What to do in Brighton this spring

Spring is 100% on its way and as the city’s residents start to come out of hibernation and day trippers begin planning their visits down to the coast, it’s always a good idea to do some research and find out what’s going on in Brighton & Hove.

But where to start and how to choose? Fortunately, the Brighton & Hove Living Wage campaign features some great options for things to do in Brighton this season, and if you do decide to pay a visit to one of these venues you can rest assured that the staff on duty will all be earning a fair day’s pay.

Here’s our top picks for a fun day out.

1. Bewilder Box

Love a puzzle and a challenge? Discover the Bewilder Box live action games and Escape Rooms at the Hobgoblin on York Place and The Brunswick on Holland Road.

2. Boulder Brighton

Built by serious climbing enthusiasts, this exciting indoor bouldering centre in Portslade is a must-visit for all ages and abilities.

3. British Airways i360

See the city from the sky and experience this world-famous tourist attraction. The glass pod ascends 450ft with panoramic views across the coast and the South Downs.

4. Depot

Based just over the hill in Lewes but definitely worth the trip, the Depot cinema brings glamour and luxury back to the cinema experience. Enjoy a G&T and choose from a classic film or new release.

5. Fabrica

Discover contemporary visual art installations right in the centre of town, set within a beautiful former Regency church. Fabrica has a packed events calendar as well as great free exhibitions.


This is another essential stop for art lovers. ONCA shows thoughtful and socially conscious artwork all year round in their gallery spaces. Check their website for events, workshops and talks too.

7. Phoenix Brighton 

Our final recommendation for a dose of art is Phoenix Brighton. With 100+ artist studios and plenty of exhibitions and events, it’s definitely worth a visit (don’t forget a coffee and a cake in their café).

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