Music, Performance and Dance

Venue B. Launch Gig 

Sat 21st October / 6:30-10pm / Free / Sign up required

Kicking off B.fest’s dedicated gig space, Venue B launches B.fest with visitors from out of town, local line-up and some familiar favourites. Line up includes – Party in the valley, CCYS Band, Blue Bottles, Melomaniacs, The innovations, Scarr.

Limited spaces – Complete sign up form to get involved for free!

Venue B. + BIMM Gig

Mon 23rd October / 7:30-10pm / Free / Sign up required

In collaboration with the BIMM Institute, Venue B offers a night of new music, student vibes and brilliant musicians. Advance booking recommended.

Limited spaces – Complete sign up form to get involved for free!

Venue B Open Mic New Music Night

Tue 24th October / 7-9pm / Free / Drop in

Many musicians, new instruments and a just a few weeks to work it out! A night of musical collaboaration across genres, instruments and experience. Bringing together new musicians from across the county, YLG brings you new music night. Following it, open-mic: bring your instruments, voice or band, and join in!


Wed 25th October / 7-9pm / Sign up / £5 entry

For one night only, X-CITE are back!. The boys from X-Cite, the original Venue B night, are back in town to help celebrate 10 years of B.fest. DJ’s include Sam Wiseman, B2B, Benjy Adamn, AC!D and Chai J. Ticket £5 in advance. Sell-out guaranteed!

Limited spaces – Get your tickets here!

Venue B Monster Mash: Halloween Band Night

Thurs 26th October / 7-10pm / Sign up / £5 entry

Get your spooky on with the Monster Mash, hallooween themed band night. Come in costume, get down to halloween Hits and win prizes for the best dressed band and best dressed audience. Run by the bands for you, the audience. Treat or treat? You decide!

Limited spaces – Get your tickets here!

Demo Recording Session

Mon 23rd October / 4-7pm / Free / Sign up required

One band gets the chance to record a demo of one of their songs… If you would like to be considered for this amazing opportunity, drop us a message on the BYC instagram by Wednesday 18th October saying why you think it should be you! All styles and genres considered.

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DIY Music

Wed 25th October / 4-6pm / Free / Sign up required

Are you an independent band/musician and looking to find more gigs, build an audience, improve your social media or get playlisted? This is your chance to ask some industry professionals for some support and feedback. Bring your music and any questions you might have.

Limited spaces – Book your free ticket here!

B.fest 23 Finale Gig

Fri 27th October / 7:30-10pm / Free / Sign up 

Venue B finishes B.fest with the final gig of the week!

Limited spaces – Book your free ticket here!

Made From Skratch Open Mic Theatre Night @ The Actors, Brighton

Mon 23rd October / 6:30-8pm / Free / Sign up required 

Made From Skratch invites young performers from Brighton & beyond to share their work in a professional fringe theatre: Improv, theatre, devised pieces, new writing, stand-up comedy and spoken word. Polished act or work in progress, a night of all things performance. Reserve your ticket and be part of the audience for this unmissable show. If you’re between 13-20 and think you could to perform, drop us an email or fill in the online form

Limited spaces – Book your free ticket here!

Kapow! Wrestling: Live Wrestling Back in Brighton

Sun 29th October / Doors at 2.30pm Show 3 – 5pm / B.fest wristband holders £5 / Adults £12 / Booking essential.

Kapow and SWF are coming back to the Brighton Youth Centre for another afternoon of hard hitting, high flying action! We bring you the best wrestling in the UK including tag team and one on one matches. Booking essential.

Limited spaces – Book your ticket here!

KLH Dance Presents: LEGENDS

Mon 23rd October / 5:30-6:30pm / Free / Sign up required 

Street, jazz, tap and contemporary dance performance inspired by legendary and iconic songs and artists including Prince, The Specials, Cardi B and Lady Gaga.

Limited spaces – Book your free ticket here!

Play in a Day

Frid 27th October / 10:30am-6:30pm / Free / Sign up required 

A Play in a Day! Exactly what it says – join the company, take up the challenge and make a play, in day! Yes, it is possible!

Led by Tanushak Marah, Director of Award winning youth theatre company Third Space, this is for those who have before, those who’d like to try and those who know they should. Calling aspiring actors, music-makers, improvisers, facilitators and producer types.

Ages 13-23, open to all.

Limited spaces – Book your free ticket here!