Things To Do In Brighton During March
Being Brighton residents, we may well be a little biased, but we can, hand on heart, say that both January and February have seen their fair share of fun filled days in Brighton. As the days grow lighter, the sky gets clearer and the temperature rises - even if just slightly, Brighton wakes from its Winter rest and March sees the city kick in to full swing with an array of events. Here are just a few.
The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Food Tour (10th – 11th March.)
This signature Food Tour is a celebration of Brighton’s independent sights and tastes from our cities unique makers and independent food and drink scene. During the 3 hours you taste a selection of the best food vendors and quirky hot spots Brighton has to offer.
VegFestUK 2015, The Brighton Centre (11th - 12th March)
This star studded event is now in its 8th year and has grown to be Europe’s biggest vegetarian festival. The two day vegetarian extravaganza is aimed at promoting healthy living via meat free options. A celebration of all things vegetarian, the show features great food as well as workshops, over 230 stalls, cookery demos, live talks, music, cinema and various international cuisines. A weekend packed full of entertainment including; the Vegan Comedy Festival, children’s cookery classes, cinema, live demo, nutritional advice and much more. There are an expected 10,000 visitors over the weekend, loads of entertainment, so it’s sure to be a fun event for all the family. http://brighton.vegfest.co.uk/
New Road Vintage & Collectors Market (11th – 12th March)
Bring the market vibe to New Road, the Vintage & Collectors Market brings you stalls selling bric-a-brac, interiors, artworks from local artists, furniture, vintage clothing and a host of other second-hand treasures.
London to Brighton Pioneer Motorcycle Run, Madeira Drive (19th March)
Once again Madeira Drive plays host to the finish line as hundreds of over 100 year old motorbikes make their way from London down to Brighton on this annual veteran run. Now in its 77th year, a ‘must see’ addition to Brighton Seafront as these lovingly cared for and often restored motorbikes, some of which are not too far removed from a cycle are displayed by the owners. There is sure to be a great atmosphere and the limited number of Pioneers, they will be joined by other vintage motorbikes and enthusiasts will turn out.
Sussex Beer & Cider Festival, Brighton Race Course (23rd - 25th March)
Featuring over 240 different types of beers as well as 45 different ciders, Perry’s and country wines, so the Sussex Beer Festival is sure to have something to whet your whistle. Most of Sussex’s 60 breweries will be in attendance, providing the most discerning drinker even more choice. The format is simple, collect a glass, buy some tokens and enjoy the liquid delights that British beer and cider has to offer. There is also food available and evening entertainment on Saturday night. Tickets on the door are limited. http://sussexbeerfestival.co.uk
Sick! Festival, Various City Locations (20th - 25th March)
Sick! is an alternative, cross-art festival with the aim of bring awareness and understanding to the experience of sickness both mental and physical. This ambitious festival brings together a program of film, dance, performance art and debate with artists from all over the world backed by the medical profession. Sick! is about changing the thinking of what is normal, society, the reality of our bodies and opening up discussions. http://sickfestival.com/
Want to discover more of what Brighton has to offer? Checkout our blog for some excellent ideas of things to do in BrightonIf you are visiting Brighton at other times, take a look at our What’s On Guides for: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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