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.
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.
Coming alive in the summer months, The Mesmerist's packed-out terrace guarantees good vibes for those looking to dance the day away whilst soaking up those rays. With its own special outdoor bar, you'll be able to sip on summer cocktails and jugs of Pimm's, with plenty of gourmet bar snacks on offer for when those hunger pangs call.
This bonkers horse-racing themed brunch will have you placing (pretend) bets on pre-recorded races, with insane prizes for those who come out top. And to keep you fuelled up throughout? There will be free-flowing prosecco and juicy burgers.
Looking to up your ice and a slice game? Look no further than the Mixology Group's Gin Masterclass. A 90-minute session teaching you all about the world of juniper, tickets include a tutored tasting and a classic gin cocktail to finish.
When the sun's shining there's truly nothing better than knocking back a pint in a buzzing beer garden. From hidden nooks and crannies packed with foliage, to beachfront benches and streetside terraces, our guide rounds up Brighton's very best alfresco drinking spots.
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.
The only thing better than a silent disco? A silent disco around Brighton's most famous sights. This walking tour is ditching the usual snoozefest commentary and instead replacing it with a soundtrack of the very best tunes in the biz, from ABBA to Queen.
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.