We absolutely love Christmas time here and Brighton being the bustling, vibrant and exciting city that it is offers some brilliant festive entertainment for us all. The Laines are decked out with gorgeous Christmas lighting, the streets are a hub of activity and some of Brighton’s best bars and businesses are pulling out the stops to entertain us throughout December. Here’s our round-up of 7 Festive experiences in Brighton this December.
Festive Afternoon Tea @ The Hilton Hotel
Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU
23rd November- 6th January 2019
Set overlooking Brighton seafront in a stunning Victorian hotel, The Hilton are holding a festive afternoon tea throughout the Christmas period. The perfect way to unwind after a stroll along the seafront or post Christmas shopping in the picturesque Laines. Enjoy all your afternoon tea favourites with a Christmas twist and a glass of bubbly…or two.
Prices: From £39pp – Book now
Burning Of The Clocks
New Road, Brighton at 6.30pm
21st December 2019
This event is one not to be missed this Christmas. To mark the shortest day of the year Same Sky have created a visual masterpiece that brings the entire city together for the night. After the mass parade through the city with handmade willow lanterns, everyone congregates on the beach to set ablaze to the lanterns in celebration of the winter solstice.
Proud Cabaret – Christmas Burlesque Special
83 St Georges Rd, Brighton, BN2 1EF
Friday 28th Nov- 28th December 2019
The Brighton famous, Proud Cabaret are throwing an evening to remember. With a three-course dinner, exclusive Burlesque show and an after-party to let your hair down to. Dress to impress and get your dancing shoes on for a truly authentic Brighton night.
Christmas at the Royal Pavillion
The Pavilion, Brighton, BN1 1EE
22nd November – 2nd January
Visiting the Laines this Decemeber? Why not experience Christmas like royalty this year. The Royal Pavillion lavishly decorate this grand building with everything sparkly and festive. With fantastic light displays, a replica of Queen Victorias sleigh and various childrens activities its a great family day out.
A Christmas Carol at The Windmill
The Windmill, 69 Upper North Street, Brighton, BN1 3FL
This cosy hidden gem in the heart of Brighton has a Christmas experience for all this year. Introducing a Christmas Carol, a heart-warming theatrical show about Christmas spirit and caring for loved ones. Offering up a two-course sharing feast created by Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman.
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
12 Brighton Square, BN1 1 HD
Bringing a wintery forest feel to the city, Copper Club Igloos are surrounded by evergreen trees with unique dried flower installations. The design gives you the ultimate cosy feel, candlelit tables, faux fur sheepskins and blankets to keep you warm on a cold winters evening. Enjoy fantastic food and boozy cocktails to warm the cockles.
Visit Brighton’s Zero Waste Christmas Market
15th December 2019
Christmas gifts that don’t harm the environment ?! Yes, please.
As they say, there is no planet B. So if like us you are making some big changes in your lifestyle, this Christmas Market could be the perfect place for you to get those quirky Christmas gifts from. Browse over 40 stands, all dedicated to the environment. The largest fair of it’s kind in The South East.
What can I expect?
- 43 unique zero-waste brands
- Zero plastic packaging and wrapping
- Zero waste (no trash bins in sight)
- Ethical and fair trade
- Festive workshops
- Sustainable and innovative materials
- Hot mulled wines
- A zero-waste gift wrapping station
- Rescuing, reusing, repurposing and redesigning single-use and upmarket products.
Plus, profits from the event will be donated to Surfers Against Sewage, to help them protect our oceans and climate. Every ticket is entered into a draw to win a bunch of Lush goodies or and Abel & Cole large fruit & veggies box delivered to your door!