Weekend Headsup > 21/11/13

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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MADE BrightonMADE-brighton-2013

When: Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th November, Various times

Where: The Brighton Dome, Corn Exchange, Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1UG

How much: £7.50/£6

Organised by the team that run the Brighton Art Fair, artist Sarah Young and administrator Jon Tutton bring you one of the largest design and craft fair exhibitions on the south coast. With over 5,500 visitors over the long weekend you are able to buy handmade products, prints and photographs with the opportunity to grab the perfect handmade gift for Christmas – plus the perfect chance to meet like-minded creatives like yourself!

Tickets: www.brighton-made.co.uk/tickets
www.brighton-made.co.uk

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Speaky Spokeyspeaky-spokey

When: Friday 22nd November, 7:30pm
Where: Latest Music Bar, Brighton, BN2 1TF
How much: £7 / £5 adv.

Speaky Spokey is a night dedicated to spoken word that features a collection of performances honouring books and short stories all the way to comedy and live performances. With tickets on sale now for the event you can see Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin speak about their medical A-Z with novels as the cures  – whether you are suffering from a broken heart or a broken leg all will be answered. Damian Barr, Kevin Jackson and poet Roger Robinson will also be at the event.

Tickets: www.wegottickets.com/event/240526 www.facebook.com/pages/Speaky-Spokey

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Hanover GIANT STUFF SWAPhanover-stuff-swap

When: Friday 22nd November, 7:30-9pm
Where: Hanover Community Centre, Brighton, BN2 9UD
How much: £Free – donations accepted

People of Brighton will be congregating at the Hanover Community Centre for a night of sharing and caring as the giant stuff swap takes place. Highlighting how we can save money and take care of our planet, there will be speakers who tell personal and inspiring stories in a bid to creating a better and more economical world. Don’t forget there will be nibbles so bring food and stuff to swap and get involved.

www.hasl.org.uk

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Fabrica – Writing about the Dead for a LivingThomas-Lloyd-Jones-obituary2

When: Saturday 23rd November, 4pm

Where: Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, BN1 1AG

How much: £Free

Ever thought about what it would be like to write obituaries for a living? Writer Tim Bullamore talks about the last odes for individuals in publications including the Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Independent and the Times. With an open Q + A for the writer it is a chance to gain a valued insight into a world normally surpassed. You never know you may find out the best way to get an obituary yourself.

fabrica.org.uk/events/conversation-tim-bullamore

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Makers Boutiquemakers-boutique

When: Saturday 23rd November, 11 – 5pm
Where: Brighton Unitarian Church, Brighton, BN1 1UF
How much: £Free

After previously featuring the Makers Boutique when it took place a few weeks ago it is back again for a Christmas spectacular. With a host of homemade arts and crafts ranging from photography and fashion to textiles and jewellery the world is your oyster in terms of choice. They also have a Dogs Trust raffle where they ask you to help a hound for a pound with handmade goodies up for grabs.  For the first year you can also pay for items via credit card.

www.facebook.com/events/231953066973386/

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Saints of the Lotsaints – Twisted Tales

When: Saturday 23rd November
Where: The Marlborough Pub and Theatre, Brighton, BN2 1RD
How much: £4 – £6

For an evening of fairy tale enchantment Brighton event specialists Saints of the Lot are transforming the Marlborough theatre into a kingdom of snake charmers, flautists, belly dancers and musicians. Adapting Shakespeare’s ‘A midsummer nights dream’ Jack Wooley will be presenting his fairy tale live alongside artistic projections with enchanting performances taking place. Get ready for a drag filled evening of local artists, fairies, witches and goblins of the night.

Tickets: twistedtales.bpt.me

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Powder’s Christmas Boutique Marketpowder

When: Sunday 24rd November 12 – 6pm
Where: Duke Street Brighton
How much: £Free

Powder Boutique in Brighton’s Duke Street are organising the Christmas boutique market, with vintage stalls, jewellery, cakes and other edible treats on offer. There will also be live vintage swing from vocalist Curtis Skinner. Stall holders include: Jessie Jumbles, Kirstin stride designs, Little Moose, Johnny Loves June Vintage, Oh Carol, Lulalupin, Cat A Cake Creations, South Coast Swing Events, Cake Gusto – Artisan Cake & Biscuits, Claudia Made This, and more!

www.facebook.com/events/168291080043585
www.facebook.com/powderbeautybrighton

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