BRIGHTON FESTIVAL 2011 7-29 MAY  – various venues


This year’s Brighton Festival promises to be one of the best ever.  The Festival Guest Director is Aung San Suu Kyi who recently released from prison has fought passionately for over two decades for democracy and human rights, and is the leader of National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma.  Highlights of the Festival this year include Asian Dub Foundation, Laurie Anderson and Chouf Ouchouf and there are loads outdoor and indoor events taking place during the Festival which lasts from 7-29 May throughout the City.  Its a wonderful time to be in the City and just soak up the atmosphere and take in a few shows.

The Oriental guesthouse has got some great offers on stays of 2 nights or more midweek.  Just book online or ring our reception for details for a cracking Brighton hotel deal.

Brighton Festival Fringe


Celebrating its 5th Anniversary this year, Brighton Festival Fringe 2011 is promising a creative and exciting programme – their most challenging yet! The festival (which starts 7 May – 30 May) is going to take over streets and venues all over Brighton and Hove with its wide variety of entertainment. You can expect Cabaret, Dance, Film, Music, Literature, Visual Art, Tours and Workshops to say the least! Please head to their website to explore all the activities taking place.

Looking for accommodation? Why not give us a call at The Oriental. Our boutique hotel is extremely relaxed, friendly, fun and central! You can have a look at our website for photos, special offers and prices or ring directly 01273205050 to speak to a member of staff.

Stonewall Equality Walk

Brighton Stonewall Equality Walk , May 01


On May 01 Stonewall charity will be holding their 8th annual walk on equality.
Promising to be a great, atmospheric day as the event continues to gain popularity each year.

The day starts at 12 noon until late and includes a picnic and freebies for all participants.
To celebrate after the walk, there is a post-walk party with drinks, medals and a raffle.

Evening’s entertainment is at Madame Geisha’s with Ladies with Talent. You can purchase tickets by clicking here or you can find information on the event and the charity on Stonewall’s website

Why not make the most out of the bank holiday weekend and have a nice relaxing break at
The Oriental Boutique. Make a booking online or call us on 01273 205050 to speak to one of our team.

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Festival

On Sunday 3 April ‘Brighton’s Champagne and Sparkling Wine Festival’ will be taking place at Hotel Du Vin from 12-8pm. With 10 exhibitors and well over 30 wines being showcased, this is a great opportunity for you to talk to local wine producers and even get to taste some of Brighton’s finest sparklers.

Here at The Oriental, we are offering 2 tickets to the Festival for the price of one (that’s 2 per room) ! This applies for all guests who book direct with us staying either 2 or 3 of April. Each ticket entitles you to three tasting tickets, tasting notes and a complimentary glass of wine.

Please call our reception on 01273 205050 to make your booking, for information on the hotel feel free to browse our website.

British Tourism Week 2011 , 12-20 March

Congathon @ Brighton Pier March 12

conghaton3“Party on the Pier” will kick off British Tourism Week 2011 on Saturday 12th March, it will be a national celebration of Britain’s piers and their heritage, and the biggest nationwide event on Britain’s piers since Year of the Pier in 1996.There will be a series of events throughout the week on the pier, culminating in a firework display on the 19th at 9.30pm. On Friday 18th Simon Kirby MP will be there to talk about the Importance of Tourism in the Regeneration of the British Seaside.

British Tourism week, offers businesses an opportunity to promote the industry and have some fun. Businesses and organisations all over the UK and from every section of the tourism industry will be involved.

Click on the link if you want to register to take part in the Congathon.

And the Oriental is joining in the fun too.  ENJOY A FREE CHILLED BOTTLE OF BREAKY BOTTOM IN YOUR ROOM – just check out our website for details of how to claim your bottle.