10 REASONS TO VISIT BRIGHTON IN AUGUST!

Dinosaurs at Churchill Square: From 1 August – This summer dinosaurs from the Natural History Museum are taking over Churchill Square Shopping Centre. Among the huge beasts will be carnivores including the terrifying T-Rex, the ‘tyrant lizard’ and king of the dinosaurs!

Dress for Excess: From 2 August – It’s all change as The Royal Pavilion’s Regency fashion exhibition is getting a makeover with a new range of clothes being displayed. 

The Brighton Retro Fair: 6 August – Visit City College to explore the fantastic range of original retro products from the 1950s – 1980s including home wares, furniture, clothing, toys, ceramics and more.

Brighton Fair Trade Festival: 6-7 August – Head to Brighton Marina to explore 40 stalls of fairtrade goods and enjoy the Afro Groove sounds of DJ Manello Funki Kora.

Brighton Pride: 13 August – The week of events celebrating everything LGBT across the city comes to a close with the fabulous Parade and this year’s theme is Out of the World followed by the big party in Preston Park (ticketed event). 

Brunswick Festival: 14 and 20-21 August – 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of this popular community festival including the Scruffs dog show and live music, theatre and dance at Brunswick Square.

Shoreham Air Show: 20-21 August – The spectacular air show returns with Wing walkers, Spitfires, Hurricanes and Messerschmitts. 

Twisted: until 21 August – The Phoenix Gallery presents an exhibition of seven artists who employ traditional materials and techniques but manipulate and twist them into different forms.

Mod Weekender: 26-28 August – The 60s are back as the Mods take over Brighton again over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

The Place to Swim: 27 August – This guided walk will introduce you to the city’s fascinating sea swimming history including details of the seawater cure and the legendary dipper Martha Gunn

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