Brighton has a wealth of fun for you this Easter, whether you’re in the city or staying at home you can enjoy the holiday with everything from Dennis the Menace to traditional chocolate goodies.

Food & Drink

Lost in the Lanes

A fantastic taste of one of Brighton’s best brunch hotspots, Lost in the Lanes is renowned for its fresh, tasty dishes, perfect for a lazy morning in bed, delivered in Brighton area 2 April.

Cielo Cakery

Serving up a huge array of cupcakes, brownies, blondies, cake jars and ice cream pots, with many vegan, gluten free and vegan gluten free options available there really is something for everyone this Easter and they deliver too!


Creative outlet for Evelyn Day, a chocolate artist who creates wonderful unique sculptures and chocolate products by hand using only the finest Belgian couverture chocolate. Her chocolate work must be seen to be believed, the perfect Easter gift for a chocaholic foodie, and they deliver nationally.

Boho Gelato

Head to Boho Gelato or an Easter ice cream fiesta, with flavours such as hot cross bun and Mini Egg you'll be spoilt for choice! Perfect for a picnic pudding or just to takeaway and enjoy on the move.

The Royal Pavilion Shop

Re-opening 17th April on weekends as well as the May Bank Holidays, support your local museums this Easter especially after such a financially difficult year. Why not try their functional and beautiful tableware, perfect for dining al fresco in the garden or a summer picnic? With colourful birds and budding blooms drawn from the Royal Pavilion’s gorgeous interiors - you can almost hear the birds singing. Not in the city? Check out their online shop.

Photo of tableware available to buy from Brighton Museums

  • Here are our favourite events for all the family:

31 March – 18 April: Dennis the Menace at Wakehurst

Join in the Beano family fun this Easter holiday at Wakehurst with their outdoor festival of jokes, plants, and pranks. They’ll be celebrating Dennis' birthday with a brand-new comic-strip and an interactive story trail around the gardens. Trail suitable for all ages.

1 April: Phoenix from the Flames

One of the city’s favourite venues The Old Market is rising from the ashes with Phoenix from the Flames. Headlined by Brit Soul singer Alice Russell, the event will also feature performances by Scarlett Fae, Jenny Foulds, Phonetic and members of the cast of the hit show STOMP.

2 – 16 April: Free Easter Bunny Hunt

Free and just for fun at Yellowave, come and find the famous characters printed on Easter bunnies around the venue. When you've found all then return to reception to collect your choccy treat!

2 – 17 April: Bertram Bunny’s Easter Pirate Adventure

Hop along to Borde Hill Garden for Bertram Bunny's Easter Adventure, spend time together as a family this Easter for pirate themed fun and nature-filled discoveries at Borde Hill Garden.

2 – 19 April: One Garden Brighton - Spring Opening

One Garden Brighton, a walled garden rooted in the past and focused on the future, is pleased to be opening to the public for the first time this April. The gardens and market will be open for tours, take-away catering and more. With an opening event being held on the 2nd April.

2 April – 16 May: Visit Charleston's Spring Garden

Charleston's beautiful walled garden is opening to the public from Friday 2 April. Tickets are free but pre-booking is essential. The garden at Charleston was a canvas, a studio, a prop store, a stage, a sanctuary, and is absolutely central to the creativity of the place. 

7, 8 and 15 April: Easter Kids’ Beach Volleyball Session

Bounce into the Easter break and get the kids learning a new skill outdoors at Yellowave. Each one-hour session includes warm up, skills and drills and lots of fun and games in the sand, perfect for burning off any excess energy!

Whether you are going out and about or prefer to stay closer to home this Easter, we hope you enjoy all that Brighton has to offer. If you’re planning a picnic check out our picnic hotspots and picnic fare posts. Please continue to follow government restrictions and stay safe.  





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