Brighton’s summer program is in full swing! There’s so much happening for families visiting Brighton, and plenty for its culture hungry residents too.
This week starts in style with the Hove Champagne Festival, gets its soundreack from Steve Harley and his band Cocknet Rebel, and gets its style with the start of the sixth Brighton Fashion Week.
So much going on, such little time, so let’s cut to the chase. Here’s the Ambassador’s pick of the bunch:
04 – 05 June
Hove Champagne Festival – Champagne corks will be popping at the first Hove Champagne Festival on the stunning Regency Hove Lawns.
Comedy Club 4 Kids – A proper comedy club and a top-quality show for kids. Komedia
Latin Fever – Join Darren Bennett & Lilia Kopylova from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing. Brighton Dome
The Bug and The Butterfly – Using music, movement and lots if imagination The Bug and the Butterfly tells a heart-warming story about friendship, the ambition of reaching for the moon and the joy of dancing from leaf to leaf. Theatre Royal Brighton
Palmeira Mansions – Take a glimpse back at Victorian life in a house tour which reveals the opulence, taste & lifestyle of a nouveau riche gentleman, 11am.
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – One of the UK’s most respected songwriters & performers. Brighton Dome
Freddie Starr – The madcap comedian Freddie Starr is back on tour. Theatre Royal Brighton
09 – 12 June
Brighton Fashion Week – Now in its sixth year, the Week is the South’s leading fashion event and has won plaudits in the past from fashion heavyweights such as Grazia, Vogue and The Independent. Various Venues
So You Think Your’re Funny? – The best nationwide stand-up comedy competition for newcomers, with previous winners including Lee Mack, Dylan Moran and Peter Kay, brings its first round heats to Brighton. Komedia
10 – 12 June
Dancing Queen – Abba’s Greatest Hits, 7:45pm, Sat mat 2:30pm, £14-£26 – Theatre Royal Brighton
The Family Festival – The Family Festival is an awe-inspiring night of fantastic performances from schools & community groups across the city. Brighton Dome
Dustys – Brighton’s Newest Lesbian Night. Latest Music Bar
What to Wear to a Dinner Party: Tea Dress Workshop – A celebration of 1950s everyday fashion. Brighton Museum
The Naked Bike Ride – Brighton’s fifth Naked Bike Ride – Meet 12 noon at the Level
01 May – 25 July
Unravelling Manor House – See Edwardian family home Preston Manor in a new light, as it is transformed by the site-specific work of 12 contemporary fine art & craft artists.
22 May – 11 July
The Art of Truth, Compassion, Tolerance – The International Art Exhibition opens an inspiring & intimate window into ancient & contemporary China.
05 – 10 June
Hook, Line and Sinker – The University of Brighton Faculty of Arts presents The Burt Brill and Cardens Graduate Show. An exhibition of over 500 graduating students’ work from the Faculty of Arts – 10-11 Pavilion Parade
06 – 30 June
Unite Brighton – A fundraising exhibition of exquisite art brought to you by artists of Brighton & Hove, coming together to help build a better future for Haiti.Share on Facebook