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'For a social system based on mutual aid and voluntary co-operation; against all forms of oppression. To establish a share in the general prosperity for all - the breaking down of racial, religious, national and sex barriers - and to fight for the life of one earth.'
Cowley Club
12 London Road
Brighton
BN1 4JA

01273 696104

cowleyclub (@) riseup.net

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June 2014

Sunday 1st 7.30pm, GIG: Caulfield Cult, Godard, New Tusk, Muskets,
+ Max William, £5.

Monday 2nd 6.30pm, Cowley Club General Meeting.

Tuesday 3rd 8pm, BAR NIGHT: Badger Bingo Special - Fundraiser for
Brighton Stop The Cull.

Wednesday 4th 8pm, FOLK NIGHT: Featuring POG, Front Room Folk,
Miriam + Brighton Acoustic Jam Group - Fundraiser for Syrian
Refugee Children Centre, £4.

Thursday 5th 6pm, BOOKSHOP TALK: John Barker "Futures".

Thursday 5th 7pm, EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Friday 6th 8pm, GIG: Riots Not Diets, Queer/Riot Grrrl/DIY live
music night, feat local outfit Men Oh Pause who are releasing their
debut 7" plus support from Primetime and Joyless Fucking, with
Faggot tbc. DJs between bands and after comes from KOLLAPS,
Brighton's premier post-industrial queer disco-astes, £5

Saturday 7th 12-2pm, MEETING: Brighton Sling Babies.

Saturday 7th 6.30pm, GIG: Club Zygotic - ANTA, Cozy Doe, The Zero
Map, Puckridge, £5.

Sunday 8th 6pm, FEMINIST CAFE: Discussion topic - Queer.

Monday 9th 7.30pm, GIG: Club Zygotic - Benefit for Brighton and
Hove Community Radio, £4.

Tuesday 10th 6-8pm, WORKSHOP: Geek Squad Hacklab - e-mail
encryption and more!

Tuesday 10th 8-11pm, BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink.
Wednesday 11th 7.30pm, FILM: Hunger.
Thursday 12th 6.30pm, DISCUSSION: Sussex Anarchists - discussion
on gentrification followed by organising meeting.
Thursday 12th, 7pm EVENING MEAL: EVENING MEAL: delicious food from
our vegan kitchen - £4.
Friday 13th 8pm, GIG: Mothers of the T.R + Occult Hand, £4.

Saturday 14th 9pm, SLUTDISCO: End of an era - Farewell/Goodbye.

Sunday 15th 7-11pm TALK: Hazel Winter + Michael McNeil, Facebook: http://s.coop/1ueqd

Tuesday 17th 8pm, BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink.

Wednesday 18th 6.30pm, GIG: Nope (Hookworms/That Fucking Tank),
Sweet Williams & Lorah Pierre, Facebook: http://s.coop/1ueqm

Thursday 19th 7pm, EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Monday 23rd 7pm, BOOK TALK: Manny Ness will be here to tell us
about "New Forms of Worker Organisation: the syndicalist and
autonomist restoration of class struggle unionism" - the first
book to compile workers' struggles on a global basis, examining
the expansion of radical unions in the Global South and Global
North.

Tuesday 24th 8pm, BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink.

Weds 25th, 7-9pm FILM AND DISCUSSION: Brighton Migrant Solidarity
Film screening. A film and short talk about the migrant situation
in Italy and Lampedusa, followed by open discussion.

Thursday 26th 7pm, EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Friday 27th 6.30pm, GIG: Club Zygotic - Benefit for Brighton and
Hove Community Radio, £5.

Saturday 28th 8pm, GIG: Riots Not Diets, £4.

Sunday 29th 7pm, ACAPELLA GIG: Brighton Vox Community Choir and
Friends,£1/2.
Monday 30th 7pm, BOOKSHOP TALK: "How the east was won: organising
against facism in the 1930s" a talk and discussion with David
Rosenburg.

May 2014

Thursday 1st, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Monday 5th, 6.30pm Cowley Club General Meeting.

Tuesday 6th, 8pm BAR NIGHT: Beer and Bingo special. Come down
and enjoy a quiet drink and test your luck at a game of bingo.

