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The Top 10 Best Craft Fairs in Brighton

At the Market

Brighton has many brilliant things to offer, including some of the best Craft Fairs in the UK!

Looking for the best Craft Fairs in Brighton? You’ve come to the right place!

Brighton’s unique blend of coastal charm, cultural diversity and vibrant atmosphere makes it a lovely place to live and a captivating destination for travellers seeking a mixture of relaxation, entertainment and exploration, and with such creative energy surrounding the area, there is naturally a host of brilliant artisans, makers, markets and craft fairs to discover too.

Below are our top craft fair picks, or scroll on down to see what other activities and things to do you can find in the Brighton area!

The Top 10 Best Craft Fairs in Brighton

Brighton is known for its vibrant and diverse craft fair scene. Here are some of the most popular markets you can explore –

Markets In

  1. Better Events organise East Street and Broadmead markets, which are both brimming with a diverse range of creatives, and are each well worth a visit in their own right. Click here for more info.
  2. Paper Daisy organise a variety of events throughout the year, including Brighton Makers Market and several pop-ups. Showcasing the best, quality Brighton-based makers and artisans, they’re well worth checking out! Click here to see what they have coming up next.
  3. Beau Events. Beau Events offers a unique collection of local artists and makers showcasing and selling homewares, jewellery, candles, illustrations, ceramics and other artisan goods. Click here for full details.
  4. Brighton Flea Market: Located in the heart of The Lanes, this market offers an array of antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, and quirky finds.
  5. Circus Street Market brings a fresh new feel to Brighton! The Big Market is their latest event, with their markets bringing a pocket paradise sun-trap for busy events on the grassy Circus Square or in the brick-paved Market Square. Click here for details.
  6. Hove Market: Located in Hove, just west of Brighton, this traditional market offers a variety of stalls selling crafts, gifts, food, and more.
  7. Brighton Marina Market: This market features a mix of stalls selling art, crafts, clothing, accessories and jewellery. It’s a bit farther from the city centre but offers a unique waterfront setting where it’s nice to spend an afternoon.
  8. North Laine Antiques and Flea Market: This market focuses on antiques, collectibles, and vintage items, ideal for a rummage if that’s your kind of thing! It’s a great place to explore if you’re interested in unique and historical finds, what some unique homeware or something quirky for an event.
  9. Brighton Art Market: If you’re interested in art or are looking for new art pieces, this market showcases works by local artists, including paintings, prints, ceramics, and other creative pieces.
  10. Foodies Festival – the Brighton edition of this festival brings great food and fun for all the family to Brighton. Foodies Festival runs in various places around the UK, but you can find details of the Brighton version here.

Other things to do in Brighton

Aside from some of Britain’s best markets, the iconic Brighton beach and seafront is a draw for many, with the famous Brighton Pier providing some excellent photo ops! The famous Royal Pavilion is also nearby, and well worth a visit.

If you fancy some more shopping after your market visit, head to The Lanes – a historic part of the city made up of a maze of narrow streets, filled with unique shops, quirky boutiques, cafes and pubs (and there are regular markets here too). The North Laine area is home to eclectic shops and vintage finds, if that’s what you fancy!

Round off your day with some Brighton nightlife – famed for its bars and LGBTQ+ inclusivity, there’s plenty to do for everyone at any time of day or night.

Time Out recently wrote an article with plenty of other ideas for things to do in this vibrant area – click here to check it out.