Unmissable Summer Events in Brighton and Hove

Unmissable Summer Events in Brighton and Hove

As the sun-kissed days of summer draw near, Brighton and Hove comes alive with a roster of events that pull in both locals and visitors. For those yearning to make this vibrant seaside haven their home, Grand Avenue seafront homes available via shared ownership offer a gateway to owning a piece of this eclectic paradise on the south coast 

From the daring performances of Brighton's Fringe to the pulsating beats of The Great Escape Festival, and the mouthwatering delights of the Brighton Foodie Festival, here's a glimpse into the captivating summer events that make Brighton and Hove a destination like no other.  


Brighton's Fringe - 3 May to 2 June 

For a whole month, become inspired by the world of creativity and artistry that is Brighton's Fringe Festival, a celebration of all things innovative and unconventional. Running from 3rd May to 2nd June, this four-week annual extravaganza promises a whirlwind of performances, exhibitions, and immersive experiences. Discover hidden gems in intimate pop-up venues, where theatre, dance, comedy, and art collide to create unforgettable shows. Previous years have seen jaw-dropping acrobatics, thought-provoking spoken word performances, and avant-garde theatre that pushes boundaries. Whether you're seeking a laugh-out-loud comedy show, a poignant theatre production, or a mind-bending art installation, Brighton's Fringe invites you to dive into a world where creativity knows no bounds. 


The Great Escape Festival - 10 to 13 May 

Music lovers, mark your calendars for The Great Escape Festival, a dynamic showcase of emerging artists and buzzing music scenes. From 10th to 13th May, Brighton transforms into an exciting hub of musical discovery, with over 500 acts performing across multiple venues. Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of different genres, from indie rock to electronic beats, folk to hip-hop. Past years have featured breakout performances from the biggest names in music, including Adele, Stormzy, and Ed Sheeran before they soared to stardom. Picture yourself dancing in historic venues, stumbling upon hidden gigs in cosy pubs, and seeing the next big thing in music.  


Brighton Foodie Festival - 4th to 6th May (May Bank Holiday) 

Prepare your taste buds to celebrate the city's diverse and distinguished gastronomic scene at the Brighton Foodie Festival, taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Wander through the bustling food stalls that line the promenade, each offering something delicious and unique. Sample artisanal cheeses and fresh local seafood, indulge in gourmet street food from around the world, and sip on refreshing craft beers under the sun. Past events have enjoyed celebrity chef demonstrations, live cooking competitions, and mouthwatering food markets showcasing the best of Brighton's beloved culinary scene. Whether you're a devoted foodie or love trying new flavours, the Brighton Foodie Festival promises a weekend of indulgence and fun that will leave you craving seconds. 


Hove Food Trail - May (Dates TBC) 

An exciting new event dedicated to celebrating the city's vibrant food and drink scene, the Hove Food Trail is set to be a journey filled with local flavours, diverse cuisines and the chance to meet passionate chefs and artisans. What sets this event apart is its commitment to supporting local charities, making each bite a contribution to a good cause. Whether you're a Hove local eager to discover new dining spots or a visitor seeking an authentic taste of the city, the Hove Food Trail is set to make its mark as a delicious journey of discovery in a beautiful coastal location. 


An interactive artwork and outdoor installation which will change and grow over the course of Brighton Festival. 100 miles of string will be handed out to audiences who can weave, wind and criss-cross the installation, creating complex patterns and dense webs, transforming the space into an exciting, playful environment. This temporary installation is a great one for the kids – as well as offering the rest of Brighton Festival that you can explore. 


Brighton and Hove bursts with life in the summer, offering an extensive mix of events that celebrate art, music, food, and community, all against a beautiful coastal backdrop. For those dreaming of making this seaside paradise their home, shared ownership presents an opportunity to embrace the vibrant lifestyle that defines Brighton and Hove.  

Whether you’re thinking of buying a coastal haven alone, with your growing family in mind, or with a friend, Grand Avenue a collection of modern homes right on the Hove seafront is available via Shared Ownership now. Alternatively, our stylish Home X homes can be found just up the Lewes Road in Moulsecoomb.  

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