Tuesday 6th, 6.30pm MEETING: Smash EDO open planning meeting.
Come and get involved with the campaign to shut down Brighton's
arms factory! All welcome.

Wednesday 7th, 7.30 FILM: "Incident at Oglala".

Thursday 8th, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Friday 9th, 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, benefit for Brighton and
Hove Community Radio, £5.

Saturday 10th, 9pm CLUB NIGHT: Slutdisco.

Sunday 11th, 2pm SUNDAY ROAST + MUSIC: Benefit for Brighton
Migrant Solidarity.

Sunday 11th, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Monday 12th, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Tuesday 13th, 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink.

Wednesday 14th, 6-8pm SKILL SHARE: Web security skill share in the
main space of the club, everyone welcome.

Wednesday 14th, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Thursday 15th, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Friday 16th, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Saturday 17th, 12-2pm Brighton Sling babies.

Saturday 17th, 4-6pm TALK: Brighton Cannabis Club. Chris Baldwin
and Winston Matthews tell their story about running the Worthing
Coffee Shop. All welcome. FREE.

Saturday 17th, 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, Benefit for Brighton and
Hove Community Radio, £5.

Sunday 18th, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Monday 19th, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Tuesday 20th, FILM + BAR NIGHT: Brighton Migrant Solidarity film
7-9pm. Bar night 9-11pm.

Tuesday 20th, MEETING: Sussex Anarchists open meeting in the library. Come
and discuss anarchism in the UK and help to plan events.

Wednesday 21st, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Thursday 22nd, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Friday 23rd, 8pm SPOKEN WORD: Money is as innocent as a gun.

Saturday 24th, 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, Benefit for Brighton and
Hove Community Radio, £5.

Sunday 25th, 6pm SUNDAY ROAST + MUSIC: Benefit for The Migrant
English Project.

Tuesday 27th, 12-8pm ARTS FAIR: with an anarchist theme there will
be workshops on patch making, zine writing e.t.c.

Tuesday 27th, 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink.

Wednesday 28th, 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, Benefit for Brighton and
Hove Community Radio, £5.

Thursday 29th, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4.

Friday 30th, 7.30pm GIG + FILM: R. Millis, Sublime Frequencies +
Film Screening, £5.



April 2014

Tuesday 1st April 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet 
drink.

Wednesday 2nd April 6.30pm DISCUSSION: Sussex Anarchists
presentation and discussion about the state of anarchism in the
UK and what we can do about it followed by a planning meeting
for Sussex Anarchists

Thursday 3rd April 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan kitchen - £4.

Friday 4th April 8pm DJ NIGHT: Jungle music

Saturday 5th April 12-2pm MEETING: Brighton Sling Babies

Saturday 5th April 7.30pm ROCK GIG: Spit Shake Sisters +
Beatnik Horrors, benefit for Smash EDO

Sunday 6th April 6pm MEAL & MUSIC: Benefit for Migrant English
Project

Monday 7th April 6.30pm Cowley Club General Meeting

Tuesday 8th April 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet
drink.

Wednesday 9th April 7.30pm FILM: "Free Angela (And All Political
Prisoners)"

Thursday 3rd April 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan kitchen - £4.

Friday 11th April 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, benefit for Brighton and Hove Community Radio, £5

Saturday 12th April 9pm CLUB NIGHT: Slutdisco

Sunday 13th April 2-7pm SUNDAY ROAST: Benefit for the Cowley Club,
£4

Sunday 13th April 6-9pm DISCUSSION GROUP: Feminist Cafe -
Sexuality. A discussion of sexuality and feminism over tea and
vegan cake. All genders welcome.

Monday 14th April Brighton Migrant Solidarity FILM NIGHT: "14
Kilometers", followed by short talk and discussion about the
migrant situation in Morocco. Doors: 7pm; Film: 7:30pm; Talk and
discussion: 9pm

Tuesday 15th April 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet
drink.

Thursday 17rd April 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our
vegan kitchen - £4.

Friday 18th April 6pm GIG: Super girl & ???? boy, £5.

