Sexy seafront bar and club OhSo Social has three fantastic parties to help your Brighton Pride celebrations go with a bang this weekend. First up on Friday (3 Aug), one half of the Freemasons, Russell Small, hits the decks along with live vocals from 8pm until 3am, while on Saturday, Seamus Haji leads the Big Love line up along with Mikee Hollywood and Anthony Faulkner plus Enzo Siffredi, Anna C and Christ Hewitt. Tickets for both these parties start at £5 and are available to book via ohsobrighton.co.uk. And then on Sunday Mint Events hosts the Sunday Beach Session closing party from 6pm starring Lady Lola, Elle, Alpha and more. Entry is £10 via mintevents.london
Gay retailer Prowler Brighton is open throughout the Brighton Pride weekend. On Friday and Saturday the shop is open from 10.30am until 6.30pm, while on Sunday you have access from midday until 6pm. Inside you can pick up all your Pride essentials such as rainbow flags, condoms, lube, poppers and so much more. Find it at 112-113 St James’s Street or visit prowler.co.uk
British Airways i360 presents the Britney Beach: Pride Silent Disco
Kick off your Brighton Pride weekend in style with a trip 162 metres above the seafront for a Britney-themed silent disco this Friday (3 Aug) from 7.30pm. Two DJs will be going head to head on the British Airways i360 boarding deck for a Britney-themed silent disco across two channels: Britney classics or disco. A standard ticket and headset is just £15 per person, while a £30 VIP ticket includes drag queens, a glass of Nyetimber sparkling wine, access to the chill out area, a goodie bag of local produce and a commemorative photo. Book your trip now at britishairwaysi360.com/event/britney-beach-pride-silent-disco/2018-08-03
The Glory’s Big Gay Barn Dance
Save some energy for Sunday’s Brighton Pride shenanigans because The Glory’s John Sizzle hosts their all-dayer, all-slayer Barn Dance in the Pride Pleasure Gardens. First up Ms Sizzle has rounded up her dream team of London’s hottest drag sensations to line dance, spin country-inspired music and perform live. Next you’ll get an iconic Madonna cabaret special featuring Madonna’s greatest hits reworked and reimagined in a Vogue-tastic two-hour homage to the undisputed queen of pop. And finally, the glorious Brighton Pride weekend reaches a sticky climax with an ‘apocalipstick’ queer anthem party. Tickets are just £5 in advance from brighton-pride.org/the-glorys-big-gay-barn-dance
Keep the party going at Revenge
One of the south coast’s number one LGBT venues, Revenge, has a packed diary for Brighton Pride this weekend. On Friday (3 Aug) Brighton’s legendary club night, Lollipop, is back for one night only to kick off Pride weekend in style with former resident DJ Stewart T spinning the cheesiest and campest anthems from the 80s, 90s and 00s. And if that wasn’t enough, Doggy Style takes place AT THE SAME TIME up on level two with DJ Fifi playing the best gay R&B and hip-hop from the 90s through to today. On Saturday it’s the Revenge street party with the main nighttime event starting at 8pm with pop, urban, cheese and more from DJs Alex Baker and Trick on level one along with big vocal house anthems from DJs Toby Lawrence and Jonesy on level two. And on Sunday the team hosts a huge UV laser rave from 9pm along with Brighton’s hottest gay student night FOMO upstairs. Phew!
Cruise club Subline hosts a busy weekend fit for Brighton Pride this weekend, kicking off on Friday (3 Aug) with Somethin Bruin for a beary or not bloke crowd. Subline is also the place for Brighton Pride’s biggest all-gay-male party Core Exercises on Saturday from 9pm. Ticket holders get priority entry so it’s best to buy yours in advance from the bar NOW – don’t say we didn’t warn you! And on Sunday there’ll be plenty of underground action from 8pm with Pride Hold The Line – again, ticket holders get priority entry. Happy Pride, guys!