John Simpson: Anthromorph
This is John Simpson’s first solo show in nearly two years. With sell-out shows in London and New York this is a real treat, with Madame Geisha becoming a work of art in its own right too, transformed with Simpson’s repeated images. Exploring the relationship between humans and animals, vividly capturing a moment in the midst of action. The show also marks the final show at the current Madame Geisha venue.
25 November–25 December, Madame Geisha, Brighton, free
The media interview series pulls out a corker this month with guests, comedian and author Frank Skinner and film critic extraordinaire Barry Norman. talking about their incredible achievments in their chosen fields, and then open to questions from the floor. This delightful event just goes from strength to strength.
Komedia, 7 December, 7.30pm, £7.50/5, 0845 293 8480, www.komedia.co.uk/brighton
The Brighton Santa Dash
Make sure you have a representative in this charity fundraising collection of sprinting Santas! Aiming to collect monies to build schools in Africa, it only costs £12 to enter, and if you fancied getting sponsorship too for this great cause, all the better. The Adult Santa Run start and finish line is 500 metres up from the Peace Statue opposite Adelaide Crescent. The course heads west up the Seafront Esplanade for 2.5km.
Adelaide Crescent, 11 December, 10.30am, £12