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Hey ,somebody just gave us two bank holidays in a row so we’ve put up the 5 best things about Bank Holidays in Brighton. Frankly, we don’t care if it was a politician, a statistician or someone wanting more time fishin – we are all headed to Brighton beach!
Now as we live here, we are at an advantage to people who book up the last minute hotel rooms in Brighton and pile down for the weekend, so here’s our pearls of wisdom and the 5 best things about bank holiday in Brighton.
Just check out the weather. We are running summer temperatures down here, and it’s set to continue. The beach still has its ‘Blue Flag’ rating meaning it is safe to swim, and if you’ve been down here recently you’d have seen that there are people already taking a dip. The beach is huge, family friendly and we love it.
Shop till you drop, or flop back on the beach. Shopping in Brighton is a delight: everything is within walking distance, and there’s something for everyone. If you are shopping in Brighton and want to keep it all under one roof, try Churchill Square, and if you fancy a rummage or something a little more bespoke, then there’s always the South Lanes and the North Laine area.
It’s Family Friendly
As well as being a party zone, Brighton is really geared up for kids. There’s great public playparks either end of the beach, and lots to keep the young uns entertained. If you are looking at booking a hotel room in Brighton and bringing your family, check with Childfriendly Brighton for an extensive list of what’s happening this bank holiday in Brighton.
It’s always entertaining
Major venues include the Dome, the Brighton Centre, the Pavillion, the Theatre Royal, and this really is just the start: for independent cinema try the Duke of York’s and for just about everything else, open your eyes! This is a town of entertainers, so expect something on every corner.
It’s Hove, actually
As much as we don’t want to say it: we love Hove! No bank holiday in Brighton is complete without a wander along Western Rd into Hove. And make sure you drop onto the lawns for your walk back – you’ll see families with BBQ’s, kids flying kites, people playing football; it’s a lovely place – but we never said that!
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There’s always live music on bank holiday in Brighton. So when you’ve got two bank holidays, you just know the town is ready for some serious gigging!
On top of this we’ve a royal wedding- incase you hadn’t noticed. Well, in celebration of all this time off, Brighton has lined up one of the best sessions of live music, ever.
Starting with the big venues, there’s former Jam member Bruce Foxton, The British Pink Floyd Show, N Dubz and Beady Eye all playing the Brighton centre between the 22nd April and the 27th.
The Buena Vista Social Club are on at the Brighton Dome on the 17 April, there’s body percussion sessions and African drumming skills on the Monday and Tuesday that follow.
We all know that live music on bank holiday in Brighton is not just about the big venues: Concord 2 is packing in the acts towards the end of the month: DJ Yoda, Christian metal band Underoath, and US legends of ska and rock fusion, Fishbone are all lined up.
With all this time off handed to us, it’s about time we got out there and back into the scene – this is the best town in the UK for live music, so lets make the most of it!
You could be preparing bunting for a street party… or you could be jumping on the train to check out the live music on bank holiday in Brighton, and every other weekend this month.
For more information about which bands are on, and all the other events on our bounus bank holidays , check out our listings, below:
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