What’s On This Weekend: 20-22 November
It’s finally the weekend! There is so much going on this weekend, from fairs to festivals, so ignore the fact that the temperature is supposed to drop and that there’s a chance of snow and a have a fun-filled weekend.
MADE Brighton: This weekend the contemporary craft and design fair is celebrating its 10th year. Taking place at the Corn Exchange at The Dome, MADE offers the public the opportunity to buy original and exceptional pieces of craft and design direct from the best local and national makers. Over 5500 visitors attend to see the showcase of jewellery, textiles, ceramics, basketry, glassware, furniture, home accessories, fashion and much more. To find out more head here
BAD Brighton After Dark Tour – Murder Most Foul: Halloween may be over but there’s no rest for the wicked and this spooky tour is sure to give you a fright. During the tour you’ll hear about the first Brighton Trunk Murder, when John Holloway chopped his wife into pieces and buried her in “Lovers Lane” in 1831, and the sensational confession of Constance Kent, one of the most infamous child murders of Victorian times. There’s no need to book, but it isn’t suitable for those under sixteen nor those with a nervous disposition. Find out more here.
Brighton Burlesque Festival: There’s a festival for everything these days, and this weekend Brighton is celebrating the Burlesque Festival. In its second year, the festival puts on a number of performers, eclectic stalls, competitions, lessons, workshops and interviews as well as so much more. Tickets are only £15, it’s a bargain to see something so unique this weekend. For more information head here
Hopscotch Nursey Fun Day: Tomorrow Hopscotch Nursery are hosting a fun day to raise money for Children with Cancer UK. From raffles with prizes including a family day out and cinema passes, to their VIP guest Elsa from Frozen, and free entry, it’s sure to be a lovely day out with the kids. Also, if you take the kids to meet Elsa, you’ll be their favourite person forever. Find out more here
Artists Open Houses Christmas Festival: This weekend artists are opening up their homes and studios and welcoming us inside and offering a wealth of wonderful things for you to view, experience and buy. Browse ceramics, jewellery, print-making and home-wares as well as handcrafted Christmas cards, wreaths, tree decorations and lots of yummy treats. Sip mulled wine and eat a mince pie while chatting with the artists and have a peak into some of the most interesting homes in Brighton. Find out more here.
Have a good weekend!