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Brighton Centre

From rock and pop concerts to children’s entertainment and sports tournaments, this is one of the most popular live event venues in Brighton. 

The Brighton Centre is a multipurpose arena that hosts a variety of events such as conferences, music and sports. It has an audience capacity of 4,500 and an exhibition space of 53,820 square feet (5,000 square meters). Set on the seafront, Brighton Centre has been an integral part of the city’s cultural scene since opening in 1977. It has a Brutalist architectural design that was unique in England at the time of its inauguration. 

On a wall inside the foyer is a plaque that commemorates the American actor and singer Bing Crosby. Crosby performed his last public live show here in October 1977. The arena holds other accolades from the music industry, including being the venue for the last concert by the British band The Jam. Today the Brighton Centre continues to welcome some of the biggest names in the music world. 

Laugh along to the jokes of stand-up comedians and stage adaptations of television comedy shows. Experience the boisterous atmosphere of a professional darts competition and marvel at the talents of the Harlem Globe Trotters. Children will enjoy watching their favorite cartoon characters come to life at events such as Paw Patrol Live! Celebrity chefs and magicians also take to the stage. 

Buy pre-show food and drinks at either the center’s café or restaurant. The restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows provide excellent views of Brighton Beach and seafront. 

The venue is just a 15-minute walk away from Brighton train station. Several public bus lines stop at the adjacent Churchill Shopping Centre, where there’s also metered parking available. There’s also a covered bicycle parking area outside the building. 

Events take place at the Brighton Centre year round. Refer to the center’s official website to see a schedule and to purchase tickets or visit the box office, which is open from Monday to Saturday. The box office doubles as a tourist information center where you can pick up city maps and public transportation timetables.


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Hilton Brighton Metropole €92
Hilton Brighton Metropole

Hilton Brighton Metropole

Kings Road, East Sussex, Brighton, England
     
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Nestled on the beach, this Seafront hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Churchill Square Shopping Centre and Brighton Beach. Brighton Pier and Brighton Royal Pavilion are also within 15 minutes. Brighton Station is 14 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 29 minutes.

    Queens Hotel €57
    Queens Hotel

    Queens Hotel

       
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Located in Seafront, this beach hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Brighton Beach, Brighton Pier and Brighton Sea Life Centre. Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton Centre are also within 10 minutes. Brighton Station is 15 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 27 minutes.

      Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront €94
      Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

      Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

         
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        With direct access to the beach, this Seafront hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Brighton Fishing Museum, Brighton Beach and Brighton Pier. Brighton Sea Life Centre and Brighton Centre are also within 5 minutes. Brighton Station is 14 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 27 minutes.

        Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa €98
        Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa

        Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa

           
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          With direct access to the beach, this Seafront hotel is in the city centre, steps away from West Street, Brighton Beach and Brighton Centre. Churchill Square Shopping Centre and Brighton Pier are also within 10 minutes. Brighton Station is 11 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 26 minutes.

          Jurys Inn Brighton €79
          Jurys Inn Brighton

          Jurys Inn Brighton

             
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in Brighton City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of North Laine, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery and Brighton Dome. Churchill Square Shopping Centre and Brighton Royal Pavilion are also within 1 mile (2 km). Brighton Station is only a 4-minute walk and Brighton London Road Station is 12 minutes.

            Royal Albion Hotel €41
            Royal Albion Hotel

            Royal Albion Hotel

               
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Seafront, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre, just steps away from Brighton Sea Life Centre, Brighton Beach and Brighton Pier. Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery are also within 10 minutes. Brighton Station is 16 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 25 minutes.

              Hotel du Vin Brighton €97
              Hotel du Vin Brighton

              Hotel du Vin Brighton

              2 Ship Street, Brighton, England
                 
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in Seafront, this beach hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Brighton Fishing Museum and Brighton Centre. Brighton Royal Pavilion and Churchill Square Shopping Centre are also within 10 minutes. Brighton Station is 13 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 28 minutes.

                The Old Ship Hotel €59
                The Old Ship Hotel

                The Old Ship Hotel

                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in Seafront, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within a 5-minute walk of Brighton Fishing Museum and Brighton Centre. Brighton Pier and Brighton Royal Pavilion are also within 10 minutes. Brighton Station is 13 minutes by foot and Brighton London Road Station is 28 minutes.