- February 19, 2018
Music, Entertainment & Comedy With Victoria Nangle
1 Brighton indie band British Sea Power play a sold out show on the seafront, showcasing their latest album, Let The Dancers Inherit The Party. Hailed as their best album in years by Mojo, and “defiantly positive” by Q, it’s the hot ticket of the week – or simply the best place to find the soundtrack to an evening beach picnic.
Concorde2, Tuesday 20 February, 7.30pm, £16
2 Fresh from the release of thier new album Always Ascending earlier this month, indie legends Franz Ferdinand bring all of their new tunes, probably with a smattering of the old too.
Brighton Dome, Sunday 25 February, 7pm, £30.50
3 Are you sitting comfortably? Then settle in for some fantastic tales and gripping stories from Brighton Storytellers. With Jonathan Huet heading up a collection of yarn-spinners, this is the perfect way to get your grown up bedtime story.
Latest Music Bar, Monday 26 February, 7.15pm, £5
4 Take yourself along to the LGBT+ Mind, Body, Spirit Fair, as a part of the fortnight’s B Right On festival. With lots of workshops and activities including temporary tattoos, Tarot card readings, everyday mindfulness, Reiki healing, a Gender queer beauty parlour, a Death Café, and even a drag and wig station! Thanks to the varied groups including Radical Faeries, Pagans, Christians, Muslims, and many others.
The Phil Starr Pavilion, Victoria Gardens, Sunday 25 February, 10am–4pm, £free
5 Join Dr Phil Hammond as he explores how .to live and die well, how to survive the NHS, and how to help it survive. Laugh, love, shout and reclaim our NHS. Ditch the market, cherish the carers, fund the frontline, avoid the harm, kill the fear, tell the truth, use the evidence, inspire, collaborate, recover, die gently. Dr Phil Hammond is an NHS doctor working in chronic fatigue, an investigative journalist for Private Eye, a BBC Radio presenter, comedian and author.
Ropetackle, Saturday 24 February, 8pm, £15/12 (NHS Staff)
6 With a show called Can’t Think Straight, .Stephen Bailey may well be playing to a home crowd in Brighton. A working-class, ginger, gay, northern comic with a self-confessed potty mouth, Bailey has most recently been seen supporting Katherine Ryan and Jenny Éclair on their tours, as well as popping up on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit Of The Side, CelebAbility and Celebrity Advice Bureau. Expect sharp gossipy humour hitting the nail bang on the head.
Komedia, Sunday 25 February, 8pm, £12.50