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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Brighton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Brighton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Brighton

12
DEC
Christmas Queens are coming to The Brighton Centre
Brighton Centre

Michelle Visage and the stars of RuPauls Drag Race will be jingling their bells and serving festive drag realness across the UK this December with a sickening live show in support of their brand new holiday album Christmas Queens 3.Hosted by judge…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 471515
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13
DEC
A Christmas Carol - UK Tour
Brighton Royal Pavilion

This exciting production adapted from Dickens own public reading scripts and eyewitness accounts of him on stage recreates the spirit of Dickens original performances.Actor John OConnor lives in Rochester where Dickens grew up and set many of his stories including…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
DEC
Only Fools and 3 Courses XMAS Special Dinner Event
Jurys Inn Waterfront Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Christmas Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Christmas Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Christmas Dinner but will things…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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13
DEC
UB40 at The Brighton Centre
Brighton Centre

Birminghams world‐famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a major eight‐date UK tour for December 2017with support from Maxi Jazz and The E‐Type Boys.Featuring UB40s five founding members Robin Campbell Brian Travers Jimmy Brown Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan and long‐time members Duncan…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 471515
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14
DEC
Pianos On Fire at Walkabout Brighton
Walkabout Brighton

Following fantastic feedback at the launch of the event in Bristol the event starts at 5pm and is set to be one heck of a party with the added bonus of no entry price Customers can warm up for the weekend by…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 256720
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16
DEC
The Ultimate Old School Party
The Funkyfish Club

70s 80s 90s00s & some modern funkErasure Kool & The Gang Madonna Sash Faithless Michael Jackson Whitney Houston Blondie Technotronic Snap Fedde Le Grand Alice Deejay Robin S 2Unlimited... Expect:Disco ‐ Dance ‐ Funk ‐ House ‐ UK…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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21
DEC
Cinderella and the Beanstalk
The Old Market

Comic playwrights and all round Christmas enthusiasts the Sleeping Trees have written a pantomime. Theyve knuckled down finished the script fashioned the props hired the costumes booked the venue and built the set. But they have forgotten one vital component; a cast.Cinderella…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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22
DEC
CHRIS FARLOWE MILLER ANDERSON & BOB BROOKES@ THE J
The Circle Arts Centre

The Jook House 2The Circle Arts Centre Portslade present: The relaunch and relocation of the popular Worthing music venue The Jook House atThe Circle Arts Centre 55 North St Portslade Brighton BN41 1DHBritish blues legend Chris Farlowe joins…

Location: 3.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01903 410276
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22
DEC
Mischief and Mystery In Moominvalley
The Old Market

Magical puppetry an ingenious pop up book set original music and interactive play will delight young audiences and encourage them to immerse themselves in a unique participatory story‐telling. Expect snow surprises and plenty of Moomin mischief.Venue: The Old Market 11a Upper Market…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01273 201801
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23
DEC
Paul Trouble Anderson Headlines Patterns, Brighton
Patterns

Claimed as the most exciting venue in Brighton by DJ Magazine The Mothership Groups seaside venue Patterns extends over two stunning floors is fitted with state of the art sound systems and pays homage to its 1920s Art Deco roots. Renowned for…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 413800
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23
DEC
ROGER HUBBARD MILLER ANDERSON AND BOB BROOKES
The John Selden

Roger HubbardBorn in 1950 in Brighton England Roger Hubbard remains one of the UKs major exponents of the slide guitar. At the age of 15 he was starting to play at folk clubs in the Brighton area. In 1968 continuing an interest…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01903 410276
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31
DEC
INSOMNIA the NYE Party
The Funkyfish Club

Celebrate New Years Eve at the legendary FunkyFish Club. This year 3 Top DJs will be playing 80s New Wave & Pop 90s Dance & House and 00s RnB & UK Garage ‐ only the greatest tunes to make the last night…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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31
DEC
NYE In The Hothouse: Romare, Steven Julien/Funkine
Patterns

Hothouse NOUN ‐ A heated greenhouse in which plants that need protection from cold weather are grown. Our much‐loved seaside town doesnt quite look the same come December despite a certain festive charm the seafront is laid bare to the grips of…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07896 151007
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05
JAN
Holiday on Ice returns to Brighton with new show T
Brighton Centre

The Brighton Centre is delighted to announce that the world‐renowned show Holiday on Ice which has been running for over 73 years will be returning to Brighton in January 2018 with new spectacular production TIME. Celebrating the best and most memorable times…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 471515
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13
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Comedy Night w
Jurys Inn Waterfront Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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15
JAN
TOM's Film Club: David Lynch: The Art Life (2016)
The Old Market

An intimate look at one of modern cinemas greatest filmmakers The Art Life covers David Lynchs earlier creative endeavours in painting and sculpture before he embarked on a career in experimental film with his debut feature Eraserhead. Described by The Guardian as…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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17
JAN
Speed Dating in Brighton
All Bar One

Speed Dating in BrightonHow Speed Dating in Brighton worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Brighton you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
JAN
TOM's Film Club: Nikita (1990)
The Old Market

After hitting the big time with The Big Blue Luc Besson went in a different direction with his next feature Nikita La Femme Nikita a neo‐noir which would establish a common theme that would run through much of Bessons future films: a…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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18
JAN
TOM's Film Club: The Fifth Element (1997)
The Old Market

