What To Do This Weekend! 24th – 26th March
Friday – Disco Arcadia @ The Haunt
A rare gem of a night returns with dancefloor sounds from ’72 to ’84 ft. Donna Summer, The O’Jays, Prince, Diana Ross, Chic, Giorgio Moroder, Rick James, Grace Jones, Sister Sledge. Groove on down to disco, soul, and electro funk all night long.
Entry £5 or £3 on guestlist
10 Pool Valley, Brighton BN1 1NJ, Website
Friday – Foreverland/Apocalypse @ The Arch
It’s time to say goodbye to Monday mornings, 5p plastic bags and Youtube ads – tonight we celebrate life and live as if it’s our last. After all, there may be no tomorrow!
Joining your fight to survive are a bunch of huge names including Taiki Nulight and Artful Dodger. Expect face painting, confetti canons, a Doomsday Dance Squad, and the best garage and grime sounds all night long.
189 King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 1NB, Website
Friday – Remembering Coasters Reunion Bash @ Funky Fish Club
For one night only, the club that changed Brighton forever will be reborn. This Friday (24 March), the Funky Fish club is holding a reunion party that’s guaranteed to be wild, so see if you still have any spandex, shoulder pads, or velour in your wardrobe! Brighton’s longest-running nightclub seems a fitting venue for the event.
Friday – Majestic Casual: Bearcubs Live @ MONO
Bearcubs is the immersive solo project from 25-year-old electronic artist Jack Ritchie. Over the past 2 years, Bearcubs has honed in on a distinctly unique blend of emotive electronic music, future garage and lo-fi house music in his meticulously crafted productions.
Friday and Saturday – Ray Cooney’s Out Of Order @ The Theatre Royal
When a Government Junior Minister plans to spend the evening with one of the Opposition’s typists in the Westminster Hotel, things go disastrously wrong! This hilarious show boasts a star-studded cast including Shaun Williamson (EastEnders, Extras); Sue Holderness (Only Fools & Horses, Green Green Grass); Andrew Hall (Butterflies, Coronation Street); Susie Amy (Footballers’ Wives); James Holmes (Miranda) and Arthur Bostrom (‘Allo ‘Allo).
Friday: 7:45 pm, Saturday: 2:30 pm and 7:45 pm
Tickets from £14
Saturday – Oxide and Neutrino @ Coalition
Inyaear Promotions brings to you the garage giants Oxide & Neutrino, who have been circulating for 11-years on the grime and garage circuit – bagging several hits including a UK number one in the process.
171-181 King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 1NB, Website
Saturday – Entice @ Concorde 2
With a headline set from Pied Piper and MC DT, this is guaranteed to be one of the biggest Brighton nights this month. Whether you are after garage, house, drum and bass or R&B, this is one not to be missed!
Saturday – Heidi @ Patterns
Hot of the back of her Jackathon residency at XOYO, Patterns is welcoming a true beacon of dance music culture back to the basement. From early days working as part of Phonica’s original squad, Heidi has gone on to make her mark as a formidable force on the circuit, from nurturing her skills as a radio host via BBC Radio 1 and as a DJ through countless shows across continents, it’s fair to say she knows a thing or two on how to get a party going!
Saturday – It Is Still 1985 @ The Haunt
Get your groove on for The Haunt’s weekly 80s party! Playing everything from Bowie to Duran Duran to Wham!, you’ll be dancing all night long to throwback tunes.
Saturday – Funny Women: Brighton Nights @ Komedia
Tickets are selling fast for Komedia’s monthly all-female comedy night, featuring laugh-out-loud skits from Sophie Henderson, Lauren Pattinson and Jenny Collier. It’s in aid of local charity RISE, helping victims of domestic violence.
Friday – Sunday – Get On With It 4 @ The Green Door Store
The Surplus People present Brighton’s DIY anarcho-punk three day bashtival! Featuring performances from Conflict, The Membranes, Zounds, Combat Shock, Hagar the Womb and many more.
From 7 pm Friday, from 2 pm Saturday & Sunday
Tickets: from £12/£22 per day, £52 for all three days
Friday – Sunday – (Brighton &) Hove Grown Festival @ Various Venues
Following a hugely successful launch in 2016, writing festival (Brighton &) Hove Grown is back for 2017. The celebration of local creativity in all its forms is showcasing 37 shows over 10 days across 4 venues, with all performances either starring or created by Brighton and Hove talent.
Expect theatre, comedy, spoken word, family-friendly shows, and just about everything else!
Various times and locations, click here for full listings .
Tickets all between £4 and £10.