Here's your hand-picked list of events for the week of Monday 17th — Sunday 23rd December 2018.

Monday 17th — Sunday 23rd December 2018

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👋 Here's your hand-picked list of events for the week of Monday 17th — Sunday 23rd December 2018.


Monday  17 Dec

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9:30am

☯️ Ashtanga Yoga »

#dropin #dynamic #savasana
About Balance • £6

10am

🎨 Mini Moop: Christmas »

#popupart #public #memories
Jubilee Library • Free • More dates available

10:10am

☯️ Beginners Meditation & Mindfulness »

#relaxing #spirituality #dropin
Unity Studio • £5 • Weekly

11:15am

👪 Nest  »

#multisensory #experience #babies
Brighton Dome • £10

1pm

🎲 Group Dog Walk  »

#social #meetup #pets
The Old Rec Cafe • Free

6pm

📍 Brighton on Board  »

#boardgames #social #meetup
Dice Saloon • Free

📍 Games & Social Gathering »

#boardgames #social #meetup
C:\ Side Quest • Free • Fortnightly

7pm

📚 Poetry Workshop »

#meetup #creative #writing
Lord Nelson Inn • Free

7:30pm

🎒 Dame + Carpel + Well Awake + Throne »

#indie #electropop
The Hope & Ruin • £6

😂 Musical Bingo Christmas Special »

#game #livemusic
Komedia • £12

😂 Ollie Horn: Pig in Japan  »

#workinprogress #standup
Caroline of Brunswick • Donations

8pm

🎹 Alex Bondonno Trio »

#soul #swing #jazz
The Paris House • Free

🎒 Josh Beer + Tigers and Flies + Alan Bonner + Matty Boy Murphy »

#altcountry #singersongwriter #indiepop
Rialto Theatre • £5

🖕 Strange Cages + Support »

#garage #punk
The Prince Albert • £5.50

11pm

🎉 Fat Poppadaddys: Christmas Special  »

#danceparty #funk #soul
The Haunt • From £1

🎉 Trash: Xmas Party  »

#danceparty #house
Coalition • £3

🎨 Artist of the Week: Mary & Clara

Your art here? Use the hashtag #artistsofbrighton on Instagram.

Tuesday  18 Dec

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8am

📈 Business Networking Breakfast »

#smallbusiness #sustainability #talks
Brighthelm Centre • Free

12pm

☯️ Mindful Vinyasa Flow Yoga »

#alllevels #dropin #meditation
Dynamic Hot Yoga • £10

🎨 Wildy Recyled »

#artexhibition #environment #mentalhealth
ONCA Gallery • No Price Info • More dates available

4:30pm

🏳️‍🌈 A Pair of Pantos: Trans Positive Pantomime  »

#theatre #queer #identity
Marlborough Pub & Theatre • £10 • More dates available

6pm

📈 Business Amp Christmas Drinks »

#smallbusiness #networking #inspiration
Seven Stars • Free

🎭 Suspiciously Elvis »

#livemusic #tribute #rocknroll
Komedia • £25

6:30pm

🎨 Collage Club »

#workshop #crafts #creative
The Hope & Ruin • Free

📚 Girl December Book Club: The Versions of Us »

#fiction #romance #bookdiscussions
The Marwood Cafe • Free

7pm

🎨 Ashley Beachey Private View: Stories of New Women »

#artexhibition #folkloric #storytelling
Pop Up • No Price Info

📈 Micro Biz Hour »

#smallbusiness #networking #inspiration
Business Coaching Sussex • No Price Info

😂 See You Next Tuesday »

#openmic #newcomedy #up&comingtalent
Artista Cafe & Gallery • Free

🎸 The Rock House: Bubbalo + The Golgis + The Coasters  »

#rockpop #jazzfolk #lofi
The Green Door Store • £3

📚 Writing Meetup »

#creativewriting #inspiration
Battle of Trafalgar • Donations • Weekly

8pm

🎭 Christmas Songs With Gay Men's Chorus »

