8 Free Brighton Shows To See In May

Museum of the moon - 17th May - 20th May, Queens Park

Luke Jerram’s artwork of the moon is a giant installation that’s 7m in diameters is the perfect scene for a cosy date or a chill night out with friends, so you better grab your loved ones and go to Queen’s Park with them.

Image by Brighton Festival

Image by Brighton Festival

The Spire Festival Bar - 18th, 23rd, 24th & 25th May, The Spire

The Spire in Kemptown is full of art, performances and out of the ordinary music from 9PM. Check out their website to see what music they’re playing.

Dave Chawner: Mental - 18th, 19th May, 1st & 2nd June, Laughing Horse @ The Quadrant

Dave Chawner’s show about mental health (rather than mental illness) was a huge success at last year’s Brighton Fringe so he’s back for another round and you shouldn't miss out on the sopportunity to see his humorous program about his stories about mental health!

Hove Park Community Festival - 19th May, Hove Park


Why not enjoy the day outside in Hove? The Hove Community Festival has so much to offer AND it’s free! There’ll be art exhibitions, workshops, digital art, amazing food and demonstrations!

Brighton Gay Men's Chorus sings ABBA - 25th May, Spiegeltent

45 years ago ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton and this weekend the Swedish Embassy is inviting you all to a free charity concert by the Brighton’s Men Chorus smashing some ABBA tunes for you to helpp the Rainbow Fund! Join us at Spiegeltent for this celebration!

Image by Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

Image by Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

Peace by the beach: Free meditation on Brighton Beach - 19th May, West Pier Brighton Beach

Bring your loved ones, family and friends and join 200 meditators at West Pier with Buddhist monk, Gen Thekchen for a chilled and free yoga session at the beach! Isn’t that the best way to start your Sunday?

Flourish Brighton - 30st May, Yellowave Beach

This free arts event is suitable for people of all ages, there will be photography, art, cooking and music! The residents of Hyman Fine House (care home) will also be showcasing their art. The event is suitable for people living with dementia or disability and their carers.

Image by Unframed Lives

Image by Unframed Lives

Unframed Lives - 20th-23rd May, One Church Brighton

Unframed Lives is a photographic exhibition that frames people’s stories, journeys and experiences with homelessness in a way. The images will be projected onto street locations in Brighton & Hove for people to interact with.




Written by Michelle Pantke, who can be found as @badwolf95 on Instagram.

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