What’s on in Brighton this Weekend?! 25 – 27th May

Image by Hove Carnival

Yes, it’s almost time for the weekend again, and even better, it’s another Bank Holiday! This of course means another busy weekend in our bustling city – here our’s weekly selection of the best that Brighton has to offer.

Gain greater insight into the Grands rich history with this free tour

The Grand Brighton History Tour – Friday 25th May

Here at Brighton Journal we’re a sucker for a little look into Brighton’s rich and diverse history, as we know a lot of you are too! This free guided tour at The Grand does just that – join them on Friday to learn more about the history of the building itself, as well as events that have happened there throughout the year. No need to book, just show up

The Grand Hotel, 1pm, FREE, See Facebook event for more info, Kings Road, BN1 2FW.

Image by Ian Taylor

Brighton Rocks Film Festival Screening – Friday 25th May

Brighton Rocks Annual Film Festival returns with a screening of this year’s finalists on Friday at Duke’s @ Komedia – Brighton’s favourite cinema.

Duke’s @ Komedia, 11am – 10pm, £12 for one showing/ £21 for day ticket, tickets/ website, Gardner Street, BN1 1UN.

Explore this amazing, historic building on Saturday. Image via Google Maps

Regency Town House Open Day – Saturday 26th May

Another of Brighton’s historic buildings opens it’s door to invite guests to learn more of it’s history. Join them on Saturday for mini tours, costume displays as well as food tasting and much more! It is completely free, but you do need to secure a ticket in advance.

The Regency Town House, 11am – 4pm, FREE, tickets/more information, Brunswick Square, BN3 1EH.

Rock Up has previously been shown on Rottingdean’s white cliffs – this year they’re coming to Brighton

Rock Up Movie Night on Brighton Beach – Saturday 26th May

What’s better than a sunny bank holiday evening? A sunny bank holiday evening spent watching films on the beach, of course. Tribal Wave Movie Nights return this Saturday, for their 5th evening showcasing local cinematographers – this time on our very own Brighton beach, instead of the white cliffs of Shoreham. The evening will be raising money for Surfers Against Sewage, an amazing national charity that works along the entirety of the British coastline, aiming to empower and inspire local communities to protect their beaches and oceans. Check out our full post Tribal Wave Movie Nights and Surfers Against Sewage here.

West Pier, Brighton Seafront, 8 – 11pm, Donation recommended on the night, for more info, check out their Facebook.

Brighton Festival Chorus will be joined by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Brighton Dome

Brighton Festival Choir performing Baltazzar’s Feast – Sunday 27th May

Brighton Festival Chorus are accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra this Sunday, for what is guaranteed to be an unforgettable performance of Baltazzar’s Feast at The Brighton Dome.

Brighton Dome, 7.30pm, tickets start at £12.50, tickets/ more info, Church Street, BN1 1EE.

Image by Brian Ledgard

The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah – Sunday 27th May

One of Britiain’s most celebrated poet’s, Benjamin Zephaniah, is back with his first tour in eight years, that will visit Brighton on Sunday. The tour coincides with the release of Zephaniah’s autobiography, and during which he will explore how throughout his life he fought injustice and discrimation. This one is truly not to be missed.

The Old Market, 7.30pm, tickets start at 7.30pm, tickets/more info,  Upper Market Street, Hove

Image by Hove Carnival

Hove Carnival returns! – Monday 28th May

The much loved Hove Carnival returns this Bank Holiday Monday, with a huge variety of activities and entertainment for everyone to enjoy – from dog shows and live music, to cake stalls and fun fair rides. Perfect family day out! Proceeds go to Martlets Hospice.

Hove Park, FREE, 11.30am – 5pm, more information can be found here, Goldstone Crescent, BN3 7BF.

Andy Panayi Jazz Trio @ The Paris House – Monday 28th May

Award winning Jazz musician, Andy Panayi, will be bringing his incredible skill to The Paris House. Andy has an impressive list of previous collabortations, including Shirley Bassey, Paul McCartney and many more. The opportunity to witness his talent is surely not to be missed this bank holiday.

The Paris House, 8pm, more information on Facebook event, 21 Western Road, Hove, BN3 1AF.

 

 

 

 

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