Best Things To Do This Winter In Brighton

When the weather outside is frightful, hiding under the duvet might seem like the only option. But that's where you'd be wrong. Beat the cold weather blues this year with a bucket list of shindigs that will thaw even the iciest of hearts. From comedy shows to festive bashes and ice skating, we've rounded up the best things to do this winter in Brighton.

Last updated on 15th November 2022




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While a hot water bottle might be the most appealing thing in the world, this hilarious show is lifting our spirits even in the deepest of winters. Taking place every Saturday, The Secret Comedy Club includes performances from well-known names and up-and-coming talent.

On the hunt for fun things to do in Brighton this winter? Grab your puffer and check out one of these venues around town, hosting a range of singer-songwriters, swing bands and jazz performances. Plus, most are held in a top-notch pub, so there's bound to be a pint in it for you... 

Looking for unusual things to do in Brighton this winter? This crackin' selection of events should help to provide some inspiration. With everything from a cocktail class and hip hop brunches to a silent disco tour, this seaside treasure trove has just the thing to pique your interest.

If you're planning on welcoming in the new year with the meat-free month of Veganuary, then fear not, as there are tonnes of restaurants around town that'll cater to all of your needs. Just see for yourself our list of the best plant-based eateries.

Escape the rain - quite literally - with a visit to one of these fantastic underground oases. Choose between stylish speakeasies, retro bunkers or immersive basement bars concealed around the town and spend an evening evading the chilly weather or sipping on illicit concoctions.

A universally accepted way to survive winter in Brighton is the roast and, lucky for you, the town is filled to the brim with watering holes that are gravy pros. We've picked the best pubs - from the cosiest sofas and open fireplaces to the fluffiest tatties - for a delicious dinner.

So the wind may be icy and the days rainy, but these restaurants are letting you soak in the Brighton scenery while staying toasty. Whether you're after European fare on the pier, seafood by the beach or small plates as you watch the bustling streets below, you'll find them all here.

Is there a better way to warm the cockles than with a booze-fuelled brunch? We thought not. Whether you fancy sinking your teeth into unlimited slices of pizza or enjoying a drag event touting free-flowing bubbles, we've made a list of the top brekky shindigs in the town.