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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

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Overhead Wires Music presents Antidote + support
The Brunswick

Overhead Wires Music presents:ANTIDOTEAntidote are a 5 piece folkrock band from Sussex incorporating strong female vocals 2 part harmonies soulful grooves amid silky saxophone pop tones to bring a brand ranging from dreamy ballads to upbeat dance pop and a touch of…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Brighton Online Seller Meetup
Grand Brighton Hotel

Brighton Online Seller Meetup is freefor online sellers and retailers.We have been organising events for over two years at various locations in the North and the Midlands. We have already helped 700 businesses directly through our free events. Our events are perfect…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02922 362596
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Sense & Sensibility
Brighton Open Air Theatre

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. This exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Speed dating 30-45yrs
Maggie Maes

Fancy a great evening out in Brighton where youll meet loads of new people Our Speed Dating events are great fun. Come along with an open mind dont take it too seriously and have a giggle about it all. You will be…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07557 359317
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A Midsummer Nights Dream
East Sussex National Resort

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 12.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01825 880088
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Joan & Grim + support
The Brunswick

The Brunswick presents:JOAN & GRIMHillbilly fears and country tears from this Sussex quartet oozing sexy charisma yet driven with an intriguing dark side. Influences include casual homicide and drinking.Top Track: Dont Fuck with Bears ‐ https:goo.glmDlMnVFacebook: www.facebook.comjoanandgrimWebsite: https:soundcloud.comjoanandgrimWith support from...THE E D…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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LTJ Bukem (3 Hour Set)
Patterns

PatternsSummer 2016.Friday 2nd SeptemberLTJ BukemPatternsBrighton.LTJ Bukem. An artist that needs little intro. Taking Drum and Bass from a small venue off Londons Charing Cross Road to the nations superclubs and then onto the international stage LTJ is the…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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Theta Healing Basic DNA
Theta Healing Academy

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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Brighton & Hove Hockey Club- Hockey Fest
Blatchington Mill School

Brighton and Hove Hockey Club are hold a day of hockey and fun activities at Blatchington Mill School Hove BN3 7BW 11.00am‐2.00pm. This will be on the pitch with fun hockey activities. Afterwards you are invited to the clubhouse for cake and…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07816 886417
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Memory Box "A History Of House & Rave"
Patterns

Memory Box returns to Brighton for its second edition at Patterns presenting three generations of headliners that are crucial to the history of House & Rave music.This nights flashback begins in 1981 when Farley Jackmaster Funk started on Chicagos legendary WBMX‐FM radio…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07956 375370
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Slave To Mortal Rage
The Old Market

Slave To Mortal Rage is a quadraphonic virtual reality installation which allows you to walk around explore interact and uncover a story in which you are the central character.You find yourself on the mezzanine of a luxury apartment in a high rise…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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Blood Donation Session
Clair Hall

We are holding a blood donation session on Monday 5th September at Clair Hall Perrymount Road Haywards Heath. RH16 3DN and have appoinments available between 10am ‐ 12.30 pm & 2pm ‐ 4.15pm.NEW & EXISTING DONORS WELCOMETo make an appointment please call…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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Overhead Wires Music presents "The Dress Down"
The Brunswick

In addition to performing songs that fit these topics the event incorporates a live interview with artists encouraging them to discuss the ideas and influences behind their material. Tuesday 6th September features in no particular order as set times are chosen at…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Real Si-B + support
The Brunswick

THE REAL Si‐BPossesing a particularly quirky British lyrical charm and keen ear for hooky melodies The Real Si‐B carries the mark of standout original songwriter. This coupled with a kind of elastic easy raw vocal style capable of making spines tingle and…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ride
Brighton Concorde 2

Ride at Brighton Concorde 2 in Brighton on Wednesday 07 September 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Adam Buxton's BUG: David Bowie Special
The Old Market

Part Of TOMtech and Brighton Digital FestivalDavid Bowie was a rock legendand much more besides. Now Adam Buxton presents a very special BUG show celebrating some of David Bowies incredible music video and other on‐screen appearances. A must‐see for Bowie…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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Undercover Festival IV @ Brighton Racecourse
Undercover Festival IV @ Brighton Racecourse

