What’s On

Brighton & Hove is such a lively and dynamic city, with plenty of events planned throughout the year. If you are planning your stay around a particular event, or looking to see what’s on during your stay, then our calendars is useful to discover all the cities unmissable events.

January

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February

Brighton Half Marathon
February

Brighton Half Marathon

The Brighton Half Marathon is one of the longest established and most popular road races in the country. Starting and finishing on Madeira Drive running along Brightons iconic seafront.
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March

10th March 2022

Premier League Darts

Premier League Darts head back to Brighton. The world's top darts players are now set to return to The Brighton Centre.
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April

8th - 11th April 2021

The Brighton Design Show

The Brighton Design Show is a brand new event that champions and celebrates established and emerging designers and makers, living in or connected with the city of Brighton and Hove.
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May

Brighton Tattoo
1st May - 2nd May 2021

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The Brighton Tattoo Convention welcomes over 300 world-class tattooists, scores of traders, exhibitions and of course thousands of visitors to The Brighton Centre on the iconic seafront.
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1st - 3rd May 2021

Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival offers a fun day out for all the family. The UK's largest celebration of food & drink, visitors can feast on a vast array of culinary activities, making Foodies Festival the social event of the Summer.
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12th - 15th May 2021

The Great Escape

The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 500 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city and a pop-up festival site on Brighton Beach.
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June

Brighton 7s Festival
11th - 13th June 2021

Brighton 7s Festival

On 11-13 June 2021 competitive rugby 7s collides with the most creative music, art, and vendors from Sussex and beyond. Encounter amazing live entertainment and be transformed for more than just a weekend at Brighton 7s.
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Brighton Fringe
28th May - 27th June 2021

Brighton Fringe

Brighton Fringe sets out to stimulate, educate and entertain all year round through a diverse range of events, performances and workshops.
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July

Sussex Gin Fest
10th July 2021

Sussex Gin Fest

Bigger, better and with even more to experience and enjoy, celebrate the extraordinary craftsmanship of independent Sussex, British and worldwide gin distillers at this unique festival.
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Love Supreme
2nd - 4th July 2021

Love Supreme Jazz Festival

Love Supreme is Europe's biggest outdoor jazz festival and will return to the picturesque setting of the South Downs in East Sussex from Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th July 2021
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August

Tribal Earth
19 - 22 August 2021

Tribal Earth

An eclectic mix of great bands, artists and performers. Over 80 amazing workshops from drum circles to Kirtan. Start the day with yoga, tai chi or a laughter workshop then relax by the campfire.
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6th - 8th August 2021

Brighton Pride

The country's most populate LGBT event which usually consists of a parade through the city centre, a festival event in Preston Park, the Gay Village Party and other club parties.
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September

Apple Day Brighton
22nd September 2021

Apple Day Brighton

Apple Day Brighton is a free, family event in and around the orchards of Stanmer Park, featuring orchard-themed educational, fun activities for everyone.
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Brighton Boundary
25th September 2021

Boundary Brighton Festival

In its fifth year, Boundary has officially been labelled as the last festival of festival season and we will close the 2021 festival season with a huge bang!
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October

Pioneer Run
3rd October 2021

Pioneer Run Epsom to Brighton

The Club has organised the Pioneer Run® since 1930 and it is widely recognised as the premier event for pre-1915 veteran motorcycles.
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Brighton Oktoberfest
8th - 10th October 2021

Brighton Oktoberfest

This is when we celebrate beer and music by drinking beer and listening to live music. It’s awesome. If you can’t make it to Germany for the Oktoberfest, Brighton’s the next best option.

November

Brighton 10k run
17th November 2021

Brighton 10k Run

The last running event of the calendar year, it’s only 10,000 meters which ought to be easy if you completed the Marathon previously.
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London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
7th November 2021

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

This is the biggest draw of Brighton’s motoring calendar and it attracts veteran cars from all over. You won’t see anything like this anywhere else in the world.
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December

Burning the Clocks
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Burning the Clocks

The sweetest event of the year is when Brighton comes together for Burning the Clocks on 21st of December for a lantern parade throughout the city. Visit the website for more info on taking part...
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