Brighton - The Cultural Hub of the South
Quirky and cultural, Brighton caters to all your entertainment needs. Situated on the cobble beaches of the south coast,
the city has long been a popular weekend destination to escape the London rat race. Summer is undoubtedly the busiest time
of the season for Brighton events, but the city is a year-round cultural hub just waiting to be explored. Offering a range
of festivals and theatres with vibrant programming, Brighton is best known for its happening music scene, with artists Nick
Cave, The Who and Fatboy Slim all closely tied to the city.
Brighton Live Entertainment and Venues
Dating back to before the Domesday Book, the ancient settlement of Brighthelmstone became truly popular in the late 18th
century, with Prince Regent erecting the grandiose Royal Pavilion with its Indian-inspired crenels and towers. Infusing the
humble fishing village with glamour, Brighton became a playground for bored socialites making the most of the wealth of attractions
the quirky seaside town has to offer.
Today the city still serves as a getaway locale and Brighton remains the cultural hub of the South. Catch top-notch musical
artists at the Brighton Centre - iconic names
like Kasabian and Ed Sheerhan have played there over the years - or seek out the Brighton Dome for your pick of the best Brighton has to offer when it comes to opera and ballet.
At the beautiful Grade II listed Theatre
Royal Brighton, see West End shows amongst a schedule packed with compelling productions. Theatre sustains a strong presence
at the Brighton Fringe, one of the biggest Fringe Festivals in the world, with its mixture of comedy, cabaret and street performances.
For more comedy, visit Komedia to sample both local
stand-up and nationally-known acts, plus enjoy concerts from an array of blues, indie and alternative artists heading up an
Whether it's tickets to one-off shows and gigs in Brighton, drama at the Pavilion Theatre, or a chance to watch the best in stand-up comedy live, StubHub! UK is your pass to access events Brighton has on offer.