What’s on in Brighton and Hove: 18th-20th January
As usual, no weekend is boring when you live in Brighton! We’ve chosen the best events happening in Brighton and Hove, to help you have a fabulous time this weekend and enjoy everything that our lovely city has to offer!
Friday 18th of January- Retro Night Brighton
Start your weekend right by heading over to the Funkyfish club and boogie to some retro hits. The Funkyfish in Kemptown will be hosting retro nights from the 18th of January every Friday, from 8.30 till 1.30 the best tunes of the 60s & 70s & 80s. There is no entry fee and there will be retro drink deals.
Friday 18th of January- Mad Professor Live Dub Show + Lloyd Coxsone
To finish your Friday night in style, go over to the Komedia to see a true modern dub mixing legend. MAD PROFESSOR is considered one of the leading producers of dub music’s second generation and he will be performing a live dub show at the Komedia from 11 pm to 3 am this Friday. He will be supported by Lloyd Coxsone, the legendary UK soundman & record producer. Tickets are still available here.
Saturday 19th of January- The Big Vegan Breakfast Feast (vegan foodbank fundraiser)
Mutual Aid Vegan Food Bank have partnered up with the Cowley club to bring to you a vegan breakfast feast to raise money for Brighton’s first Vegan Food Bank. The event will be a donation-based breakfast with a suggested minimum donation if £7, participants are also encouraged to bring some food donations (dried beans, tinned tomatoes, rice etc..). The event will start at 11.00 am until 4.00 pm, participants can either book their ticket or just turn up on the day to enjoy vegan food and donate to a good cause.
Saturday 19th of January- Lou Lou’s Brighton Vintage Fair
After a nice vegan breakfast, you can stop by the Hilton Brighton Metropole to snoop around for some vintage pieces at Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair. The UK’s ‘Best Vintage Fair,’ returns to Brighton with a special January sale. It’s not only the best chance to renew your wardrobe with unique pieces, but the event will also feature a hair and beauty salon for a perfect vintage makeover, and a tea party hosted by SUNDAE SURPRISE who will be putting on a great spread of delicious cakes and bakes fresh from their kitsch kitchen. Tickets are £2.50 on the door and the event will go on from 11.00 am until 5.00 pm.
Sunday 20th of January- Magalie Lanriot Contemporary Dance Workshop
Magalie Lanriot, Choreographer, Dancer, and Teacher with training in contemporary and aerial dance at the University of Lisbon, will guide you into the world of contemporary dance with her workshop. Not only you will get an insight into contemporary dance but you will also learn skills such as rolling, releasing, giving and supporting weight and expanding your range of spatial orientation. You will explore working on the ‘edge’ of movement whilst paying attention to alignment and technique. You will work with finding balance and falling off of it; releasing and manipulating it to find ease of movement in and out of the floor. Finally, you will also learn phrases to find control, abandon and fluidity. The workshop is open to all and tickets can be found here.
Sunday 20th of January- Swing Dance at Dead Wax Social
To finish off your weekend, go over to Dead Wax Social and enjoy a night of drinks and swing music. Dead Wax Social partnered up with Jumpin’ At The Seaside, a swing dance organisation based in Brighton aiming to spread the love of high-quality vintage dance, to bring to you music from Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing and Johnny Hodges amongst others. The event will start at 7.00 pm and entrance is free.
Feature Image: Photo by Lea L’Attentive