Best Events in August
August is a busy month for Brightonians. Brighton Pride lands at the beginning of the month, and we're treated to a long weekend of revellry as August and the Great British summertime draw to a close. We've lined up the best parties and events in Brighton this month for your party pleasure - you can thank us later.
Last updated on 9th August 2017
There's an unusual new addition to Brighton seafront for August: six igloos. Popping up outside the Brighton Music Hall, the igloos will be filled with green foliage, lit by candlelight and will be perfect for a date night with a difference.
It's all ballads blazing this August as Ultimate Power returns to Brighton for more antics than ever. From inflatables to air guitar competitions, get set to sing your heart out at one of the very best club nights in town this month.
Lady Chasity's Reserve is an immersive event that places a number of tasks in front of guests and forces them to think outside the box in order to solve the evening's big mystery. Held at the Black Lion in Brighton, anyone that successfully cracks the Lady's mystery will win a bottle of her famous aphrodisiac wine.
The brunch and brinner menu gets its time to shine every weekend this August in Brighton at The Breakfast Club. Head on down to TOASTED as you enjoy massive bites alongside a delicious roster of bottomless drinks.
Known for whipping crowds into a frenzy with their heavy party beats, the musical group Jazzanova are heading to Patterns this August bank holiday to host a club night that's certain to pull in crowds from across the city. Mixing hip hop, soul, funk and jazz tunes, they'll spin tracks long into the night, leaving everyone staggering home with a head full of booze and an infectious beat in their step.
For the ultimate bank holiday weekend bonanza, head to the Tempest Inn in Brighton and soak up all the fun on offer at this all day party. The team have curated a bumper lineup of house DJs to play throughout the day, starting at 4 PM and lasting until 5 AM. If that wasn't exciting enough, entry to this event is totally free all night long, so is perfect for anyone on a tight budget.
Head down to the Funky Fish nightclub and make the most of the extra day off this August bank holiday weekend. From 3 PM, the club will host some of the biggest funk and soul DJ sets to ever take place in Brighton. Led by the famous Dave Evison, the stellar lineup of Northern Soul producers and the fully stocked bar will make this August event one you won't forget in a hurry.
The Brighton Thai Festival arrives in our fair city this August, bringing with it delicious street food and jaw-dropping live performances. Alongside a handful of authentic street food vendors, the festival will feature thrilling traditional dances and even Thai massage stations spread throughout. Spread across two days, this is one-day time event in Brighton well worth checking out.
The Great Eastern venue in Brighton rolls back the clock every third Friday of the month, hosting a huge club night revolving around the best 60s soul, funk and ska tunes. With free entry throughout the night and a bar stocked full of all your favourite beers, wines and fiery spirits, there are few better ways to start a weekend in Brighton than by dancing long into the early hours to retro tunes.
If you're not dancing into the wee hours on the August 27th, you're not making the most of the extra August Bank Holiday day off. Friend Within, Kideko and Joshua are all heading to The Arch in Brighton, taking over the decks and whipping Brighton's party-mad music fans into an uncontrollable frenzy.
Reggae and Ska legend U Roy turns his attention to Komedia this August, performing all his biggest tracks and collaborations in front of Brighton's many live music fans. With the support of Robotics mixed by Mad Professor, there are few better ways to spend an August night out in Brighton.