Cheap And Free Things To Do In Brighton

Whether you're on the hunt for some excitement the weekend before payday, or just looking to keep things well within budget, there's no lack of affordable activities in Brighton to bolster that social calendar without burning too big a hole in your pocket. Fronting comedy, club nights and VR cafes, we've rounded up the best cheap and free things to do in town, so having fun doesn't have to come at the expense of your finances.

Last updated on 23rd September 2019

@ GOVR VR cafe on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Save 10% on ticket 9:00-9:55am with discount code concessions

One of the best VR experiences to be had on the South Coast, this unique little gaming cafe sits right in the middle of London Road. Perfect for birthday parties, stag dos or just killing time on a rainy Sunday, the GOVR cafe offers a wealth of games, from zombie shooters to brain teasers from just £15 per hour.

  Upside Down House - Brighton

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@ Upside Down House - Brighton on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

A weird and wonderful attraction that has garnered the attention of the whole town, the Upside Down house has been pulling in the punters all summer with its architectural quirks and Instagram-ready interiors - and by 'Instagram-ready' we mean that the entire place is upside down. 

  The Secret Comedy Club

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@ Artista Cafe & Gallery on Every Friday

Bringing together some of the best and brightest comics from across the comedy circuit, this Friday night session of stellar stand up is helping you get your giggle on. With tickets from just £10, you won't need to break the bank to see big name acts and fresh talent every week.

Take a tour of the city the Guru Dudu way with this hilarious silent disco event. Work your way around some of Brighton's top sights and attractions to a high-energy soundtrack of party anthems and dance-worthy tunes from the 70's to the 00's, but be prepared for the odd spontaneous flash mob.

@ Komedia on Tuesday 17th December 2019 and 5 other dates

One of the best bingo nights in Brighton, this music-themed offering is all about songs and silliness as it brings you round after round of tunes, challenges and the chance to win big. Take your seat at Komedia and get ready to dab for your life through quickfire medleys, mystery boxes and plenty of sing-a-long opportunities.

  T'd Up

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@ Boutique on Every 1st Thursday of the month

Taking over Boutique every first Thursday of the month, this fun Brighton club is the perfect way to do your night out without the financial hangover. With tickets from just £5, and VIP access for only £10, they've got drinks deals aplenty and some of the biggest party tunes in town.

@ Artista Cafe & Gallery on Thursday 28th November 2019 and 14 other Thursdays

Fancy a chilled evening of live music and spoken word? If the answer's yes then head over to Hove's Artista where they'll be showcasing a number of local talents in the intimate environment - and all for the grand total of £5 - with a drink included.