Things to do in Brighton & Hove - 19th to 25th July
17th July 2013
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Some ideas of things you could do this coming week in Brighton and Hove.

Friday 19th July

Brown Bear - Early Years sessions include art activities, a museum expedition, a story and handling some museum objects. These sessions are for 2-5 year olds only. 10:30am-12pm, Tickets are £4.50, members £3.50, book in advance – Booth Museum

Friday Lunchtime Classical Concert - Evelyn Harrison, Eclectic selection ofclarinet music, 12:30-1:15pm, £3 – Brighton Unitarian Church

The Levellers - While still regarded as Brighton’s most successful band of all-time,The Levellers rarely perform in their hometown. This show marks a rare & highlysought-after occasion, a true celebration of a historic act still showing everyonehow’s it’s done, 7pm, £21.50 – Brighton Dome

Krater Comedy Club - Eat, drink, watch and laugh as 3 top stand-ups and one of the best MCs on the comedy circuit entertain you. Fri, Sat & Sun see website for opening times, £6 - £31 – Komedia

Henry VI - Shakespeare’s Globe returns to Theatre Royal Brighton presenting three plays of HENRY VI under their original titles, until Sat, £16.90 - £32.90 – Theatre Royal

Music & Wine at St Luke’s - David Angel and David Elwin present an evening ofvibrant and thrilling works for violin and piano from three centuries.7.30pm, £7/£5/£3 Under 12's – St Luke’s Church

Costume Drama: Backstairs and Backstage - Do you dream of stepping back in time to the world of Downton Abbey? Join Preston Manor’s in-house cast for this immersive theatrical experience and step back into a world of gaslight and goings-on., 8–9.30pm, £15/£12 – Preston Manor

Born Bad - A wild and sexy night of delinquent rhythms, 11pm, £6/£5 – Komedia

Trapstyle UK & Enk – Trapstyle - The world’s biggest trap music brand, haveteamed up with ENK to bring you one of the sickest trap and grime line-ups ever to hit the South Coast, 11pm, £5 (Early Bird) £7 In Advance - More on the door –Concorde 2

Saturday 20th July

Familiar Faces, Hidden Places - Starting with an introduction in the Royal Pavilion take a fascinating tour of the Pavilion estate, including the Regency gardens, Brighton Museum & a behind the scenes tour of Brighton Dome & Corn Exchange. 10.30am–1.30pm, £20/£15 – Royal Pavilion

Tiny Treasures Tabletop Sale - Pre-loved and nearly new baby, toddler and older children’s clothes, book and toy sale, 10am-12 noon, £1 entry, kids free – Stanford Avenue Methodist Church

Hidden Garden: The Edwardian Kitchen Garden - A rare chance to visit the ruined walled kitchen garden (not open to the public), followed by a talk on country house kitchen gardening from medieval to Edwardian, 11am-12.45pm & 2–3.45pm £12, membs £10, book in adv – Preston Manor

Series Vocale - Our summer series of vocal recitals given by talented singers from London & the South East, 1:15pm, £5/£4 – St Michael & All Angels Church

A Summertime Cider Festival - Featuring the legendary The Wurzels 5pm, £20 – Concorde 2

Sex Drugs & Music Hall - Sex, drugs & Music-Hall brings its tour to Brighton & Hove, with a poignant and oft-humorous trawl through the Brem-Wilson dynasty, viaspoken-word, drama & music, 11th July: 5pm, 20th July: 2pm, Free Entry – JubileeLibrary

Akron/Family - Live music, 7pm, £9 – The Haunt Le Chat Noir - Oh La La! Proud Cabaret Brighton takes a French twist on Saturdaynights at Le Chat Noir! 7pm, £44 – Proud Cabaret Brighton

Stuart Black - Brilliant ideas and profound insights. “He's going to become a cultcomedian." , 7pm, £5 – Komedia

Brighton Festival Chorus with the BBC Singers - In the final concert in thecurrent BFC@Barts series, Brighton Festival Chorus is joined by the world renowned BBC Singers for a glorious evening of a capella singing, 7:30pm, £14, £20 –St Bartholomew’s Church

Dinosaur Pile-Up - Dinosaur Pile-Up formed after Matt Bigland's old band MotherVulpine split up back in 2007, 8pm, £7.50 – The Hope

Source New Music - Brighton Dome’s SOURCE New Music aims to keep you onthe cutting edge of Brighton's thriving music scene - showcasing an eclectic mix of upcoming and established bands our SOURCE New Music night's never fail toentertain, 8pm, £4 – Brighton Dome

