Saturday 29 October 2011
Stay up late in Brighton and Hove. The seaside Sussex city marks the end of British summer time with a White Night – the all-night, free arts festival takes place in cultural venues, eateries, open spaces and streets (whitenightnuitblanche.com). Across the Channel, Jersey is staging a beach art competition over the weekend (jerseybeachart.com).
Check into the new Hotel Williamsburg in Brooklyn, which adds much-wanted style to the hipster neighbourhood's hotel scene (hwbrooklyn.com). Meanwhile, Ryanair launches flights from Stansted to the German city of Leipzig on Wednesday (ryanair.com).
In the diary
Club Med is opening a resort in the French Alps in December. Club Med Valmorel is based in the Tarantaise Valley and will be open year-round to offer winter sports and summer activities. Accommodation is either in the resort or in chalet-style apartments (clubmed.co.uk).
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