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Garden Gadabout

The Garden Gadabout is a charity event organised by The Sussex Beacon which raises money to help those effected by HIV. The event will see a show of over 40 private gardens and community spaces of which owners will share along with their enthusiasm and useful tips for either veterans or newbies. Check out the official website for more info!

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Sussex Festival of Nature

22/06/2014  -  Stanmer Park Brighton

Sussex Festival of NatureThe Sussex Festival of Nature is a family event that brings the best of Sussex’s diverse wildlife and the new South Downs National Park together for a brilliant outdoor fun day filled with educational activities such as sheep shearing, biosphere games with plenty of food and drinking. Click here for more details.

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TAKEPART 2014

21/06/2014 – 06/07/2014

Takepart is a community sport and physical activity event which is slowly becoming one of the largest in the country. A full on two weeks of outdoor activities, taster sessions, stalls and more for either kids or adults, young and not-so-young, men and women, humans and aliens, everyone is welcome to have fun and get active as part of a healthy lifestyle in Brighton & Hove.

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Great Escape

08/05/2014 – 10/05/2014

3 Days of Escapism. Music Escapism. I guess not even the bad weather would in the slightest affect this event symphonically composed by more than 300 local bands and international artists. In addition to music your wristband will get you access to outdoor gigs, after parties, afternoon shows and more! Here more info.

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Kemptown Carnival

Saturday June 7th – Kemptown

HomeKemptown Carnival is a free community street festival in Brighton, one of the biggest. It has being around for 1 billion years and it will surely go supernova once again. Street performers, musicians, street theatres, painters, local market stalls, the grand custard pie fight, belly dancers and great children’s entertainments are just the norm here…kick here for more info!

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Passion Of Christ

20/04/2014  -  Lawns of St Peter’s Church

Easter is approaching so as every year The Passion of Christ is to be remembered. Soul By The Sea is again bringing to Brighton its outdoor depiction of the popular moments in which Christ was arrested and crucified, up until his resurrection. The portrayal is meant to be very realistic, faithful to the original scriptures. It’s a free for all event but no booze and no glass are allowed for safety reasons. Click here for more details.

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Artists Open Houses Festival 2014

In 1981, the painter Ned Hoskins opened his house to the public to show and sell his artwork.  A year later more artists decided to do so with their own paintings. 30 years on and the event has grown so much to become the first and the biggest of its kind in UK, generating over £1mil in sales every year. Ned’s work, which is constantly developing his work, is inspired by landscape and he will be showing paintings and drawings from throughout his career. 109 Stanford Avenue, Brighton BN1 6FA. Find out the more!

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The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival

16/04/2014 – 27/04/2014

food-festivalAlmost two weeks dedicated to eating and drinking in Brighton & Hove. A great celebration of local produce, with restaurants, growers, bars and food retailers, all taking part. It is one of the biggest in UK and it supports farmers markets and the Brighton Restaurant Association. Get fat!! For more info click here.

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Brighton Marathon 2014

06/04/2014

Here it comes! Thousands of runners are getting ready to literally invade the city of Brighton for the 99th consecutive year. The road race run is over a distance of 26 miles. On 2013 the race has reached a 20% increase on entries counting over 18.000. A massive number considering the narrow streets of tiny Brighton. Hopefully this year there won’t be more or the whole town will face sudden sinking in the cold water of the sea…Thousands also will be the Brighton seagulls expected due to the obvious abundance of food from the participants and the audience. So bring an umbrella just in case. Here’s further details.

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VegfestUK 2014

29/03/2014 – 30/03/2014  -  Hove Centre

VegfestUK is coming back again filled with even more food, drinks, tastings, competitions, TV gurus, films, veggie cookery demos, entertainment, music, performances, talks and product presentations. Over 100 stalls will be at hand each day for you to explore, including a number of veggie specialist caterers. “It’s all about providing people with healthy options” says Tim Barford from VegfestUK, the organisers of the event. Find out more here!

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