Uniquely Brighton & Hove
Brighton & Hove really is unique. The term 'only in Brighton' is often uttered locally, when something weird and wonderful occurs.
To show you what we mean here is just a small selection of truly 'Brighton & Hove' events to look out for throughout the year that really sum up the city's fun, diverse (and sometimes bonkers!) nature.
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Science Festival - Who says science isn't fun? Quirky & hugely entertaining, each year the festival explores a different theme such as the web & connectivity; food & diet etc
Whale Fest - The world's largest festival of whales, dolphins & marine life features an array of films, talks, comedy, exhibitions & music for all ages...
Artists Open Houses - Meet & buy art from artists & makers showcasing their work from within their own homes. Homemade tea & cake has become a must in an open house!
Elderflower Fields - Dive into a magical weekend of fun activities, eclectic music & great local food, designed especially for those with children in mind...
Heroes Run - Don't miss the Heroes' Run which has been going for over 10 years and includes villains as well as superheroes but which side will you pick? Mwah ha ha!
Naked Bike Ride - Do you dare to bare! The Naked Bike Ride sees a host of shapes & sizes baring all to raise awareness of cyclists & celebrate the human body...
Kemp Town Carnival - Strike a pose at Brighton's 'Notting Hill By The Sea' - one of the city's longest running & biggest street festivals, packed with dance, food & sizzling summer fun...
Paddle Round the Pier - Grab a paddle & join the world’s biggest FREE beach & watersports festival for the very best in water, street & urban sports...
Trans Pride - The festival which puts the T first includes a celebration in a park and a fantastic arts programme in collaboration with Pink Fringe.
March of the Mermaids - Flip those fins & shake those tails with March of the Mermaids raising awareness & funds for marine conservation. Tentacles a must...
Mod Weekender - Unleash your inner Mod at Brighton's Mod Weekender although please don't recreate the infamous 1964 Mods & Rockers clash on Brighton beach...
Digital Festival - Get inspired at this month long, fascinating celebration of all things digital. Expect music, art, discussion & things that go bleep...!
Veteran Car Run - Don't miss the world's longest running motoring celebration, as stunning veteran cars travel the 60 mile route from Hyde Park to Brighton...
Burning the Clocks - This community event marks the shortest day of the year (21 December) and celebrates the lengthening of days with a paper lantern parade through the city followed by a ceremonial bonfire on the beach.