Brighton What's On Guide
Brighton Events during 2016
Here you can find a list of events happening over the next few months.
What's On in Brighton
Special Exhibition of Note
Untill 28th February 2016
Exotic Creatures @ The Royal Pavilion
A new exhibition at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton will explore how animals considered exotic by the Georgians and early Victorians were depicted, kept and presented. Exotic Creatures will look at animals owned by the Royal Family and in menageries and early zoos, as well as the ‘political beasts’ of the period (c.1740-1850).
Hurry and book your room at the Gulliver’s Hotel and make the most of our winter discounts at the same time!
February 2016 Events listings
February 1st - 6th 2016 : “Private Lives” at Theatre Royal
Noel Coward’s major new production comes in Brighton. This best loved and multi-award winning comedy tells the story of a divorced couple who discover that they live in two adjacent rooms in the same hotel with their new spouses. Gradually, they realize they still have feelings for each other.
Enjoy this with a weekend away and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 2nd - 6th 2016 : “Boeing Boeing” at Brighton Little Theatre
This flight is going to be thrilling. This comedy focuses on Bernard, a successful American architect and swinging bachelor in the 60’s. Life is good, with a flat in Paris and a relation with three gorgeous stewardesses, with no knowledge of each other. But his careful planning is turned upside down when his friend Robert and his three fiancées come in Paris. Robert is forgetting which lies to tell to whom, and catastrophe looms.
Book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel and enjoy this amusing comedy theatre!
February 2nd 2016 : Jason Derulo in concert at Brighton Centre
Jason Derulo is landing in triumph with his fourth UK #1 single ‘Want To Want Me’ with first week sales of 127,000, the successful star can now announce details of his biggest arena tour to date. Jason Derulo’s comes with his brand new album ‘Everything Is 4’ which is out now. The star will also sing his biggest hits, such as “Wiggle” or “Talk Dirty”.
Don’t miss this fabulous concert and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 6th 2016 : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra : Heroes and Aliens at Brighton Dome
The Bournemouth Orchestra has chosen a rich and original repertory for their new concert. Indeed the Orchestra goes where no orchestra has gone before in a fantastic blockbuster concert featuring music from some of the most iconic and successful space movies of all time, such as Star Wars, Superman or Star Trek.
Enjoy this original concert in an exceptional setting and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 6th 2016 : Chinese New Year Event 2016
Chinese festival food stalls, dances, singing and traditional instruments are scheduled to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Brighton and Hove 2016, the year of the Monkey! This year, the promoted theme is "Happier and Healthier— A Better Future for All". The celebration will last from 12:00pm to 16:00pm at Clarendon Centre, 47 New England Street, Brighton.
Book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel and come celebrate a great afternoon for the Chinese New Year!
February 7th 2016 : “King Charles III” at Theatre Royal
Mike Bartlett’s multi award-winning new play King Charles III is now on a UK tour, following a popular success at the Almeida Theatre and a critically acclaimed season.
The drama centres on the accession and reign of King Charles III, the possible regnal name of the real Charles, Prince of Wales. Directed by the Almeida Theatre’s artistic director Rupert Goold, this new play explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain's most famous family.
Book now for the must-see play of the year and a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 12th and 13th 2016 : Ello Ello
This evening will be a tribute to the highly successful TV programme 'Allo Allo'. Customers will enjoy the evening in the form of a dinner theatre, a two hour show with a three course meal. An evening of mayhem and hilarity set during the meal and run by Renaux and his wife Eadie. Whatever happens; this loving tribute will be a hilarious dining experience.
Discover or live again the story of this former TV show and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 13th 2016 : “I’m not myself these days” at Brighton Dome
This is the story of one man's double life in the flashy, trashy New York of the 1990s. An ad man by day and a drag queen by night, Josh battles alcoholism and clings on to his relationship with Jack, a crack-addicted rent boy. Based on Josh Kilmer-Purcell's best-selling autobiography, “I Am Not Myself These Days” is a tragic romantic comedy play where under the comedy, lies the sad truth that even at our best, we are all weak and fallible.
Enjoy this funny and baffling theatre play and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 14th 2016 : Reeves and Mortimer at Brighton Centre
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer have announced their first tour since 1995: '25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer: The Poignant Moments’ is the celebration of 25 years of professional collaboration between Reeves and Mortimer.
Vic and Bob have already realized several shows on TV: from “Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out” (Channel 4 1990) through “Smell of Reeves & Mortimer” (BBC Two 1993/4), “Bang, Bang, It’s Reeves & Mortimer” (BBC Two 1999) and “Shooting Stars” (BBC Two 1999-2011)
The tour will be a nostalgic moment in the annals of comedy history and a hotly anticipated ticket for fans hoping to catch a glimpse of some of their most popular characters, Man With the Stick, The Stotts, Mulligan and O’Hare, amongst others.
Participate in this nostalgic tour and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 14th 2016 : The Dublin Legends
Sean Cannon, Eamonn Campbell, Gerry O’Connor & Paul Watchorn are all true legends of Irish Folk music. 'The Lads' are looking forward to entertaining & meeting all their old friends & fans in the UK & Europe in 2015 and will continue to play all the classic songs and ballads known the world over.
Book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel and go to dance to these great Irish classics!
February 18th 2016 : Mercury : The Ultimate Tribute at Theatre Royal
Brighton will host a very special band : Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013 and with more of 15 years on tour, Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to Queen. The group of five friends is going on tour in the UK. The show includes fantastic and authentic performances of the most popular Queen hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You and many more. An amazing experience not to be missed.
Find all your favorite Queen songs thanks to this tribute and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 21th 2016 : Ellen Kent’s “Tosca” at Theatre Royal
International soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra are the essential elements of Ellen Kent production, “Tosca”, a splendid masterpiece.
This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love, torture and treachery, with two of the best roles for tenor and soprano, plus a truly blood curdling villain. Therefore, Puccini’s Tosca is an explosion of love and treachery thanks to stunning solos. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Rome in 1800, with spectacular costumes, and featuring a boys choir, this most popular of operas is sure to delight with its artistic level.
Go through all the emotions with Tosca and don’t forget to book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 22nd and 23rd 2016 : The X-Factor 2016 Live Show
The X Factor live show comes to the Brighton Centre on 22 & 23 February 2016. The X Factor 2016 Live Tour is a country wide arena tour, which will arrive at the Brighton Centre on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 February, with contestants performing classic and actual songs and lots of personalities.
Take part to the famous TV show and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
February 23rd - 27th 2016 : “Miracle” performed by Derren Brown at Theatre Royal
“Miracle” is the brand new one-man show of Derren Brown, the multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion. Derren Brown is back on tour and stops in Brighton to perform his new show. Having confessed that performing live on stage gives him the greatest pleasure, Derren is, once again, looking forward to the challenge that comes with being acknowledged as one of the world’s most renowned live performers; a dark manipulator of magic and mind control. Indeed, critics and audience universally acclaimed his last show, “Infamous”. He is kind of a miracle man of our modern times
Book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel and be a part of the illusion!
February 28th 2016 : Brighton Half Marathon 2016
The Vitality Brighton Half Marathon is an amazing seafront course, with lots of people to support the athletes and one of the first half marathons on the running calendar. So be sure come and get some practice in before the full Brighton Marathon!
Don’t miss out on this year’s Brighton Half Marathon and book a room at the Gulliver’s Hotel!
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