5 awesome Easter weekend events in Brighton

Are you looking forward to an extra two days off this weekend but overwhelmed with what to do with yourself? Or maybe you have visitors for the long weekend and have no idea where to take them?

Inundated with what Brighton has to over this bank holiday, we have summed up just some of the amazing events going on. So go on, brave the crowds and get out and enjoy our city!

image003-4.jpg

Dojo @ Komedia

Friday 14th April: 7pm, tickets £9

Three wonderfully talented ladies from London, Paris, Nigeria and Lebanon come together to form a jazz reggae collective that is bringing reggae back into the mainstream. With an undeniably soulful sound, this is sure to be an evening to help you unwind and get in the laid back spirit of the bank holiday weekend. Dojo will also be supported by local legends The Meow Meows and reggae royalty Faye Houston.  

 

 

Easter Craft Fair @ The Friends Meeting House

Saturday 15th April: 11am, free

Find a host of handmade goodies by local artistsat the Easter Craft Fair, a regular staple in Brighton over the bank holiday weekend. Whether its snazzy hair accessories you're looking for, handmade gift cards, beautifully unique jewellery, or quirky bits for at home, the craft fair is definitely worth checking out. Go on, treat yourself!

Soul Train @ Concorde 2

Saturday 15th April: 11pm, £9.20

The Brighton Soul Train is the place to be on Saturday night. A whole evening of Motown, funk, soul and disco anthems is in store, teamed with dance offs and a host of makeup artists ready and armed to revamp anyone ready and willing.  It's time to get your dancing shoes on!

 

 

 

The Annual Easter Drag Races and Bonnet Parade @ The Bedford Tavern

Sunday 16th April: 1.30pm, free

For a truly Brightonian way to celebrate Easter Sunday, spend the afternoon at the Bedford Tavern at the Drag Race and Easter Bonnet Parade. With crowd craft competitions, great prizes up for grabs and the guarantee of fabulous sing-a-longs, this is an afternoon of fun for all! All money raised will go to the Sussex Beacon, a local charity that helps men and women with HIV/AIDS and related illnesses. Get out and show your support. 

Clock Tower Cinema: The Repo Man @ The Quadrant

Monday 17th April: 8pm, free

Chill out with a pint and some free popcorn at the Quadrant while taking in an 80’s cult classic. Repo Man is the story of Otto, a young punk who, through a new career, stumbles into a world of wackiness. You might not have heard of it, but you certainly wont forget that you saw it. 

 

 

Written by Holly.

ArtsHolly Foster