Saturday 19th April 7pm GRINDCORE/PUNK GIG: Controlled Existence, Trigger + more.

Sunday 20th April 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, benefit for Brighton
and Hove Community Radio, £5.

Tuesday 22nd April 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet
drink.

Wednesday 23rd April Food & Live Music: Japanese night, benefit
for Fukushima.

Thursday 24th April 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our
vegan kitchen - £4.

Friday 25th April, PUNK GIG: bands tbc.

Monday 28th April 8pm GIG: Klaus Kinski + TBC, £4.

Tuesday 29th April 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet
drink.

Wednesday 30th April 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, Benefit for
Brighton and Hove Community Radio, £5.

March 2014

Sat 1st March, 12-2pm SLINGBABIES (cafe open until 4pm).
Sun 2nd March, 1-5pm SUNDAY ROAST, benefit for Schnews.
Sun 2nd March, 6-8.30 pm DISCUSSION GROUP: Feminist Cafe.
Mon 3rd March, 6.30 pm COWLEY GENERAL MEETING.
Tue 4th March, 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink.
Wed 5th March, 4.30pm CAFE COLLECTIVE MEETING.
Wed 5th March, 7-11pm FILM NIGHT (Brighton migrant solidarity), 
showing "They Are Human Beings", about migrants in Calais, followed
by discussion, free. Thu 6th March, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4. Fri 7th March, 6.30pm GIG: Club Zygotic, bands TBC, benefit for
B'ton & Hove Community Radio, £4 donation. Sat 8th March, 8pm-2am: CLUB NIGHT: Slutdisko. Sun 9th March, 2pm: SUNDAY ROAST, benefit for Cowley Allotment. Sun 9th March, 7-11pm: GIG, benefit for Survivors' Network,
£3 donation. Tue 11th March, 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. Wed 12th March, 7.30pm: FILM about anarchist technology, free Thu 13th March, 6.15pm: ENTERTAINMENT COLLECTIVE MEETING. Thu 13th March, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4. Fri 14th March, 8pm-2am: Italo Disco DJ NIGHT: Hella Nervous,
benefit for LaDIYfest, £3 donation. Sat 15th March, 12-3pm JUMBLE SALE, benefit for Cowley Allotment. Sat 15th March, 8.30pm-2am, GIG: alt/underground rock with Nitzam,
Yokozuna, Ragweed, and Neko, £3 donation. Sun 16th March, EVENING SUNDAY ROAST WITH MUSIC, benefit for
No Borders Morocco. Mon 17th March, GIG, TBC. Tue 18th March, 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. Wed 19th March, 4.30pm: CAFE COLLECTIVE MEETING. Thu 20th March, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4. Fri 21th March, 6pm-1am OPEN MIC NIGHT, Benefit for Co-operative
Housing In Brighton and Hove (CHIBAH) Sat 22nd March, 3pm-5pm LADIY FEST MEETING
Sat 22th March, 6pm to 2am: GIG, benefit for LaDIYfest, £4 donation Sun 23th March, 11am-6pm FACILITATION TRAINING: Come and improve
your skills at facilitating meetings. Sun 23rd March, 8-11pm GIG, Che Ga Zebra, Four Manatees
+
Harpo Marx £4 donation. Mon 24th March, 7-9pm, BRIGHTON ANTI RAIDS MEETING. Tue 25th March, 8-11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. Wed 26th March, 8-9pm: GIG, ASEM (guitar & visuals), free Thu 27th March, 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from our vegan
kitchen - £4. Fri 28 March, 9pm to 2am: DISCO FOR GOTHS, Kollaps (post-industrial
disco), £tbc donation Sat 29 and Sun 30 March, 2pm: VEGAN BEER FESTIVAL, come and sample a
range of Sussex ales, all without scales, £3.50 donation
February 2014

Saturday 1st 3pm – 5pm MEETING: Gender Outlaws and Other Genders Cowley Club Group

Saturday 1st 8.00 GIG: RC Presents: Punk + Hardcore at the Cowley, Lucky

One Dies First, Pints, Recluse Club - £4.

Sunday 2nd 1pm – 5pm SUNDAY ROAST: benefit for the Cowley Club - £4.

