COMEDY / LGBT
EL GEEBEE TEA QUEUE FESTIVAL AT JUNKYARD DOGS: 1430-2300 (ALSO SUNDAY)
The promise of two days of live music, comedy, cabaret, spoken word, theatre and film, ‘featuring some of the best LGBTQ+ performers from Brighton and beyond.’ You can buy tickets for one or both days – but at the time of listing there were no details of ticket price or performers. Details (including venue location) should be available here
PRACTICAL COURSE IN THE NATURAL CRAFTS AT THE COACH HOUSE: 0930-1640
An all-day workshop which offers to teach about local plants and their healing properties and the methodology for making a potion and a balm. There will be a ‘herbal walk’ on Whitehawk hill and the afternoon will be spent ‘dyeing with bramble and to wet felt’. Intrigued ? You can find out more and book a place by calling 07796054442. For venue details, click here.
THE HEALING POWER OF SOUND AT ST GEORGE’S CHURCH: 1900
A screening of a documentary, made in and around Brighton, which sets out to answer some interesting questions: How does Sound effect our bodies? How does it affect our brain? Can it be used to create unity and to enhance religious experiences? Contributors include ‘top UK scientists, world-leading sound healers and gong masters.’ Made in Brighton and filmed mainly on location in the South east. The film is described as being aimed at an audience of 10 years+. There will be a bar available.
LANGUAGE LEARNING / BREAKFAST
RENDEZ-VOUS PETIT DEJEUNER AT CUP OF JOE: 0900-1100
Would you like to improve or resurrect your french? Native french speaker Fabrice Camus hosts this french-speaking group every two weeks over a much-acclaimed breakfast in the friendly environment of Cup of Joe cafe. He also holds a weekly evening group across the street at The Barley Mow. Allons! Parlons! For venue details, click here. To book a place, contact Fabrice on 07704 188055
SATURDAY PING PONG : ALL COMERS, ALL AGES AT BRIGHTON TABLE TENNIS CLUB: 1400
Now 11 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.
DRAMA / ACTING / KIDS
YOUNG ACTORS GROUP AT DORSET GARDENS METHODIST CHURCH : 1300, 1505, 1715
Weekly drama classes, run by theatre professionals, for young people aged between 8 and 19. The Young Actors Group runs a number of schools across the southeast and has won an award for Best Young Production the Brighton Fringe. They also run a talent agency which has placed young talent in films, TV series, commercials and West End shows. Class members get a chance to write and direct their own material — and to take part in a theatre performance at Easter. The session for Juniors (8-11 years) is 1300-1500, for Seniors (12-15 years) is 1505-1705 and Advanced (16-19 years) is 1715-1915. YAG also runs classes at nearby St Mary’s Church on Thursday evenings. For more information see the YAG website or contact email@example.com. For venue details, click here.
DRAMA / ACTING / KIDS
DRAMA CLASSES AT ACT KIDS THEATRE: 0930, 1030, 1230, 1600
Not far from the classes mentioned above, the long established ACT at the Lantern Theatre at 8-10 Rock Place also holds Saturday acting classes for kids aged from 6 to late teens. For details of times and prices, see the AKT website by clicking here.