We’ve had firework night, we’ve had Remembrance Sunday and 11th of November, so what next? Christmas of course! Though the Christmas celebrations aren’t yet in full swing, there are still Christmas events going on this weekend that you shouldn’t miss. There are also loads of non-Christmas events happening this weekend, from exhibitions to pop-up stores.
Children in Need Danceathon: It’s Children in Need tonight and schools across the country are doing something to raise money for the incredible charity. The YMCA in Hove have kindly lent Jitterbugs their hall for their danceathon today from 3pm until 5pm. Open to all ages, and all money goes to Children in Need. You can arrive any time, and can dance for half an hour or for the entire two, it’s completely up to you. To find out more go here.
Stylish Christmas Fair: Taking place all weekend, the Stylish Christmas Fair is heading to the AMEX Stadium. If you buy a ticket on the Saturday, however, you can come back on the Sunday for completely free. With over 100 exhibitors, with stalls ranging from Christmas gift ideas, decorations, food and drink to try and buy, technology and gadgets and home accessories. To find out more about the Christmas Fair pop here.
Pop-Up Record Shop: Taking place at the Brewhouse on Saturday, browse through hundreds of records while listening to a live DJ. Shogun Audio, Rarekind and One Shop are all on hand to provide the records and the admission is free. Its open from 11am, to find out more go here.
Rags Revival Clothes Swap Shop Boutique: This swap shop will be for women and children’s clothes and you can bring up to ten pieces. Everything in the swap shop is one token, and you can keep your tokens until the next swap shop if you don’t use them all. A swap shop is a great way to get rid of the unwanted clothes and find your new favourite piece! Head here to find out more.
Cemetery After Dark, St Nicholas Graveyard Tour: For something a bit different on Sunday evening, why not go to a Cemetery tour? Torches are provided, and you walk through the graveyard learning about the graveyards rich history as well as the history of some of the people buried in it. St. Nicholas is Brighton’s oldest churchyard and explore the Victorian home for “fallen women of infirm mind”. Learn about the likes of Phoebe Hassel, the woman who spent seventeen years as a man in the Kings army, and Sake Dean Mohammed. Pop here for more information.
So there are some great things happening this weekend, from Christmas fairs to Graveyard walks, there’s something for everyone. Have a great weekend!