Weekend Headsup; 25-27/10/13

HEADSUP-LOGO3Intro > A regular in the magazine, we are now bringing you a weekly headsup of what’s happening each weekend, in Brighton and beyond…

Words > Elliott Caranci-Finch

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Jan ŠvankmajerJan Svankmajer
– The Inner Life of Objects

When: Now – 2nd Dec 2013, Mon-Friday 11am-7pm, Saturday 10am-4pm
Where: University Gallery, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton

How much: £Free

Renowned for the dark, surrealism and comedy in his films, Jan Švankmajer exhibits  ‘The Inner Life of Objects’ at the Brighton University Gallery and heralds the 50th anniversary of his first film. The show features sets and decor, puppets, costumes, drawings and storyboards for many of his acclaimed films.  Alongside this sees a collection of Švankmajer’s imaginary beasts assembled from bones, shells and stones .

http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/whats-on/gallery-theatre/gallery-events/gallery-exhibitions-2013/october13/jan-vankmajer-the-inner-life-of-objects

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Eelus Inkd

Eelus, Horrorshow

When: Now – 17th November
Where: Ink_d Gallery, North Road Brighton

How much: £Free

Timed perfectly for Halloween, Brighton based artist Eelus steps away from his child-friendly images of the past and debuts ‘Horrorshow’, an exciting collection of works based on horror images from the silver-screen, pulp comics and classic literature.

This show is a ‘a love letter to the stories and characters’ that have captured his imagination over the last 26 years and pays homage to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Exorcist and of course Frankenstein.  Make sure you get down there for Halloween night as Ink_d Gallery have a gruesome gift for anyone that makes the effort to dress up!

www.ink-d.co.uk/whats-on/2013/10/eelus-horrorshow

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Brighton Craft FairBrighton Craft Fair 2

When: Saturday 26th October 11am – 5pm
Where: Friends Meeting House, Ship St, Brighton, BN1 1AF

How much: £Free

The Friends Meeting House will be hosting this monthly affair for you to purchase unique, handmade arts and crafts from a selection of Brighton based artists.

Organisers are also asking exhibitors interested in booking a stall to visit their website or contact them via email at bookings@brightoncraft.co.uk for information.

www.brightoncraft.com

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Brighton Early Music Festival

When: Now – 10th November
Where: Various venues

How much: Various, see brochure for each event

With a strong following The Early Music Festival is the second biggest in the UK bringing you a huge collection of music from various art forms. With concerts taking place all over Brighton and Hove this rich collection of music will also be broadcasted on BBC Radio 3.

Hear the newest talent, in a laid back and informal setting with three stages and a surprise presenter. Not forgetting the amazing grandeur of St. Bartholomew’s Church!

See their web brochure for a full listing of what’s going on issuu.com/bremf
www.bremf.org.uk

St Barts

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OXJAM Brighton Takeover 2013oxjam logo

When: 11am 26th October 2013 to 3am 27th October
Where: See here for all artists + venues 

How much: £5

This weekend will see Oxjam make its way to Brighton to fight poverty around the world as part of the UK’s biggest ever charity music festival. The Oxjam Brighton Takeover will feature The Jar Family, MOK and Tiny Dragons and loads of other brilliant acts, with acoustic coffee shops sessions, live music and DJ sets all across the city.

Oxjam Brighton Takeover have released tickets online here, which are available at the early bird price of £5, with 100% profits going to Oxfam. This will get you a wristband for every venue, day and night. Prices will increase close to and on the day and if for any reason you can’t make the festival, you can still donate to Oxfam at Justgiving: Text OXBR to 70070.

Having begun life in 2006, Oxjam has now seen over 1 million people attend a gig, helping raise over £2 million towards vital humanitarian work. Every year, every penny counts.  You can visit Visit Oxfam’s donation page to find out more about how you can help in the fight against poverty.
www.oxfam.org.uk/donate

Find information on all the different artists and venues of Brighton’s Oxjam events here
www.facebook.com/events/164105933783721/

Featured below is Simonne & The Dark Stars, playing at The Royal Pavilion Tavern at 6.30pm.

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Made LondonMADE LONDON

When: 25-27th October. Friday 11-8pm, Saturday 10-6pm, Sunday 10-5pm
Where: One Marylebone, formally Holy Trinity Church, 1 Marylebone Road, NW1 4AQ
How much: £8.50 E-Tickets, £10 on the door, £20 private view tickets (24th October limited supply)

The MADE LONDON Design and Craft Fair is back for its second year running and takes place in the jaw-dropping One Marylebone Venue. The event features the very best and most original makers in this country and aims to exhibit the highest quality contemporary craft and design over four levels of the reconverted Sir John Soane Church.

MADE LONDON celebrated their success at last year’s event with over 5,500 visitors. This year they are hoping to be even better with the very best in contemporary design.

www.madelondon.org

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Subversive DesignSubversive Design

When: Now – 9th March 2014
Where: Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
How much: £Free

Exploring how designers, makers and manufacturers react to the world around them the Subversive Design exhibition looks at how design can challenge our daily relationship with objects around us.

From ‘rubbish’ jewellery, cheeky ceramics and controversial chairs, over 200 years of craft and design have been used to engage and challenge our political and social issues in obvious and hidden ways.

www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk/WhatsOn/Pages/BMAGSubversiveDesign

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craigcharlesCraig Charles Funk & Soul Club, with The Apples (live) + DJ Format, with support from: Soul Casserole + WWWG

When: 25th October, 10pm-2am
Where: Concorde 2, Madeira Drive,
Brighton, BN2 1EN

How much: £10 early bird

Red Dwarf star, Craig Charles, now has a successful broadcasting and DJing career presenting the BBC 6 Music’s Funk & Soul show. This night he is bringing to Brighton, along with some other amazing acts for a spectacular line up.

www.wegottickets.com/event/241317

The Apples are an Israeli Post-Funk nine-piece instrumental collective.

DJ Format probably needs no introduction but to those not in the know, he is the master of UK Hip Hop. Format has collaborated with the likes of Akil and Chali 2na from Jurassic 5, Abdominal and Canadian rapper D-Sisive.

Tune in next week for more of our weekly Headsup listings! TTFN x

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