11-12 Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3WA
Contact: 01273 325793
Email: [email protected]
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With a highly central position between the Clock Tower and Brighton station, The Hope is a bustling, music-led watering hole, popular with the city's creative community and after-work crowd. It offers a wide selection of drinks to lubricate the soul, along with a delicious tapas and pizza menu to keep the body happy. Upstairs sits The Hope Live, a 100 capacity live music venue boasting a fantastic PA, stage and bar setup. Acting as both a showcase for Brighton's flourishing indie scene and a destination venue for touring acts from across the world, the room has a strong musical heritage - The Strokes, The White Stripes and Adele are just a few of the big names to have passed through its doors. The space can also cater for a range of other activities such as private parties, film screenings and dance classes etc.
Amanda Dawe and Tom Riddle have been at The Hope for nearly 6 months now and the much loved venue is starting to feel like its really theirs, reflecting their love of all things rock, tattoos and how highly they value their customers.
For the third year running, Shakedown has teamed up with Drinkinbrighton.co.uk to give one band and one DJ the opportunity to play on the main stage of Brighton's biggest festival.
Friday is an interesting day at The Great Escape. There’s definitely less midweek anxiety going around, as this can be considered a genuine ‘day off’ – the start of the weekend - and that means a lot more punters.
On Thursday July 4th, The Wildflowers are playing at the Hope. They are fast building a name for themselves on the live scene around the country as well as in their Brighton base.
So May’s little pretence of summer came and went at the very start of the month and back we were accepting Brighton summertime as we had come to expect it, cloudy and drizzly, when that annual smörgåsbord of new music excellence, the Great Escape, rolled on into town (and all over town!) and briefly changed things for a while.
Brighton Fringe is England's largest arts festival. This year will see almost 700 events packed into one month, from Cabaret to Workshops, all taking place from 4 May - 2 June.
Sam's of Brighton Spiegel Supper Club will be in business every night throughout Brighton Festival Fringe*, transforming the Spiegel Garden's bar tent into a gorgeous restaurant where you can enjoy a 4 course pre-show dinner. Feast on Warm Crab and Chilli Tartlets and Roast Rump of South Downs Lamb, followed by glorious English Strawberry Trifle.
Drink in Brighton will be running the bars at The Spiegeltent for the Fringe Festival from 1st May to 3rd June 2013. The Spiegeltent is returning to its rightful place on Steine Gardens during this year’s Festival Fringe, for the first time in many years. A European mirror tent, the Spiegeltent is the ultimate cabaret and music salon.
Spread over 30 venues during May 16th-18th, it’s now less than two months until The Great Escape takes over Brighton. Now in its eighth year, Europe’s answer to SXSW today announces the latest helping of the best emerging talent from across the world, adding over 50 artists to an outstanding line-up that has already left music fans reeling.
For local boys Rizzle Kicks it will be a massive homecoming show. As well as performing past anthems like Down with the Trumpets and Mama do the Hump, the Brighton duo will have a string of new hits from their second album, due out this summer.
The Great Escape is excited to announce the first acts confirmed to perform over 16th-18th May when it returns to Brighton for its eighth year running. Firmly established as Europe’s answer to SXSW, this year’s three day festival will present the hottest emerging talent, from the local to the international, to over 16,000 music lovers in 30+ venues.
Whatever you want from your New Year’s Eve this year, we’ve got it sorted for you. Whether you fancy a warming, cheerful and friendly night out in your local, or a more lively night out in town in a bustling pub… or dancing the night away to MC Hammer in one of Brighton’s best clubs … you’ll find it here.
Introducing the beautiful new vodka from Chase, produced by a single-estate distillery also well known for their exquisite gin. As well as their classic recipe you can also sup on their delicious new Marmalade flavour, both of which are available in most venues listed here on Drink in Brighton
Although he normally photographs people, Brighton SOURCE editor James Kendall knew he’d found something special while helping his wife clear out her grandmother’s house when she went into a home. Hitting young adulthood as rationing took hold, she refused to ever throw anything away, so her cupboards were filled with interesting packets long since past their sell by dates.
Throughout July and August pubs across the city will be embracing the Italian idea of aperitivo. It is quite usual for Italians to stop off on the way home from work to have a drink and a small bite to eat, in advance of dinner at home.
Every year, the beer tax escalator increases the tax on beer by 2% above the rate of inflation, thus adding considerably more pressure on the British pub, the cornerstone of many of our communities. Removing the beer duty escalator at the next budget will help keep beer more affordable and go a long way to supporting the institution that is – the great British pub.
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The total venue capacity is 237 - split between:
137 downstairs & 100 upstairs.
For live gigs & private parties, email [email protected]
For pub, DJ & general enquiries, email [email protected]
To book please contact us on 01273 325793 or via email at [email protected]