Archive for General Interest

TAKEPART 2014

21/06/2014 – 06/07/2014

Takepart is a community sport and physical activity event which is slowly becoming one of the largest in the country. A full on two weeks of outdoor activities, taster sessions, stalls and more for either kids or adults, young and not-so-young, men and women, humans and aliens, everyone is welcome to have fun and get active as part of a healthy lifestyle in Brighton & Hove.

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Great Escape

08/05/2014 – 10/05/2014

3 Days of Escapism. Music Escapism. I guess not even the bad weather would in the slightest affect this event symphonically composed by more than 300 local bands and international artists. In addition to music your wristband will get you access to outdoor gigs, after parties, afternoon shows and more! Here more info.

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Kemptown Carnival

Saturday June 7th – Kemptown

HomeKemptown Carnival is a free community street festival in Brighton, one of the biggest. It has being around for 1 billion years and it will surely go supernova once again. Street performers, musicians, street theatres, painters, local market stalls, the grand custard pie fight, belly dancers and great children’s entertainments are just the norm here…kick here for more info!

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Passion Of Christ

20/04/2014  -  Lawns of St Peter’s Church

Easter is approaching so as every year The Passion of Christ is to be remembered. Soul By The Sea is again bringing to Brighton its outdoor depiction of the popular moments in which Christ was arrested and crucified, up until his resurrection. The portrayal is meant to be very realistic, faithful to the original scriptures. It’s a free for all event but no booze and no glass are allowed for safety reasons. Click here for more details.

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Artists Open Houses Festival 2014

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. Ned’s work, which is constantly developing his work, is inspired by landscape and he will be showing paintings and drawings from throughout his career. 109 Stanford Avenue, Brighton BN1 6FA. Find out the more!

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The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival

16/04/2014 – 27/04/2014

food-festivalAlmost two weeks dedicated to eating and drinking in Brighton & Hove. A great celebration of local produce, with restaurants, growers, bars and food retailers, all taking part. It is one of the biggest in UK and it supports farmers markets and the Brighton Restaurant Association. Get fat!! For more info click here.

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Brighton Marathon 2014

06/04/2014

Here it comes! Thousands of runners are getting ready to literally invade the city of Brighton for the 99th consecutive year. The road race run is over a distance of 26 miles. On 2013 the race has reached a 20% increase on entries counting over 18.000. A massive number considering the narrow streets of tiny Brighton. Hopefully this year there won’t be more or the whole town will face sudden sinking in the cold water of the sea…Thousands also will be the Brighton seagulls expected due to the obvious abundance of food from the participants and the audience. So bring an umbrella just in case. Here’s further details.

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VegfestUK 2014

29/03/2014 – 30/03/2014  -  Hove Centre

VegfestUK is coming back again filled with even more food, drinks, tastings, competitions, TV gurus, films, veggie cookery demos, entertainment, music, performances, talks and product presentations. Over 100 stalls will be at hand each day for you to explore, including a number of veggie specialist caterers. “It’s all about providing people with healthy options” says Tim Barford from VegfestUK, the organisers of the event. Find out more here!

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Sport Relief

23/03/2014

With over 1,000 running, swimming and cycling events across the UK, Sainsbury’s Sport Relief is the one that will give you a chance to be part of the excitement at the heart of your community. It’s an important event to have fun, get active, gather with friends and family and raise money for charity. It features the Mile, plus new Swimathon and Cycle events.

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Ice Age Sussex

Brighton Museum & Royal Pavilion   –   16/03/2013 – 18/01/2014

Ice Age EuropeA bit of history here. If you have an inclination for archaeology or you simply find the process and research of our past as human beings on Earth interesting, there will be a new display in town this month about the ice age that will definitely grab your attention. A great exploration that stretches from the climate change process to the story of man as we know it today, with particular attention to the Victorian ‘great bone rush’ and the Boxgrove Man, the oldest known human ancestors in Britain.  For More info click here.

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