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Everything happening in Brighton this November

Remember, remember the 5th of November

With Halloween over, the next big event on the social calendar is Christmas right? Wrong. Brighton has plenty of explosive events on offer this November and we've created a handy guide just for you.

Ale and Craft Beer Fest at East Slope Bar, Friday 3rd November

It's exactly what it says on the tin. A festival offering you the chance to sample a great selection of craft beers and ales. Drinking commences at 5pm.

Festival of the Dead at Pryzm, Friday 3rd November

Pryzm will be transformed into a world of giant skulls, acrobats and all things carnivalesque.


Stranger Things 2 special at Concorde 2, Friday 3rd November

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Concorde 2 is celebrating the return of hit Netflix show 'Stranger Things' by hosting a night dedicated to binge watching season two. Fancy dress is highly encouraged.


Sean Kingston live at Shooshh, Saturday 4th November

Most recognisable for his hit singles Beautiful Girls and Fire Burning; US superstar Sean Kingston will be performing live at Shooshh this November. Free guest list entry before 11pm.


The Brighton and Hove Firework Spectacular, Saturday 4th November

An award winning fireworks display will take place at Nevill Sports Ground in Hove, opposite the Greyhound Stadium. Gates open at 5pm and fireworks are scheduled to begin at 7pm. Tickets are available to buy beforehand or on the door.

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Lewes Bonfire night, Saturday 4th November

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The world-famous Lewes bonfire night will take place on Saturday the 4th of November this year. Grand processions through town will begin at 8pm and the bonfires will be lit at 9:30pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Getting to and from Lewes will be very difficult so for more advice please click here and here

Royal Pavilion Ice Rink, Saturday 4th November

Named the most beautiful rink in the South East, the Royal Pavilion ice rink is back and will be open to skaters from the 4th of November to the 14th January. Tickets cost £10.50 for students and groups of 10 or more are eligible for 10% off.


Love Island Pub Quiz at East Slope Bar, Sunday 5th November

Think you know who used to be in the blazin' squad? Confident you remember who Kem first coupled up with? Prove it. Head down to East Slope bar for the ultimate Love Island quiz.

Brighton Lions Fireworks Display at Brighton Racecourse, Sunday 5th November

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One of the biggest and best firework displays on the south coast. Gates open at 6pm and fireworks commence at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £10 for adults.


CU Next Tuesday with P Money live at the Arch, Tuesday 7th November

Grime artist P Money will be performing live at the Arch this November, entry is £5 on guest list or free with the Rox wristband.

S Club Live at Pryzm, Wednesday 8th November

We all know there ain't no party like an S-Club party. Follow your heart's desire down to Pryzm and don't stop movin to the funky funky beat as S Club perform your childhood classics live.


Winter Street Food and Makers Market at the Open Market, Sunday 12th November

Hosted by Paper Daisy Events, Brighton's open market will be overrun with stalls selling everything from jewellery and clothes to pamper products and poster prints. There will also be lots of tasty street food and live music throughout the day.

Diwali Festival at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Sunday 12th November

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Join the South Asian Students' Society in celebrating Diwali, the annual festival of lights and celebration of the New year. Tickets are £8 for students and £11 for non-students and include entry to a showcase in Attenborough Centre for the creative arts, a three course traditional Indian buffet in Mandela hall and access to an after-party in Room 76.


Sussex goes to fight for free education, Wednesday 15th November

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Unhappy with rising tuition fees? Want your voice to be heard? Sussex Students' Union is providing free travel to London for students who want to take part in a march against education cuts and costs hosted by the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts. A £5 deposit is required to reserve your space on the coach but this will be refunded once you've attended the demonstration.

For more information and to reserve your space please click here

Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club at Concorde 2, Saturday 18th November

Craig Charles, aka Lloyd Mullaney in Coronation Street and the voice of Takeshi's castle, is bringing his funk and soul club to Brighton's seafront this November.


Vintage Fair at the Dome, Sunday 19th November

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30 traders will be setting up shop inside Brighton's Dome; selling the very best of vintage clothes, jewellery and accessories. There's also a tea party, a vintage hair salon AND live music throughout the day. Tickets cost £2 on the door.

Shy FX live at Concorde 2, Saturday 25th November

Shy FX is performing live at Concorde 2 this November and tickets cost £15.


Inflatable 5k Santa Run at Brighton Racecourse, Saturday 25th November

Put on your Santa hats and hold on to your sacks as the UK's only inflatable 5K Father Christmas run hits Brighton. Battle your way through 10 huge obstacles in this hilariously festive race and everyone who takes part gets a free medal and tube scarf at the finish line!

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The Brighton Vegan Festival at the Grand Hotel, Sunday 26th November

Whether you're vegan or not, head to the Grand Hotel and browse around a hundred stalls offering delicious animal friendly food, clothes and accessories. There will also be guest speakers and educational documentaries providing information on how our diet and clothing choices can affect the environment. Tickets cost £3 and are available to buy beforehand or on the door.


The Fairy Tale Christmas Craft Fair at the Open Market, Sunday 26th November

The Fairy Tale Fair is just as magical as it sounds. High quality, handmade products will be available to buy from stalls run by local Brighton traders. It's the perfect place to do your christmas shopping!

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Macka B live at Komedia, Monday 27th November

Hit reggae artist Macka B will be performing live at Komedia this November, with support from local Brighton-based dub reggae group Resonators.


Basshunter live at Pryzm, Wednesday 29th November

If all you've ever wanted is to see Basshunter live, you're in luck. He'll be performing your favourite school disco classics live at Pryzm. Yes that's right, it's time to bring back the fishnet gloves and neon leg warmers.