- February 12, 2018
Music, Entertainment & Comedy With Victoria Nangle
1 EX-Mansun frontman Paul .Draper marks the recent release of his solo debut Spooky Action with a brand new tour kicking off in Brighton. Paul will play two sets: first, tracks from his acclaimed solo debut and the two EPs that preceded it. After a short break, he will play Mansun’s classic debut Attack Of The Grey Lantern in its entirety for the twenty-first anniversary of its release.
The Haunt, Monday 19 February, 7pm, £17.50
2 Marking the 40th .anniversary of Paul Weller’s first album with The Jam, the Modfather himself comes to town. With support from The Strypes.
Brighton Centre, Saturday 17 February, 6.30pm, up to £47.40
3 Headlined by Yamaya .(Afrobeat Funk Fusion) and Alaa (Oud and vocals from Syria), Refugee Valentine is organized by Brighton Migrant Solidarity (BMS) and Thousand For Thousand. West African chefs will cook a celebratory feast, taking love beyond monogamous pairings to begin rebuilding a community that celebrates difference.
The Rose Hill Tavern, Wednesday 14 February, 6pm, up to £16.76
4 Mystery at Frankenstein .Castle marks the return of the interactive puzzle room with brand new puzzles. Solve the puzzles and conduct experiments in Frankenstein’s lab to help Igor bring the Creature to life! Afternoon performances are suitable for 12+, evenings are strictly 18+.
Sweet Dukebox, Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 February; 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm, 9pm; £10/8.75
5 With all the conflict, turmoil, arguments .and petty annoyances in the world, Lucy Porter’s new show title contains some darn fine advice: Choose Your Battles. Porter uses personal experience to try and help decipher which causes are worth fighting for and which you might really be better off letting go.
A veteran of the tellybox and radio circuit, as well as a comedic voice of experience with many acclaimed solo shows under her belt, Porter’s is a voice worth listening to while you avoid arguing this Valentine’s night.
Komedia, Wednesday 14 February, 8pm, £14/12
6 Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines .(The Crown, Sunny D, BBC Radio 4) brings her critically acclaimed and complete sell-out Edinburgh 2017 show to Brighton. This year she’s exploring the lost women of science – some of whom you might be already familiar with if you caught her on the radio, or on BBC Radio’s Comedy Of The Week podcast. Expect facts, puns and an ear trumpet attached to a whiskey bottle. It’s science meets funny.
Komedia, Tuesday 13 February, 8pm, £12/10