Programme of events

Here is the schedule for Brighton Bear Weekend 2019.
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Compact programme of events

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Thursday 13 June7:00 pmBrighton Bear Quiz
Friday 14 June7:00 pmWelcome Night and Cabaret
11:00 pmMr Brighton Bear Competition
Saturday 15 June11:00 amBear Breakfast and
Bearspace focus group
11:30 amRoyal Pavilion Tour
12:00 pmBrighton Bear Weekend’s Garden Party
5:30 pmBear-a-oke
10:00 pmBeefmince
Sunday 16 June11:30 amLGBT Walking Tour of Brighton
12:00 pmSunday Roast Lunch
3:00 pmCabaret with Dave the Bear
7:30 pmCabaret with Kara Van-Park
8:30 pmSally Vate’s Bear Bingo
10:00 pmUnderbears

Detailed programme of events

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Thursday 13 June

Friday 14 June

  • 7:00 pm – 11:00 am: Welcome Night and Cabaret at Amsterdam Bar and Kitchen. Meet the local and visiting bears, collect your online orders, and enjoy the cabaret! Free entry. More information »
  • 11:00 pm – 4:00 am: Mr Brighton Bear competition at Subline. Watch and vote, or enter to win £200 cash! Afterwards, dance and cruise until very late. £5 entry with wristband, £7 without. More information »

Saturday 15 June

  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Bear Breakfast at the Camelford Arms. Fortify yourself with a massive full English! More information »
  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Bearspace focus group at the Camelford Arms. Volunteers are wanted for this group discussion as part of academic research into the bear community. More information »
  • 11:30 am: Royal Pavilion Tour. A tour of Brighton’s famous royal palace. Not to be missed! More information »
  • 12:00 – 6:00 pm: Brighton Bear Weekend’s Garden Party in Dorset Gardens. Food, drink, stalls and sideshows, and free music and entertainment on our stage! Free entry. More information »
  • 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Bear-a-oke at Bar Broadway. Karaoke evening. Belt out a classic or sit back and enjoy! Free entry. More information »
  • 10:00 pm – 5:00 am: Beefmince, the weekend’s big club night at the Rialto Theatre. London’s epic bear night comes to Brighton for the first time! More information »

Sunday 16 June

Please note that this programme of events is subject to change.