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Brighton Tattoo Convention – 30th/1st May
This year sees the city’s annual tattoo convention snake its way into its ninth year, and in true tattoo addict form, space has become an issue: that’s why it’s moved to the bigger venue of the Brighton Centre. a mecca for everyone from serious collectors, dab hands, to first timers, it attracts visitors from around the globe. Brightontattoo.com
It’s Ok I’m Dealing With It – 11/14th May
This theatre dance duo brings you an honest, raw & humorous insight into how we cope with our imperfections and vulnerabilities. Cristina & Chess both knocked out their front teeth in traumatic accidents. In a culture which is so preoccupied with perfect smiles and keeping a stiff upper lip, how do we deal with painful experiences? brightonfringe.org
The Icicle Works – 5th May
Led by the extraordinary song writing talent of Ian McNabb, the band formed in Liverpool in 1980 and are probably best known for their top 40 hit, ‘Love is a Wonderful Colour’ even though they have released five studio albums since then, the last in 1990. McNabb has maintained a solo career since but revived the name in 2006 with various members. Komedia.co.uk/brighton
Ladyboys of Bangkok – 6th May/ 11th June
Hard to believe it’s almost that time of year again, but here they are again; 2016 sees the legendary Ladyboys of Bangkok return to Brighton with their latest sizzler, Forever Yours… X. Take it from us, it’s the best work’s night out you’ll get if you can convince your boss. But really, there’s no need for an excuse. Ladyboysofbangkok.co.uk
Lou Reed Drones – 13th/17th May
Get ready for a sonic experience like none you’ve ever experienced before. This audio-installation features a collection of Reed’s guitars and amps in feedback mode: 24 strings set in motion from the push of magnetically driven cones; 360 partial harmonics colliding and uniting against each other. A stand out and special event courtesy of the awesome Brighton Festival. Brightonfestival.org