Top 10 Things To Do This Summer in Brighton

The swelling temperatures, the sea breeze and the hint of savoury, salted chips under your nostrils; summer in Brighton, there's nothing quite like it, so how to make the very best of it? From themed romps and rooftop parties to gin masterclasses and stunning beer gardens to knock back a few, check out our recommendations for the best things to do this summer in Brighton. 

Last updated on 13th July 2020




The ultimate summertime experience in Brighton, Cinestock's drive-in cinema will be returning to The South of England Showground for the 8th year running. Expect blockbuster hits such as The Joker, Mamma Mia and Dumbo, as well as live comedy courtesy of Mark Watson, Tim Vine and Ed Byrne among others.

The Tempest Inn is without a doubt one of Brighton's quirkiest watering holes. A converted cave right on the beachfront, this boozer is a cosy cavern on winter days. In summer though, it's the terrace to the front that takes centre stage. Nab yourself a seafront bench and chow down on their tasty seafood menu, from classic fish and chips to lobster grilled cheese sandwiches. 

From open mic nights to raucous street parties, Brighton's live music scene is one of the best in the UK. The good news? We've created a handy guide to the best spots to catch a live performance from the stars of tomorrow. You're welcome.