Best Events in Brighton

Quirky vintage shops, charming cafes and colourful bars are all good and fun, but that only really accounts for a small part of what this seaside beauty's got to offer. Delve a little deeper and you'll find an array of raucous club nights, immersive cocktail experiences, seasonal pop-ups and more fun things to do around the city, both day and night. See for yourself in our guide to the best events in Brighton.

Last updated on 8th December 2021

What better way to spend a Saturday than with an afternoon of sing-along classics, two hours of unlimited fizz and delicious scran? Tickets to Lucky Voice's weekend spectacular are just £35 and include live entertainment, games and even an hour in your very own private karaoke booth.

The Secret Comedy Club

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Named as one of the top small comedy clubs around, Artista Cafe & Gallery's hilarious weekly shows are hands-down some of the best things to do in Brighton. Expect a diverse mix of talented newcomers and well-known faces that'll have you laughing from start to finish.


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From comedy nights to classes and wellness workshops, Rockwater is bringing you the very best events from its gorgeous seafront spot in Hove. Head on down for guaranteed fun on your next date night or gathering with friends.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block One-Three

256 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Brighton on Various dates from Thursday 30th December 2021

Who knew getting locked up could be so much fun? A strong contender for the top quirky events in Brighton, Alcotraz is immersing you in the inmate underworld at its prison-themed cocktail experience. Don your orange jumpsuits and prepare for a night of liquor smuggling.

Body Art Events

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If your idea of the perfect thing to do in Brighton involves nude models, bottomless booze and plenty of paint, then Body Art Events are on-hand to deliver the goods. Paint the perfect portrait or get fully hands on for a naughty day out.