#christmasclassics #livemusic
The Lion and Lobster • Free

☘️ Folklore Xmas: Josh McGovern + Rob Godfrey + The Villas »

#darkfolk #folkpop #indiefolk
The White Rabbit • Free

😂 Laugh Shack  »

#newcomedians #newmaterial
Komedia • £6

😂 Open Mic Tuesdays »

#newcomedy #up&comingtalent
The Hartington Pub • Free

🖕 Punchbag + The Runners + Fastfade + Stone Lane »

#skatepunk #poppunk #punkrock
The Prince Albert • £4

☯️ Shibashi Chi Gung »

#meditation #mindfullness #alllevels
Yellowave • £6 • Weekly

😂 Tight Five Comedy »

#newcomedy #up&comingtalent
Tight Five • Free

8:30pm

🎉 Singles Xmas Party »

#networking #mingling #romance
Hixon Green • £11


Wednesday  19 Dec

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7:45am

☯️ Morning Meditation  »

#alllevels #mindfulness #spirituality
St Luke's Prestonville • Donations

12pm

🎬 Met Opera Encore: La Traviata  »

#classic #opera #drama
Duke of York's • £22

6pm

📍 Sister Society Xmas Social »

#feminism #networking
Merkaba My Brighton • Free

7pm

☘️ Gaelynn Lea + Mara Simpson + M Butterfly  »

#violin #folk #acoustic
The Green Door Store • £11

😂 The Maydays: Long Form Improvisation  »

#workshop #improvcomedy #alllevels
The Maydays Studio • Free

7:30pm

🎒 Bloom + Fröst + Ciel »

#dreampop #electronic
The Prince Albert • £4.50

🎭 Brighton Voices: Christmas Concert  »

#communitychoir #christmascarols
St Mary's Church • Free

☯️ Charity Yoga »

#alllevels #fundraising #homelessness
The Loft at Little Dippers • Donations

☘️ Christmas Ceilidh »

#folkmusic #folkdance
Fabrica • £12

☘️ Cory Flynn & Maisy Banks »

#altfolk #acoustic #blues
The Brunswick • £4.50

🎭 Luma: Live Film Scoring »

#shortfilms #livemusic
The Rose Hill • £3

🎭 The Animals & Children Took to the Streets »

#theatre #drama #musical
The Old Market • £18

🎭 The Wayne Bruce & Friends Christmas Show »

#illusion #comedy #music
The Brunswick • £7

8pm

⭐️ Abba Gold  »

#tributeband #popclassics
Concorde 2 • £18.50

🎭 Light Tahini Open Mic »

#livemusic #acoustic #spokenword
The Sussex Arms • Free

🎤 Medusa Live Sessions: Hip Hop »

#rap #grime
Medusa Bar • Free

🎭 Stand Up and Slam  »

#spokenword #comedy #poetry
Komedia • £9

8:15pm

🎬 The Nightmare Before Christmas »

#fantasy #animation
Dukes at Komedia • £12.50

10pm

🎉 Floss »

#danceparty #alternative #electropop
Subline • £5

🎧 Kiss This Wednesdays »

#danceparty #hiphop #rnb
Revolution • £5

🐾 Paws of the Week: Rupert (again, because he's so cute, but also because we linked to the wrong Instagram last week 🤭)

Your furry friend here? Use the hashtag #pawsofbrighton on Instagram.


