01/09/2014 – 28/09/2014 Various Venues
The city of Brighton & Hove is hosting the Digital Festival once again for the whole of September! As part of a collaboration between hackers, gigglers, spacemen, nutters, aliens, tech-companies and various art organisations, Lighthouse and Arts Council England are thrilled to announce a season filled with events, exhibitions, games, performances, such as augmented reality, 3D architecture and digital design. All will be rigorously virtual so none of it will be actually real, what’s real is the dosh you will have to lift out of your wallet in order to get in. http://brightondigitalfestival.co.uk.
21/08/2014 – Madeira Drive
Brighton Bikers’ Nights are back again this month with a vengeance. This summer ride out destination for spacecycles will take place on Madeira Drive opposite the Colonnade Cafes on August 21st from 7-9.30pm. You’ll get a chance to mingle with the teams from the Brighton Motorcycle Action Group, Brightona, SERV Sussex, and the Air Ambulance in addition to our very own SSRP riders. Be ready for a space ride too, you never know.
Preston Park – 30/08/2014
Get a taste of this interesting nation at Thai Festival Brighton in Preston Park. Soak up the atmosphere of the mice festival season during a day filled with Thai food, lady boy shows, living cooking demonstrations, traditional massages, and eating competitions. Children will also be kept busy with a fun fair, fashion show, and Muay Thai boxing coaching. Click here to find out more.
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-3.30am/ Tickets £8
Brunswick Square – 16/08/2014 – 17/08/2014
The festival has reached its 33rd anniversary thank to the passionate and hard working local residents of Hove. It is expected to gather people by the thousands again this year as it’s the longest running event in the metropolis so far. Lots of cool activities to join in, live music and plenty of outdoors events will be on the list as well as an awesome market area with brik and brac, home goods and lot more. The event includes “Rural Day” featuring a dog show, arts and crafts, and conservation stalls (St. Anne’s Well Gardens 1pm – 6pm).
Various Location – 01/08/2014
Pride in Brighton and Hove this year, Brightons celebration of its gay community, is taking place in Preston Park, same as last year. It still promises to be a fantastic week of events engaging the whole town with the Parade and Park being big features. It will be Pride’s 22th Anniversary! More info here.
Brighton Pride’s fun run, community sports Day and picnic is coming this summer. Lots are expected to troll along to Preston Park and to join a variety of camp courses. The inaugural 5k Pride Rainbow Run takes place on Sunday 27th July on Preston Park. Forget 118 118, this megatastic fun run will be full of fun and cam affrotatic kitch glamour. Here for more info.
01/08/2014 The Old Market
If you like me are very fond of Jane Austen’s novels this new musical adaptation of her last and most prominent one, will surely grab your full attention. It’s a romance set in the 19th century, a story of love, loss and second chance. One of the most powerful love story ever written. This re-edition of the novel will transport you back in time all with a 10 piece orchestra, beautiful regency costumes and world-famous dancers! Here’s more details.
Preston Manor- Preston Drove 24/07/2014
Play croquet Alice in Wonderland style, with flamingos for mallets and game cards for hoops! Get the equipment at Preston Manor front door and return it once you’re done! Great fun. More info here.
20/07/2014 Hove Park
Big Fun director , Neil Kilgour said: “If you’d love to get more active in 2014 then this is a great place to start.” The run will take place in Hove Park, a beautiful massive 40 acres of tree and flowers. The run is no Olympics, as no time will be taken, it just aims to make people gathering together in an easy and funny way of exercising in these beautiful natural surroundings. More than 7,000 people took part in the nationwide events last year raising more than £200,000 for charity. Click there for more details! Here!