The gloomy weather has well and truly kicked in, but this doesn’t mean we’re stuck with the October blues. We can still keep our weeks full of colour and battle off the glum weather by finding fun things to do on these rainy days.
If you don’t want to brave the outdoors, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in the warm. Here are a few ideas of what you could get up to…
You can no longer blame the wind for blowing your ball the wrong way, because there is an indoor crazy golf course right on your door step. Get competitive in the Jurassic or Tropical themed courses, where the obstacles are part of a glow in the dark wonderland. It’s really good value for money and suits all ages, plus, now that it’s almost Halloween, the room has been decorated specially for an extra spooky vibe.
The Temple Bar
The Temple Bar provides a lovely atmosphere for a good place to drink and socialise. The environment is the perfect blend of trendy and traditional. If you venture upstairs there are cosy booths where you can slouch back and relax with a pint. As well as this there are often comedy nights going on, so keep your eyes peeled for the fun events the bar hosts. There are always Super Nintendo games to play as well, so you are able to have a Mario Kart tournament while catching up with your friends.
If you’re a fan of massive portions of delicious burgers and fries, then 7Bone is the place for you. There are meaty beef burgers dripping with cheese and full of flavour as well as gloriously tasty vegan burgers. The whole place has a very american feel, where the restaurant itself is like a diner, with no snobbery – just great food. The fries are loaded with various toppings and are a meal in itself rather than a side. There are so many options, for both meat eaters and veggies alike. So, treat yourself and feast on some real comfort food.
Spend a day in the Brighton museum, discovering the range of exhibits. The museum feels peaceful and calm, away from the stormy weather. It is such a tranquil place to learn new things. At the moment there is an exhibition, ‘Floating Worlds’, which displays Japanese woodcut prints from the Edo period (1615-1868). The prints show beautiful settings with people partaking in different activities of leisure, often with underlying meanings of spiritual connection. It is definitely worth visiting for this exhibition, let alone all the other collections on display.
With tonnes of activities on offer, Komedia is a great option for where to go on a rainy day. There’s comedy, music, cinema and loads more. Duke’s Picturehouse in Komedia feels snug and warm – sit back and watch the film of your choice while sipping on a G&T or a cheeky cocktail. The comedy nights are also rated very highly, with lots of well known comedians performing their best acts on a monthly basis.