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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

27
JUN
Nature Tots - Booking is essential
Standgrove Woods

Explore the natural world with Sussex Wildlife Trust: Bug hunting den building woodland activities stories singing and lots moreEach week will have a different theme based on the changing seasons in a special forest school site. Nature Tots is a Forest School…

Location: 14.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01273 492630
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27
JUN
Speed Dating in Brighton
All Bar One

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

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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28
JUN
Focus Group*
The Old Market

Inspired by cult US writer David Foster Wallaces short story Mister Squishy Focus Group is a comedy with a dark heart exploring the loneliness and absurdity of modern life and consumer culture with humanity and humour. It is strange unsettling and playful.…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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28
JUN
Great Expectations
Field Place

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
JUN
RHS Talk: First-rate Perennials with Val Bou
Borde Hill Garden

Val will identify some of the best performers in the garden whilst highlighting a selection of her personal favourites explaining why each is such a good plant.Val writes for The Daily Telegraph Saga Magazine and many others. She also judges the perennial…

Location: 12.7 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: +441444 450326
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29
JUN
Speed dating Brighton 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: Nightclubs

TEL: 07557 359317
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30
JUN
Pure DISCO
The Funkyfish Club

pureDISCO backtoCATFISH30th of June ‐ Fridaythe FunkyFish ClubThe best tunes from the 70s & 80sDisco Funk Soul Motown‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐FREE ENTRYFREE ENTRY‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐MORE INFO The stars are backthe FunkyFish Club …

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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01
JUL
Brighton Wine Tasting Experience Day 'World of Win
Drakes of Brighton

OurBrighton Wine‐Tasting Experiencesmake for fantastic days out tasting and appreciating wine in a relaxed and fun environment. Youlltaste 15 quality wines and enjoy a delicious 3 course food & wine matching lunch.On each Course you will learn how to taste wine like…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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01
JUL
Jolly Comedy Club
Charles Dickens Pub

Local comedian and founder Jo Public Absolutely BrilliantSuzy Bennett ‐Funny Women Awards Winner 2006 ‐ introduces another night of hilarious comedy with special guest acts.Jos Specialguest this monthis the talented comedian STEPHEN CARLIN named by Stewart Lee as one of…

Location: 10.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07988 784514
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01
JUL
Patterns Curated by Bradley Zero with Chaos In The
Patterns

Patterns Curated by Bradley Zero with Chaos In The CBDVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐3…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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06
JUL
TOM's Film Club: Alien (1979)
The Old Market

In space no one can hear you scream.Has there ever been a better suited more sinister tagline for a film than that While many Sci‐Fi films in the late 1970s were trying their best to replicate and rip‐off Star Wars Ridley Scotts…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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06
JUL
TOM's Film Club: Aliens (1986)
The Old Market

GAME OVER MAN GAME OVERIn a film as eternally quotable as Aliens They mostly come out at night... mostly the late great Bill Paxton deliriously delivered one of its best lines with his unscripted Game over; in what is perhaps one of…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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07
JUL
The Black Fields + support
The Brunswick

TICKETS£4.50 advance ‐ http:www.wegottickets.comevent402983 £6 on the doorTHE BLACK FIELDS return to the stage after over a year expecting to provide more mad dog Americana classic rocknroll and edgy country blues. With ballads of Spanish prostitutes twisted circus fantasies…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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08
JUL
Patterns with Beautiful Swimmers
Patterns

Patterns with Beautiful SwimmersVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐3…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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09
JUL
Southern Classics Car Show
Borde Hill Garden

Come and view a wide range of classic cars courtesy of the Southern Classics Society.No additional charge to visit this event included in Garden entry and free to Friends.Venue: Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane Haywards Heath RH16 1XPPriceAdult: GBP 8.2Concession: GBP…

Location: 12.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441444 450326
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11
JUL
Paper Cutting Workshop
Charleston

