Brighton & Hove Beer Week – Events


10 days
30+ venues
60+ events

From tap takeovers to talks, food pairings to music matches, Brighton & Hove Beer Week really does have something for every kind of beer lover!

Although some individual events are ticketed, most of them are not, and you don’t need a wristband, lanyard or beer tokens – just get out there and explore this city of beer!

Click on the dates below to see what’s happening throughout the week or find your favourite venues and have a look what they’re doing.

Friday 24 August
Saturday 25 August
Sunday 26 August
Monday 27 August
Tuesday 28 August
Wednesday 29 August
Thursday 30 August
Friday 31 August
Saturday 1 September
Sunday 2 September

All details correct at the time of writing. Please contact individual venues for more information.

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Many thanks to ABV Media who will be videoing some of the Brighton & Hove Beer Week events – give them a cheery wave if you see them around!

A Very Beery Menu


What: A Very Beery Menu

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

Where: The Brunswick, 1-3 Holland Road, Hove BN3 1JF

Entry fee: not applicable (menu items as priced)

Throughout Brighton & Hove Beer Week, The Brunswick’s in-house kitchen ‘Sussex Eats’ will run a special menu. Check the specials board to find dishes made with Sussex beers in the recipe.

Beach Beers at Bison


What: Beach Beers at Bison

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September

Where: Bison Beer Craft House – Bottleshop, 7 East Street, Brighton, BN1 1HP

Entry fee: not applicable

Grab your beach beers from Bison Beer on East Street and receive a 10% discount if you mention you’re visiting Brighton & Hove Beer Week. The offer applies to draught (plastic or growler) beer and cans. Complete your picnic with great beer!

PLUS – for the duration of Brighton & Hove Beer Week you can buy official Brighton & Hove Beer Week t-shirts from Bison Beer on East Street!

Bedlam Brewery – Tap Takeover & Meet the Brewer


What: Bedlam Brewery Tap Takeover & Meet the Brewer

When: Wednesday 29 August 2018

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

Entry fee: not applicable

Bedlam brew consistently good, often very sessionable, brews in the heart of the Sussex Downs. They recently won four gold medals at the SIBA South East Independent Beer Awards. And, what’s more, they’re lovely people.

Come along, try some of their beers, and meet the brewers who make them.

Beer Breakfast


What: Beer Breakfast

When: Saturday 25 August 2018 10:30am – around 1pm

Where: The Independent, 95 Queens Park Road, Brighton, BN2 0GH

Entry fee: £16

Tickets available from: Book in advance by calling (01273 602822) or emailing ( The Independent

Enjoy a legendary Independent full English breakfast accompanied by beers & chat from local brewers Cloak & Dagger, Good Things Brewing Co., and Hand Brew Co.

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Beer & Cheese Pairing with Brighton Bier & Patrick McGuigan


What: Beer & Cheese Pairing with Brighton Bier & Patrick McGuigan

When: Tuesday 28 August 2018 7pm – 8:30pm

Where: Brighton Bierhaus, 161 Edward Street, Brighton, BN1 0JB

Entry fee: £22:15 (including food & drink) per ticket (maximum of 20 available)

Tickets available from: Eventbrite via this link

A night of cheese and beer!  Gary Sillence (Head Brewer, Brighton Bier) and Patrick McGuigan (one of the UK’s top cheese writers and one of the founders of Brighton’s “Best Restaurant” awards) will guide you through a carefully selected pairing of 5 cheeses and 5 beers.  A great opportunity to learn more about cheese and beer with two local experts.

Discover why these fermentative brothers-in-arms are a better match than cheese and wine, learn how to taste like a pro, and try some of the best new British cheeses expertly matched with cutting edge craft beers.

Please note, most of the cheeses will be raw milk and made with traditional rennet.