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Thursday  20 Dec

🎧 Check out one of our favourite podcasts, Shadow of the Wing by Brighton’s very own crime writer Antonia Chain. Warning: Not for the faint hearted…

Shadow of the Wing Sponsored

9:30am

👪 Drama Day Christmas Special »

#5to11yrs #workshop #theatre
Get Creative In Brighton • £26

10am

👪 Xmas Baking Workshop  »

#cookingclass #6to14yrs
The Community Kitchen • £21.50

10:30am

👪 ONCA Kids Art School Winter Edition »

#workshop #crafts #6to11yrs
The Barge Community Space • £11.50

12pm

👪 Festive Feasts: Regency Christmas Extravagance »

#storytelling #yuletide #traditions
Royal Pavilion • £13.50

1pm

☯️ Lunchtime Yoga & Meditation »

#alllevels #dropin #relaxing
Unity Studio • £8

2pm

👪 Jack & The Beanstalk »

#theatre #classic #fairytale
Hilton Brighton Metropole • £23

2:30pm

👪 Lego Club Christmas Special »

#play #brickbuilding
The Railway Inn • £7

🌭 Vegan Cheese Making Workshop »

#tasting #nutbased #chutneys
The Healthy Body Happy Mind Project • £40

5:30pm

🎧 Wreck Tha Halls Xmas Rock Party »

#danceparty #rocknroll
Hotel Pelirocco • £8

7pm

🌭 Christmas Cocktail Masterclass »

#workshop #drinks #tastings
Brighton Cookery School • £55

🎤 Hip Hop Open Mic  »

#rap #newtalent
The Green Door Store • Free

🎹 Jazz and Christmas Cheer for Amaze »

#livemusic #fundraising
Village • Free

😂 LOL Comedy Night »

#standup #newcomedy #up&comingtalent
The Windmill • Free

🎲 Soul of the City Choir  »

#pubsinging #alllevels #christmasclassics
North Laine Brewhouse • £7 adv / £9 otd

7:30pm

😂 Blanket Fort: Sitting in a Christmas Tree »

#sketchshow #standup
The Brunswick • £5 adv / £6 otd

🎲 Penny Dreadful: The World of Victorian Horror »

#storytelling #history #festivefear
The Richmond • £6.50

🎸 Supreme Queen  »

#tributeband #rock
Concorde 2 • £16.50

☘️ Thank Folk It's Christmas »

#folkrock #irishfolk
The Hope & Ruin • £6.50

🎸 The Black Fields Christmas Party »

#rocknroll #altrock
Latest Music Bar • £6

8pm

🖕 Grasshopper + Desire  »

#postpunk #indierock
The Bees Mouth • £3 adv / £4 otd

⭐️ Kate Bush's Hounds of Love  »

#tribute #artrock #artpop
The Brunswick • £15

😂 Mr D's Antichrist-Mas: An Inversion of the Nativity »

#comedy #pantomime #darkhumour
Caroline of Brunswick • £6

😂 Purple Comedy Night Christmas Special »

#standup #sketchshow
Purple Playhouse Theatre • £4 adv / £5 otd

11pm

🎧 Strategy: Ladies & Gents »

#dnb
The Volks • Free • Weekly

🎧 Toast After Dark »

#minimal #techno #breaks
The Green Door Store • £3


Friday  21 Dec

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7:30am

📈 Global's Business Breakfast Club  »

#localeconomy #networking
The Grand Hotel • £13

9am

👪 Xmas Baking Workshop for Kids »

#edible #giftbox #6to4years
The Community Kitchen • £20

10:30am

📈 Coffee Talk »

#brightonladies #meetup #network
Hotel du Vin • £2

👪 Mischief & Mystery in Moomin Valley »

#puppetry #storytelling #interactiveplay
The Old Market • £8.50 • More dates available

11am

🎬 The Wizard of Oz »

#musical #fantasy #adventure
Duke of York's • £4

2:30pm

🎬 Mary Poppins Returns  »

#musical #familyfilm #fantasy
Duke of York's • £12 • More dates available

6:30pm

📍 Burning the Clocks 2018 »

#celebration #kidsparade #bonfire
Brighton • Donations

😂 Krater Christmas Party  »

#3coursemeal #standupcomedy #danceparty
Komedia • £60 • More dates available

7pm

🎸 Diaphragm Failure + Dr. Bluegrass & The Illibilly 8 + Mystic Rain Frogs »

#psychrock #psychobilly #punkabilly
The Prince Albert • £5

🎉 Glistening White Christmas Party »

