What's on

APRIL – Classical Music with The London Philamonic

Why not hear the ‘Romantic Classics’ — Rachmaninoff/Shostakovic/Tchaikovsky — April 29th at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall? Check the full season’s LPO programme.

Further information on Dome events: www.BrightonDome.org/whats_on

APRIL – Foodies Festival on Bank Holiday Weekend

Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May – Foodies. Hove Lawns (by the seafront) will host this fabulous food and drink festival. Visitor’s can expect to experience wine tastings, cooking demonstrations from some of our favourite chefs, sampling of food both sweet and savoury while being able to listen to live music and watch various dancing displays. The Art House Hove Guest House is well located, 10 minutes walk away.

Tickets: www.FoodiesFestival.com

April -The Brighton Marathon Weekend

APRIL -The Brighton Marathon Weekend

The 2017 Brighton Marathon Weekend will take place 7-9 April 2017, encompassing Brighton Marathon, BM10k, Cancer Research UK, Kids and Teens Mini Mile Races and the Exhibition. For participants and their supporters The Art House Hove Guest House is THE place to stay. If you are planning to run in 2018, then book your B&B at least 6 months in advance!

Event website:  www.BrightonMarathonWeekend.co.uk

MAY – Charlton Festival, dinner with Nick Clegg anyone?

Tuesday 23 May. Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg discusses the assault on liberal values; musician Min Kym laments her lost Stradivarius and plays the violin. Charleston is 20 minutes drive from The Art House Hove Bed and Breakfast in the Sussex countryside.

Further details on dinner and the Charlston Festival www.charleston.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/the-charleston-festival

MAY- The Great Escape Music Festival

Thursday 18 May to Saturday 20 May – The Great Escape Music Festival. Purchase a wristband for the weekend and get the opportunity to see a variety of music gigs both indoors and outdoors across Brighton & Hove. Some of the biggest acts today have been seen for the first time at this Festival in Brighton. For futher details and the latest line up visit www.GreatEscapeFestival.com

MAY – Artists Open Houses Festival 2017

The largest event of its kind in the UK, around 200 houses and studio spaces across the city open their doors to exhibit the work of over 1,500 artists and makers. It occurs over the four weekends in May starting 6th May. Last year over 200,000 people visited the festival. Meet local artists and buy artwork and crafts directly from them.And why not stay with us? Our Brighton & Hove luxury B & B would be delighted to welcome you.

Event website: http://aoh.org.uk

MAY – Brighton Festival

From the 6-28 May 2017 May, Brighton & Hove will come alive with a powerful and exciting programme of cultural events. It includes contemporary music, visual arts and film, dance and circus, theatre and classical music. One of the best Bed & Breakfasts in Brighton and Hove to stay is The Art House Hove Bed & Breakfast to catch the events you are interested in.
Read more about Brighton Festival.

Event website: www.BrightonFestival.org

MAY – Food and Drink Festival

Thursday 25 to Monday 29 May – Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival. This runs for ten days every Spring and Autumn. It includes a variety of indoor and outdoor events, for further information visit their website: www.BrightonFoodFestival.com

MAY – Brighton Fringe City

Brighton Fringe is the largest multi-arts festival in England and a completely open-access platform for events. It runs alongside Brighton Festival. Visit www.BrightonFringe.org for further information on all shows, including the outdoor elements of Fringe City.

MAY/SEPTEMBER – For Cricket Lovers!

Sussex County Cricket Ground is just minutes away from The Art House Hove Guest House, check the fixtures list by visiting this website:

Fixtures website: www.SussexCricket.co.uk/fixtures

JUNE – Classic Car Run

Sunday 4 June marks the Classic Car Run day. All cars over 25 years old are eligible. The event also includes the London to Brighton Kit & Sports Car Run, hosting a display of kit, sports and replica cars.

Organisers website www.ClassicMotorEvents.co.uk

JUNE – Martlet’s Midnight Walk

This women-only night time sponsored walk is the Martlets Hospice’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Women can choose either a 6 or 13 mile route which both start at Brighton Racecourse at midnight. Entry details and further information can be found on the Martlets Hospice website.

Organisers website www.TheMartlets.org.uk

Kool & The Gang

JUNE – Kool & The Gang

Wednesday 14 June. They have sold over 70 million albums worldwide and influenced the music of three generations.

Tickets here:

JUNE – London to Brighton Bike Ride

Takes place on Sunday 18 June – British Heart Foundation (BHF) London to Brighton Bike Ride. With 27,000 cyclists taking part each year this is the largest of the British Heart Foundation’s sponsored events. Plenty of space to store bikes overnight at The Art House Hove Bed and Breakfast in our secure garden.

Further information visit www.bhf.org.uk

JUNE – Alternative London to Brighton Bike Ride

Takes place on Sunday 25 June – Capital to Coast Bike Ride. Raising money for three charities – Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Norwood, and Down’s Syndrome Association — it is the alternative London to Brighton Bike Ride. With a choice of two different routes, the event finishes on the picturesque Hove Lawns — right by The Art House Hove Guest House.

