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Brighton & Hove’s Artists Open Houses 2015

Saturday 2nd – Sunday 24th May    

In 1981, the painter Ned Hoskins opened his house to the public to show and sell his artwork.  A year later more artists decided to do so with their own paintings. 30 years on and the event has grown so much to become the first and the biggest of its kind in UK, generating over £1mil in sales every year. This year The Oriental will take part in displaying some of our local artists work! Come to visit us, we have a lounge and a bar where you can relax with a drink.  Find out the more!

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Whalefest 2015

13/03/2015 – 15/03/2015

WhaleFest is a non-profit event which raises funds for the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA). The WCA is the only global partnership of organisations and individuals working to protect whales and dolphins. This year passions will be stirred by live performances, films, talks, comedy, exhibitions, music and inspiring activities for all ages. Campaigning once more to see whales and dolphins released from tanks to live wild and free, WhaleFest will once again attract people from all over the world as we anticipate an audience of 12,000+ from over 40 countries.

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Brighton Tattoo Convention 2015

Brighton Hilton      20/02/2015

The 8th Brighton Tattoo Convention, 250+ International artists, live music over the weekend, stay on site, vendors, haircuts, seminars, art gallery, late bars, indoor food court, trade rooms, competitions and much more. Get your ticket here.

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ModelWorld 2015

20/02/2015 – 22/02/2015

A great day for those who loves modelling. Everyone is welcome, any ages. The exhibition will  showcase all sorts of models from all across the country. This one will be the 34th birthday of the event having started out as a model railway show. The show will feature : railways, boats, cars, aeroplanes, full size model of Battle of Britain aircrafts “Spitfire”, full size steam locomotives, robots, circuses, fairgrounds, modelling trade stands. More Info here.

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Kaiser Chiefs in Brighton

11/02/2015 – Brighton Centre

The band has confirmed a UK headline tour in February 2015, with nine new shows added to the previously announced London O2 Arena and Leeds First Direct Arena dates. A new single from Kaiser Chiefs has been sent to radio in the UK, “My Life” is the third single from the band’s Number 1 album Education, Education, Education & War released earlier this year via Fiction Records.

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Brighton Science Festival 2015

01/02/15 – 01/03/2015

It’s the best way to discover where we came from, deal with where we are and debate where we might go in the future. The festival is for all ages, but the ones we are particularly doing this for are 12-14 year-olds. The aim of this event is to resuscitate that spirit of discovery and curiosity back into them by implementing a few alternative ways of learning rather than the heavy old books. Click here for more info!

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Brendan Cole: A Night To Remember

30/01/2015 – Brighton Dome

Brendan ColeBrendan Cole adds the international flavour to BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Sassy and sexy, Brendan is a charismatic performer, his choreography has a touch of genius, and his bold exchanges with the Strictly judges makes for great viewing. He will host throughout as he leads his cast on a journey of music and dance in a spectacular night of theatrical entertainment. Brendan’s newest live music and dance extravaganza will be 2015’s must see show. Here’s the tickets.

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Loserville in Brighton

27/01/2015 – 31/01/2015

Image-Loserville-800x500From the production team behind the critically acclaimed Oliver!, Seussical Jnr and most recently, Cats, Apollo Productions are now delighted to be bringing this mega cool new musical to Brighton. Loserville, written by Elliot Davis and James Bourne, is set in 1971 and tells the story of geeks vs jocks in an American high school. Michael Dork is a nerd, bullied at school every day, but his love of computers has led him to discover something that will change the world forever… more computers!! No…  Here’s the tickets.

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Holiday on Ice – Platinum

Brighton Centre   06/01/2015 – 11/01/2015

PLATINUM is a tribute to 70 years of HOLIDAY ON ICE, your special guest MC will be your guide as the show gracefully glides through skating traditions past and present. Popular elements and surprising moments come together on the ice for an incomparable show experience, which will enchant audiences of all ages. Get your tickets here!

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Burning the Clocks

21/12/2014

 “Burning the Clocks” is at the door!! It is a unique community event created by Same Sky that brings the whole city together to mark the shortest day of the year. Local people make their own paper and willow lanterns and after processing through the city, they pass them into a blazing bonfire on Brighton beach, as a token of the year’s end. For more info click here!

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