What’s On in Brighton

There’s something for everyone in Brighton

With endless restaurants and cafés, the beach, seafront attractions, theatres, comedy clubs (even for kids!) not to mention fantastic shopping – Brighton truly has something for everyone. 

With the New Steine Hotel located just off the seafront, a few minutes walk from the beach and Brighton Pier, we’re an ideal base for exploring Brighton. Peruse through our blogs below to find out more about Brighton & our surrounding areas, plus things to do.

Here’s our top 5 picks for this month*:

Best for Foodies

Etch – Spring Tasting Experience – Multi-award winning, fine dining restaurant based in Hove. Top chefs serve an exquisite menu of tasting plates over the course of two to three hours. All the ingredients are seasonal and locally sourced.
Available: 28 Feb – 27 Apr, 2024.
£50 pp.

Best Music

Paloma Faith – 20/04/24 – Brighton Centre
Gearing up for another monumental chapter, British superstar Paloma Faith returns with the release of her brand new single and video ‘How You Leave A Man.’ Paloma shared the news of her new album and inspiration with a personal note to her fans letting them know she was “…looking forward to sharing this new era”.

Best for Culture with Friends

Enter Gallery offers a two hour guided Brighton street art tour with graffiti expert, REQ. Dive into the mysterious and eccentric world of the city’s graffiti scene with a professional by your side.

Best for Romance

Brighton Regency Routemaster provides a romantic setting that’s out of the ordinary, beautifully nostalgic and downright delicious. Take a ride in their stunning restored 1960s Routemaster and experience Brighton’s most iconic and historic sites, while being serenaded by 60s classics before afternoon tea with sweet pastries, savoury patisseries, cakes and sandwiches.

Best for Families

The Upside Down House on Brighton’s seafront is great for capturing the most surreal images of family and friends in unique poses from an inverted perspective. A fun attraction not only for the kids but adults also!

Best Theatre

After sell-out promenade show Dark Bites at Theatre Royal Brighton last year, Savage Heart returns with their latest new writing event. The 24-Hour Play Festival invites 5 writers, 5 directors and a bunch of talented actors from Brighton to live on the edge! They have only 24 hours to write, rehearse, and perform 5 new mini plays on the stage of the Theatre Royal Brighton.

Looking ahead – May in Brighton

May is the month of England’s largest arts festival – don’t miss out, book now!

Brighton Festival, now the largest arts festival in England, is one of the major milestones in the international cultural calendar.

Have a look at The Brighton Festival 2024 & The Brighton Fringe Festival 2024 where you will find art exhibitions, cabaret, theatre performances, music concerts and much more.

Over a three-week period, Brighton Festival explores a wide-ranging programme of music, theatre, dance, film, and literature. It has a long tradition of attracting the most exciting performers from across the globe and promoting local artists, and bringing fresh, challenging new work to Brighton.

* This is just our roundup – other events do exist!

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