With two days packed full of the finest alternative music Undercover Festival returns on Fri 9 ‐ Sat 10 Sept 2016. Brighton Racecourse will be rocking the sounds of punk ska dub reggae post‐punk alt acoustic and plenty more. Weather‐proof fiercely independent…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07872 173651
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BRIGHTON MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2016
The Old Market Place

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Brighton music competition are coming to The Old Market in Brighton. The Brighton music competition is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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BRIGHTON SINGING AUDITIONS OPEN MIC UK 2016
The Old Market

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Brighton singing auditions are coming to The Old Market in Brighton. The Brighton singing auditions is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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Visions of the Future
The Old Market

Electric Youth Ensemble is a nine‐piece group of young musicians brought together by AudioActive to push the limits of live music technology‐ the first of its kind in the UK.Visions of the Future is a work that draws on influences including Floating…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 201801
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StoryHack 2016
The Old Market

A brand new one‐day conference bringing together theatre makers creative technologists manufacturers and others to address the challenges and opportunities faced by theatres and artists by emerging technologies.Part Of TOMTech and Brighton Digital FestivalSHORT TALKSTECH DEMOS & EXPOENRICHING…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01273 201801
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Accidental Death f an Anarchist
Barn Theatre, Southwick Community Centre

A sharp and hilarious satire on political corruption it concerns the case of an anarchist railway worker who it was claimed fell to his death from a police headquarters window in 1969.It is a stinging attack upon the black arts…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 597094
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Junkyard Sons + support
The Brunswick

JUNKYARD SONSInfluenced by Clutch and RL Burnside with a buffet of sour mash for company Junkard Sons are a blazing 5 piece blues rock n roll band with a penchant for overdriven riffs to bite into the very soul and refuse to…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Speed dating 40+ years
Maggie Maes

Fancy a great evening out in Brighton where youll meet loads of new people Our Speed Dating events are great fun. Come along with an open mind dont take it too seriously and have a giggle about it all. You will be…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07557 359317
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Lindfield Arts Festival
Lindfield Arts Festival

A weekend long art event starting the evening of Friday 16th with music and entertainment carrying on through Saturday and culminating in the procession celebrating the 175th anniversary of Haywards Heath Station on Sunday 18th.Lindfield High Street will be closed 17th September…

Location: 12.6 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

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Railway Capers
Clair Hall

On the weekend of 16th‐18th September Haywards Heath will be celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the arrival of the railway into Haywards Heath.A huge number of events are taking place at various locations in the town throughout the weekend.Part of…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01444 800045
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vrLAB
The Old Market

Be one of the first people in the UK to experience a virtual reality world unlike no other.Taking over the whole building this is your chance to get hands on with the new generation of virtual reality content. With over 15 different…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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Nothing live at Bleach, Brighton
Bleach Brighton

Old Empire & Tidal Concerts proudly present:Nothing USA ‐ Relapse Recordswww.bandofnothing.comwww.youtube.comwatchvj7SszeVsQEplus supportDoors: 7pmTickets: £11 advhttp:www.seetickets.comeventnothingbleach995571Venue:BLEACH75 London RoadBrighton BN1 4JFVenue: Bleach Brighton 75 London Road Brighton BN1 4JFPriceGeneral Admission: GBP 11Links: RSVP: https:go.evvnt.com61819‐0…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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Patterns Boundary Festival After-Party
Patterns

Saturday 17th September.Patterns invite Boundary Festival: After‐Party with Josey Rebelle & Tom TragoPatternsBrighton.A Boundary Festival after‐party...Itd be rude not to.Carrying on with the Festival vibe we bring two particularly fun artists into the mix. Rinse FM mainstay and general hoarder…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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175th Anniversary of Haywards Heath Station
Victoria Park

The first train arrived at Haywards Heath on 5th July 1841 and now in 2016 175 years later the newly refurbished Station will be completed. On Sunday 18th September the Town will be celebrating when the first train arrived at Haywards Heath…

Location: 11 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01444 800045
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Brighton? See our list of attractions in Brighton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 31/08/2016 20:59:33