Art gives voice to the voiceless and fame to the ignored. You can learn various forms of art from dancing to sketching in Brighton. There are designated classes, drama workshops, and art events in Brighton for the same. If you just want to be a mere spectator you can attend theatre events and art exhibitions in Brighton too.
Ever wanted to volunteer in those nukkad, nataks or street shows? Wish to learn the basics of painting? Well, just explore through the art & theatre events in Brighton.
This small town about 50 km away down towards the south of London is a melting pot of activities. Popularly known as “London-on -Sea by Londoners, it is a vibrant seaside city full of creativity and art. Off late, Brighton has become a platform for everything that is offbeat and quirky. Brighton art and Brighton art exhibitions are most talked by every culture vulture around the world. It is the best place to visit not only by artists but also those who wish to explore art. Taking a cultural trip to Brighton art galleries should be among the “topmost” places to visit for experiencing art.
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is almost like a landmark for art, this historical place located right in the heart of the cultural center, inside the Royal Pavilion Garden, This Museum and art gallery has a wide collection of diverse art forms. Also experience the visual art forms from India and China at the Royal Pavilion, which was historically a seaside palace of King George IV. Another art gallery in Brighton to visit, especially if you are traveling or going to this seaside town with your children is Hove Museum, and Art Gallery one of the best places to see toys, crafts and to explore the history and cinema. There are various independent art galleries in Brighton as well in the seaside city like the Surface art gallery earlier located in Nottingham.
Lewes Psychedelic festival is one of the most offbeat gatherings for experiencing music and visual art in Brighton at the ancient town of Lewes with Psych artists and musicians. There is a three-week long music and art festival in Brighton and Hove’s for celebrating theatre, music, circus, dance, literature, and everything that is art at Brighton festival. It has a reputation of being one of the most offbeat festivals across the world with a very distinct celebration of art. If you wish to get lost or escape from your busy life and routine, you cannot miss the Great Escape Festival of Brighton. This festival celebrates all kind of music with nearly 300 bands playing across more than twenty spots. Brighton Art Fair is held in Brighton Dome by Royal Pavilion to exhibit the best of the print art such as poster, letters and all form of print art finds space in the three days festival.
Brighton street art is one of the most talked about in the context of wall art and graffiti art. Nearly the entire town is a platform of exuberant artwork. The Brighton station street art became the talk of a political circle with the painting of “Kissing Policemen,” on the wall of a pub near the station. Close to the lace market, there are graffiti and street art painted all through the Hockley also known as the “Soho of the Nottingham” The Street and allies between Trafalgar Street and Gloucester road is a most favorite spot for street art in Brighton. Phoenix Brighton organizes several art classes around the year during spring, summer, and autumn. Learn pottery painting at the Painting Pottery Cafe. Also, you can learn, bushcraft, jewelry carving and other traditional craft at Axe and Paddle Bushcraft. For more information on Brighton Art visit Allevents.
Looking for a place to exhibit your art or to attend art workshops in Brighton?
Here's a list of art studios in Brighton for art exhibitions and workshops: