FRIDAY 23/8

CABARET / DRAG KING

HELLO! SAILOR – A DRAG KING AND THING SHOWCASE AT THE LATEST BAR: 2000

Hosted by experienced MC Sammy Silver you are invited to ‘get on board and come and join these saucy seamen, sexy sailors and masculine mermen. Performers include Adam All, Cyro, Fruit, Gem Divine
and Prince of Persia. For venue details, click here.

Tickets: £6

COMMUNITY / GARDENING

BEE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY GARDEN AT ST GEORGE’S CHURCH: 0930-1100

Would you like Kemptown to a little greener? Join a group of volunteers who meet at the back of St George’s church (south corner) on Friday mornings to garden and chat. For venue details, click here.

FOOD

THE SUSSEX PEASANT OUTSIDE ST GEORGE’S CHURCH: 0800-1800

Want to buy fresh Sussex produce without having to drive all over the county? The Sussex Peasant is a mobile farm shop in an attractive wooden truck, which on Friday mornings is parked outside St George’s Church, Brighton in Kemptown and has a loyal following. They sell fresh, seasonal and locally grown fruit and vegetables, home-baked bread, cakes and pastries, cheese and dairy products, beer, wine, juices and flowers. They also stock fresh fish and meats.


SATURDAY 24/8

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 eastbrightonhelpers@parkrun.com

Entry: free

ANNIVERSARY

JUNKYARD DOGS’ FOURTH ANNIVERSARY AT JUNKYARD DOGS: 1000 ONWARDS

Friendly, funky Junkyard Dogs, which regularly wins one of the Brighton Fringe top venue awards, will be four years old today. Laura and Sarah invite you to drop in for coffee, cake, breakfast or wine (they’ll be open till 7pm) to help them celebrate.  For venue, click here.

 

YOGA

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.

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.

FOR DETAILS OF LIVE MUSIC IN KEMPTOWN THIS WEEKEND, CLICK HERE


SUNDAY 25/8