Seedy Sunday

Sunday 2nd February – Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, 10.30am – 4.30pm.

Seedy SundayThe UK’s biggest and longest-running community seed swap event is back. It counts more than 50 stalls where you can bring your seeds and swap them or 50p donation per pack will do just fine. Experts and gurus will also be part of this collaboration to give any sort of advices for newbies or even veterans. For more info click here.



Turner in Brighton

02/11/2013 – 03/03/2014  Royal Pavilion

The unique work of J M W Turner will be displayed at the Prince Regent Gallery until March this year. Turner’s watercolour is an impressive portrait of 19th century Brighton as a seaside resort. After been hidden away in private ownership for decades, it has now been acquired by the Royal Pavilion & Museums and available to the public eye.

Robin Cousins’ ICE

22 JAN – 01 FEB 2014 / Brighton Centre

Robin Cousins' Ice | Tour TicketsWinter is the proper season for…guess what? Winter sports! The Brighton Centre is proud to host Olympic champion and head judge on ITV’s Dancing on Ice, Robin Cousins. This is the real deal, professional ice skaters gliding and literally flying over the ice in a unique and truly melodramatic style.  Something you haven’t probably seen in the UK theatres in decades. Book a ticket here.

Ice Age Sussex

Brighton Museum & Royal Pavilion   –   16/03/2013 – 18/01/2014

Ice Age EuropeA bit of history here. If you have an inclination for archaeology or you simply find the process and research of our past as human beings on Earth interesting, there will be a new display in town this month about the ice age that will definitely grab your attention. A great exploration that stretches from the climate change process to the story of man as we know it today, with particular attention to the Victorian ‘great bone rush’ and the Boxgrove Man, the oldest known human ancestors in Britain.  For More info click here.

Royal Pavilion’s Ice Rink

Ice-rink-at-night-credit-Robert LeightonThe ice rink is still on! Until the 19th of January. It’s simply wonderful to be able to skate by such an amazing building and Brighton council made it all possible for the consecutive 4th year! There’s also a cafe and a restaurant next to it so to have a great overall experience.  The 800 square metre rink has space for 250 skaters per session so plenty of room for everyone!

Visit the official website.

Brighton Early Music Festival 2013

25/10/2013  to  10/11/2013

First of all let’s specify what early music is, shall we? Early music is a term used since the 1960s to identify music of Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical period devoting particular attention to its performance. Having said that you can easily imagine how large the spectrum is. The festival is a grandiose celebration to music of our past, its peculiarity, its sometimes simplicity and its inextricable complexity and above all to its performing practice and use of period instruments and techniques. There will be lots to do too, dances, workshops and interesting activities for kids as well! Check out the official website:

Visit the Oriental, 4 star boutique hotel guest house b&b, minutes away from the town centre and 2 from the beach! 24h access

Shakedown Festival 2013

28 September 2013

It’s back! With a full line-up for the new arena on, the festival is expected to reach its immortalisation once for all! The event it’s the last big shot of the year, bringing the biggest names of electro, urban, house and more to London-by-the-sea (Brighton). Go to the official website for more info and make sure you travel light!

The Oriental is a boutique guest house, b&b, a pebble’s throw from the beach. 24h access.

Brighton Digital Festival

01/09/2013 – 30/09/2013

BDFDo you want to know what’s new about digital art? Then come down to Brighton! The city is hosting the Digital Festival once again for the whole of September! As part of a collaboration between hackers, tech companies and various art organisations, Lighthouse and Arts Council England are thrilled to announce a season filled with events, exhibitions, performances, such as augmented reality, 3D architecture and digital design. for details.

The Oriental is a boutique guest house b&b next to all the amenities the city has to offer. 24h access.

Brighton Rocks

Churchill Square Shopping Centre – 09/08/2013 – 25/08/2013

Brighton Rocks is the annual celebration of Brighton stick of rock, sweet! Plenty of activities to join in, from singing to dancing to rock making demonstrations, art and craft, live music and a rock designing competition. The event will stretch for almost 2 weeks. Everyone is welcome to join! Click here for more info!

The Oriental is a boutique b&b guest house minutes away from the beach. We serve scrumptious breakfast and exquisite cocktails. 24h access.

Brunswick festival 2013

Brunswick Square – 17/08/2013 – 18/08/2013

The festival has reached its 32nd anniversary and thank to the passionate and hard working local residents of Hove the event will aim to gather as many locals as possible again this year. Lots of cool activities to join in and innumerable outdoors events will be on the list. The event includes “Rural Day” featuring a dog show, arts and crafts, and conservation stalls (St. Anne’s Well Gardens 1pm – 6pm).

The Oriental is an exquisite luxury B&B guest house a pebble’s throw to the sea. Enjoy great breakfast and mysterious cocktails! 24h access.