Top 7 Activities for the Family in Brighton and Hove
We've teamed up with ChildFriendlyBrighton.com to bring you a list of the top family friendly activities to take part in this Spring.
1. Brighton Music 5K Run
Let's make running fun again! The Brighton Music 5K is a simple way to get your kids active and excited about running. Where is it? Madeira Drive, Brighton. When? Saturday 19th May @11am-3pm. This is the first of its kind in Brighton, held in conjunction of Save the Arches on Madeira Drive and alongside the Great Escape held the same weekend. The music provided will be age appropriate and there's a family discount of £8 for every 4 people.
To enter click here.
2. Audio Brighton
Audio Brighton, a grass routes music talent agency who are working with local success story Rag N Bone man, are organising AudioActive Girls Only Music Sessions on Wednesdays from 5-7pm and Music production / Rap from 6:30-8:30 @ Brighton Youth Centre (BYC). This is a great way to get kids interested in music beyond the classroom.
Sessions @ Brighton Youth Centre include:
Mondays – Music production/Rap 6:30-8:30pm
Mondays – PLAY band session with instruments and live music production, 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesdays – Rap and lyrics 5-7pm at Brighton Youth Centre
Wednesdays – ‘Girls Make Music’ – songwriting, and instruments, female only group 5:30-7
Check our their website for more info, click here.
3. Brighton Sewer Tour
Brighton's award winning Sewer Tour runs from May until September each year, slots at 9.30am, 11am and 6.30pm. Tour guides will take you through 366m of the 48km of sewers, starting at the Brighton Pier and emerging through a manhole in the middle of Old Steine Gardens. Not for the claustrophobic mind, this tour is a must if you like trying something a bit different.
Click here to book.
4. Phoenix Youth Group
The Youth Club is at the Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, Brighton BN2 9ND. It's completely free, snacks are provided and it runs on a Monday every week. Turn up, make friends and have fun. Enjoy cooking and food, try your hand at playing pool and take part in lots of other challenges and activities. There is also access to confidential advice.
From 4pm-5.15pm for children aged 8-12 years
From 5.30pm-7pm for young people aged 12-18 years
5. Komedia Sundae Club
Want to get your kids interested in theatre? The Komedia organise a fantastic children’s theatre show, followed by a creative craft workshop on the 18th March and 29th April from 10.30am. They advise you to bring your own picnic but ice cream sundaes will of course be provided. To finish there is a house band to help you get your boogie on.
To buy tickets for the 18th March @10.30am click here.
To buy tickets for the 29th April @10.30am click here.
6. Aliens, Zombies & Monsters
Children’s writer and illustrator, Aaron Blecha promises to reveal the secrets behind great story telling in a new exhibition at Hove Museum, which will give visitors a unique insight into his creative process – starting from creating characters to the final story. Aliens, Zombies & Monsters is a fun, immersive exploration into how children’s characters and books are made. An entire gallery will also be filled with vibrant life-sized aliens, zombies and monsters that will be ready to mingle with children of all ages.
This a free event which runs every Saturday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Go to their website for more information, here.
7. Mummy and Me Yoga
Need a bit of restorative time for yourself but struggle to organise childcare? Mummy and Me Yoga might be just the trick. This takes place once a week on a Tuesday at Hove Recreation Ground, Shirley Drive, Hove, BN3 6NQ from 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm. To sign up for your trial class click here.
For more information about what's going on in Brighton and Hove for children and families head to childfriendlybrighton.com/events