Things To Do In Brighton during August
It’s not all about Pride in Brighton this August there’s loads to do, while the sea is warm, inviting and the beach is busy, bustling and fun. When you fancy taking a break from the sunbathing, then there are a host of things going on.
Brighton & Hove Pride: 1st to 2nd August
The nationally acclaimed Brighton & Hove Pride festival celebrates its 25th year in 2015, with this year’s event being bigger and better than ever before. Starting with the most visible part of Pride, the Community Parade will make its way through the streets of Brighton. Starting from Marine Parade to its finishing point at Preston Park where the party begins, the parade will be a spectacular array of colour, world music and dancing. The party then continues in Kemp Town, where the bars spill on to the street for a spectacular street party which lasts like no other.
Rural Day & Scruffs Show, St Ann’s Well Gardens: 9th August
A relaxing family fun day, set in the beautiful St Ann’s Well Gardens, with the highlight being the alternative Scruffs Dog Show. They day will have fun for all the family with arts and crafts, children’s activities, petting animals for the children and charity stalls, tea and cakes for the adults as well as a brass band to make it feel like summer in the park.
Art Deco Fair, Brighton Thistle Hotel: 9th August
The Brighton & Hove Art Deco Fair offers you the chance to browse and buy a collection of original vintage goods ranging from the 1920’s through to 1970’s. With a wide range of stall holders selling everything from vintage jewellery, clothing, homewares, through to furniture, art and much more!
Brighton’s Big Screen, Madeira Drive: 14th August to 13th September
This year’s Brighton Big Screen sees a massive 40 metre screen, showcasing a massive line-up of movies from blockbusters to the classics including Interstellar, The Goonies, Frozen Sing-Along and much more. Set next to the Brighton Wheel you’ll be able to relax and enjoy with a drink from the licensed bar or grab a bite from the many pop-up restuarants which are on site, or bring a picnic and enjoy a viewing experience like no other. For listings checkout http://www.brightonsbigscreen.com
Brunswick Festival, Brunswick Square: 16th to 17th August
This mini festival in the elegant setting of Brunswick Square is a fun and relaxing family event. Featuring an exciting program of live music, dance, entertainers, stalls, World food and the all-important beer tent. This year the children’s area features offers hands-on circus skills, balloon art, puppet and magic shows, there is truly something for everyone.
Brighton Thai Festival 2014, Preston Park: 22nd to 23rd August
Let your senses visit Thailand in the beautiful surrounds of Preston Park for a weekend of World class food and entertainment. Experience a Thai massage, indulge your taste buds authentic Thai cuisine, enjoy the sounds of Thailand or try your hand a Thai Boxing. There is also a Miss Lady Boy contest, children’s activities and of course a Thai beer garden.
Quadrophenia Walk, Brighton Pier: 16th August
Get ready for the MOD Weekender with the Quadrophenia bug. Join Brighton walks and escape the philistine life by following in the footsteps of Jimmy (Phil Daniels) on a walk around the locations in of Brighton from the iconic film, fascinating insights, amusing stories and a glimpse at things you may otherwise miss.
Brighton MOD Weekender, Madeira Drive & Various: 28th to 30th August
Scooters, vintage dress and the air of the 60’s, it can only be the MOD Weekender. Just like Quadrophenia the MOD Scene returns to Brighton, its spiritual home for the weekend. Different events are held across Brighton but the main focal point is the famous Volks Tavern, where there will be live music, stalls, lots of Scooters and a real feel like you’ve stepped back in time.
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