Xmas AOH offers a chance for artists and makers to open their houses and studios, providing art lovers the opportunity to browse and buy original artwork direct from the artist. Swing by the Oriental to enjoy our local artists work and free tea and cake! Artylicious!
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!
25 Sep 2015 – 27 Sep 2015
Brighton Art Fair returns once more to the Corn Exchange at Brighton Dome. The event counts around 5000 visitors every year, gathering together popular talented painters, photographers and sculptors from all over the country as well as local artists.
An official Rugby World Cup 2015 Fan Zone will take place on the beach for the weekend of the Brighton & Hove matches. The Fan Zone will show all matches played that weekend on a big screen as well as the Opening Ceremony!
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.
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.
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.
A fantastic weekend of hand picked Decorative Antiques, Vintage fashion & home-wares, spectacular vintage cars, traditional fair rides, lost Bohemia vintage catwalk, set in the beautiful Firle park.
1 Aug 2015 – 2 Aug 2015
25 Th Celebration of Pride in the City. The UK’s biggest Pride Festival campaigning for global LGBTI Equality and Diversity and raising essential funds for our organisations. http://www.brighton-pride.org
Brighton’s Big Screen is returning this year with a new mega cool movie line-up jam packed with blockbuster, classic and family movies. The outdoor cinema event will return to Brighton beachfront from the 14th August – 13th September 2015 with its biggest and best movie line-up to date. All daytime showings are FREE to attend with showings from 5pm onwards from £3 per person.