Autumn is a great time to visit Brighton & Hove and experience some of the city’s fantastic festival offering. T From digital culture to food, comedy and music, here’s the best of the festival & arts events coming up in September and October.
Brighton Digital Festival
Brighton Digital Festival returns on 1st September for a month long celebration of digital culture. 100 events bring together the city’s arts and digital communities through a range of exhibitions, performances, conferences, meet-ups, workshops and outdoor events. www.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Food & Drink Autumn Harvest
Or if food is more up your street, tantalise your taste buds at the Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Autumn Harvest Festival (4-14 September), which showcases the very best of the fantastic food & drink to be found in the city and surrounding Sussex. brightonfoodfestival.com
Brighton Art Fair
For art lovers, the Brighton Art Fair (26-28 September) brings a more personal feel to the viewing and buying process, as visitors get to view art from and meet over 100 of the best contemporary artists from the UK and abroad.www.brightonartfair.co.uk
If moshing is your thing, 2014 sees the Breakout Festival hit Brighton Racecourse on 27 September. Brighton’s first outdoor rock and metal festival, the Breakout line-up includes Funeral for a Friend, Skindred and The Blackout.breakoutfestival.co.uk
Brighton Photo Biennial
Brighton Photo Biennial, the UK’s largest international photography festival, returns from 4 October to 2 November. BPB14 takes place online and in public spaces, galleries and pop-up venues across Brighton & Hove and beyond, involving more than 45 photographers and collaborators all bound by a common approach. bpb.org.uk/2014
Brighton Comedy Festival
The Brighton Comedy Festival is sure to put a smile on your face from 10-25 October, as yet another stellar line-up of top and up and coming comedians have the city rolling in the aisles. 2014’s line-up includes Dave Gorman, Shappi Khorsandi and Jason Byrne. www.brightoncomedyfestival.com
Brighton Early Music Festival
From 24 October to 9 November the popular Brighton Early Music Festival takes on the theme of Cities, Musical centres and the journeys between them. Events include Venetian festivities with La Serenissima and Nine Daies Wonder from The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments. www.bremf.org.uk
For more arts events across the city, visit our What’s On section.
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