10 Events To Go to In March
Behold, another array of truly fabulous events to get your teeth stuck into this month! With Spring just around the corner and the run up to festival season upon us, March is the perfect time to get stretch your cultural legs and get prepared for many, many more things to do in Brighton!
Shazia Mirza: The Kardashians made me do it @ Komedia
2nd of March: 8pm, tickets £15
A controversial show that has got everyone talking. Debuted at Edinburgh Fringe, Shazia’s show hits to road and comes to Brighton to shake things up! Don't be misled by the title, the content of this show has very little to do with the famous sisters. Ticket can be bought here.
FemRock presents - International Women's Day Special! @ The Green Door Store
3rd of March: 7pm onwards, tickets £4 in advance, £5 on the door
FemRock is throwing yet another kick ass women-led evening in honour of International Women’s Day. With three fabulous women-fronted bands performing, this is guaranteed to get you all riled up and rocking! Get down, get your glitter on, and join the girls! Find out more here.
The Trials of Colonel Barker by Rosie Collis @ Jubilee Library
5th of March: 2pm, tickets £5
Local author Rosie Collins will be discussing the upcoming stage adaptation of her critically acclaimed book 'Colonel Barker’s Monstrous Regiment'. Colonel Barker’s story, in Rosie’s own words ‘is one of identity: gender identity, hidden identities, class identities and the conflict between private and public identities’ as the Colonel was in fact a woman. Tickets can be bought here.
Danza Contemporánea de Cuba @ Brighton Dome
7th and 8th of March: 7pm, tickets from £15
The Cuban dance company return to Brighton to show off its combination of modern, jazz, ballet and African-Caribbean music and dance techniques that exemplify the passion and spirit of Cuba. From the outset, the show if brimming with energy and creativity. Amateurs and experts alike will enjoy this show. Not to be missed! Tickets can be bought here.
100 Watt Club - Burlesque and Cabaret @ The Old Market
10th of March: 8pm, tickets from £12
Hundred Watt Club’s evening of burlesque and cabaret is back in town with another rip-roaring, gender-bending, tassel-twirling night of abandonment! This is an absolute must for anyone looking to inject some glamour and vigour into the dark nights we've been experiencing. Grab the girls, grab the boys and get down to see the spectacular 100 Watt Club performers! Tickets can be bought here.
‘Orlando’ Screening @ Fabrica
15th of March: 7.30pm, tickets from £4.25
This adaption of Virginia Woolf’s iconic character Orlando sees the role brought to life by Tilda Swinton. Blurring the lines of gender identity and time, this film is a classic of British cinema and should be on your must watch list. This screening is curated by Eyes Wide Open Cinema in collaboration with Dreamland Cinema and Fabrica Gallery. Tickets can be bought here.
Stephen Bailey: Nation’s Sweetheart @ Komedia
17th of March: 8pm, tickets from £10
After numerous appearances on national television, Stephen Bailey is on a quest to be dubbed the nation's sweetheart. In his show, Stephen questions our reliance on social media, our ability to interact on a human level and what we choose not to post. A great alternative to regular St. Patricks Day festivities. Tickets can be bought here.
Fallopian Tunes - Paddy's Day Abortion Rights Campaign Special! @ The Rose Hill
17th of March: 7pm onwards, tickets £5
With a host of special guests including, but not limited to, Holly Flo Lightly, Anth Clarke and Lilith Ai, the Fallopian Tunes night is not only in celebration of St Patricks Day but in solidarity with Irish women and their fight to access a safe and legal abortion - something they are currently denied. All proceeds of the night go directly to the Abortion Rights Campaign (Ireland). Tickets can be bought here.
Belongcon 2017 @ Brighthelm Church and Community Centre
28th of March: 6pm, tickets £10
Put simply, Belongcon is about acceptance, belonging and community. In light of recent global events, it is especially important that we not only champion these ideals but learn from one another on how to engage with them. With a host of inspirational speakers, this event hopes to bring together like minded people and inspire them to make a difference. Tickets can be bought here.
Warpaint @ The Brighton Dome
29th of March: 8pm, tickets £20
The all female art-rock band Warpaint return with a new album and a new sound in a performance that is guaranteed to thrill audiences. With influences ranging from Dr Dre to the late David Bowie, when these ladies perform live they deliver an original, energetic, and diverse sound. Tickets can be bought here.
Written by Holly.