Tuesday 4th 8pm – 11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wednesday 5th 7.30pm – 10.30pm FILM: Schnews present 'Utopia' by John

Pilger – donation

Thursday 6th 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from out vegan kitchen - £4

Friday 7th 9pm PUNK/HARDCORE GIG: Opiate presents: I like Bugs + Slow

Plague + Onmacht + Wyrdforge - £5

Saturday 8th 8pm – 2am SLUTDISCO - donation

Tuesday 11th 8pm – 11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No

bands, no loud music.

Wednesday 12th 7.30pm – 9.30pm FILM: “The East” - donation

Thursday 13th 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from out vegan kitchen - £4

Friday 14th 7pm GRINDCORE GIG: The Atrocity Exhibit + Human Cull +

Joythief + Oblivionized - £5

Saturday 15th 11am – 6pm JUMBLE SALE

Saturday 15th 8pm NOISENIK GIG: Club Zygotic Presents Econo + Moodhoover +

Special Guests, Benefit for Brighton and Hove Community Radio - £4

Tuesday 18th 8pm – 11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No

bands, no loud music.

Thursday 20th 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from out vegan kitchen - £4

Friday 21st 8pm DJ NIGHT with Ed, Ben and Karola – donation

Saturday 22nd 6pm SLUDGE AND KRAUT GIG: Sloath + Jungfrau - £5

Sunday 23rd 1pm – 5pm SUNDAY ROAST: benefit for squat.net

Sunday 23rd 7pm GRINDCORE GIG: Cowards (france) + Oblivionized + Pariso +

Old Skin + Iced Out - £5

Tuesday 25th 8pm – 11pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No

bands, no loud music.

Thursday 27th 7pm EVENING MEAL: delicious food from out vegan kitchen - £4

Friday 28th 8pm RIUALIZED CHAOS GIG: Club Zygotic presents Reds + Thee

Bald Knobbers + Bolide + Static Memories, Benefit for Brighton and Hove

Community Radio - £4


October 2013

Tue 1st, 7pm. BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.
 
Thu 3rd, 8pm. EVENING MEAL – delicious food from our vegan kitchen. £4

Sat 5th, 7.30pm. GIG - KΔRLEK + OTTERMATIC + DANZAI + JOE BUNN. The Greatest Musical Extravaganza The World Has Ever Known! Expect very long instrumentals, songs about psycho-therapy, performances about otters, obscure yet endearing music from Italian horror films, ukelele playing, heartfelt lyrics about feelings, and an apotheosis where all attendees will attain a sense of closure and joy. Suggested donation £5.

Tue 8th, 7pm. BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 9th, 7.30pm. FILM - “DEAD MAN”. Funny, dark and thoughtful anti-western depicting a mortally wounded accountant named William Blake who evades a band of bounty hunters with the help of a mysterious Native American." Part of a short series celebrating the wonders of modern civilisation. Free entry.

Thu 10th, 8pm. EVENING MEAL – delicious food from our vegan kitchen. £4

Sat 12th, 8pm. DJ NIGHT - SLUTDISCO

Sun 13th 11am-6pm OPEN DAY

If you've ever wanted to find out more about the Cowley Club, now is your chance!
Meet the different volunteer-run collectives and get involved if they want to.
There will be food and hopefully some presentations about the history of the club.


Tue 15th, 7pm. BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 16th 7pm. TALK – Free and open to public. Global Revolts and Uprisings. Cowley Books welcomes George Katsiaficas (author of 'Subversion of Politics' & 'Asia's Unknown Uprisings') in conversation with Geronimo (author of 'Fire & Flames').

9.30pm. GIG - 1981 (Finland) plus one other band TBC £5 donation

Thu 17th: 8pm EVENING MEAL – delicious food from our vegan kitchen. £4

Sat 19th, 11am – 6pm. JUMBLE SALE. Schnews-organised jumble sale. Bring your old stuff for a good cause and walk out with some bargains!! Proceeds to local campaigns. Free entry.

Sun 20th, 8.30pm. GIG - CARRION SUNFLOWER + KNIFEDOUTOFEXISTENCE + SVARTVIT. Carrion Sunflower and Knifedoutofexistence will be playing a week of shows around the UK in honour of the release of their split cassette. £2 suggested donation. 