A bit like John McClain in Die Hard Bruce Willis taxi driverspecial forces major finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time when a young woman Milla Jovovich falls into his cab from the sky and she also…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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19
JAN
Scott Garcia's Birthday Bash + It's a London Thing
The Arch

Weve pulled out all the stops to put together a huge line up of UKG legends and amazing new DJs as we celebrate the birthday of one of UKGs early pioneers. Tickets on sale now from just £5Line Up:SCOTT GARCIADJ LUCK &…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07654 678654
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23
JAN
From Ibiza To The Norfolk Broads
The Old Market

Martin is a boy with problems ‐ an illness no‐one understands and a head full of sound and vision. So when an unexpected gift arrives on his birthday Martin embarks on a thrilling journey in the footsteps of his obsession leading him…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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25
JAN
War Horse comes to Brighton
Brighton Centre

The National Theatres acclaimed production of War Horse embarks on a major tour of the UK coming to The Brighton Centre from 25th January to 10th February 2018. The tour of War Horse coincides with the Centenary commemorations of the end of…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 471515
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26
JAN
Theta Healing Basic DNA 3 day course
Brighton

During this 3 day course youll discover how to:Access the amazing potential within yourself.Empower and transform your lifeBecome aware of the power of your thoughts that influence your life and instantly change themEffectively change beliefs that create your reality.Embrace the ability to…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01273 251803
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27
JAN
Funny Women - Brighton Nights
Komedia

Our monthly night of fabulous female comedy talent in Brightons best comedy venue Komedia BrightonWere kicking off the year with this line up:Sarah Keyworth MCJo RomeroKat SadlerAlice FrickSteph BrowneArielle SoumaYuriko Kotani Headliner Winner of BBC New Comedy Award 2015.This comedy show provides…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02089 484444
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30
JAN
Mark Thomas - Showtime From The Frontline
The Old Market

Dodging cultural and literal bullets Israeli incursions and religion Mark and his team set out to run a comedy club and put on two nights in Jenin in the West Bank. Only to find that it is not so simple to celebrate…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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01
FEB
Ahir Shah: Control
The Old Market

Ahirs last show enjoyed packed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe the Soho Theatre and a national tour. In it he theorised that we were being tugged in contradictory directions by a potential brighter future and the resurgent worst of the past. Hes…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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04
FEB
TOM's Film Club: My Left Foot (1989)
The Old Market

Daniel Day‐Lewis won his first Academy Award for Best Actor for this role and quickly developed a reputation as an idiosyncratic method actor staying in character throughout the entire shoot even long after the cameras stopped rolling. Born into a large working…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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05
FEB
TOM's Film Club: The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
The Old Market

Probably the closest well ever get to seeing Daniel Day‐Lewis in an action film we continue our DDL triple‐bill with Michael Manns epic historical drama The Last of the Mohicans which was also Day‐Lewis first foray in a big‐budget Hollywood picture.Torn between…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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06
FEB
TOM's Film Club: There Will Be Blood (2007)
The Old Market

Set primarily during the first quarter of the 20th Century the first fourteen minutes of the film are dialogue‐free as Plainview perilously mines for silver but instead strikes black gold thus beginning the start and fall of Plainviews empire and infamy. After…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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07
FEB
TOM's Film Club: The Prince of Nothingwood (2017)
The Old Market

Its subject is Salim Shaheen the Ed Wood of Afghanistan seen during a week of filming for his latest production in Bamiyan the ancient outpost where majestic Buddhas were blasted away by the Taliban.A force of nature Shaheen has managed to make…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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Tourist Attractions


Sea Life Centre Brighton

Welcome to Sea Life ‐ a network of marine life aquariums stretching across much of Europe. Each of our attractions offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad creatures from shrimps to sharks.Discover the amazing stories behind the hard cases of the oceans; the…

Anne of Cleves House

Anne of Cleves House is a 16th century timber‐framed Wealden hall‐house that formed part of Anne's divorce settlement from Henry VIII in 1541. The house contains wide‐ranging collections of Sussex interest, including Sussex pottery, and the bedroom and kitchen are furnished to reflect an earlier period.Other displays feature…

Brighton Museum

Dynamic and innovative new galleries provide greatly improved access to the Museum's nationally and locally important collections. Objects are displayed in stimulating contexts with a wide range of interpretative techniques, including the latest interactive information technology.Brighton History Centre holds an extensive range of material for the study of…

Lewes Castle

From the high towers of Lewes Castle visitors can see both the town and the distant views of downs, river and forest. The best way to appreciate this view is to visit Barbican House Museum first and watch 'The Story of Lewes Town', a sound and light show…

Preston Manor

This delightful old Manor House evokes the atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry house both 'upstairs' and 'downstairs'.Dating from c.1600, rebuilt in 1738 and substantially added to in 1905, the house and its contents give a rare insight into life during the early years of the 20th century. Explore…

Royal Pavilion

This opulent seaside home was remodelled in Indian style by John Nash 1815‐1823for George, Prince Regent and later George IV.The Royal Pavilion grew over 35 years from a simple farmhouse to a spectacular palace. In 1787 Henry Holland extended the original farmhouse into a neo‐classical building…

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Updated: 12/12/2017 04:46:18