BOOK LAUNCH / COMMUNITY
HIDDEN SUSSEX BOOK LAUNCH AT THE SPIRE: 1800-2100
Hidden Sussex is a new anthology ‘about the Sussex experience from the Black and ethnic minority perspective.’ It’s published by Writing Our Legacy and they aim is to reinvent Sussex Day, which is celebrated in Sussex on 16 June. Expect readings, music, drinks and book sales. Readers include Dulani Kulasinghe, Josephine Hall, Zaid S Sethi, Sheila Auguste, Alinah, Suchitra Chatterjee, Hayat N Shehab, Lisa Climie, Georgina Parke, Sally-Claire Fadelle, and Priti Barua. For venue details, click here.
BEGINNERS AND OPEN YOGA CLASSES AT THE SUNDIAL CLINIC: 0900 (BEGINNER) 1030 (OPEN)
A Scaravelli yoga classes by yoga teacher Helen Eadie. The beginners classes ‘use simple postures and movement to unwind and release tension, build strength, cultivate inner awareness and our somatic experience, and find structural and core support.’ The later (more advanced) Open class focusses on a different theme each week: ‘exploring connections and pathways in the body, which help us to find deeper releases of tension and undoing, as well as developing our somatic experience of whole body integration.’ Helen also runs these classes on Wednesday evenings. Sessions are each 75 minutes long – and you’ll need to book. For booking details, click here. For venue details, click here.
Class fee: £12 drop-in, or £60 block of 6.
RUNNING / COMMUNITY
PARK RUN AT EAST BRIGHTON PARK: 0900
A welcoming and very recently established Park Run for all ages and abilities — and on grass rather than hard surface — in East Brighton Park at the bottom of Wilson Avenue. You can walk, jog or run the 5km route around the park — and the organisers will time you so you can chart your future progress. To join in, log onto www.parkrun.org.uk and download a barcode (free) – which you bring along to the Parkrun. If you don’t fancy running, you can also volunteer to help out: email email@example.com
COMMUNITY / LANGUAGE LEARNING
KEMPTOWN TALKS AT ST MARY’S CHURCH: 1015-1215
Free, friendly drop-in classes for people who would like to improve their spoken English. The church is a lovely venue and they have experienced EFL teachers who run small, welcoming conversation groups to improve confidence. No need to book – just drop in. For venue details, click here.
SATURDAY PING PONG : ALL COMERS, ALL AGES AT BRIGHTON TABLE TENNIS CLUB: 1400
Now 12 years old, BTTC has long been a remarkable phenomenon of which Brighton can be truly proud. Friendly, welcoming, inclusive and expert, it brings the fun of Table Tennis to people of all ages and abilities. This afternoon everyone is welcome at their freshly renovated premises in Kemptown to play. For venue details, click here.
FOR DETAILS OF LIVE MUSIC IN KEMPTOWN THIS WEEKEND, CLICK HERE