Brighton Events Guide & Calendar
There are events in Brighton & Hove practically every day & night as the city's music venues, art spaces, cabaret bars, theatres and comedy clubs burst into action...
Events in Brighton & Hove range from major festivals to boutique pop-up events. Exhibitions appear across the city and not just at the main museums and galleries. You’ll find displays at stations, hotels, pubs and in outdoor spaces.
Daytime Events in Brighton
During the day you’ll find lots of events in Brighton & Hove to entertain the whole family. During the summer there are outdoor events such as the Big Screen on the Beach and BOAT – Brighton Open Air Theatre. Indoors the Sea Life Brighton regularly host fun family activities and the Book Nook in Hove often host book readings with celebrated children’s authors. There are pop-up shopping events and plenty of food festivals. Other indoor events include the thought-provoking exhibitions at a variety of spaces ranging from the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery to the former church Fabrica. There are also the famous London to Brighton runs for almost every form of transport from motorbikes to minis and veteran cars to camper vans!
Nightime Events in Brighton
Brighton & Hove is famous for its nightlife meaning every night is show night! Nightime events in Brighton include top theatre with big productions at the Theatre Royal Brighton. Other cultural venues include Brighton Dome, The Old Market, 88 London Road and Rialto. There’s burlesque at Proud Cabaret and side-splitting comedy at Komedia. Music fans can catch all the biggest stars at Brighton Centre or try and spot the stars of tomorrow with live music events in Brighton pubs most nights of the week.
To find out more browse the listings below or search by date using the bar above.
- Download our round-up of all the Major Events, Exhibitions & Festivals happening in 2017 (PDF - 207 KB)
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Showcasing exhibits from across the collections, this display explores the natural history of bears...
2016/201719th July 2016-12th March 2017
A new display at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery will explore the birth of UK punk through 40...
201622nd November 2016-5th March 2017
A display of modern and historical paintings from the museum’s Fine Art collection, featuring...
201717th January 2017-31st August 2017
Pop on your snail hat and follow the snail trail that will take you through the story of Snail and...
11/02/201711th February 2017-5th March 2017
Find out about the real-life stories of the First Yeoman of Confectionery, the Clerk Comptroller of...