Your month by month Brighton events round-up

This is the Brighton events calendar for Restaurants in Brighton and Hove, including pubs, cafes, one-off events and more. You may also like our 24 Things to do in Brighton round up.

May 2024 June 2024
Brighton cookery school
Beginners Knife Skills
At Brighton Cookery School
Tuesday, 28th May 2024
19:00 – 21:00
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28th May, 7-9pm – Beginners Knife Skills

2 hours @ £55.00
Come and learn about the tools of the trade – slice and dice your way through veg, fish & meat prep alongside practical tips on knife sharpening and choosing the right knives for you.

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SPOKEN POETRY: SHOW UP IN SEQUINS, OR DON'T Brighton Fringe Show
At Arcobaleno Brighton
Tuesday, 28th May 2024
19:00 – 20:00
£8; Conc £6
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SPOKEN POETRY: SHOW UP IN SEQUINS, OR DON’T Brighton Fringe Show
Tuesday, 28 May 2024

7:00 pm

Amelia is a Northern-born, Brighton-based actor, poet and theatre practitioner.

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HEART – Brighton Fringe Show
At Arcobaleno Brighton
Tuesday, 28th May 2024
21:00 – 22:00
£15
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HEART – Brighton Fringe Show
Friday, 28 May 2024

7:30 pm

HEART is a one man show written and performed by Reece Lewis.

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Kids Bread & Pizzetta Making Class
At Cin Cin Hove
Wednesday, 29th May 2024
10:30 – 15:30
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Our ever popular kids masterclasses are back this May half term and this time let’s bake!

£25 per child and limited to 15 attendees per session and hosted in our private dining room in Hove for children aged 6 – 12 years.
During our 2 hour sessions, we will have snacks on arrival with activity sheets, then run through how to make and bake bread to take home in their Cin Cin tote goodie bag, then make their own pizzetta (mini pizza) to eat for lunch and an ice cream. The class will be hosted by our founder David Toscano (DBS checked).

We will also have the restaurant open for antipasti and Prosecco plus teas and coffees which you can preorder with your ticket.

Dates and times for the classes are:
Tuesday 28th May 10.30am – 12.30pm
Tuesday 28th May 1.30 – 3.30pm
Wednesday 29th May 10.30am- 12.30pm
Wednesday 29th May 1.30 – 3.30pm

They are all on our events page here – Events – Cin CinCin Cin

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Vegan Indian Thali – LEARN.COOK.DINE
At Brighton Cookery School
Wednesday, 29th May 2024
18:00 – 21:00
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29th May, 6-9pm – Vegan Indian Thali – LEARN.COOK.DINE

3 hours @ £75.00
We’ll cover a range of small dishes in this class, designed to complement each other to create the perfect Thali! From cauliflower chaat to chickpea & coconut daal, you’ll master a variety of techniques and flavour combinations ideal to recreate at home.

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Exterior shot of Blossoms Brighton bar with blossom growing up the restaurant.
SHXTS X SCRIBBLE
At Blossoms Brighton
Wednesday, 29th May 2024
18:00 – 21:30
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SHXTS X SCRIBBLE
8 artists. Fun night of music, poetry, and togetherness. With raffles, games and merch on offer, the event is sure to be a whole vibe. All proceeds support the Terrance Higgins Trust charity.
18:00 – 21:30

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Live Music
Live Jazz
At DaddyLonglegs Brighton
Wednesday, 29th May 2024
19:30 – 21:30
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EVERY WEDNESDAY – Mike Potter & Friends, Live jazz 7.30pm

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Ohso Live Music
At Ohso Brighton
Thursday, 30th May 2024
16:00 – 20:00
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We’ve handpicked some of Brighton’s best musical talent to bring you pure chilled beach vibes.

Join us on our sun-drenched terrace, tuck in to our menu of seaside favourites and enjoy a cold cocktail, beer or wine whilst enjoying the music of Brighton’s best musicians.

Check out and follow our Strumming in the Sun playlist for more, and follow our favourite performers on Instagram…

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Quiz Night
At The Farm Tavern
Thursday, 30th May 2024
19:00 – 22:00
£2
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Last Wednesday of the month from 7pm.
Gather your boffin chums and flex your grey matter for a chance to win hard dollar, booze, booby prizes and the prestigious flaming pineapple!

£2 pp, max 6 brains per team

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Sex Academy: Open Day
At Arcobaleno Brighton
Thursday, 30th May 2024
20:00 – 22:30
£8
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Sex Academy: Open Day -Brighton Fringe Show
Thursday, 30 May 2024

8:00 pm

Our Open Day’s are the ideal way to see what the Academy is all about, for all entry points.

