Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015

Published On May 14, 2015 | By Keira | Brighton Fringe 2015, Free & Cheap

Brighton Fringe 2015 is fast approaching and with all of the amazing shows on offer sometimes your wallet can feel a little empty! Well never fear as we’re here to help with our guide to Brighton Fringe Free Events with everything from pop-up shops to comedy. Be sure to check out our Brighton Fringe 2015 section on the site for all of the most up to date Fringe news!

@5ftinf Pop-Up Shop

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Brighton artist Philippa Stanton has over 400K followers as @5ftinf on Instagram. At her pop-up shop you will be able to make garlands, take photographs using vintage props and fresh flowers, and have Philippa on hand for mobile photography tips each day from 12-3pm. You’ll also be able to buy a selection of beautiful handmade work by local makers.


Venue – Vine Street Vintage
Dates/Times – 16th-17th, 23rd-24th May 12 pm
Price/s – Free, non-ticketed

Laughing Horse @ Brighton Fringe

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015The Laughing Horse will be back at the Brighton Fringe for the 7th year in 2015, with shows from May 1st to 31st featuring almost 100 shows! Some acts not to miss include Harriet Kemsley, James Veitch, Omar Hamdi, Sarah Callaghan, Steve Bugeja, Tez Ilyas, Playback ImproSean Mcloughlin,SklentMichael Fabbri and Robin Morgan.


– Caroline of Brunswick, Quadrant and Hobgoblin
Dates/Times – 1st – 31st May Various Times
Price/s  Free

artrepublic presents: Art Yard Sale

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Buy art direct from the artist at the inaugural artrepublic Art Yard Sale! Head to Jubilee Square to meet with and buy from some of the world’s leading artists at this spectacular Brighton Fringe climax event.



Venue – Jubilee Square
Dates/Times – 31st May, 11 am
Price/s  Free, non-ticketed

Brighton to Palestine with Love 2015

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015From 10am – Exhibition of photographs by Palestinian children. 11:30 & 13:00 ‘Seven Jewish Children’ Play by Caryl Churchill and KWProductions (15 mins) Donations to Medical Aid for Palestinians. 2 to 4pm – Short films with Sarah Wood. Sale of Fairtrade products and craft from Palestine. Palestinian food by Zaytoon 17:30 to 19:00. Concert at 19:30: ‘Duo Sabîl and Mohamed Najem’ Palestinian musicians play oud, percussion, clarinet- £10 (£7)See Brighton Fringe Music section for concert listing and to book tickets.

Venue – Brighthelm centre
Dates/Times – 21st May 11 am
Price/s  Free, non-ticketed

Brighton Fringe presents: Fringe City

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Get a taste for Brighton Fringe 2015, summed up in our outdoor city centre showcase. Expect crazy cabaret, tremendous theater, art installations, live music and more. Visit our website for a full line-up.



Venue – New Road
Dates/Times – 2nd-3rd, 9th, 16th, 23rd-24th May 1 pm
Price/s – Free

Fringe Club on the Neilson Stage

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015The best place to hang out this May, the Neilson Fringe Club Stage features a busy line-up of fantastic free performances this Fringe with family entertainment, followed by live music in the afternoons and evenings. All this takes place in the brand-new home of The Warren, now based by St. Peter’s Church with a glorious outdoor setting, friendly staff and plenty of food and drinks. Supported by Brighton’s activity holiday specialists Neilson

– The Warren Bar
Dates/Times – 1st-4th, 6th-10th, 13th-17th, 20th-25th, 27th-31st May Various Times
Price/s – Free, non-ticketed

From Brazil to Brighton!

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015A brazilliant show case of hot carnival rhythms and much more! Colourful costumes plus beautiful and fast dance moves to sweep you off your feet! This is a samba dance school based in Brighton. All produced and choreographed here.
Supporting Groups: Maracatu Cruzeiro do Sul and
Capoeira Angola Brighton with Mestre Boneco

Venue – Pavilion Gardens Café
Dates/Times – 3rd May 12 pm and 3 pm
Price/s – Free, non-ticketed

The BRIT School presents: Shakespeare in the Garden

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015The BRIT School returns to Brighton Fringe with their annual Shakespeare season. This year the plays performed will be ‘The Comedy of Errors’, ‘Coriolanus’ and ‘Henry V’. 



Venue – Pavilion Gardens
Dates/Times – 12th-13th, 15th May 1 pm
Price/s – Free

Sunday Assembly Brighton presents: Sunday Assembly

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Sunday Assembly is a non-religious coming together of people seeking to make the most of this one life. Togetherness, wonder and a bit of science without the trappings of magic and myth. Everyone is very welcome indeed.



Venue – Brighton Spiegeltent
Dates/Times – 3rd May 2 pm
Price/s – Free Ticketed

Little Joe’s Cautionary Tales

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Brighton Fringe’s number one free family event will entertain both you and your little ones. Little Joe is looked after by his grandparents and is always looking for his next terrific adventure. A colourful and exciting must see puppet show!



Venue – Brighton Spiegeltent
Dates/Times – 2nd May 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm
Price/s  Free, ticketed

The Biggest Marionette Circus in the World

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Life-sized elephant, giraffe and lion marionettes come to The Warren! The animals will greet you outside and lead you indoors to enjoy a breathtaking puppetry show to delight all ages. Poland’s finest puppeteers, Klinika Lalek have created this spectacular show especially for The Warren site.


– The Warren (grounds outside St. Peter’s Church)
Dates/Times – 2nd & 23rd May 1 pm
Price/s – Free

Brighton Fringe presents: Fringe City Family Picnic 

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Bring your picnic blankets and hamper for Brighton’s biggest picnic with family friendly performances, sports activities and more!



– Pavilion Gardens
Dates/Times – 2nd & 23rd May 1 pm
Price/s – Free


Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015A festival for young people, by young people. If you’re 13-19, or feel like you are, it’s for you. With more than 40 events across Brighton & Hove, we are taking over the city for 1 week from the 24th to the 31st May 2014 B.fest takes to The Level for one weekend, creating space for young people and anyone who wants to join in for a weekend of performance, creativity and fun.


Venue – The Level
Dates/Times – 23rd-24th May 9 am
Price/s  Free, non-ticketed

Marlborough Productions presents: The Marlborough Fringe Street Party

Brighton Fringe Free Events Guide 2015Join us for a street party like no other! Our outdoor stage will be showcasing the best Fringe music, off-beat performance, plus there’ll be arty surprises! Choose from a selection of Brighton’s most delicious street food and you can wash it down with a tasty libation from our outdoor bar. Upbeat, fun and full of surprises- it’s the perfect way to launch your Brighton Fringe experience and it’s all free!


Venue – Marlborough Theatre
Dates/Times – 2nd May 1 pm
Price/s – Free

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