Cloak & Dagger Showcase


What: Cloak & Dagger Showcase 

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September 2018 (all week)

Where: Idle Hands, 59, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XD

Entry fee: not applicable 

One of the newest beer venues in the city showcases one of the newest breweries in Sussex for Brighton & Hove Beer Week. Founded by three friends from Brighton, Cloak & Dagger has quickly caught the attention of the local beer scene with assertive and creative brews such as Electric Mayhem Pineapple Sour, Galactic Catnip Cosmic IPA, and Komodo Bozo Session Pale. Don’t miss out on this chance to sample their range!


Craft Beer & Fries


What: Craft Beer & Fries

When: Thursday 30th August 2018 8pm-9:30pm

Where: BeFries, 46 West Street, Brighton, BN1 2RA

Entry fee: £15 (plus booking fee)

Tickets available from:

Join beer sommelier, Rob Parker (Beer & Brew), to discuss the evolving world of craft beer. Share some tasters alongside the award-winning BeFries’ fries and sauces.

Dark Star Showcase


What: Dark Star Showcase

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September 2018 (all week)

Where: The Evening Star, 55-56 Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PB

Entry fee: not applicable

Dark Star Brewery started out brewing in the basement of The Evening Star pub. Now brewing in Partridge Green in West Sussex, it’s coming home for Brighton & Hove Beer Week. The Evening Star will be dedicating 5 keg lines and 4 casks to Dark Star beers. Make sure you pop in and grab one in the place where it was first dreamed of

‘Don’t Go To Margate’ at The Greys

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What: ‘Don’t Go To Margate’ at The Greys

When: Saturday 25 August 2018

Where: The Greys, 105, Southover Street, Brighton, BN2 9UA

Entry fee: TBC

‘Don’t go to Margate’ – head up to Hanover instead – for a night of funk, soul, Latin, ska and reggae at The Greys pub, brought to you by 2 Old Blokes Playing Records plus special guest, northern soul DJ, Andy Benik.
The Greys will be serving tasting flights (3 x 1/3 pint) throughout Brighton & Hove Beer Week so you can enjoy a selection of the local brews on tap.

Food & Beer Pairing Tour


What: Food & Beer Pairing Tour

When: Saturday 1 September 2pm-5pm

Where: various venues across the city

Entry fee: £50

Tickets available from: Eventbrite via this link

Beer & Brew and Brighton Food Tours are teaming up to give you an unforgettable afternoon of deliciousness for Brighton & Hove Beer Week.
Dive into the best food and beer Brighton has to offer, hopping from place to place to give you a unique and very special taste of our amazing city. The emphasis will be on independent venues with passion and pride in what they offer and will include some of their own personal favourite spots.

Along the way you’ll learn a little about Brighton, and why beer and food pairing is important and you’ll also meet some of the people creating what you’re consuming.