Venue Guide

Host An Event At The Brighton Centre, UK

The Brighton Centre is a large UK event and conference venue located on the Brighton seafront. It is used for a variety of events from music to exhibitions and theatre. The beautiful glass exterior allows visitors to view a wonderful panoramic view of the Brighton seafront and delegates benefit from a large selection of nearby hotels, bars, and restaurants.

There are a number of room and space options with capacities ranging from 400 – 4,450.

The Brighton Centre - Key Info

If you’re thinking of hiring the Brighton Centre as your next event venue, we’ve compiled all the key information you’ll need:

Venue Address

The Brighton Centre, Kings Rd, Brighton, BN1 2GR

Venue Website


400 - 4,450


The Brighton Centre Capacity

The Brighton Centre can host events from 400 up to 4,450 people. Below are a few sample rooms and their capacity.




Auditorium 1

Up to 4,500 in theatre style seating arrangement

Meeting Room 1

Up to 350 in theatre-style seating or 288 in banquet-style seating.

Auditorium 2

Up to 200 in classroom-style seating or 800 standing reception.

Meeting Room 5

Up to 20 in boardroom-style seating or 40 in cabaret-style seating arrangements.

Syndicate 1 & 2

(Comprised of two floors of meeting space)

Up to 400 theatre-style seating or 130 in classroom-style seating.

The Brighton Centre Facilities

In House Catering Available


In House Audio & Visual Facilities


Wifi Provisions

Wifi Available


Fully accessible for wheelchair users in the public areas apart from the East and West Balconies. 

Guests may have to call ahead to book wheelchair spaces for shows. 

The reception area is accessible on the ground floor with an induction loop and a push pad for the doors, and information in large type on request. 

For shows, visitors will have to call in advance to check which accommodations are available such as induction loops, enough wheelchair spaces, and information in braille.

Event Security



Getting To The Brighton Centre

Air Travel

Gatwick Airport is less than 30 miles from the Brighton Centre. You can drive there in around 40 minutes.

Alternatively, there’s a train direct from Gatwick Airport station that takes around half an hour.

Train Travel

The Brighton Centre is accessible on foot from the Brighton train station (12-15 minutes) with trains running regularly between there and London.

Travel by Car

If you do plan to travel to Brighton by car from London or the North, you’ll need to use the M25 orbital motorway which can get busy, so allow plenty of time.

Traveling in from the East and West you can use the A27 and then A23.

Brighton is well connected by road.

Local Travel

You can get buses which stop at the Churchill Square Shopping Centre. From here, it’s around a 10-minute walk to the Brighton Centre.

Nearby Parking

Paid Parking can be anywhere between £6.25/hour to £16.25/hour. The further away from the sea, the cheaper the parking seems to be, but there are a lot of small roads that may allow residential parking.

Nearby Hotels & Accommodation

The Brighton Centre is right on the seafront and benefits from plenty of hotel and accommodation options nearby suiting multiple budgets. They include:

  • The Grand Brighton
  • Hilton Brighton Metropole
  • Travelodge Brighton Seafront
  • The Old Ship

Nearby Bars & Restaurants

The Centre is located right next to the seaside which is a prime area for restaurants and pubs so there are clusters of restaurants nearby that you will be able to get to on foot. They include:

  • The Victoria Bar & Restaurant
  • Harbour Kitchen & Bar
  • The Salt Room
  • The Coal Shed Restaurant Brighton

Past Events Hosted At The Brighton Centre

Past events at The Brighton Centre include:

  • Brighton SEO Conference 
  • Labour Party Conference 
  • Bill Bailey performance
  • Years and Years performance

The Brighton Centre Reviews

655 reviewers give The Brighton Centre an average 4-star rating on TripAdvisor. 

How To Hold An Event At The Brighton Centre

You can find out more by contacting the venue directly:


Phone: +44 (0)1273 292671 / 292643


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