Spring in to April - Things To Do In Brighton
Although you wouldn’t believe it if you looked out of the window, Spring is apparently here. There’s snow point letting the cold stop you from having fun. April in Brighton sees the city waking up from Winter and striving forward to Summer. Sure, the air might be fresh outside, but the sky is blue and there are some great events well worth a visit in Brighton during April. Here are just a few of our best picks.
Brighton Music Conference 2016, The Dome - 14th to 15th April
The UK’s leading industry music conference for electronic music returns to Brighton for 2016. Designed as a industry event with a focus on networking and education, this two day event will cover the latest digital and electronic music trends. With workshops, panel talks, an exhibition showcasing the latest equipment and live shows from A-listed DJ’s. Whether you are starting out in the music business or a professional Brighton Music Conference has an array of opportunities. http://www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk/
Seaside Spring Spectacular Wedding Fair, Brighton Dome - 16th April
This wedding fair is not for the normal bride-to-be, this is for the quirky, vintage or retro couples among you. If you’re an offbeat bride-to-be and are planning on a wedding with a difference then this show case of small, unique specialist retro, vintage and boho suppliers is just for you. From the moment you walk through the door you’ll experience the creative and quirky in an event that will not disappoint.
Brighton Marathon 2016 - Sunday 17th April
The streets of Brighton & Hove will be awash with grit, determination and pain, as runners take to the streets for the 2016 Brighton Marathon. Cheered on by spectators and well wishers and will be started this year by local presenter, Zoe Ball. This year’s Marathon is the main event of a weekend packed full of running events throughout the city. Come and cheer people on and just be glad you’re on the other side of the rope. http://www.brightonmarathon.co.uk/
InCarNation, Madeira Drive - 23rd April
InCarNation see’s Brighton’s famous seafront on Madeira Drive transformed into a petrol heads dream! Where the UK’s finest four wheeled vehicles are put through their paces with static displays, interactive stands and live entertainment their something for every motor fan. If the roar of a V10 engine or the screech of a drifters tyres is your thing, then this event is for you.
Brighton Jukebox and Retro Fair - Brighton Race Course, 23rd - 24th April
Revisit the 50’s & 60’s, the golden age of Rock n’ Roll at the Brighton Jukebox and Retro Fair. Now in its 9th year, the fair features 3 halls of jukeboxes, spare parts, records, vintage and retro clothing, homeware, furniture and more. It’s not all about the shopping though, The Rock n’ Roll years are brought to life with live Jive bands, dance displays, Jive lessons and of course classic cars and motorbikes.
Brighton Tattoo Convention, The Brighton Centre - 30th April to 1st May
once again for the Brighton Tattoo Convention. A festival of all things ink, kicking off the 2014 Tattoo calendar by bringing in over 300 of the World’s most renowned tattoo artists to Brighton. Intriguing, artistic and colourful with attendees and stalls displaying their colourful skin art. There are also a variety of other attractions including, live entertainment, stalls, and tattoo competitions. For the tattoo fans out there, it’s a weekend not to missed. http://brightontattoo.com/
Foodies Festival, Hove Lawns - 30th April
Hove Lawns plays host to the UK’s largest food and drink festival with visitors from all over the area coming to indulge in a celebration of culinary delights. The festival is bigger than ever with live tutorials from top chefs, the best local food & drink, stalls and entertainment, it’s a real treat for all of your senses. With live cooking demonstrations throughout the weekend. Travel the cuisines of the world in the street food avenue or try your hand a drinks master class or just enjoy some of the best food and drink sat back watching the live entertainment. With a Vintage Tea Tent, BBQ arena, Chilli Eating Contest and more, there’s something for everyone. Adult tickets start from £12 and are available online.
When all that sight seeing has built up an appetite, you might want to go for a spot of lunch. Here are ten of the best lunches in Brighton for under £10. Want to discover more of what Brighton has to offer? Checkout our blog for some excellent ideas of things to do in Brighton
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