A weekly look at things to do in our bustling city...
Friday 28th June
Harold Pinter Double Bill of ‘The Lover’ and ‘Celebration’ - An evening sure to entertain and fascinate in equal measure. 7.45pm, £7-£10. Until Saturday – New Venture Theatre
The Pitman Painters - Humorous yet deeply moving play about a group of North East miners who achieve extraordinary success in the 1930s when they begin art classes. 7:45pm, 2:30pm, Thurs & Sat matt, £10-£27. Until Sat – Theatre Royal
Lunchtime Classical Concerts - Classical concerts, performed by local musicians, 12:30pm-1:15pm, £3 – Brighton Unitarian Church
Devendra Banhart - Devendra Banhart releases his Nonesuch debut, Mala, on March 12, 2013, and will be appearing at TOM as part of his spring tour, 7pm, £18 Adv. £20 On door – The Old Market
Speakeasy Club Night - Step inside and enjoy an evening of 1920s speakeasy entertainment! 7pm, £34 per Person – Proud Cabaret Brighton
Music and Wine at St Luke’s - Prize-winning Polish pianist Agnieszka Pluta pairs Chopin's much-loved second Sonata with a passionately energetic Sonata by Argentinean composer Alberto Ginastera, prefaced by Debussy's popular suite "Pour le Piano", 7:30pm, £7/£5 – St Luke’s Church
Paul Weller - We're pleased to host an intimate warm up show before his Hard Rock Calling gig on June 29th as special guest of Kasabian which will be the first show at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 7:30pm, £37.50 – Brighton Dome
D-Port - D-P0RT presents Grinel plus residents Cock One and East Court. Grinel co-runs the Donky Pitch label and has played Glade & Secret Garden Festivals, 11pm, £3/£5 – Komedia
Brighton Bear Weekender - In its 3rd year in 2013, and growing in size & stature, the Brighton Bear Weekender is an LGBT charity event for bigger / hairier gay men (and their fans!) – Various Venues
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, Please see www.komedia.co.uk/krater for opening times, Until Sat £6 - £31 – Komedia
Saturday 29th June
Theatre Royal Backstage Tours - Every Saturday, the tour is full of intriguing insights into the history and present day workings of Theatre Royal Brighton, 11:30am, £6 – Theatre Royal
Our Time in Ice - After an award-winning flagship exhibition, Ghosts of Gone Birds, the ONCA gallery presents its second collaborative project, Our Time in Ice, Wed to Fri 12 – 7pm / Sat & Sun 11 – 6pm, Free Entry – Until 31st June - Onca Gallery
Kreepy Kemptown Ghost Walks – Brighton’s longest paranormal tour. Nearly 2 hours of true tales to chill your spine! Every Saturday at 7:30pm. http://kreepykemptownghostwalks.webs.com/. Adults £8, children £4, conc. £5
TAKEPART 2013 - The TAKEPART Festival of Sport & Physical Activity is the biggest celebration of its kind in the country. Two weeks packed full of events, tasters and activities for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy being active or playing sport . Until 7th July - Various Venues. Details here.
Film Making Masterclass - Learn how to go from script to screen using a phone with Silverbox Multimedia, 1.30-4.30pm £5, members £4, book in advance. 13-18 years – Brighton Museum
Cookery Classes – Join us at Square for a 60 min cookery class on Saturdays between 3-5pm (please book a week in advance, maximum 4 people per class, cost is £25.00 per person includes the class and your meal – Square Restaurant
Le Chat Noir - Oh La La! Proud Cabaret Brighton takes a French twist on Saturday nights at Le Chat Noir! 7pm, £44 – Proud Cabaret Brighton
Murder Mystery Night - Three-course dinner, Murder Mystery with professional actors, Prizes, Disco, 7pm, 9 or fewer £49, 10 pr more £45 – Old Ship
Funny Women – Brighton Nights - This month’s Brighton Nights will feature a fantastic mix of new comedy and some Funny Women favourites, 8pm, £10/£8 – Brighton Dome
InYoo Masquerade Ball - The night will have fire poi, contact jugglers, and wonderful things to keep you enthralled, 10:30pm, £15 – Ralli Hall
Brighton and Hove Open Gardens - Dates have been announced for the hugely popular Brighton & Hove Open Gardens in aid of the Sussex Beacon - who are celebrating their 21st anniversary in 2013 - which will take place on Saturday and Sundayfrom 11am-5pm each day – Various Venues, details here.