Mon 21st, 7.30pm. TALK + DISCUSSION. “The Population Factor”. Interrelationships between human population and consumerism, wilderness, reproductive freedom, class struggle, feminism and health. Free entry.

Tue 22nd, 7pm BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 23rd, 8pm. GIG – Brighton Punx Picnic present 5 FINGER DISCOUNTS + NIHILDUM + BLACK CODE. Punk bands, benefit for Antifascists arrested in London last month. Suggested donation £4.

Thu 24th, 8pm EVENING MEAL – delicious food from our vegan kitchen. £4

Fri 25th, 8pm – 2am. DJ NIGHT – HELLA NERVOUS. All girl DJ night in support of Ladyfest. Suggested donation £3.

Sat 26th, 3pm – midnight VEGAN BEERFEST Ales without Scales. FREE and open to the public.

Tue 29th, 7pm. BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 30th, 8pm. GIG – Brighton Punx Picnic presents xKATExMOSHx (Rome, Italy) + more TBA. Suggested donation

Thu 31st, 8pm EVENING MEAL – delicious food from our vegan kitchen. £4

Open Day

PLEASE INVITE PEOPLE WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED!

If you've ever wanted to find out more about the Cowley Club, now is your chance!

Come down and meet people from the various volunteer-run collectives which organise activities at the club..

The schedule:

11am - 6pm

All day


Cafe - open all days for hot drinks, soft drinks and cakes

Food- delicious vegan food

Library - open for browsing

SchNews office - pass by and say hello

See the 3-storey high mural in the back garden!

Short talks

12.00 - Introduction to the entertainments collective - how to put on gigs and other events at the club

12.30 - Suggest books we could stock in our radical bookshop and hear what sells well here

1pm - How do the club's finances work?

2pm - How to set up a housing co-operative

3pm- Find out how the bar works

4pm - How and why the Cowley Club was set up

5pm - TBC


Plus the inevitable facebook link


September


Tue 3rd: 8pm – BAR NIGHT. Come and enjoy a vegan drink at the bar and maybe play some games. Free entry.

Thu 5th: 8pm – EVENING MEAL. Come and enjoy a hearty, home cooked vegan meal, £4.

Sat 7th: 8pm – GIG – Club Zygotic. Details TBC. Suggested donation £6.

Sun 8th: 2pm – GIG – Brighton Punx Picnic presents BRAINDEAD + TBC. All dayer featuring ska core from Hamburg + food.

Tue 10th: 8pm – BAR NIGHT. Come and enjoy a vegan drink at the bar and maybe play some games. Free entry.

Wed 11th: 7.30pm - FILM – THE ANGRY BRIGADE. An anarchist documentary. Benefit for the Cowley Club. Donations.

Thu 12th: 6.15pm – MEETING – Ents collective meeting. Get involved with events at the Cowley.

Thu 12th: 8pm – EVENING MEAL. Come and enjoy a hearty, home cooked vegan meal, £4.

Fri 13th: 7.30pm - GIG – Club Zygotic presents: SKY NEEDLE + MADONNA + SWEAT TONGOL + D. NYOUKIS + PHEROMOANS + MEN OH PAUSE. Suggested donation £5.

Sat 14th: 8pm - DJ NIGHT - Slutdisko. Free/donations. 

Tue 17th: 8pm – BAR NIGHT. Come and enjoy a vegan drink at the bar and maybe play some games. Free entry.

Thu 19th: 8pm – EVENING MEAL. Come and enjoy a hearty, home cooked vegan meal, £4.

Fri 20th: 8pm – DJ NIGHT – Hella Nervous. Benefit for Bikefest. Free/donations.

Sat 21st: 7.30pm – GIG – Clit Rock 3: HUSBANDS N KNIVES + DRAG (DRESSED AS GIRL) + HATEF*CK + ESME LILA SARFAS. Benefit for Daughters of Eve. Suggested donation £4.

Tue 24th: 

7pm - BAR COLLECTIVE MEETING. Get involved with the bar collective, we are all volunteers! More hands always welcome to keep the place going strong.

