What’s on this weekend: 1st – 3rd of February


It’s finally February! As always, we have selected some of the best events in Brighton and Hove this weekend. Including dance, comedy, food, Brighton-brewed beer, and even where to watch the rugby, we hope that we’ve found something for everyone.

Featured image  © The Maydays

Flamenco Production @ The Old Market, Friday 1st February

To start the first weekend of February right, head down to the Old Market for a unique musical production ‘The Art of Being‘ this Friday. Composer and Flamenco guitar solo artist Daniel Martinez will be performing as part of his UK tour alongside Flamenco singers, percussionists, a dancer, and a violinist. This promises to be a powerful evening that bursts with passion and originality.

© Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company

The Old Market, 7.30pm. Tickets £14. 11a Upper Market Street, BN3 1AS.

The Maydays – Confessions & Dreamweaver Quartet @ Komedia, Friday 1st February

Confessions collect secrets from the audience before the show starts and turns them into songs, sketches and stories. Joined by Dreamweaver Quartet, who take the whackiest dreams submitted by audience members and turn them into musical narratives, expect a hilarious exploration of guilt, dreams and the unconscious working of our pysches.

© The Maydays

Komedia, 7pm – 11pm. 16+. Tickets £10. 44 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN

TOM’s Beer Fest @ The Old Market, Saturday 2nd February

The Old Market will be hosting a brand new beer festival, featuring pints from Brighton’s best brewers – Holler Brewery, Brighton Bier, Franklins Brewing Co, UnBarred Brewery, Hawkshead Brewery, Fourpure Brewing Co., Mad Squirrel Brewery, Pomona Island Brew and more. With live music and pop up food stalls this will hop-fully be a fantastic first event…

Amber Burgoyne is one of the live musicians who will be performing at this event
© Lora Elizabeth Cornes

The Old Market, 12.30pm – 4.30pm. Tickets £8. 11a Upper Market Street, BN3 1AS8

Six Nations Rugby @ The Walrus, Saturday 2nd February

With a projector, four large screen TV’s & surround sound, The Walrus will be a good headquarters for every match of the Six Nations Rugby Tournament. Book in advance to get prime seats, as well as food and drink deals.

© The Walrus

The Walrus, 2pm – 7pm. 18+. Click here to book a table. 10 Ship Street, BN1 1AD

Maté Cafe @ The Cowley Club, Sunday 3rd February

Maté Cafe is an Intercultural Social Club that provide Maté tea, Syrian Meze, live music and English and Arabic conversation. For their first event of the year, they welcome you to drink, eat and chat at the Cowley Club this Sunday. Free and open to all, this will make for a wholesome, happy Sunday afternoon.

© Mate Cafe

Cowley Club, 12pm – 3pm. FREE ENTRY. All ages welcome. 12 London Rd, BN1 4

Harry’s Tricks @ Idle Hands, Sunday 3rd February

After their launch three weeks ago, Harry’s Tricks Sunday Sessions are returning at the Idle Hands this week. Harry’s Tricks are a Brighton based swing band, playing 1920s, 1930s and 1940s popular music from America and Britain that always get the audience up and dancing.

© Harry’s Tricks

Idle Hands, 3.30pm – 6.30pm. £5 donation OTD. 59 Queens Road, BN1 3XD

For more music this weekend check out our selection for the Gig’s of the Week.


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