What’s on in Brighton: 26th-28th October

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As we are fast approaching Halloween celebrations, Brighton and Hove have a mixture of both spooky and non-spooky events to choose from. From comedy nights to Halloween-themed music festivals to family-friendly pumpkin carving, there is something for all ages this weekend.


Image taken from B.Fest Facebook page.

B.Fest 2019 Launch Day – Friday 26th October

Brighton Youth Centre is opening submissions for B.Fest 2019, a festival dedicated to displaying performing arts for and by young people. The day will include workshops in street art, gaming, and music including performances from Miss Represented and Culture Clash. The centre provides a varied programme of events, activities and support for young people between 5 and 19. 

Brighton Youth Centre, 3pm-10pm. Tickets are free for the performances and available from here64 Edward Street, BN2 0JR Brighton


Image taken from Michael Mooney Facebook page

Comedy Night at the Poets – Friday 26th October

A brand new professional comedy night has begun at the Poets Ale and Smoke House inviting acts from all over the country to perform. Acts for this night include Joe Foster, Bryony No, Gary Owen, Hannah Brackenbury, who will be hosted by Michael Mooney. Tickets are selling quickly, and yours comes with a free glass of fizz to start you off for an evening of laughter.

The Poets Ale and Smoke House, 7.30pm-10.30pm. Tickets are £7 and available here. 33 Montgomery Street, BN3 5BF Hove


Image take from Fright Festival Facebook page.

The Halloween CarnEvil 2018 – Saturday 27th October 

Cannon Place Warehouse will be hosting a brand new Halloween event for a day of Bass, Drum & Bass, and Grime music. Amongst the dozens of artists performing over two stages include Congo Natty, Sub Focus, and Yungen. This indoor festival will have a funfair, live scare actors walking around, and lots of after parties to attend afterwards. 

Cannon Place Warehouse, 2pm-10pm. Tickets are £27.50 and available hereCannon Place, Brighton, BN1 2FB.

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Miss Represented.

Miss Represented: Generation Now screening – Saturday 27th October 

Miss Represented collective invite you to an evening of art and performance at The Basement. This multi-faceted art show will premiere a documentary detailing the experiences of the young women on tour with Can You See Me Now? The event will also feature songs and poetry from the collective and a Q&A section to unite performers and audience members. Read more about the screening here.

The Basement, 7pm-10pm. Tickets are ‘pay what you decide’, available to book here. 24 Kensington Street, BN1 4AJ Brighton

Image taken from the Halloclean Silent Disco Beach Clean Facebook event

Hallowclean – Silent Disco Beach Clean – Sunday 28th October

The Pier 2 Pier Beach Clean and Brighton & Hove recycling and refuse Silent Disco “Hallowclean” Beach Clean is back after last year’s success. There are three music channels to choose from, prizes to be won, and a trick or treat trash converter. Costumes are strongly encouraged for more prizes, especially if they are upcycled or second hand!

Meet at British Airways i360, 11am-2pm. £5 deposit or ID/bank card needed for headphones.


Photograph: Pedro Ferreira, Flickr

Things That Go Bump and Halloween antics – Sunday 28th October

The Snug in Hove is reprising readings of Things That Go Bump this year, read by David Jarvis, which will have three performances, each one different. This event is suitable for young children and families for a morning of performances from the Singing Pupets, pumpkin carving and biscuit decorating.

The Snug, 10am-12.30pm. £2 on the door. Stoneham Road, BN3 5HJ Hove

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