What’s on in Brighton in September
If you haven’t yet marveled at the wonders of watching one of your favourite movies on Brighton seafront, then this is your last chance. The summer isn’t quite yet over and September brings a wide ranging variety of events throughout the city to keep you busy. From the hottest food to the best of all things digital, there’s loads to do.
Brighton’s Big Screen, Madeira Drive - 1st to 13th September
Brighton’s Big Screen continues through September showing a huge line-up of blockbuster and classic movies on a 40 metre screen by Brighton Wheel.
Brighton Digital Festival 1st to 27th September
Brighton is also known for its digital businesses and the Brighton Digital Festival mixes the city’s arts with the digital sector, to produce a range of events, exhibitions, performance and activities that inspire.
Brighton Makers Faire, Brighton Dome – 5th September
The Brighton Makers Faire is not your box standard arts and crafts faire, in fact far from it. With over 7,000 visitors embracing the do-it-yourself spirit and trying the hands on stalls and making sessions which are suitable for all ages. From arts and crafts, to engineering, technology, DIY, and from the normal to the bazaar the faire is literally full of wonders.
Brighton Speed Trials, Madeira Drive - 5th September
First held in 1905, Brighton Speed Trials and Britain’s oldest motoring event. For one day, a quarter of a mile of Brighton’s iconic seafront is turned into a speed track for cars and motorbikes of all kinds and all ages. The vehicles are all on display, so if you’re a petrol head then this free event will be right up your street.
VeloCity Brighton, Madeira Drive – 12th September
From petrol power to peddle power, VeloCity is Brighton’s first free cycle festival. Situated on Madeira Drive this two day, free festival will celebrate all things pedal powered. A mix of races and exhibitors showcasing the latest cycling technology. Fun for all the family, it’s not all about the modern bikes, there will be penny farthings, unicycles and more.
Ace Cafe Reunion, Marine Parade – 13th September
August Bank Holiday weekend saw the MOD’s along Marine Parade, now it’s the turn of the Rockers. Since 1996 this biker day has seen riders from all over the south come together for a grand day out. With stands, stunt displays, music and special guests, it’s the perfect way to spend some time by the beach.
Rugby World Cup, Amex Stadium - 18th to 26th September
Scrum and enjoy the amazing atmosphere and competitiveness that only a World Cup can bring. Brighton has been chosen as one of the 13 host cities of the Rugby World Cup and it’s sure to host them in style. Don’t have a ticket? No problem. There are a number of events going on throughout the city including Stanmer House, Brighton seafront’s RWC2015 Fanzone and much more.
Fiery Food Festival 2015, Victoria Gardens - 19th to 20th September
Feel the burn with the UK’s hottest festival! A celebration of all things hot, hot, hot, the Fiery Foods Chilli Festival is set to be better than ever with new exhibitors, great music, stalls, tastings, cookery demos and of course the Chilli-Eating Contest. Get the milk ready!
Brighton Art Fair 2014, Brighton Dome – 24th to 27th September
Bringing together some of the best contemporary artists for a visual celebration. Now in its 11th year, the fair will be better than ever with exciting, fresh and exceptional artwork. Artists, photographers and makers will be there to talk about and sell their works.
Apple Day, Stanmer Park – 27th September
Keep the doctor away, with a visit to the annual Apple Day in the beautiful Stanmer Park. With Apples as the star attraction, this family fun day features an array of apple themed events and attractions from cookery lessons, children’s activities and orchard tours through to tasting, drinking and enjoying.
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