#dinner #photobooth #disco
Mercure Hotel • £46

👪 Peter Pan  »

#pantomime #theatre
Attenborough Centre • £15 • More dates available

🎒 Pop Will Eat Itself »

#indierock #industrial #grebo
Concorde 2 • £22.50

😂 The Secret Comedy Club »

#sketch #standup #improv
Artista Cafe & Gallery • £10 • Weekly

7:30pm

🎭 A Christmas Carol »

#theatre #childfriendly #christmastale
St Peter's Church • £12.50

🖕 Dub Righters + Migraines + Ebola La's  »

#punk #hardcore #dub
The Quadrant • £5

🖕 Parliament of Tress + English Heretic + Kendal Black Drop + Jeff Stonehouse »

#postpunk #gothicnoise #industrial
The Hope & Ruin • No Price Info

⭐️ The Bootleg Beatles  »

#tributeband #rock #pop
Brighton Centre • From £33

🎸 The Slaughter House Band + Dream Wave + School Disco  »

#garagerock #garagepunk #psychpunk
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar • £4

8pm

🎉 Killer Rock Karaoke »

#punk #metal #indie
The Pipeline • No Price Info

😂 On the Edge Comedy: Angela Barnes »

#xmasspecial #standup
Caroline of Brunswick • £8

🕶 Z Star Delta  »

#blues #psychsoul #bluesrock
St Augustine's Church • £14 adv / £20 otd

8:30pm

⭐️ Fake Bush  »

#katebush #tribute
The Brunswick • £8

9pm

☘️ Festive Frolics With Bee & Jackrabbit »

#altfolk #festivetunes
Brighton Tavern • No Price Info

🎧 Temple Movement Winter Solstice Special »

#goatrance #psytrance #fullontrance
Rialto Theatre • £12

9:30pm

🎉 Truffle Shuffle Monthly 80's Night  »

#over25s #retrogames #80smusic
Pop Vault • £5

10pm

🎉 Soul Funk Flavas »

#disco #soul #house
Bohemia • Free

10:30pm

🎧 Kideko & George Kwali's Xmas Party »

#techno #house
The Arch • £5

11pm

🎧 24hr Garage Girls »

#ukgarage #bassline #livedancers
Concorde 2 • From £8

🎧 Foreign Concept »

#dnb
Patterns • £3

🎉 Smashed Hits  »

#popbangers #80sto00s
The Green Door Store • Free

🎤 SOB »

#hiphop #goldenage #djs
The Green Door Store • Free

🎧 State of Flo Xmas Party »

#dnb #dance #electronic
The Volks • £9

🎉 That's Hot »

#pop #rnb #rock
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar • Free


Saturday  22 Dec

👘 Say nay to the uniform. The fabulous Mama Magma vintage store has something to make you feel like a million bucks. Bring in the sassy you.

Mama Magma Sponsored

9:30am

📍 Florence Road Market Christmas Fair »

#localproduce #streetfood #livemusic
One Church Florence Road • Free

11am

📍 Bazaar Brighton »

#makers #artists #fair
Brighton Unitarian Church • £1

2pm

🎨 Life Drawing Live Music »

#creative #drawingtips
Clarkes • £20

🎲 War and Peace »

#music #food #talks
The Regency Town House • £13

☯️ Winter Solstice Candlelit Cacao Ceremony »

#meditation #sacredmedicine #yogaflow
About Balance • £45

2:30pm

🎭 It's a Wonderful Life »

#theatre #christmastale
Rialto Theatre • £11 • More dates available

3pm

🎹 Swingin' Dick's Christmas Cocktail Party »

#classicswing #hotjazz #drinks
The Office • £5

4pm

🖕 Apocalypse Dudes: The Pipeline Christmas Party Sequel »

#variousbands #punk #hardcore
The Pipeline • Free

🎹 Sam Carelse Trio: Christmas Special »

#cooljazz #swing #xmassongs
The Paris House • Free

6pm

🎭 Camp Cabaret: Pat Clutcher »

