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What’s on in Brighton this Weekend 12th August – 14th August

What’s on in Brighton this Weekend 12th August – 14th August
Hannah Midgley


Friday, I’m in Love! Ladies and Gentlemen… The WEEKEND HAS LANDED! The Fat Poppadaddys crew is ready to rock the Coalition now, on Friday 12th, as for the last 7 years. On the lovely seafront until 5am you can hear Indie, Electro, Funk, Hip Hop, Reggae, 60s, 80s, D&B, Dubstep and everything to keep the dance floor lively. Another mash-up of this quality, you will not find anywhere else.

Details: FREE ENTRY before midnight with Skiddle ticket.  Amstel: £2 Rum and Mixer: £2.25 (Double up for £1 extra) Vodka and Mixer: £3.75 (Double up for £1 extra). VIP Deals include: discounted entry, queue jump, FREE bubbly, tables and discounted vodka.

Friday 12th August, 11pm – 5am. Coalition, 171-181 King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 1NB  Tel: 07972 311903  Website , Email



Let’s discover Brighton by night… Do you want to discover all the hidden secrets of Brighton? So why not take the opportunity to have a dark tour around the sites of the most infamous murders in our town.  The storyteller performs in full Victorian costume and tells stories about crimes and punishments in Victorian Brighton, ghosts, murder most foul and tales to thrill you. The walking tour is in the sites associated with the stories and is both fun and educational. It is not suitable for children under 16 or those with a nervous disposition! The cost is only £ 5.00 per person with students half price… You will get your money’s worth!

Friday 12th August, 9pm. The Clock Tower Queens Road, Brighton  Tel: 07484836213  Website , Email



Bowie x Prince. The Komedia team has decided to hold a one-off club night to celebrate two of the biggest names in music. Brighton’s premier live entertainment venue is ready to show a journey through of the biggest hitters of David Bowie and Prince Rogers Nelson. The 100% of profits from this night will be split between three charities – Hummingbird, Mind Out and Survivors’ Network. No advance tickets are available to purchase for this event. If you are the promoter for this event, get in touch with Skiddle if you would like to sell tickets direct through Skiddle. Minimum age: 18. Entry price: £5/£10.

Friday 12th August, 11pm – 3am. Komedia, Gardner StreetBrightonBN1 1UN  Tel: 01273 647100 Website

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FREE Positive Thinking Course: Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will… So let’s change your thinking in order to change your life! Your thoughts create your reality, learn how to be happy. Tea and coffee will be provided. You only have to bring your own vegetarian lunch. The course is offered free of charge – voluntary contributions are gratefully accepted. A selection of meditation CDs and books will be available to purchase – cash and cheque payments only. For further information and to register for this FREE course please visit main web page.

Saturday 13th August, 10.30am – 4pm. West Blatchington Windmill Holmes Avenue, Hove, BN3 7LE  Tel: 01273 279481  Website


The Ultimate Old School Party! Every Saturday night the FunkyFish club offers classic hits from the 70s, 80s & 90s – Bee Gees, Blondie, Sister Sledge, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Depeche Mode, Queen and many more. The FunkyFish Club is very different from other Brighton nightclubs: you will be instantly hooked on its unique approach and no nonsense attitude to nights. Minimum age: 18. Entry price: £5.00.

Saturday 13th August, 22pm – 3.30am. FunkyfFish, 19 Marine ParadeBrightonBN2 1TL  Tel: 01273 698331 Website;


MISS live in Brighton: To celebrate the release of new single ‘Kinkajou’, Scruff of the Neck Records & Rebel Rebel Artists present: MISS support from Youngest Son & The Get Rids. Advnce Tickets: £5. Age Policy: 18+. The band will be in The Hope and Ruin pub which is a pub with a very different new look that comes from eastern Europe. In a magic atmosphere you will hear Alternative, Indie, Pop, Rock music genres.

Saturday 13th August, 7:30pm – 11:00pm. The Hope and Ruin, 11-12 Queens Road, BN1 3WA Brighton  Tel: 01273 325793  Website


Synergy Sundays… is a free weekly indoor festival of culture and arts, combining performances with art displays, a craft market and public discussion. The event will feature a wide variety of community led activities to celebrate and develop creative, cultural and social awareness including: debates and discussions on topical social, economic and political issues and live music performances by local emerging bands. It offers also some spoken word performances by local poets and rappers. This is a family friendly event so children of all ages are welcome!

Sunday 14th August, 2pm – 12am. The Synergy Centre, 78 West StreetBrightonBN1 2RA  Email


Drawn In! Artists of the Draw Atelier 2016 will exhibit their works for a week in the Gallery 40 in the heart of the bohemian North Laine area, in the wondeful City of Brighton and Hove. The Gallery showcases local artists and emerging artists in a variety of disciplines, including painting, photography and sculpture. Expect to find a collection of figure drawings, paintings, landscapes, prints and experiemental explorations of colour, form and movement. Each day one of the artists will be invigilating, so come on down for your chance to chat to them about their work and process.

Sunday 14th August, 11am – 6pm. Gallery 40 40 Gloucester Road, Brighton  Tel: 07983094302  Email


Sunday Reggae Supreme. It offers a great selection of reggae sounds to rock you. You will find your dancing feet with a selector’s choice of Classic, rare Reggae gems, Revival, Roots, Dub, Ska, Soul and Dancehall. You can choose from a tropical cocktail menu + over 80 different rums alongside beer selections including Island IPA & special drinks promos. You can also have alongside delicious Caribbean inspired food! Minimum Age: 18. FREE ENTRY

Sunday 15th August, 1pm – 10pm. Riki Tik Beach Bar, 169 170 King’s Road ArchesBrightonBN1 1NB  Tel: 01273 725541  Website

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