MONDAY 27/1

COMMUNITY/CREATIVE

THE PURLERS AT ST MARY’S CHURCH : 1030-1130

Do you enjoy knitting – or would you like to improve? This sociable knitting circle meets to knit squares for blankets which are sent to displaced families in Northern Iraq and Syria, via the Brighton-based charity, Samara’s Aid Appeal. The group also makes simple baby clothing for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. For venue and contact details, click here


TUESDAY 28/1

PILATES

PILATES FLOW WITH HEATHER HOFFMAN AT YELLOWAVE STUDIO: 0915-1015

An intermediate level class in the studio down at Yellowave with its beautiful beach view. Previous Pilates experience is needed for this. For more information, contact Heather at heatherhoffman22@gmail.com For venue, click here. 

Drop-in rate £12

MARTIAL ARTS

YING HUNG WING CHUN KUNG FU AT YELLOWAVE STUDIO: 1800-1900

So what is Ying Hung Wing Chung Kung Fu?  According to trainer Aaron it is ‘a holistic, pressure tested martial art, bringing mind and body together for better physical and mental health.’ Suitable for all levels of experiences and all shapes and sizes. You can just turn up – or contact Aaron at aaronjbaum@gmail.com or 07810791383. For venue, click here. 

Class fee: £10

 

QUIZ

THE BIG QUIZ AT THE THOMAS KEMP: 1930

Such is the popularity of this inventive quiz and the friendly talent of quizmaster Alan (he does the music round on a ukulele) that it is now essential to book your team’s place. It’s worth it, though – a fun quiz with good pub food and drink (discounts for quiz players), a raffle and cash prizes. Teams up to a maximum of six. Pop into the pub or telephone to book a place. For venue details,click here.

QUIZ

THE BLACK DOVE QUIZ AT THE BLACK DOVE: 2000

A weekly quiz at the eclectic and exotic Black Dove. Maximum 6 players per team – and there’s a rolling cash jackpot and other prizes. For venue details,click here.

Entry: £1 per player

WEDNESDAY 29/1

COMMUNITY / FOOD WASTE 

REAL JUNK FOOD PROJECT COMMUNITY CAFE AT ST JOHN’S CHURCH HALL: 1300-1430

Looking for an innovative new place to have a tasty lunch? This is a new community initiative – in its third week — to run an informal cafe serving food waste that would otherwise have been thrown away by a super market — cooked and served by professional chefs. It’s the result of cooperation by Brighton and Hove community stalwarts St Joseph and St John the Baptist, The Real Junk Food Project, Voices in Exile and Brighton Table Tennis Club. The venue is at 2 Bristol Road, Brighton BN2 1AP.

COMMUNITY

TEA AND COMPANY FRIENDSHIP CAFE AT ST MARY’S CHURCH: 1530 – 1700

Tea and Company is a friendly and relaxed weekly meet-up for people aged 50+ in the beautiful interior of St Mary’s. A chance to chat, socialise and reminisce over cups of tea, sandwiches and home-baked treats. A community success story organised by award-winning, Brighton-based charity, Time To Talk Befriending with St Mary’s and Brighton College.

Entry is free – just drop in. Click here for venue details


THURSDAY 30/1

POP-UP DINING / FOODIE

SAM’S SUPPER AT CAFE MARMALADE: 1900

Marmalade is usually just open in the day time – but there is an occasional extra treat in the evenings in the shape of a pop-up supper club with the menu by chef Sam. This week’s menu (£32 for three courses) includes Thyme and Pomegranate Poussin (or harissa roast cauliflower) and orange cake with rhubarb honeycomb for desert. To book, email lou@cafemarmalade.co.uk.For venue, click here. 

Menu: £32 per person