Art at the Duke
Members of the local Dupont Art Club have been offered permanent exhibition space in the Duke of Wellington. Renamed the Dupont Room, and featuring a caricature of pub landlord Martin Donovan (dressed as the Duke of Wellington), the exhibits will be changed every two months.
Robert Mapplethorpe, Dupont Art Club, Duke of Wellington, Upper Gloucester Road, Brighton.
Annual selection for the Crane Kalman Christmas 2010 Exhibition, featuring a diverse range of work from the contemporary to the classic, including first view of animal photographer Tim Flach’s new project, ‘Dogs: Gods’ plus a series of David Steen’s iconic portraits of ‘60s and ‘70s legends including Steve McQueen.
Christmas 2010, Crane Kalman, 38 Kensington gardens, 01273 697096. Until 31 December.
The first of a series of ‘Lido Nights’ held at the Saltdean Lido to raise money for the Lido, where you can come to dance the night away with Shauna Parker and the Saloon Bar Band. An eclectic musical mix of americana, folk and country. To top it all off, there is a fully licensed bar. The weekend isn’t over yet!
Saltdean Lido, 27 November, 8pm–12am, free
Rag Trade Pop Up Sale
Pick up some designer togs for that all important Christmas party at a knock down price, or even some nifty Crimbo presents when pennies are tight this year. With prices starting at a few pounds and labels including Vivienne Westwood, Whistles, Sonia Rykel and Reiss last time this event took place, make sure you bring plenty of cash to splash on bargains.
The Mezzanine Bar, Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, 27-28 November, 10am–5pm, free