Spellbound - Cherry Foxx and Simon Price play alternative ‘80s classics.9pm, £6/£5 – Komedia

Brighton up Presents Half Pint (Live) - The legendary Jamaican dancehall, raggaand reggae artist Half Pint is coming to Concorde2! 11pm, £5 – Concorde 2

The Building - Ever wondered what’s behind the curtains? Think Edward Hopperpaintings, Rear Window, voyeuristic art, 7.45pm, Matinee: Sun 21st at 2.30pm, £7 -£10. Until 27th July – New Venture Theatre

Sunday 21st July

Brighton Sand Sculpture Festival - From April 8th 2013, a new Sand Sculpture Festival will be held at Black Rock Brighton. Visitors can experience the wonder of this magical art and will also have the chance to get involved, £6 adults, £5 conc. £4 children, £15 family tickets – Black Rock

2020 Vision Exhibition on Brighton Seafront - 2020 Vision is a nationwide nature photography project aiming to make the case for reconnecting fragmented habitats and show that healthy habits are essential for wildlife and people. Until 29th Jul

Punch and Judy Shows - Family fun with a traditional show plus join-in activity session, 12:30pm, 2pm & 3pm, £2 – Opposite the Fishing Museum

Rottingdean Summer Smugglers Event - Children and families are invited to come along in Smuggler and Pirate costume for the summer celebration of Rottingdean's colourful smuggling past, including a Latin American band and a Puppet event, 11am – 5pm, Free Entry – Rottingdean Terraces Stage

Sussex Thunder Fixtures - Sussex Thunder versus London Olympians, 2:30pm,contact venue for ticket prices – Brighton Rugby Club

Studio 9 Orchestra - Studio 9 Orchestra are back with a summer cocktail of 18-piece musical deliciousness to help you soak up the sun, 7pm, £5 – Latest Music Bar

Piff the Magic Dragon - Stunning magic combined with delightfully deadpanhumour, 8pm, £10 – Komedia

Monday 22nd July

Into the Blue - An exploration of the colour blue, using objects drawn from Royal Pavilion and Museum collections. Aimed at 5-11 yrs, exploratory and discovery- led – Until Jan ’14 Hove Museum

Soul Sister - This new musical features all the classic Tina Turner hits, including What’s Love Got To Do With It, Proud Mary, Private Dancer, River Deep Mountain High and of course Simply The Best., 7:45pm, Thurs & Sat mats, £10- £29.50 – Theatre Royal

Special Drawing Event with Jane Fordham - Artist Jane Fordham invites anyone who likes to drato these unique, one-off events. 11am- 4pm, Returnable booking fee £3.50 – Fabrica

Danny Ward: Pressure Point - 2013 Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Nominee "top quality stand up" ThreeWeeks, 7pm, £5 – Komedia

The Comedy Zone - This year the showcase that brought you Russell Howard includes Lucy Beaumont, Tommy Rowson, Carl Hutchinson and Matt Winning, 8:30pm, £5 – Komedia

Tuesday 23rd July

Paddy Lennox - Paddy takes us on an hour of mischievous storytelling, 7pm, £5 – Komedia

Dusty Limits: Post Mortem - If you died today, what would people say about you? More importantly... what would you say about yourself? 8:30pm, £15 - Emporium

Zoe Lyons - Cautionary tales of anoraks, misjudged television appearances and disabled dogs from Brighton's own Zoe Lyons, 7pm, £5 – Komedia

Howard Read: Hide & Speak - Multi-award-winning stand-up and animator Howard Read, 8:30pm, £5 - Komedia

Wednesday 24th July

Come Back Harriet - Ancient Times & The Little Victory, 7:30pm, £6 – Latest Music Bar

Thursday 25th July

50 Shades of Cabaret - Audience and press alike loved the show in London, so now it is time to embrace the forbidden in Brighton, 7pm, £24 – Proud Cabaret Brighton

Brighton Bikers Night - Destination for club ride outs with trade stands and safety input from Sussex Safer Roads Partnership, 7pm to 9.30pm, free – Madeira Drive

Out Late - Live performances, DJ, cool cocktails, make and take, objects with stories to tell and much more. Come out, join in and get ready for Pride! 7-10pm £5, members £4 (in advance) £6 (on the door) – Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

The Sea Level tour with Ash Grunwald - The Sea Level Tour is a new concept for live music fans, 7:30pm, £10 – Concorde 2

*Main Image - Courtesy of Rottingdean Summer Smugglers Event - Sunday 21st (see above)


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