Race For Life - Race for Life is more than just an incredible day out – it’s helped fund amazing advances in cancer research across the UK for the last 18 years – Stanmer Park
Sunday 30th June
BabyExp - Premium Parenting Events & Babyshows - Showcasing everything a young family, parent-to-be or baby-planner could wish for.9.30am - 5pm - Brighton Racecourse. Advance Free Tickets via here.
Regency Colour - Regency Colour and Beyond, 1785-1835, is on show from 15 June to 13 October 2013 and includes two display areas and new interpretation exploring Regency understandings of colour and the interior decor of the Royal Pavilion - Royal Pavilion
Capital to Coast - Annual charity bike ride – Hove Lawns
Brunswick Town Art Fair - Local community event set in the Regency splendour of Brunswick Square Gardens, 11am-6pm, Free
Film Making Fun - Try out some of the amazing skills and techniques used by professional illustrators, storyboard artists and comic book creators all over the world, with Silverbox Multimedia, 11am-3pm Free, drop-in. All ages – Brighton Museum
Herbie Flower’s Jazz Breakfast - With Sunday papers, a choice of pastries and a cuppa on arrival, these ever popular sessions of irresistible jazz have all the ingredients for the perfect Sunday morning chill out, 11am, £6.50 – Brighton Dome
Brighton Twisted Market - Fetish market open from 12pm-6pm with a wide range of clothes and toys, 12 noon, £5/£3 – Latest Music Bar
Post-Roast Comedy previews - Flange Krammer + That Pair, 2 Edinburgh Comedy Festival previews, 4pm, £6 – The Old Market
Monday 1st July
Brighton Sand Sculpture Festival - 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
Alistair Barrie: Universal Adapter - Alistair Barrie (“Excellent” The Independent) brings his new show to town 8:30pm, £5 - Komedia
Relative Values - Set in the early 1950’s, RELATIVE VALUES is about the uproarious culture clash between the glittering world of Hollywood and the stiff upper lip of the English aristocracy.7.45pm, 2:30pm Thurs & Sat mats, £15-£38 - Theatre Royal
Sally-Anne Hayward: Hey Follower! - Hey! Are you awaiting my next tweet? Probably not. I'll tell you some jokes instead...7pm, £5 - Komedia
Strictly Confidential - Starring Lisa Riley, Artem Chigvintsev, Natalie Lowe & Ian Waite and written and directed by Craig Revel-Horwood! 7:30, matinee on Wednesday at 2:30pm, £19.50-£39.50. Until Wednesday - Brighton Centre
The Dance World Cup - Dance World Cup has over 18,000 children around the world aged from 4 to 25 trying to qualify for our final which is held annually - Brighton Dome - Meet in the Cafe Bar
Tuesday 2nd July
Action for Happiness - Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change. We're bringing together people from all walks of life who want to play a part in creating a happier society for everyone.7.30pm, Free Entry - Latest Music Bar
Going Pottery - 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 - Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Lloyd Langford: Galoot - A brand new stand up show about being a bit of an idiot. “Brilliant” The Independent 7pm, £5 - Komedia
Wednesday 3rd July
Lunchtime Recitals - Lunch time recitals every Wednesday at 12.:30pm, please call ahead to confirm details. A minimum donation of £2 towards recital expenses is appreciated – St Nicholas Church
Ideas Man: The Stranger Notions of Francis Galton - Comedy writer Daniel Maier has contributed to various BAFTA-winning comedy shows, including Harry Hills TV Burp, for which he wrote throughout its entire ten-series run. 8pm, £5 - Latest Music Bar
Mark Smith - Expect laughs/fun/the death of an audience member (delete as applicable) 7pm, £5 - Komedia
Thursday 4th 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
Main Image courtesy of Sussex Beacon's Brighton and Hove Open Gardens website page.
Member since: 10th July 2012
Team at thebestof Brighton & Hove. Working hard to find out and showcase the best that the city has to offer... Events, Businesses and Organisations.
The following Cookies are used on this Site. Users who allow all the Cookies will enjoy the best experience and all functionality on the Site will be available to you.
You can choose to disable any of the Cookies by un-ticking the box below but if you do so your experience with the Site is likely to be diminished.
In order to interact with this site.
To help us to measure how users interact with content and pages on the Site so we can make things better.
To show content from Google Maps.
To show content from YouTube.
To show content from Vimeo.
To share content across multiple platforms.
To view and book events.
To show user avatars and twitter feeds.
To show content from TourMkr.
To interact with Facebook.
To show content from WalkInto.