8pm – BAR NIGHT. Come and enjoy a vegan drink at the bar and maybe play some games. Free entry.

Wed 25th: 7pm – BOOKSHOP TALK – 'The Anarchist Revelation' talk with Paul Cudenec. Free entry.

Fri 27th: 8pm – GIG/DJ NIGHT – Reggae Dub. Suggested donation £2.

Sat 28th: 7.30pm – GIG – Recluse Club presents HONNINGBARNA (Norway) + LUCKY ONE DIES FIRST + RECLUSE CLUB + IGNORRANCE + WORTHY VICTIMS. Punk and hardcore at the Cowley. Suggested donation £3.

Sun 29th: 6pm-9pm – CAFE/MEETING – Feminist Cafe. Discussion on class and feminism. Free/donations. 


August 2013

Thu 1st: 8pm - Evening meal, £4.

Sat 3rd: 11am–2am - BAR - Brighton Pride – Bar open all day to celebrate Brighton's Pride event. Free entry/donations.

Tue 6th: 7pm – BAR NIGHT. Come and enjoy a quiet drink. Delicious vegan beers on tap. Free entry.

Wed 7th: 7.30pm - FILM – SACCO AND VANZETTI (1971). The court case and contrasting personalities of Sacco and Vanzetti in dramatic fashion. Donations.

Thu 8th: 6.15pm – MEETING – Ents collective meeting. Get involved with events at the Cowley.

9th – 22nd – CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE. The club will be closed for general maintenance. Volunteers welcomed!

Fri 23rd: 7.30pm - GIG - BANGERS + UNDERPANTS + BIRDSKULLS + BREAKERS. A night of Gruffly Melodic Punk rock from the shores of Cornwall, Germany and Brighton. Suggested donation £4.

Sat 24th: 8pm – GIG – Fcking the Night presents FAT BICTH + DEPAKINE CHRONE + SUPEREGO KID + PLURALS. Lots of harshness with hidden beauty, some of it fretboard-tapped! Suggested donation £3.

Sun 25th: 8pm – GIG – Brighton Punx Picnic presents COP ON FIRE + PRIMEVAL SOUP + AVENGE THEE + NAIME. Benefit for Brighton Anti Fascists. Suggested donation £5.

Tue 27th: 7pm – BAR NIGHT. Come and enjoy a quiet drink. Delicious vegan beers on tap. Free entry.

Sat 31st: 8pm – GIG – Brighton Punx Picnic presents BLACKBIRD RAUM + TBC. Blackbird Raum (Santa Cruz, California) plus more TBC for a night of folk/punk magic. Suggested donation £5.



July 2013

Thu 4th: 8pm Evening meal, £4.

Fri 5th: 8pm – GIG - Brighton Punx Picnic presents 100 RAISONS - Anarcho-folk-punk from France, reminiscent of Inner Terrestrials, Firepit Collective and Beng Beng Cocktail. With support from BARRACKS (punk from Hastings), WRECK THE PLACE (folk punk from Sheffield) and ANDREW CREAM (solo folk-punk). Fundraising for SNOB(aha). Suggested donation £4.

Sat 6th:

Sun 7th:

Mon 8th: 7pm – TALK – Theorising the Cowley Club – Feedback from the Nordic Geographers Meeting: Thirty minute presentation followed by discussion. FREE.

Tue 9th: 7pm BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 10th: 7.30pm FILM – LIBERTARIAS. Libertarias tells the story of a nun who joins a group of women working in a brothel who become part of a fighting unit and are sent to the front line to fight Franco’s fascists. The film evokes a turbulent time in Spanish history and both explores and questions the role of revolutionary violence in a powerful way. (Drama, Spanish with English subtitles). 125 minutes.Free/donation.

Thu 11th: 8pm Evening meal, £4.

