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'Under the Sea' immersive dining experience with Isaac At @ Sealife Brighton

Wednesday 24 August 2022, 19.00

Sealife Brighton aquarium

Tickets £57.50 from


Isaac At’s head chef Caspian Armani will be serving up a five course experiential menu packed with locally sourced produce including a variety of sustainably caught seafood from Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales in Portslade Basin.

For one night only on Wednesday 24 August, guests will journey through the aquarium – from the Victorian Arcade to Rainforest Adventure via the ocean tank’s underwater tunnel – whilst enjoying dishes including:

  • Oysters with sea herbs and coal oil

  • Crispy plaice with foamy peas

  • Smoked mackerel and Nutbourne tomato salad ‘tropical surprise’

  • Crab brioche rolls with crispy chicken skin

  • Sussex apple sorbet with sparkling custard and crumble

Each course will be matched with wine, beer and spirits from some of Sussex’s most iconic makers including BNFS, Brighton Gin, MDTEA, Wiston Estate, Stopham Estate, Bolney Wine Estate, Brighton Bier, Arrowtown Drinks, Dedbest Distillery, Boho Gelato, Wobblegate and Slake Spirits with top Brighton bartenders from Gung-ho! and The Plotting Parlour shaking up themed cocktails.

All profits from this event will be donated to the Sealife Trust to support their new beluga whale re-homing open ocean sanctury in Iceland.

For full details and tickets visit:

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Cocktails & Canapés @ Brighton Toy & Model Museum

Thursday 25 August 2022, 19.00

Brighton Toy & Model Museum, 52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4EB

Tickets £27.50 includes 3 cocktails and aperitivo style sharing platters available in advance the Brighton Toy & Model Museum (you will be transferred to Eventbrite)


Join us at the wonderful Brighton Toy & Model Museum beneath Brighton Station for a one-off cocktail and canapé party.

We've challenged our spirit making partners to invent a bespoke cocktail that is inspired by one of the toys in the collection.

  • Inger & Ian from Madame Jennifer Distillery

  • Sally from Ditchling Spirits

  • Mikul from Ramsbury Distillery

David from Curds & Cases in Western Road will also be serving up aperitivo style platters of Sussex cheese and charcuterie.

Kick off your August bank holiday in style as you sip your way around one of Brighton's quirkiest and most fascinating attractions.

All profits from this event will be donated to the Brighton Toy Museum for the redevelopment of their Trafalgar Street facade.

Limited advance tickets are available here from the Brighton Toy & Model Museum (you will be transferred to Eventbrite)


Sustainable Sussex tasting @ Slake Distillery

Friday 26 August 2022, 19.00

Slake Spirits Distillery, The Chalkhouse, 24a Upper High St, Worthing BN11 1DL

Tickets £29.50 includes tasters, 2 drinks of your choice and aperitivo style sharing platters available in advance from


Sustainability is at the heart of many of our local drinks producers – its not only good for the environment but also the circular economy of Sussex.

For this event, some of Sussex's sustainable stars will be presenting their products for you to enjoy whilst giving you the inside track on foraged ingredients and the insider secrets on how their drinks are made.

  • Tom from Slake Spirits

  • Roisin from Wilding Water Kefir

  • Danny from Bedlam Brewery

  • Wine producer TBC

David from Curds & Cases in the Montague Quarter Shopping Centre will also be serving up aperitivo style platters of Sussex cheese and charcuterie.

Limited advance tickets are available from:


Brighton Bier Brewery Yard Takeover

Saturday 27 August 2022, 13.00-22.00

Brighton Bier Brewery, 10 Bell Tower Industrial Estate, Roedean Road, Brighton BN2 5RU

Free entry – booking recommended


What better way to enjoy your bank holiday weekend than enjoying a pint or two of locally produced beer... at the brewery that actually makes it!

Of course, they'll be bites too and we've secured a Brighton icon – Charita Jones aka Momma Cherri – to serve up the Soul Food. Charita hit the headlines when she appeared on Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares and hasn't looked back!

We'll also be joined by a couple of other local producers – check back soon for updates.


The brewery welcomes well-behaved dogs on leads. Children are permitted until 19.00.

Free entry but we recommend you book a table ahead:


Sussex Bartender of the Year Competition 2022

Date to be confirmed

Shelter Hall, Kings Road, Brighton

Free entry – booking recommended


Join us for the finals of our annual Sussex Bartender of the Year Competition, hosted in conjunction with our friends at Mixology Group and BITE Sussex spirit partners.

In advance of the event, Sussex bartenders are invited to create a bespoke cocktail using locally made and sourced products before the finalists go head-to-head before our panel of expert judges and you!

More details will be posted here shortly.

Free entry


Brighton Cocktail Weekender 2022

Date to be confirmed

Various venues in Brighton & Hove and surrounding area

Free entry – booking recommended


Brighton's Finest will be shaking and making promotional cocktails packed with Sussex deliciousness for a long weekend in November (dates to be confirmed). Enjoy discounted drinks and masterclasses with local spirit makers and mixologists.

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BITE Sussex Rising Stars Awards 2022

Date to be confirmed

Central Brighton location


Our annual awards celebrating the contribution young people make to the hospitality, food and drink industry of Sussex.