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Open Mic night at The Roundhill
Quiz Night
At The Roundhill Brighton
Thursday, 30th May 2024
20:30 – 22:00
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Quiz night is every other Thursday
£2 entry

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Couples Cook – Wine & Dine – Authentic Italian
At Brighton Cookery School
Friday, 31st May 2024
17:30 – 20:30
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31st May, 5:30-9:30pm – Couples Cook – Wine & Dine – Authentic Italian

4 hours @ £199.00
Join us for our hugely popular Couples Cook session – together you’ll cook an array of classic Italian dishes then dine together in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. With prosecco on arrival as well as bottomless bubbly, wine and beer throughout the session we’ve got your evening well and truly sorted!

Typical menu:
Fresh homemade Angel Hair pasta with truffle oil
Sea bass with salsa verde
Glazed mixed berries & Champagne Sabayon

£199 per couple

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Sunset Sessions
At Rockwater Hove
Friday, 31st May 2024
18:00 – 01:00
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Spring is here and that means Summer is finally around the corner and we’re here for long, lazy evenings enjoying good music, great company, and even better sunsets. So, every Friday we’re bringing chilled Balearic vibes to the Roof Terrace to take you through dinner, sunset and beyond.

Hosted by special guest DJ’s, join us on Friday evenings to start your weekends off in style.

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OHSO DISCO 💃🏻
At Ohso Brighton
Friday, 31st May 2024
18:00 – 22:00
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Get ready to groove and move on Brighton beach where soul, funk, and disco beats merge seamlessly with funky house and nu-disco vibes. Talented local DJs spinning tracks from the golden era of soul, funk, and disco, with modern beats of funky house, soulful house and nu-disco as the evening draws in.

Grab your friends, put on your dancing shoes, order some cocktails, and join us for an evening of pure musical sing-along.

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TAILZ
At Brighton Cocktail Company, Seven Dials
Friday, 31st May 2024
19:00 – 22:00
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Join Brighton Cocktail Co. for their new lesbian/fem night with games, drink deals and entertainment every Friday 7pm-10pm.

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HEART – Brighton Fringe Show
At Arcobaleno Brighton
Friday, 31st May 2024
19:30 – 20:30
£15
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HEART – A Brighton Fringe Show
Friday, 31 May 2024

7:30 pm

HEART is a one man show written and performed by Reece Lewis.

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Vinyl Friday
At The Better Half Pub – Hove
Friday, 31st May 2024
19:30 – 00:00
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Vinyl Friday
7.30pm to 12.30am Last Friday of the month, a collective of DI’s will
play an eclectic mix of music on vinyl only

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Rockwater Chess Club
Rockwater Chess Club
At Rockwater Hove
Friday, 31st May 2024 – Monday, 17th June 2024
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​Monday 3rd June & Monday 17th June
7 pm – 9 pm
The Lodge

The Rockwater Chess Club meets every second week in our Lodge where our boards will be set up and ready for you. Play friendly matches, get advice from our facilitator Andrew, or learn the basics from Andrew who’s on hand to help throughout the evening.

*This event is free of charge.

About our facilitator
Andrew Wallace has been teaching chess as a curriculum subject in Brighton and Hove schools for 10 years. He runs school chess clubs and tournaments and has worked with Age UK to bring the benefits of chess to older people. He is the regional organiser for the charity Chess in Schools and Communities.

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May 2024 June 2024

The Scoop

“The Scoop” is a monthly roundup of all city events brought to you by the Restaurants Brighton team. It provides our editorial take on various foodie activities you can partake in within the city. This monthly rundown offers insights into all the culinary happenings, ensuring you stay informed on the vibrant food scene month by month.

Your month by month guide to the best Brighton food and drink events. Including Halloween to thai cookery classes, Eurovision to the BRAVO awards, live music events in Brighton to English wine week or Brighton Pride to Brighton Fringe. You might also like to join our Brighton events Facebook group so you can see when new events are added, we also have a monthly guide to Brighton food ideas, with seasonal suggestions and inside Scoop to what’s going on in our city. 

The BRAVO 2023 trophy held up and photographed in front of the Brighton Pavilion on a sunny day.

THE BRAVO Awards

The BRAVO awards are an annual highlight in the Brighton foodie calendar, allowing the general public to cast their votes for their favourite food and drink venues across 16 categories. The 2023 edition of the awards was celebrated with great acclaim. Representatives from many of Brighton’s restaurants gathered to honour the winners at Cavanserai, a venue associated with Brighton Fringe.

You can see all the previous winners of the BRAVO Awards in the BRAVO Hall of Fame. 

Brighton Events – Wine Tasting

Stay informed by keeping an eye on the Brighton Wine Tasting page to discover which wine bars or restaurants in Brighton host regular wine tasting events. Popular venues for such wine events include Wild Flor, Hotel Du Vin, Fourth and Church and LatinoAmerica

Sussex Wines

Venture further afield and explore the world of Sussex wines and Sussex vineyard tours and Sussex Wine Tasting events right on our doorstep. Engage with the winemakers, participate in harvesting activities, and immerse yourself in this booming industry, experiencing the diverse and delightful wines that Sussex has to offer.