Fri 12th: 7.30pm GIG – Grrlz to the Front present THE TUTS + THE HEAVY HEARTED + PERKIE AND THE PERKETTES + BREAKERS + DASKINSEY4. Grrlz to the front is a new D.I.Y night celebrating girls in the punk scene! It will feature solo acoustic acts, to ladies fronting bands and rocking out on guitars, to spoken word, and all things artzy! Suggested donation £3

Sat 13th: 7.30pm GIG – Riots not Diets, brighton's queer/riotgrrrl/tweepunks DIY presents: a one-woman drag act doing disco Joy Division covers (JOYCE D'VISION), Argentinian K-esque street punks (LOS CRIPIS), shouty upstart punk grrrlgroup (FRAU), and lo-fi indipop toomfoolery (FROZY). Suggested donation £5.

11pm. Slutdisko. Riots not Diets theme! The infamous retroelectrokitshqueer disco returns. Free/donation

Sun 14th: 2pm. BBQ & MATINEE GIG – Brighton Punx Picnic presents: EPHEMERAL FOETUS + GRAND COLLAPSE.

Mon 15th:

Tue 16th: 7pm BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 17th: 8pm GIG – JUNGBLUTH (German Emo-Hardcore) + LICH (Apocalyptic Hardcore from Kent) + more TBC. Suggested donation £5

Thu 18th: 8pm Evening meal, £4.

Fri 19th:

Sat 20th: 9pm GIG - Kollaps Club present DRILL FOLLY - Live Machinised Industrial Sonic Soundscapes. Suggested donation £3.

10.30pm DJ NIGHT – Kollaps Club. Post Industrial Disco until 2am. EBM/Post Punk/Industrial/Synth-Minimal-Cold Waves. Donations.

Sun 21st:

Mon 22nd:

Tue 23rd: 7pm BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 24th:

Thu 25th: 8pm Evening meal, £4.

Fri 26th: 7pm FILMS – Reelnews present: INTO THE FIRE. A film about refugees and migrants in Athens and the rise of the Golden Dawn. 30 mins. BLACKLISTED 2013. Building workers blacklisted for trade union activity. 25 mins. Donations.

Sat 27th: 7pm GIG - RC Present: Punk and Hardcore at the Cowley Club #2. RECLUSE CLUB + more TBC. Suggested donation £3.

Sun 28th: 6pm Feminist Cafe. Open discussion about the intersection between feminism and class over tea and cake - all genders welcome. Free/donations.

Mon 29th:

Tue 30th: 7pm BAR NIGHT - come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music.

Wed 31st:


April 2013

Mon 1st: closed

Tue 2nd: 7pm BAR NIGHT: come down and enjoy a quiet drink. No bands, no
loud music.

Wed 3rd: 8pm GIG: Fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders in Syria. Live
music including lute and percussion. Suggested donation £4.

Thu 4th: 8pm Evening meal £4

Fri 5th:

Sat 6th: 8pm GIG: Fcking the Night presents: Van Coeur + Biscuit Mouth +
Reds. Alternative rock vibes. Suggested donation £3.

Sun 7th: 2pm – 5pm. ROAST: Stop G8 fundraiser. Vegan. £4

Mon 8th: 6.30pm General meeting 7pm Stop G8 meeting

Tue 9th: 8pm BAR NIGHT: come down for a quiet drink. No bands, no loud
music. This week with BOARD GAMES...

Wed 10th: 7.30pm – 9.30pm. FILM: First in a series of three, “A Short Series of Films About the Land”, environment, land use and the relentless path of civilisation. Drop by the club to pick up a leaflet to see what is playing. 
Free/donation

Thu 11th: 6.15pm Ents collective meeting – get involved with running
events here. Volunteers needed! cowleyents@gmail.com 8pm Evening meal £4

Fri 12th: 7.30pm GIG: Eureka California + Muncie Girls + Good Grief +
Young Attenborough. Punk/indie rock. Suggested donation £4

Sat 13th: 8pm GIG: SurRealist SluTdiSco.... It might be truly surreal...as
we might go on till longer....yay..fingers crossed.... we and our plastic
fairies are working on it... but either way ... just get prepared for an
even more surreal party experience....we will have some
bizarre live acts and other surprises... so come down early

Sun 14th: 2pm – 6pm . ROAST: Alala fundraiser. Vegan nut roast £4

Mon 15th: 6pm - 8pm FILM: Mediterranean film club.

