Best Events in May

May is a damn good month for all you late night pleasure seekers in Brighton. The Bank Holiday gods have blessed us two long weekends to wile away however we see fit, and The Great Escape lands in our fair 'lil seaside town to bring musical madness to our muddled membranes. Read and weep lkids - we've whittled down our recommendations for the best events in May. 

Last updated on 18th May 2017

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As part of the Brighton Fringe Festival, The Gin Whore is coming to Brighton to tell you a tale or two. From the beginnings of the beloved spirit right through how to become a gin whore, this brilliant event includes plenty of tipples along the way to ensure you really get to know your stuff.

Comedy, Festival, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
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Not ones to stay out of the limelight, the Breakfast Club in Brighton flings open its doors every Saturday, serving two hours of unlimited prosecco and stunning brunch dishes for just £30 per person. From stacks of pancakes with fresh fruit to eggs benedict, this boozy brunch is the perfect way to start your weekend.  

Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Hen Party, Stag Do
The Lanes
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Known quite simply as the best party in the world, Ultimate Power is a legendary club night that draws in huge crowds wherever it goes. Travelling up and down the country, the team behind it are taking over Komedia in Brighton for one night, offering the city's party-mad animals all the usual confetti pyrotechnics and huge tracks that have come to define a night out at Ultimate Power.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
80's Music
North Laine
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@Brighton Harbour Hotel on Sunday 15 October 2017

Brighton's Harbour Hotel is adding a bit of excitement to your workout, hosting the Disco Yoga team this May. For those that don't know, Disco Yoga combines the strenuous exercise of a gym class with the fun of a huge night on the tiles. With all your favourite party played while you're led through a strenuous yoga class, the entire day will conclude with a hearty brunch, featuring fresh dishes and healthy fruits. Relax, unwind and enjoy an exercise class like never before.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Classes
Funk & Soul
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If you're not eating a roast dinner on a Sunday, you're not doing the weekend right. To help, the team at The Western are offering a selection of tasty roast dinners - including veggie and vegan options - for Brighton's hungry crowds to enjoy. Better still, you help anyone with a thick head, their make-your-own-Bloody-Mary station will be open in full force, offering each guest the ultimate weekend refreshment. Relax and recharge at this cosy May event in Brighton. 

Daytime, Food & Drink
Town Centre
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With a unique headset that transports you to fantasy worlds, The VR Concept is a gaming experience like no other. Head to The North Laine Brewhouse this bank holiday weekend as they host four days of games.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Pop-Up
North Laine
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This May, Brighton's theatre fans can head to Broadway Lounge and enjoy a thrilling night of soulful songs and thrilling cabaret. You Give Me Fever is a wild theatrical show that combines sultry jazz with a heart-breaking storyline. Expect plenty of jaw-dropping musical numbers and a wonderful performance by actress Pippa Winslow.

Cabaret/Burlesque, Live Music, Theatre/Arts

Turning heads and splitting sides everywhere they go, Sleeping Trees will be performing the first instalment of their live movie trilogy, called Mafia?. Inspired by every awful gangster movie they've ever watched, the play will tell the story of the Banucci Brothers as they graft, haggle and slide their way out of a sticky situation. 

Comedy, Theatre/Arts, Something A Little Different
@ Artista Cafe & Gallery on Sunday 28 May 2017

The Artista Street Party returns to Brighton this May, offering the city's revellers the perfect way to enjoy a day in the sun. With a line of great DJs and bands, a selection of great street food vendors and some of Brighton most talented street performers, this May event promises to be something you definitely don't want to miss. 

Food & Drink, Live Music
Live Music

Winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Groundbreaker Award, Louise Reay now shifts her focus to Brighton this May, performing a live comedy play at the city's Komedia venue. Exploring what life as an artist would be like under an authoritarian state, Reay's charming character and hilarious talents will definitely leave you with a beaming smile. 

North Laine

When The Going Gets Duff is the latest live show by the awarding wining performer Helen Duff. Duff has received critical acclaim over the past few years, thanks to her ability to perform hilarious shows while also touching on serious topics. This latest venture looks at the life of a fearless women in a post-truth world. 

Comedy, Theatre/Arts

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