The best freshers events in Brighton

Just arrived at uni? The only sensible thing would be to settle in. But why do that when there are loads of smashing Brighton freshers events?

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 20th Sep 2023

Just arrived in Brighton and ready to learn and grow? Brilliant. But first, may we suggest seeing what all the fuss is about when it comes to the city’s nightlife? Home to some unreal clubs and with just about every music genre blaring over heavyweight speakers, there’s something for every type of partier. 

Brighton freshers week promises loads of stunning events including massive freshers parties and raves at some of the city’s best clubs with world-class artists. Take a look at some of the best Brighton freshers events below and secure your tickets to kick off uni with a bang. 


The Luces Phenomena - Freshers Week Opening


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When: Wednesday 27th September 2023

Where: Patterns in Brighton

One of the best student bars/clubs welcomes you to kick off your freshers in style. And since the venue's one of those that has a bit of everything, it makes sense to get the introductions out of the way early on as you'll most definitely be returning during your stint at uni. 

There are free tickets available if you're happy to head over before midnight but if you’d rather pull up a little later, tickets for anytime entry are only a fiver anyway. And with music ranging from techno, 90s trance, acid, and more, you’re sure to have a ball at this euphoric, hypnotic dance experience.


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When: Thursday 28th September 2023

Where: HORIZON NIGHT CLUB in Brighton

HORIZON is Brighton’s newest club and it's bringing one of the biggest Y2K parties in the UK to you lucky lot. You can of course expect the bangers of yesteryear from the likes of Gwen Stefani, Destiny’s Child, Britney, Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Spice Girls, and more. 

As well as this, there’s some solid drinks deals including £3 shots, £3 pints, £2.50 spirit mixers, and £3.50 doubles spirit mixers. There’ll also be on-stage games, confetti blasts, Y2K decor, temporary tattoos, inflatable drops, and even independent Y2K clothes sellers.



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SOSA - Brighton


When: Saturday 30th September 2023

Where: The Arch Brighton in Brighton

Liverpool’s tech house soon-to-be-legend SOSA returns to The Arch for his debut headline show. This year alone, SOSA has graced stages at Creamfields, Parklife, and Mint Fest, and supported Fisher in Ibiza with belters like DFCW.

Set to become Liverpool’s hottest musical export, SOSA has been in the studio penning more hypnotic minimal tech grooves to further cement his place as a serious one to watch on the scene. 


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F*CK ME It's Freshers | Brighton Freshers 2023


When: Sunday 24th September 2023

Where: The Arch Brighton in Brighton

We’d argue there’s no better way of making new mates or breaking the ice with a massive foam party. Head over to The Arch for house, drum and bass, hip-hop, R&B, afrobeats, dancehall, chart bangers, and more. 

There’ll be free UV pain, glowsticks, LED batons, huge foam cannons, confetti, free sweets, games, free t-shirts, face painting, giveaways, and of course cheap drinks. 


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Mungos Hi Fi DJ Set | Brighton


When: Friday 29th September 2023

Where: The Concorde 2 in Brighton

Another one that isn’t really a freshers event but is too good to leave off this list, Mungos Hi Fi comes to The Concorde 2 for a reggae and jungle DJ set with Aziza Jay & Johnny Be Good, Prince Fatty & Horseman, and Jungalice.

Head over for this bash presented by Worried About Henry and stay dancing from 23:00 - 04:00. With such legends on the decks, it’s going to be insane. 


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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