Things To Do In Brighton during August

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It’s not all about Pride in Brighton this August there’s loads to do, while the sea is warm, inviting and the beach is busy, bustling and fun. When you fancy taking a break from the sunbathing, then there are a host of things going on.

Brighton & Hove Pride: first weekend in August

The nationally acclaimed Brighton & Hove Pride festival event will be even bigger and better than ever before. Starting with the most visible part of Pride, the Community Parade will make its way through the streets of Brighton. Starting from Marine Parade to its finishing point at Preston Park where the party begins, the parade will be a spectacular array of colour, world music and dancing. The party then continues in Kemp Town, where the bars spill on to the street for a spectacular street party which lasts like no other.

Rural Day & Scruffs Show, St Ann’s Well Gardens 11th August 2019 

A relaxing family fun day, set in the beautiful St Ann’s Well Gardens, with the highlight being the alternative Scruffs Dog Show. They day will have fun for all the family with arts and crafts, children’s activities, petting animals for the children and charity stalls, tea and cakes for the adults as well as a brass band to make it feel like summer in the park.

Brighton’s Seawater Tour

The seawater of Brighton was once prescribed by doctors. Discover the intriguing stories, forgotten histories and more on this unique tour held every Sunday in August. Starting from Volks Railway, you’ll take in fresh air and some of Brighton’s more unknown sights.

Brunswick Festival

Brunswick Festival, Brunswick Square: 

17th and 18th August 2019 – Brunswick Festival in the square. 


This mini festival in the elegant setting of Brunswick Square is a fun and relaxing family event. Featuring an exciting program of live music, dance, entertainers, stalls, World food and the all-important beer tent. This year the children’s area features offers hands-on circus skills, balloon art, puppet and magic shows, there is truly something for everyone.

Quadrophenia Walk, Brighton Pier: 25th August

Get ready for the MOD Weekender with the Quadrophenia bug. Join Brighton walks and escape the philistine life by following in the footsteps of Jimmy (Phil Daniels) on a walk around the locations in of Brighton from the iconic film, fascinating insights, amusing stories and a glimpse at things you may otherwise miss.

Brighton MOD Weekender

Brighton MOD Weekender, Madeira Drive & Various: 22nd to 26th August


Scooters, vintage dress and the air of the 60’s, it can only be the MOD Weekender. Just like Quadrophenia the MOD Scene returns to Brighton, its spiritual home for the weekend. Different events are held across Brighton but the main focal point is the famous Volks Tavern, where there will be live music, stalls, lots of Scooters and a real feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

If 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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