What To Do This Weekend! – 16th-18th December
Friday – The Blockheads @The Old Market
Rarely off the road since the demise of Ian Dury in 2000, the Blockheads are still one of the most underrated British bands of all time, with a legion of fans of all ages. As well as through their own new material, interest in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, the recent biopic of their erstwhile front man Ian Dury, has seen a resurgence in the band’s popularity over the past couple of years and they continue to go from strength to strength. Along with some new material you can expect to hear all the classics including Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, Wake Up And Make Love With Me, Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 3), and many more from the illustrious back catalogue.
Friday – Life Drawing: Mixed Pose @New England House
The Mixed Pose is a life drawing session of short, medium and long poses and with a tea and coffee break half way through. This session sons lunchtime and some people like to attend for just an hour; you are welcome to join us 12-1 or 1-2pm for £4 if you cannot stay for the whole session.All of our untutored sessions are friendly, relaxed and open to all abilities with support and guidance available from the session leader.Basic drawing materials are provided free; just bring your own paper or purchase paper from our in-studio shop.The Lunchtime Mixed Pose is £7, £6 for students.
Friday – 3EYE’S MERRY COSMOS @The Rose Hill
GOD’S TEETH AND THE INTERSTELLAR. TROPICS, DAVE PEPPER, [SUB]ATOMIC, JOHANNA BRAMLI,
FUTURE ZEN’S PUPPET, ALAN WATTS, ANI UJIIK AND DOLLY DOLLYCORE
PLUS A SPECIAL APPEARANCE FROM SINATTA
THE 3EYE COLLECTIVE BRING THIS SPECIAL SEASONAL MESSAGE – WE’D LIKE TO WELCOME YOU INTO A FEATHERY STAR DIMENSION OF BELLS IN THE VOID. SOUNDS UNSPEAKABLY IN THE RIGHT PLACE. SOUNDS THAT ARE WORDS. WORDS THAT ARE DIMENSIONS. SING-A-LONG ADVENTURES, CUDDLE PLAYTIME, ANGELS AND SPIRIMS AND GHOSTS. MYCELIUM FLICKERS BUILDING CONSTELLATIONS THAT WE BLAST OFF AWAY FROM GRAVITY, LAND ON A FEATHER BED. IT’S SNOWING IN OWOLD, BUT EVER SOOOO COSY… AND WE KNOW… ….THAT BA-BY THERE’S MOLD OUTSIDE…
18:00 pm – 00:00 am
Friday – A Winter’s Trail @Brighton Dome
The crackling of the fire, the swish of autumn leaves, the smell of fresh earth and the pure beauty of the air are just some of the delicious sounds and sensations that curious explorers aged 0 to 4 will be able to discover in this hands-on exploration of the elements.
There’s a whole world of new sensations specially designed for babies and their grown-ups to explore and enjoy together. Beginning with a rhyme and a wiggle, you’ll progress through different environments, each having its own colours, textures, sounds and smells — with a surprise Christmas element added to make the fun truly festive.
10:30 am – 1:30 pm (0 – 2 years)
3.:30 pm (2 – 4 years)
Friday – SUNNY SIDE UP @Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
✞ FOREIGN SKIN Pres. SUNNY SIDE UP ✞
HIP HOP, 90’S R&B CLASSICS, FLEETWOOD MAC, DANCEY DANCEY MUSIC, ELECTRONIC, TRAP, UK GARAGE
EASY LISTENING FOR SOME DOWNTIME, GOOD GOOD MUSIC, VISUALS, B2B GUEST DJS
LOTS OF DRUNKEN DANCING AND SINGING
NIGHT MAY CONTAIN FLASHBACKS FROM YOUR CHILDHOOD LOTS & LOTS OF TEQUILA & GOOD VIBES
FREE ENTRY! 10PM – LATE
EVERY THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH
9:00 pm – 3:00 am
Saturday – C2 & FABRIC PRES. FRICTION, CALYX & TEEBEE, CULTURE SHOCK @Concorde 2
FRICTION & LINGUISTICS
CALYX & TEEBEE
11:00 pm -4:00 am
Saturday – Bottomless Brunch @The Gather Inn
10:00 am – 2:00 pm for our Bottomless Brunch! Enjoy a scrummy brunch and unlimited Mimosas (orange juice and prosecco) or Bloody Marys for just £20.00 each. Brunch is served until 1:00 pm and drinks until 2:00 pm.
T’s & C’s
Brunch is selected from the menu from 3 options that week (veggie included).
Saturday – META-STASIS @The Haunt
+ HELL PUPPETS
+ KING LEVIATHAN
The mighty META-STASIS, fresh from their 2 tours of India supporting the likes of BEHEMOTH & Korpiklaani, performances at Bloodstock and more, are back to their home town for a headline show that guarantees a stunning performance & utter madness throughout the whole night.
Saturday – BEATABET SEASON 2.3 – OLIVIA LOUVEL, FITNESS FOCUS + SPECIAL GUESTS TBC @The Rose Hill
A night of Eclecto magic DJ Jules Samuel spinning his finest, impromptu fitness class and the legendary Avant- pop priestess Olivia Louvel.
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday – DUDE RANCH @Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
DUDE RANCH IS ALL THE HITS POP PUNK – EMO – POST HARDCORE – NU METAL – SKA PUNK NOSTALGIA. YOU KNOW ALL THE WORDS!
11:00 pm – 3:00 am
Saturday – SlimShack @The Brunswick
SlimShack is a 6/7-piece Brighton-based band with an authentic 50’s/60’s vintage R’n’B sound with a moderntwist. Horn section, harmonica, guitars and bass, with powerful vocals and great stage presence.
All the songs you have stored away in your memory bank from years ago – The Kinks, Dr Feelgood, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones, Etta James, Wilson Pickett, Spencer Davis Group, Freddie King, Ray Charles, Booker T & the MGs.
8:00pm – Over 18’s
Sunday – BAD MANNERS @Concorde 2
Plus support from Splodgenessabounds and The Pukes.
English Ska band Bad Manners quickly became the novelty favorites of the UK pop scene, living up to their name with naughty antics from frontman Buster Bloodvessel.
In the 1980s Bad Manners spent an impressive 111 weeks in the UK charts and had many appearances on Top of The Pops, which they were later banned from after manic exploits from Buster. The bands more notable tracks include Special Brew, Lip Up Fatty and My Girl Lollipop.
7:30 pm -11:00 am
Sunday – Brighton Folk, Roots & Acoustic @The Brunswick
A relaxed evening of live local and touring folk, roots and acoustic music, hosted by Amy Hill.
Sunday – Gig: No Limit Street Band @Hotel Pelirocco
Hotel Pelirocco are delighted to welcome the No Limit Street Band to play in the bar.
Come on down and have a boogie before the madness of Christmas begins!