#comedy #dragshow #karaoke
Infinity Bar • No Price Info

7pm

🎸 Absolute Bowie  »

#tributeband
Concorde 2 • £16

⭐️ Madness »

#pop #newwave #ska
Brighton Centre • From £40

🎹 Outside Broadcast »

#improvisations #folk #blues
The Verdict • £8

7:30pm

🎒 Filthy Pedro: Christmas Special »

#antifolk #lofi #indiefolk
Hotel Pelirocco • Free

🎉 Jangle All The Way  »

#indiepop #indierock #djs
Brighton Bierhaus • Free

🎒 Scuffle + Mëi + Lisa Lo + Fly Sonata »

#lofi #jazzpunk #rnb
North Laine Brewhouse • No Price Info

🖕 The Flashing Blades + Strange Tales + Salamander »

#postpunk #punkrock #baroquepunk
The Cowley Club • Donations

8pm

😂 Comedy Rocket Christmas Blast »

#standupcomedy
Junkyard Dogs • £7

🎹 Nigel Barker Winter Tour »

#bluesrock #altcountry
The Ranelagh • No Price Info

🕶 SlimShack  »

#soul #funk
The Brunswick • £5

8:30pm

🎸 Bad Bad Whiskey  »

#rockabilly #skiffle #rnb
The Dover Castle • Free

8:40pm

🎬 Stan and Ollie  »

#laurel&hardy #biopic
Dukes at Komedia • £12

9pm

🎉 Neat Neat Neat Xmas / Sticky Mike's Frog Bar Closing Party  »

#variousbands #djs
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar • Free

10pm

🎧 The Mine Xmas Party With Biome & Hebbe »

#dubstep #dnb
The Volks • From £6

🎉 Too Bad So Sad: A Night of Break Up Songs »

#popmusic #party
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar • Free

10:30pm

🎧 Fatboy Slim in Aid of Martlets »

#house #dance #electronic
The Arch • £28

11pm

🕶 The Brighton Soul Train »

#funk #disco #motown
Concorde 2 • £10


Sunday  23 Dec

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10am

🌭 Fermented Foods Workshop  »

#kimchi #sauerkraut #kefir
The Healthy Body Happy Mind Project • £40

👪 Stick Man »

#toddlertime #animation #christmasadventure
Dukes at Komedia • £3

11am

👪 Longnose Puppets: Out of the Hat »

#theatre #puppetry #2to8yrs
Komedia • £10 • More dates available

🎲 Pop Up Fun Dog Agility Park »

#playgroundfordogs
Withdean Park • £5

12:30pm

👪 Help I've Shrunk Santa's Trousers »

#interactive #theatre #puzzle
Sweet The Welly • £10 • More dates available

3pm

🎬 Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker  »

#tchaikovsky #holidayclassic
Dukes at Komedia • £22.50

3:30pm

🎸 The Ultimate 70s Glam Rock Xmas Tour »

#classic #covers
The Neptune Inn • Free

5:30pm

🎭 The Rocky Horror Show  »

#scifi #musical
Theatre Royal • From £15 • More dates available

5:45pm

🎬 It's a Wonderful Life »

#christmastale #familyfilm #drama
Dukes at Komedia • £12 • More dates available

6pm

🎹 Lazy Sunday: Jazz & Roasts  »

#vocaljazz #cooljazz #swing
The Hartington Pub • No Price Info

🌭 Pabellon X Boho Gelato: Frozen Cocktail Night »

#spanishtapas #drinks
Pabellón • £25

🎸 Suspiciously Elvis »

#tribute #rocknroll #christmasthemed
Komedia • £25

☯️ Yin Yoga With Myofascial Release »

#health #massage #techniques
Studio iO • £10

8pm

🌴 Bad Manners »

#2tone #ska
Concorde 2 • £20

🎭 Miss Hope Springs Christmas Agogo »

#comedy #cabaret #chanteuse
Komedia • £15


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