Further information visit www.CapitalToCoast.org.uk

JUNE – Katy Brand’s hit Edinburgh Festival Show

June 24. Just 10minutes walk from The Art House Hove is The Old Market. This dinky theatre, seating just 250, is hosting the Katy Brand show ‘I was a teenage Christian’.

More information and tickets: http://theoldmarket.com/shows/katy-brand-iwas-a-teenage-christian/

JULY – Paddle Round the Pier

On July 1st-2nd there is Paddle Round The Pier (or ‘Paddle’) the world’s biggest FREE beach and water-sports festival. It runs every year on the beautiful venue of Hove Lawns and features the very best in water, street & urban sports, live music, kids’ entertainment, ‘have a go’. And Hove Lawns is at the bottom of The Art House Hove B&B street, just 4 minutes walk away!

Further information visit www.paddleroundthepier.com

JULY- Olly Murs Summer Tour 2017

The most successful artist to come out of The X Factor, Olly Murs will perform at the Sussex County Cricket ground on Sunday 16 July from 1700-23.00.

For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/olly-murs-summer-tour-2017-sussex-1st-central-county-ground-tickets-29743666106

JULY/AUGUST – Brighton’s Big Screen

Friday 28 July to Monday 28 August – Brighton’s Big Screen. Brighton’s free beachfront cinema returns in July. There will be a selection of iconic films throughout the duration – al fresco.

For listings and what’s on: http://www.bigbeachscreenevents.co.uk/venues/brighton/

AUGUST: Gay Pride Parade

Saturday 5 August. One of the highlights of Brighton’s calendar, the Pride Annual Parade starts on the seafront at the bottom of our road, 5 minutes walk.

Pride Summer of Love Festival in Preston Park

Headlining this year are the legendary Pet Shop Boys.

Full details and tickets for the Preston Park event website: http://petshopboys.co.uk/news/2017-03-01/brighton-pride-summer-of-love


15 August -3 September. The smash-hit musical on tour. Based on the songs of Abba.

Details here.

SEPTEMBER — National Speed Trials

Saturday 2 September marks Brighton’s National Speed Trials. This seafront event has been running since 1905. The event allows spectators to watch over 200 cars and motorcycles travel along Madeira Drive racing against the clock.

Further details: http://www.brightonandhovemotorclub.co.uk/brightonspeedtrials.php

SEPTEMBER – Fiery Foods

Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 September – Fiery Foods Festival. The festival takes place on Victoria Gardens based on all things chilli like. Expect chilli drinks, chilli food both sweet and savoury and the now infamous chilli eating competition.

Event website: fieryfoodsuk.co.uk

SEPTEMBER — Triathlon

Sunday 17 September Brighton and Hove Triathlon. Swimming, Cycling and Running for thousands of participants along Hove seafront.

Further details: www.brightonandhovetriathlon.com

SEPTEMBER — Small Wonder Festival of Short Stories

September 28-October 2nd sees Charleston’s annual short story festival with a fantastic few days of speakers, especially selected to inspire, entertain, provoke and delight, with a topical mix of stories, poems, letters and song. Charleston is 20 minutes drive from The Art House Hove Bed and Breakfast in the Sussex countryside.

Visit www.charleston.org.uk for more information

OCTOBER — Geno Washington & The YoYo’s

Saturday October 7 features Geno Washington & The YoYos playing at The Rope Tackle, Shoreham.

Geno is the 60s soul man with a cult status in soul and blues; featuring members of the Ram Jam Band.

Details & tickets: https://ropetacklecentre.co.uk/events/geno-washingtonthe-yo-yos/

NOVEMBER — Veteran Car Run

On Sunday 5 November, there is the Veteran Car Run. 1896 was a red-letter day in British motoring: the ‘Emancipation Run’ from London to Brighton (Madeira Drive) celebrates the passing of the Locomotives on the Highway Act. This raised the speed limit for ‘light locomotives’ from 4mph to 14mph and abolished the requirement to be preceded by a man on foot. The cars have an average speed of 20mph and the only reward for a successful run is a Finisher’s Medal (awarded to all who reach Brighton before 4.30pm).

Further details:the www.veterancarrun.com

NOVEMBER — 10k Road Race

Sunday 19 November – 10K Road Race. The Brooks 10km run is a fast, flat accurately measured course along the seafront, with start and finish on Madeira Drive. The race is the Sussex AAA 10K Men’s and Women’s Road Race Championship. The race now takes place entirely on the road, making it easier to get that personal best!

Further details: http://www.brooksbrighton10k.co.uk/

DECEMBER – Burning the Clock

Thursday 21 December – Burning the Clocks Winter Solstice event. Annually there is a community lantern parade through the city finishing with a firework display from the beach by Madeira Drive. Designed to celebrate the winter solstice, this event has around 20,000 spectators.

Find out more at www.samesky.co.uk