Abba: One Week in Brighton
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of ABBA’s Eurovision win at Brighton Dome on 6 April 1974. Walk, dance, and sing through ABBA’s visit to Brighton, through photographs, film, memories, and memorabilia
Manga Drawing workshop: Japanese Yokai monsters with INKO
2 March 2024
Explore and draw supernatural Yokai characters in this workshop. Inko will give step-by-step instructions on drawing some traditional favourites such as ‘Amabie’ and the prophet yokai ‘Kudan’. You can also create your own manga-style Yokai!
International Women’s Day
9 March 2024
Find out more about women scientists past and present who have helped shape our understanding of the world.
The Key to the Door
14 March 2024
Unlock the secrets of the past on a captivating journey through history with a curator’s insider perspective on historic keys.
Origami workshop: Farmyard Animals
16 March 2024
Get creative making fun farmyard animals during this guided workshop.
The Curator on Display
28 February to 20 March 2024
Meet-and-greet Dr. Alexandra Loske working with the Royal Pavilion’s collections.
Henry Willett’s Collection of Popular Pottery: From Brighton to the V&A
21 March 2024
150 items from Henry Willet’s Collection of Popular Pottery are currently on loan from Brighton Museum to a new exhibition at the V&A.
Meet the Chagossians
23 March 2024
Come and meet members of the Chagossian community, hear their story and experience their vibrant culture.
Grass Baskets Workshop
23 March 2024
Learn how to make a small, coiled basket from wild Sussex grasses, perfect for storing eggs or other similar-sized objects. Led by artist/maker Ruby Taylor enjoy the mellow atmosphere that grass basket-making creates and learn which grasses are useful and how to process them.
Stone Carving Workshops
10 to 24 March 2024
Join sculptors George Griffiths and Edgar Ward at Hove Museum to learn about the history of stone carving in Britain. There will be the opportunity to try carving a piece of stone yourself and discover the range of tools and techniques involved.
Behind Closed Doors Tour – Upper Chambers (Jan-Apr 24)
10 January to 3 April 2024
Go behind the scenes and discover secret stairs that lead straight to George's bedside and other hidden rooms and spaces normally closed to the public.
ABBA win Eurovision!
6 April 2024
Join us in celebrating ABBA’s historic Eurovision win 50 years ago today.
Paint the Sea
13 February to 9 April 2024
Come and be inspired by our display See the Sea and paint a picture in the Fine Art Gallery.
Art Club in Booth Museum of Natural History
14 February to 10 April 2024
Each week take inspiration from the Booth’s collection in these art & craft workshops.
Art Club in Hove Museum of Creativity
15 February to 11 April 2024
Each week take inspiration from Hove’s collection in these art & craft workshops. Join in with our theme or make your own artwork.
Behind Closed Doors Tour – Ground Floor (Jan to Apr 24)
24 January to 17 April 2024
Have you ever wondered what lies behind all those closed doors in the Royal Pavilion?
Botanical Illustration workshop: Wild Flora of Sussex
20 April 2024
Join professional botanical artist Leigh Ann Gale for this fascinating and informative one-day workshop.
Moo: When the Cows come Home
10 February to 21 April 2024
When the Cows come Home features rarely seen paintings from Brighton & Hove Museums Collection in which cows are the star attraction.
Enchanting April in a Regency Garden
25 April 2024
Embrace the vibrant beauty of spring blooms in the Royal Pavilion’s restored Regency garden while gaining insider knowledge and expert tips from the Head Gardener.
Clue Company – A Murder Mystery at the Manor
27 November 2023 - ongoing
Pier Pressure, Brighton’s award-winning escape rooms, presents a new puzzle solving adventure at Preston Manor – Clue Co, A Murder Mystery at the Manor.
Basement & Tunnel Tours Jan to Apr 24
9 January to 30 April 2024
Our popular Basement & Tunnel tours offer an unpolished, behind-the-scenes glimpse of areas of the building not normally open to the public.
Burne-Jones: The Flower Book
16 January to 5 May 2024
This display showcases a series of small paintings inspired by the names of flowers that artist Edward Burne-Jones created towards the end of his life.
An Evening at the Booth Museum of Natural History
23 May 2024
Join us for an evening at the Booth Museum of Natural History.
Brighton Queer History Club in the Royal Pavilion
24 March to 24 May 2024
Queer Heritage South returns to Brighton Museum this spring with its popular series of LGBTIQ+ History Club events.
Shadows of Empire: Taking Tea at Preston Manor
24 to 26 May 2024
Shadows of Empire: Taking Tea at Preston Manor is launching as a part of the Brighton Festival. Travel from the mountains of China to the lavish drawing rooms of Preston Manor and uncover Britain's intricate relationship with tea.
Spring at the Booth Museum
23 March to 19 June 2024
As the days get longer and the temperature gets warmer, we will find out more about the changing season, minibeasts and the life cycle of a butterfly with pop-up decorations, trails and activities.
ABBA: One Week in Brighton
28 March to 4 August 2024
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of ABBA’s Eurovision win at Brighton Dome on 6 April 1974. Walk, dance, and sing through ABBA’s visit to Brighton, through photographs, film, memories, and memorabilia and discover the week that catapulted the band to fame.
National Treasures: Rembrandt in Brighton
10 May to 4 August 2024
As part of the National Gallery National Treasures tour, Brighton & Hove Museums are delighted to be hosting a painting by Rembrandt; Self Portrait at the Age of 34, 1640.
See the Sea
22 July 2023 to 31 August 2024
Sail through romantic seas and skies to views of today’s vibrant seafront.
Queer the Pier
31 January 2020 - ongoing
Plunge into the history of Brighton & Hove's LGBTQIA+ communities.