Did you know that people come from far and wide, and we mean internationally you guys, to visit some of our infamous seaside clubs? From themed party ventures where vintage hedonism reigns supreme to rustic basement plots, host to some of the biggest DJ names in the industry, Brighton clubs are renowned for their late night jaunts and premium music. Check out our concise guide to clubbing in Brighton and dance yourself silly around some of the best party plots in the business.
Last updated on 24th March 2017
Clubbing in Brighton just got a whole lot stylish with the likes of No 32 shacking up the party scene with their cool atmosphere and late licence. Hidden in The Lanes, No 32 is both discerning and brimming with big character where you can swing by for some of their luscious cocktails or head down for a night on their heaving dance floor until 4:30am.
Indie kids and industrial clubbing, expect that and no less from a venue like The Haunt. Popular with Brighton's hipster toting party people, The Haunt throw one heck of a bash. From 80s themed nights to hip hop affairs, The Haunt is no place to worry about heels and hairspray, it's the night to hang out with chums, enjoy some sweet beats and revel in one of the best warehouse clubs in Brighton.
From a basement club to a cocktail bar, Patterns boasts the best of both worlds when it comes to clubbing in Brighton town. Intimate with the space for up to 260 party people in its main room, Patterns is still heaving come sundown thanks to its every changing rota of name faces behind the decks. Nab a plot on their sea facing patio when the sun starts to shine and get a true feel for Brighton clubbing in the summer.
The Saint James venue in Brighton is no stranger to hosting huge nights out. This April will be no different. Drawing in fans of ska and soul music from all over the city, the team behind this venue are pulling out all the stops for this club night. While the bar serves you all your favourite beers, spirits and shots, the line up of DJs - including Brighton's own Lord Masher - will be on hand, filling the venue with the sound of soulful melodies, heavy bass lines and trembling harmonies.
Pay homage to the musical legend Prince at The Arch's tribute night, taking place this April on the anniversary of the star's death. Guests will be treated to a live musical performance by Transformers, plus sets by DJ Kiwi and Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor, who'll be playing all of Prince's most famous tracks and collaborations. With all your favourite drinks behind the bar and an unbeatable line up of music, this event is certain to leave you smiling.
One of Brighton's most infamous gay clubs, Club Revenge is something of a LGBT mecca in Brighton. Rather than bashful dubstep and ear rollicking drum and bass, you can expect sweet commercial sounds in this fun-filled joint. From jollies around the dance floor to multiple floors of pop mash-ups, Revenge is one of the most playful clubs in town and one of the best gay venues in the area.
Cheap tipples, heaving dance floors and commercial club tracks streaming through the room, expect that and no less from a club like Shooshh. A regular hotspot for Brighton students, Shooshh are known for their VIP booths, reality TV guest appearances and drinks deals to boot. Whether you've nabbed a spot on the mezzanine or bumping elbows on the dance floor, this place is a punchy party palace.
Another for those a little shy of the bustling beachfront clubs and boisterous seaside jaunts, Green Door Store is your trendy warehouse alternative. Host to a raucous selection of live gigs and club nights to boot, Green Door Store is a late night mash-up of cool young 20 somethings; all looking to get a sweet slice of this industrial style venue and its pocket friendly tipples.
If you've heard the utter of clubs in Brighton, you've heard of its infamous beachfront venues. One of those very clubs nabbing themselves a beachfront archway plot, Coalition is renowned amongst the young 20 somethings in town for its late night frolics and underground vibe. From hot house names such as Jaguar Skills having graced the stage to their party booths, this is by no means a timid introduction to Brighton clubbing.
Brighton clubbing with a sprinking of vintage, we doubt you'll find any other venue quite like FunFair. Based on the heroic carnival style hedonism of days gone by and boasting a quirky fun fair style theme, FunFair is fun-filled. From heaving club nights and live circus performers to cocktails and cavorting, anything goes at a club where magicians and weightlifters roam free.