Brighton Xmas Artists Open Houses 2015

21/11/2015 to 13/12/2015

The Oriental will be hosting the Artist Open Houses 2015 part 2, with some of Brighton’s finest on display! Expect to see a wide range of art including jewellery, ceramics and textiles, paintings, sculpture, printmaking, photography. We have a funky lounge and a bar where you can relax with tea & cake. The festival provides a unique experience for visitors, where they can view an array of works and buy from local artists and makers in their homes and selected venues. Find out more here!

Brighton Digital Festival 2015

1 Sep 2015 – 27 Sep 2015

A month long celebration of “geekital” stuff and culture from 1 – 27 September, which takes place in venues across the city. The festival will explore digital culture through art installations, educational workshops, film screenings, live hackathons and conferences. Children will redesign Brighton Seafront using Minecraft, the Sussex police force will demonstrate a live hack, and digital thought leaders from around the world will consider how they can shape the future using technology.

Brighton Mod Weekender

28 Aug 2015 – 30 Aug 2015

Now a firm fixture in the calendar, August bank holiday will see the Mod Scene return to its spiritual home. Last year’s party will be hard to eclipse but we will have a jolly good go. Ten years ago NUT’s started the Brighton Mod/60s weekender in the fabulous Komedia venue a short walk from the lanes. A really good buzz has been building so check out the full program here. Doors open 9.30pm.

Brighton Thai Festival 2015

Preston Park – from 10am – 7pm – 22 – 23 Aug 2015

Returning for it’s second year Brighton Thai Festival is the perfect place to experience the taste of Thailand this summer. It will be packed with entertainment like Thai boxing for children, Ladyboy show, Thai beer garden and food stalls, Thai massage and kid’s play area.