What’s on in Brighton This Bank Holiday Weekend? 24th – 27th August

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As usual we have put together a list featuring some the very best events occurring in Brighton and Hove at the end of the working week! This bank holiday weekend promises to be fun packed with a truly mixed bag of events on offer, so take a look!

Brighton and Hove Beer Week

Brighton & Hove’s first ever beer week starts this Friday 24th August, running until Sunday 2nd September 2018, which will see loads of great beer themed events happening all over the weekend! For more information on this, see our post about Brighton Beer Week here.

Image via Vespertine Dreams Facebook page.

Vespertine Dreams @ Marwood Bar and Coffee House – Friday 24 August

Come down to Marwood Bar and Coffee House this Friday from 7pm, for cocktails and Vespertine Dreams! DJ’s Tappers and Steffi le Wode will be back to get your bank holiday weekend started with another night of the finest disco, funk, house and electro! With free entry and everyone welcome, come along and get on down!

Marwood Bar and Coffee House, Free event, 19:00-23:30, 52, Ship St, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1AF

Photo via Dominic Alves on Flickr

Brighton Mod Weekender @ Volks Tavern/The Komedia –  Friday 24 Aug  – Sunday 26 Aug

New Untouchables started the Brighton Modernist/60s Weekender in 2004 at the fabulous Komedia venue. Now it also features a free 2 day event open for all ages, at the Volks Tavern 200, which is just yards east of Brighton Pier (where the scooters arrive in the iconic film Quadrophenia). You can expect food and drink served all day complete with an outside terrace, live bands Saturday afternoon, and Sunday afternoon there will be the eagerly anticipated Scooter Competition held outside the Volks between 14.00 – 15.00. Both days will also feature open decks DJ sessions, and a market selling records, vintage and bespoke clothes, art and memorabilia. All evening events will be held at the Komedia and are 18+. Tickets for the Komedia can be found here. 3 nights, 2 daytime events and 2 superb venues, you know you want to come along!

Volks, 3 Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1PS

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Komedia, 10pm, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UN  more info,

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Street Food Cookery Class @ Brighton Cookery School – Saturday 25 August

Come along to this street food cookery class this Saturday at Brighton Cookery School, where you’ll cook up some authentic, flavourful dishes in a social, professional environment. You’ll be tackling butchery in the Mexican dish, balancing spices with the Indian dish and creating a Thai dish full of aromatics and fresh flavours! The day will consist of making, sampling and then taking home your Street food treats to friends and family! This session is suitable for all dietary requirements and you are welcome to come on your own or with friends and family! Included in this session will be your 3-hour professional cookery tuition, your ingredients (all food made from the session is yours to take home), a protective apron and mineral water. Also Kids cook free!

To book, get in touch at info@brightoncookeryschool.com or call 01273 674911.

Brighton Cookery School, 10am-1pm, Admn: £45/£50, 63/64 St Georges road, BN2 1EF

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Tutored drop-in Life Drawing @ New England House – Saturday 25 August

Join his fully tutored life drawing session suitable for any level, this Saturday at New England House. Complete beginners are welcome, as are more experienced artists who want to brush up on their basic skills. The sessions begin with an introduction, followed by exercises on the topic of the day and then drawing from a life model. There will be a tutor on hand to offer personal feedback throughout the class. Booking is not essential and the cost is £12, or £10 for students. Drop-ins are welcome, so come along to learn, to develop and to engage with drawing!

Email info@draw-brighton.co.uk for more information or to book a session.

Unit 10 South Level 5, New England House, 11am- 1:30pm, New England Street, BN1 4GH

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Brighton Antiques, Collectables and Vintage Fair @ Brighton Racecourse – Sunday 26 August

This Sunday at Brighton Racecourse there will be 175 fantastic indoor stalls all bristling with a variety of amazing antiques, vintage and collectable items. The fantastic Swing singer, Steve Conway, will be performing throughout the day and to tempt you further, food and drink will available with a licensed bar, under 16’s enter free and there will be free parking! Expect a great day with a friendly atmosphere!

Brighton Racecourse, Entry: 10.30am-4.00pm-£3 (Early Bird entry from 9.30am – £5), tickets, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9XZ

Northern Soul @ Hotel Pelirocco – Sunday 26 August

Hotel Pelirocco’s contribution to the annual Brighton mod Weekender sees them put on this Northern Soul Night, that is presented by Finger Poppin Daddio and Hugh Robinson, who will be spinning all vinyl all night! Come down and strut your stuff  to pure Northern and groovy sounds, with the options having a drink (or two) from the cocktail bar that is open until 2am! – it’s Bank Holiday Sunday after all!!

Hotel Pelirocco, 6pm-late, free entry, 10 Regency Square, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2FG

Credit: Facebook page @WeAreLongTimeGone

Long Time Gone @ Horatio’s Bar – Monday 27 August

Join Long Time Gone in Horatio’s Bar for all the best that rock has to offer. Covers include Whitesnake, Motorhead, Bon Jovi!

Horatio’s Bar, 2pm, Free admission, Brighton Palace Pier, Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1TW

Featured Image: Photo via Dominic Alves on Flickr

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