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What’s On This Weekend: February 28th – March 1st 2020

What’s On This Weekend: February 28th – March 1st 2020
Jaishree Ram
  • On 28th February 2020

The weekend has rejoiced us once again! Whether you’re after something relaxing, a bit of laughter or want to engage in an entertaining yet educational environment then take a look at some of the events we have curated below. 

Featured image: ©  Flickr


Friday 28th February

New Memories at Brighton Unitarian Church

Feeling generous and thoughtful this weekend? New Memories is a philanthropic fundraising event hosted by the Alzheimer’s Society, raising money into further research in dementia. Featuring live music and spoken word, this charitable event will donate all proceeds to the charity being discussed. A bar serving alcohol and soft drinks will be present on-site so you can boogie away to lively folk and blues music.

New Road, BN1 1UF. Doors 19:00 – 22:00. Tickets £5 in advance or £8 on the door. 


artrepublic Sample Sale at Middle Street Primary School

The ever popular artrepublic gallery in Brighton boasts an extensive collection of exquisite art from renowned artists including Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Damien Hirst. For three days, commencing today, artrepublic is throwing a sample sale where you can snag some iconic art for up to 60% off. Taking place at Middle Street Primary School, this event is not to be missed for art enthusiasts who are looking for an unbeatable bargain. Additionally, 25% of all profits will be donated to Middle School’s ‘Every Child a Reader’ programme, guaranteeing children get the best literacy education they can.

37 Middle Street, BN1 1AL. Doors 10:30 – 17:30. Free entry!


Art gallery © Pxfuel


Saturday 29th February

Fermented Foods Workshop at The Snug

Looking for something odd but strangely interesting this weekend? The Fermented Foods workshop may be the perfect compromise for you! Designed and run by Olivia of Wild Cultures, this interactive workshop will teach you the magic of fermented foods and the positive impact it imprints on your body and the environment. Discover how to make powerfully healthy foods and drinks with items you will most likely have lying around your house – these skills are sure to last a lifetime!

Stoneham Park, Hove, BN3 5HJ. Doors 12:00 – 14:30. Tickets from £45.


Anatomy Lab Live – Contagion at Hilton Brighton Metropole

With Coronavirus making its way around the globe, we can never be too conscious of how we protect ourselves in this germy climate. Enter Anatomy Lab – the immersive dinner experience where you scrub up real good (no pun intended!), work with genuine specimens and discover more about infections and diseases, how they affect the body and how science can save the contagious world. After your two-course meals, you are expected to discover the remedy for the recent outbreak that has occurred within the facility, partaking in experiments and performing dissections. You may need a strong stomach for this event, but it’s sure to be an unforgettable and educational experience!

Kings Road, BN1 2FU. Doors 17:00 – 22:30. Tickets from £60.


Food workshop © Pxfuel


Sunday 1st March

Bent Double at Komedia

Head on down to Komedia for a cheerful, queer-friendly evening packed with laughter and comedy. Hosted by Zoe Lyons (Celebrity MasterChef, Mock of the Week), the winner of the Chortle UK’s Best Comedy Club Night in 2017 is brought to the main space of this favourable venue with Angela Barnes headlining the show, and Catherine Bohart and Andrew O’Neill supporting the night.

44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN. Doors 18:30. Tickets from £14.


Therapeutic Sound Bath with Ruth Summers at Brighton Natural Health Centre

If something relaxing and tranquil is on the agenda to end a potentially frenetic weekend, then look no further. Hosted by Ruth Summers, this workshop invites you to lie back and relax as “beautiful sounds and tones of gongs, Himalayan singing bowls, crystal singing bowls, rainsticks and other therapeutic percussion instruments” delight your ears and cleanse your soul. This is the perfect way to lock in with your inner self and enhance your mental and physical health.

27 Regent Street, BN1 1UL. Doors 19:30 – 20:45. Tickets from £12.


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