekend! – 18th-20th November
Friday – The Sound of Story – Symposium @Brighton Dome
Bringing together an array of leading sound artists and practitioners, The Sound of Story explores the power of sound and music in storytelling. Aimed at filmmakers, sound practitioners, music producers and film lovers, this is a rare opportunity to learn about the creative and technical approach behind critically acclaimed projects across film, theatre, radio and games.
A series of talks, discussions, screenings and case studies from sound practitioners who have created bold and inventive work in their field. Ann Kroeber – Sound Designer / Effects Editor / Recordist Matthew Herbert – Musician / Artist / Producer / Writer Case Study: Notes on Blindness – Presented by producer Mike Brett. More speakers to be announced.
Friday – Barb Jungr & John McDaniel Perform The Beatles @Ropetackle Arts Centre
Barb and John celebrate Paul, John, George and Ringo with brand new, breathtaking, inspiring and often unexpected arrangements.
In this exciting new collaboration, two giants of music, jazz and cabaret from both sides of the Atlantic – the extraordinary award-winning vocalist Barb Jungr and Grammy and Emmy award-winning arranger and pianist John McDaniel – investigate The Beatles song catalogue in their own unique and inimitable fashion.
Friday – Vivienne Westwood in conversation with Caroline Lucas @Brighton Dome
Vivienne Westwood is one of the icons of our age. Fashion designer, activist, co-creator of punk and a global brand. She is a true living legend.
Her career has successfully spanned five decades and her work has influenced millions of people across the world. Told in all its glamour and glory, and with her unique voice, unexpected perspective and passionate honesty, Westwood’s diary is fresh and unpredictable.
Friday – Skinny Milk + Wizzard Sleeve @Hotel Pelirocco
Skinny Milk are returning to rock the hotel bar with support from Wizard Sleeve!
Friday – Champagne Steam Rooms @Concorde 2
(Grindah, Beats, Steves, Chabuddy G, Decoy & Fantasy),
BUMP & GRIND.
Saturday – Passenger @Brighton Dome
With his hit single Let Her Go reaching a staggering one billion you tube views, UK based singer songwriter Mike Rosenberg (aka Passenger) is set to announce his eighth studio album in the coming weeks. For almost a decade this unique troubadour has been performing his much loved one man show across the globe. From busking on street corners to playing some of the most prestigious venues and theatres throughout the world.
Saturday – Barnstormers Comedy Club @Ropetackle Arts Centre
Saturday night out at Ropetackle with three top comics from the UK comedy circuit and beyond. Every month Barnstormers Comedy Club promises, and delivers, a great laugh-out-loud night out.
Unbeatable sell-out Saturday night entertainment cabaret style and the perfect way to get together with your mates. Each month our compère introduces three top acts from the comedy circuit. A barnstorming night out!
Saturday – Craft Works @West Hill Hall
A free community art & craft fair with an eclectic range of quality handcrafted goods. Come and meet the makers!
The range of items for sale will include patchwork quilts, jewellery, sausage dog snuggles, t-shirts, cards, bags, cushions, mosaic, stained glass, decorated recycled boxes, fabric wreaths and much, much more.
Please come along and support this community venture and find unusual, locally crafted goods on your doorstep, we’d love to see you there! West Hill Hall, Compton Avenue, Brighton
Saturday – The Fairy Tale Fair @Patcham Methodist
Join us this Christmas in Patcham once again for lots of festive fun! Our fair is a real community event, we welcome families and all ages to come along and enjoy the crafty creations and treats! The majority of our stall holders are local makers and we hope that you can come along to support and meet them and their wonderful creations. Dated just over a month before Christmas it is the perfect opportunity to buy unique gifts and get craft-y this November. Bring the whole family for a wonderful day out. Don’t forget to stop for tea and cake in our magical tearoom, bring the fairy tales to life with painted faces and much more.
Saturday – Slamboree UK TOUR + Special Guests @Concorde 2
After a mindblowing Brighton debut show back in February the Slamboree crew have been creating something SPECTACULAR…… their muchly anticipated DEBUT ALBUM teaser showcase and they will be delivering it to Brighton HARD, alongside their smörgåsbord of circus performers, daredevils and entertainers as part of their huge UK tour! The genres bounce around breakbeat, dubstep, drum & bass, dub, techno and electro fused with balkan, folk, and ‘gypsy’ flavours… all original and all live.
Sunday – Amy Harman, Olivier Stankiewicz, Tom Poster @Brighton Dome
Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano, Op.43
Dutilleux Sonata for oboe and piano (1947)
Saint-Saens Sonata for Bassoon and Piano, Op.168
Schumann 3 Romances, Op.94
Jolivet Sonatine for oboe and bassoon (1963)
Francaix Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Philharmonia Orchestra principal bassoon Amy Harman joins London Symphony Orchestra principal oboe Olivier Stankiewicz and pianist Tom Poster to perform classics of the double reed repertoire: Poulenc’s witty Trio; Duos by Saint-Saens, Jolivet and Dutilleux; a haunting transcription of Schumann’s 3 Romances; and Francaix’s virtuoso Trio evoking life in Paris.