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Things to do in Brighton in October

The Lantern Fayre, The Level, Brighton – 3rd to 5th October

The Lantern Fayre is a 3 day arts, music and cinematic festival . The event features some of the best local talent and is brought to you by the Kemptown Carnival team. Featuring cinema, arts and crafts, storytelling, theatre, great food, drink, night markets, live music and circus skills workshops…lots of family fun!

VW Brighton Breeze, Madeira Drive – Saturday 4th October

Near the seafront at the Brighton Wheel, beautifully restored classic VW’s Beetle & camper vans. A Free event for all the family, Madeira Drive takes a slow paced trip back in time with stunning custom cars, stalls and events. VW owners proudly parade their restored vintage beauties.

London 2 Brighton Land Rover Run, Madeira Drive – Sunday 5th October

From the classic retro favourite of the beach scene to a Great British work horse of the countryside. Following on from Breeze, Sunday sees the equally cool Land Rover London to Brighton run. With vintage and modern Land Rovers spanning the 65 years of manufacture on display, along with activities and stalls Madeira Drive is alive with the pride of British manufacturing. A free event for all the family to enjoy.

Brighton Fashion Week – 8th to 12th October

The city of Brighton is known for its style and Brighton Fashion Week is no exception. Showcasing some of Brighton’s finest talent with eccentrically extravagant and stylish. To be viewed, across various locations throughout the city.

Brighton Comedy Festival 10th-25th October

Brighton comes alive with laughter as the Brighton Comedy Festival comes to town. If you want to have a laugh then Brighton is the place to be in October! The HUGE Brighton Comedy Festival runs from the 10th to the 25th October at some of Brighton’s best loved venues:  Jack Dee, Sean Lock, Shappi Khorsandi, Simon Amstell, Jon Richardson, Jason Bryne and Seann Walsh are all in town! Book your tickets quickly before it all sells out and of course book somewhere to stay Keystay!

Brightona 2014, Madeira Drive – Sunday 12th October

Annual motorcycle event held in aid of charity and organised by local bikers. Madeira Drive once again hosts this festival of motorcycles. Amazing custom motorcycles, live music across four stages, exhibits, stalls and much more.

Art Deco Fair, Hove Centre – Sunday 12th October

Vintage stall holders come together once again at the Hove Centre to sell original vintage homeware, clothing and jewellery from 1920’s to 1970’s. If you’re looking for that special vintage lamp or mirror to make a room complete, or if dressing vintage is your thing, the Art Deco Fair is the perfect place for a spot of shopping.

Oxjam Brighton Festival 2014 – 18th October

If you love your music, then the Oxjam Brighton Takeover is just for you. Held to raise money to help fight poverty, Oxjam with showcase over 50 live acts. Local unsigned talent as well as acts from across the country will be performing in various location in the city.

Gay Wedding Show, The De Vere Grand Hotel – Sunday 26th October

Brighton is the top location in the country for same sex weddings and  has a varied choice of venues to celebrate your special day . A wedding fayre with everything you need all under one roof.

Halloween Ghost Tour, Preston Manor – 31st October (Halloween)

What better night to discover the long history of the supernatural of Preston Manor than on Old Hallows Eve? With sightings such as The Lady in White, the disembodied hands, door knobs turning for no reason and uncanny noises in the dark it’s sure to be a truly haunting experience.

The Ghost Walk Of The Lanes, The Druids Head – 31st October (Halloween)

Do you believe in ghosts? Come and take a guide tour of Britain’s second most haunted city on the most haunted of nights. Feel the hairs on the back of your neck rise, as you are guided through the most haunted quarter of Brighton in the dark and intertwining old fishing village of the Lanes. A ‘high spirits’ tour suitable for all

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