7 Quirky Things To Do in Brighton

7 Quirky Things To Do in Brighton

Duke of York's Cinema

Duke of York’s Cinema

Brighton is the place to be this Spring/Summer.

Here’s 7 things to do in Brighton to prove our point including food, fun & frolics.

Take a day trip & if you fancy stopping over get a great deal on a hotel room with LateRooms.com.

1. EUROPE’S CAMPEST: Eurovision Party at the Duke of Yorks Cinema

Quintessentially camp & brilliant Brighton shares many traits with Eurovision. No surprises then when they host the most awesome party in cinema hosted by the Glambassador king of Brighton Boogaloo Stu.

2. ARTY FARTS: Brighton Festival & Brighton Fringe

Edinburgh’s baby brother the Brighton Fringe is now the place to be for great value new shows & incredible big shows at the Brighton Festival.

3. SIT & WATCH: Live Entertainment Venues to Die for

Downtrodden London Road (near the station) is now hip with venues like The Rialto for offbeat theatre & events, Green Door Store for cool club nights & live music.

3. MUCH MORE THAN JUST A 99: Food Glorious Food

Terre à Terre gorgeous vegetarian tapas unlike anything you’ve tasted before, Grubbs Burgers for late night burger binge, Curry Leaf Cafe for yummy South Indian street foodNamul Korean Bibimbap Takeaway & Boho Gelato for nice cream.

Terre à Terre Tapas

Terre à Terre Tapas

4. ALCOHOLICS BEWARE: Great Bars

World’s End Pub for mmm BBQShack, The Black Dove for folky performance and guest beers & The Regency Tavern for a great Sunday roast with a theatrical twist.

5. STAYCATION: Quirky Hotels

Hotel Pelirocco for quirky themed experience including rooms like Dollywould, The Grand for old time glamour & The Artist Residence for arty scrawls on your wall.

6. SPEND DOLLAR: Shopping To Die For

Snoopers Paradise for cabinets of kitsch curiosity, North Laine for retro tat, The Lanes for design and brands.

7. FEATHER BOAS AREN’T OUT OF THE QUESTION: Pride

Gay day done in a lovely way. Brighton Pride is a lot more fun than its London cousin.

What have we missed? Leave a comment below with your suggestions for things to do in Brighton…

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Rupert Dannreuther

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I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.