Tue 16th: 7pm BAR NIGHT: come down for a quiet drink. No bands, no loud
music.

Wed 17th: 7pm Bookshop collective meeting (every third Wednesday of the
month) - cowleybooks@gmail.com for more info
8pm GIG: Club Zygotic presents: T.G. Gondard + Gael Moissonnier + Ian
Murphy/Iain Paxon + F. Ampism / Spicer Duo + Occult Hand + DJ Bullety Nun.
Benefit for the Cowley Club. Suggested donation £5

Thu 18th: 8pm Evening meal £4

Mon 22nd: 8pm GIG: Club Zygotic presents. Benefit for the Cowley Club

Tue 23rd: 7pm BAR NIGHT: come down for a quiet drink. No bands, no loud
music.

Wed 24th: 8pm FILM: Schmovies present a screening of the Squeeze
Documentary - “Take Me I'm Yours”, with a live acoustic set and special
guest speaker from former band founder and member Chris Difford.

Thu 25th: Evening meal £4

Fri 26th: 8pm GIG: Club Zygotic presents: Thee Bald Knobbers Ride Again +
special guests. Benefit for the Cowley Club

Sat 27th: 8pm Reggae , roots, balkan and beats of the world extravaganza-
an eclectic dj night, come early to get the most of our exciting music
journey around the world: Brighton Bike Fest benefit

Sun 28th: 1pm – 4pm ROAST: fundraiser for Sussex Extreme Energy
Resistance. Vegan. £4

Mon 29th: 7.30pm GIG: Monday is the new Friday: A series of performances
created on the night by those present... come and find out who is on the
bill.

Tue 30th: 7pm BAR NIGHT: come down for a quiet drink. No bands, no loud music


March 2013

Sat 9th 8pm Slutdisko SuFfraGgete- the infamous electroretro dancing extravaganza... get ready for some long ours of sweaty workout on the dance floor, don't forget to dress up... free/donation

Sun 10th 8pm Gig- Raging melodic punk from The Arteries, Broker, River Jumpers and Bad Librarian - £4 donation

Mon 11th 7pm Gig-The Murderburgers , River Jumpers , Crywank, Three summers strong".
Tue 12th 7pm Bar Night- Board Games Night
Wed 13th 7pm Film showing "Hidden Agenda". the final film of the Irish series. It's about the murder of a human rights lawyer by the British government.

Thu 14th 8pm Thursday Evening Meal £4

Fri 15th Gig- Finisterre / thundering d-beat hardcore from Germany/, Landverrraad plus Man Hands, donation £5, Fundraiser for The Survivors Network

Sat 16th 7pm Vegan Ale Fest- Believe it or not, most ale has fish in it...but not here...come and
sample a range of 100% Vegan Ales at the Cowley...available Saturday night and all day Sunday

Sun 17th 2pm Sunday Roast plus the Vegan Ale festival

Mon 18th 6pm Mediterranean Film Screening

Tue 19th 8pm Bar Night

Weds 20th 8pm Gig-loup(france)+aqua dentata+hαkarl+occult hand+dj future proof sex beak, £4 donation

Thu 21st 8pm Thursday Evening Meal £4

Fri 22nd 8pm Brighton Punx Picnic presents: Blatoidea, Ratbag, Matt black & The Emulsions and Scrumpy Bastards, £4 donation

Sat 23rd 11am-5pm Jumble Sale- Hunt sabs fundraiser
8pm GIG-Fcking the Night Present... Papaye, Perch aand Med Sun".

Sun 24th 2-6pm the writer and theorist Richard Barbrook and some people from Class Wargames will be here to "present a participatory performance of Guy Debord's The Game of War"
8pm Gig Colin Webster/Mark Holub+Noteherder & mccloud+Hereharehere+Dj future proof sex beak, £5 donation

Tue 26th 8pm Bar Night..come down and enjoy a lovely quiet vegan pint

Wed 27th 8pm Schmovies presents SchMOVIES presents the definitive bio-pic of post-punk band: Joy Division, directed by Grant Gee and written by Jon Savage.
With special speaker, director Grant Gee, who will be introducing the film and taking questions after.







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