Our creative workshops are taught by artists of great skill and imagination. Class sizes are small meaning plenty of focused tuition. During our open season the day begins with a tour of the House for inspiration. Students break for a delicious artisan…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01323 811626
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13
JUL
Police Cops
The Old Market

THE PRETEND MENs critically acclaimed multi award‐winning comedy blockbuster returns once more for an action packed hour of adrenaline fuelled physical comedy cinematic style and uncompromising facial hair.Present day 1976. Straight‐laced rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson is out to avenge his brothers…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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13
JUL
Speed dating Brighton 21-35yrs dating event
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: Nightclubs

TEL: 07557 359317
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15
JUL
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set)
Patterns

Were proud to present Greco‐Romans 10th‐anniversary party at Patterns on July 15th headlined by a true Brighton favourite with support from a couple of GR mainstays.From West‐Coast LA to sunny Brighton we welcome Orlando Tobias Edward Higginbottom better known by his stage…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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16
JUL
Sunbeam, Talbot and Darracq Vintage Car Show
Borde Hill Garden

Come and view a wide range of beautiful pre‐1935 Sunbeam Talbot and Darracq cars courtesy of The Sunbeam Talbot Darracq RegisterNo additional charge to visit this event included in Garden entry and free to FriendsVenue: Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane Haywards…

Location: 12.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441444 450326
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19
JUL
TOM's Film Club: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
The Old Market

Stop crying. Look at me. People only die of love in movies.The musical genre is one of the more popular pastimes for film‐goers looking for some escapism but few were as realist mature or as bittersweet as Jacques Demys The Umbrellas of…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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20
JUL
TOM's Film Club: New York, New York (1977)
The Old Market

After directing Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver one of the all‐time great films in the story of cinema Martin Scorsese decided to go a completely different route with his next project New York New York ‐ different in that this version…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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21
JUL
Absolute Bowie
Concorde 2 Brighton

DAVID BOWIE ANTHOLOGY WEEKENDAbsolute Bowie return to Concorde for a very special one off David Bowie Anthology Weekend where we see the band over two days performing over 50 years of the legend David Bowie.Friday sees the the band performing the 70s…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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22
JUL
Memory Box with Joey Beltram
Patterns

For four years Memory Box has been celebrating the influences of todays electronic music scene and encapsulating some of the most memorable moments in time. A Memory Box party covers the history of electronic club music hearing its origins from the legends…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07956 375370
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25
JUL
Young Bohemians: Ceramics
Charleston

Workshops for children and teenagers.Ages 12 to 16. …

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01323 811626
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28
JUL
Festival of the Garden: The Culture of Place
Charleston

Set in a marquee in Charlestons glorious summertime gardens join us for two days of events curated by landscape designer and eight times Chelsea Gold Medallist Tom Stuart‐Smith. Talks by leading landscape designers gardeners and historians gardening demonstrations and workshops. Full programme…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01323 811626
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30
JUL
A Gay Outing at Charleston
Charleston

Tate curator Clare Barlow explores the stories behind the Queer British Art exhibition from unrequited love to cross‐dressing on the British stage from prison doors to visions of queer community. With music from male voice choir Resound. …

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01323 811626
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05
AUG
Four Quartets in Berwick Church
Charleston

A beautiful and revelatory telling of T.S. Eliots Four Quartets in the stunning surroundings of Berwick Church by master storytellers Ashley Ramsden and Flora Pethybridge. Optional guided walk from Charleston to Berwick included in the ticket price. The route will take walkers…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01323 811626
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08
AUG
Peter Pan
Brighton Open Air Theatre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
AUG
Oil Painting Masterclass
Charleston

Our creative workshops are taught by artists of great skill and imagination. Class sizes are small meaning plenty of focused tuition. During our open season the day begins with a tour of the House for inspiration. Students break for a delicious artisan…

Location: 11.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01323 811626
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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: 27/06/2017 17:02:46