Cool and Quirky Events in Brighton

Bored of all things mundane and looking to inject some excitement into your next big night out? From burlesque bashes and meaty endeavours to freaky fandangoes under the stars, Brighton boasts so many cool and quirky events that we hardly know what to do with them all. Check out our recommendations for some of Brighton's cool and quirky events, discovering why they call our fair seaside city 'The Pearly Gates of Awesome' (okay, sorry, it's only us that call it that). 

Last updated on 23rd October 2020

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Brighton on Various dates from Sunday 25th October 2020

Calling all criminal masterminds, Alcatraz Cell Block One Three is incarcerating new inmates for a thrilling night of debauchery and deceit. Don your boilersuit and find yourself locked behind bars with a team of crooked guards and seasoned criminals who also just happen to be expert mixologists - result.

@ Cassidy's Apothecary (Speakeasy Liquor Store) on Wed, 15th Apr 2020 - Wed, 30th Dec 2020

Switch up your night in knockdown by taking part in this quirky immersive event inspired by the 1920's Prohibition era. Created by the minds behind Alcotraz, Cassidy's Pharmacy is the perfect guise do illicit cocktail sipping, with hand-crafted creations and a full-blown experience delivered to your door.

The Secret Comedy Club

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Catch some of the UK's finest comedy talents at the Artista Cafe & Gallery as the Secret Comedy Club brings you hilarious stand ups and awesome sketch comedy from established acts and fresh faces alike.

  Musical Bingo - Brighton

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@ Komedia on Wednesday 28th October and Tuesday 15th December 2020

Musical Bingo is back and it's putting on one hell of a party. Celebrating 10 years of bingo madness, the club night is coming to Komedia for more dancing on tables, huge fun and games and special prizes. Get your dancing shoes on 'cause this is going to be a big one kids.

Thought film screenings and live comedy was off the cards this summer? Think again - Cinestock's epic indoor drive-in cinema is offering the all-American experience, just outside of Brighton. From hilarious stand-up events to singalong musicals - it's the perfect quirky night out.

Lucky Voice Brighton is hosting an amazing bottomless brunch, where you can feast on Bon Vivant street food washed down by two hours of bottomless cocktails. But that's not all, tickets also include glitter face painting, hilarious games and even an hour in your very own private karaoke booth.

Unleash your inner master mixologist at these cool and quirky cocktail workshops in Brighton. From gin-based refreshers, to booze-free mocktails and fruity punches, there are plenty of unique creations to learn and master the art of.

They may be one of Brighton's most glitzy vintage retreats, but that doesn't mean that Proud Brighton team don't want to get a little freaky on a Friday night in the city. Showcasing some of the finest burlesque and cabaret dancers in town, you'll be able to dabble and dance in one of the rowdiest parties in the city. Even partake in Proud Brighton's very own 'Wheel of Fortune' if the night so takes you. 

@ Outside the Theatre Royal on Friday 13th November 2020 and 7 other Fridays

Take a break from the pin-the-penis-on-the-man hen party shenanigans for a fun-filled silent disco tour of Brighton. Taking you on a route of all the highlights from the seaside town, the fun-time pros will also be bringing you a brilliant playlist of disco pop and guilty pleasures.