Brighton & Hove News guide to the venues being used at The Great Escape

Posted On 25 Apr 2019 at 2:07 pm

The Great Escape new music festival that takes place in Brighton and Hove every year is nearly upon us. This year it will be happening all over the city on Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May.

This year there are over 500 acts playing The Great Escape with many more performing at The Alternative Great Escape. It sure can be daunting in choosing which acts to go and see live, but it is essential that music lovers attending the event know exactly where each venue is located. Otherwise you will more than likely miss your chosen artist or band.

So to that end, we at the Brighton & Hove News have put together a unique essential visual guide to every location listed in their Festival Map – which you can read HERE.

We trust that you will find this most rewarding during your stay in our city – WELCOME!

BRIGHTON & HOVE NEWS – THE GREAT ESCAPE VENUE GUIDE

1 Brighton Dome Concert Hall (Church Street, Brighton BN1 1UE)

Brighton Dome Concert Hall (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located behind the Royal Pavilion gardens and to the side of the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery.

2 Ditto Stage – TGE Beach Site (Brighton Beach, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1AD)

Ditto Stage – TGE Beach Site will be erected on Brighton Beach (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located directly on Brighton Beach in between Brighton Marina and Brighton Palace Pier.

3 Three Wise Cats (The Casablanca Jazz Club) (3 Middle Street, Brighton BN1 1AL)

Three Wise Cats (The Casablanca Jazz Club) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located off A259 Kings Road on the left hand side – look out for The Casablanca Jazz Club.

4 Coalition (171-181 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB)

Coalition (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located next to the beach below A259 Kings Road opposite the Middle Street turn off.

5 Concorde 2 (Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1EN)

Concorde 2 (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on Madeira Drive beach road not far from Brighton Marina.

6 Fabrica (40 Duke Street, Brighton BN1 1AG)

Fabrica (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located off of North Street in Duke Street in art gallery in a former church.

7 Jubilee Square (Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE)

Jubilee Square – this is where the stage will be built (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located next door to Jubilee Library in front of Pizza Express.

8 Green Door Store (2,3,4 Trafalgar Arches, Lower Goods Yard, Brighton BN1 4FQ)

Green Door Store (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located directly underneath Brighton Railway Station – access via top of Trafalgar Street opposite The Prince Albert.

9 Hideout (210-214 Kings Road Arches, 210 Kings Rd, Brighton, BN1 1NB)

Hideout (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located at bottom of ramp in an arch next to the beach below A259 Kings Road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

10 Horatios (Brighton Palace Pier, Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1TW)

Horatios (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on the end of Brighton Pier.

11 Komedia (44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UN)

The Komedia (front entrance) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in basement of building in Gardner Street, however entry is often via the back of the building in Regent Street off of Church Street – down the stairs on entry.

12 Komedia Studio Bar (44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UN)

Komedia Studio Bar (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in Gardner Street, however entry is often via the back of the building in Regent Street off of Church Street – turn left on entry.

13 Latest Music Bar (14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF)

Latest Music Bar (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in Manchester Street opposite the crossing to the Harvester on A259 coast road near Brighton Pier.

14 Marine Room (Harbour Hotel) (64 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NA)

Marine Room (Harbour Hotel) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located at the very bottom of West Street opposite PRYZM nightclub, where it meets the A259 Kings Road.

15 One Church (Gloucester Place, Brighton BN1 4AA)

One Church (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located next door to demolished building, a few yards south of the larger St Peter’s Church.

16 Old Ship Hotel (Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NR)

Old Ship Hotel (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on A259 coast road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

17 Patterns (Downstairs) (10 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL)

Patterns (Downstairs) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on A259 coast road across the road from the Harvester near Brighton Palace Pier – entry down steps through black gates.

18 Patterns (Upstairs) (10 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL)

Patterns (Upstairs) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on A259 coast road across the road from the Harvester near Brighton Palace Pier – entry through the main building.

19 The Prince Albert (48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ED)

The Prince Albert (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located at the very top of Trafalgar Street which is below Brighton Railway Station.

20 AIM House (Queens Hotel Downstairs) (1-3 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NS)

AIM House (Queens Hotel Downstairs) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on A259 coast road just westwards past the Brighton Palace Pier.

21 Sallis Benney Theatre (58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY)

Sallis Benney Theatre (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located through northern end Art Shop door in the University of Brighton building a few yards away from the Royal Pavilion.

22 Shooshh (214 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NB)

Shooshh (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in arches next to the beach below A259 Kings Road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

23 St Mary’s Church (61 St James’ Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1PR)

St Mary’s Church (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in church at junction with Upper and Lower Rock Gardens and St James’ Street.

24 The Arch (187-193 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NB)

The Arch (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located at bottom of ramp in an arch next to the beach below A259 Kings Road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

25 The Deep End – Beach Site (Brighton Beach, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN21AD)

The Deep End – Beach Site will be erected on Brighton Beach (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located directly on Brighton Beach in between Brighton Marina and Brighton Palace Pier.

26 The Dive Bar – Beach Site (Brighton Beach, Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN21AD)

The Dive Bar – Beach Site will be erected on Brighton Beach (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located directly on Brighton Beach in between Brighton Marina and Brighton Palace Pier.

27 The Haunt (10 Pool Valley, Brighton BN1 1NJ)

The Haunt (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located just off A259 coast road – virtually across the road from Brighton Palace Pier in the Brighton Coach Station.

28 The Hope And Ruin (11-12 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3WA)

The Hope And Ruin (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located a few yards up Queens Road from the Jubilee Clock Tower at North Street and West Street junction.

29 The Old Market (11a Upper Market Street, Hove, BN3 1AS)

The Old Market (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located south – just down from B2066 Western Road at the Hove end of the street.

30 Tempest Inn (159-161 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 1NB)

Tempest Inn (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located next to the beach below A259 Kings Road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

31 Unitarian Church (New Road, Brighton BN1 1UF)

Unitarian Church (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located behind the Royal Pavilion gardens along the road from the Theatre Royal in between Church Street and North Street.

32 Volks (3 Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1PS)

Volks (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in arches next door to gym and steps from upper level opposite Brighton Beach near Brighton Palace Pier.

33 The Walrus (10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD)

The Walrus (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located north off A259 Kings Road on Ship Street – look out for the turning with Old Ship Hotel and Fish & Chips takeaway.

34 Door 77 (formerly Bau Wow) (77 East Street, Brighton BN1 1NF)

Door 77 (formerly Wow) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located just off A259 Kings Road on the right hand side – take right hand door 77 above it NOT left door as Gentleman’s Club).

35 Fountain Head (101-102 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YE)

Fountain Head (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located towards the bottom left hand side of North Street near the junction of the A23 at Gloucester Place.

36 North Laine Brewhouse (27 Gloucester Place, Brighton, BN1 4AA)

North Laine Brewhouse (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located a stone’s throw away from St Peter’s Church at the junction of Gloucester Street and Gloucester Place.

37 Shortt’s Bar (46 St James’s Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1RG)

Shortt’s Bar (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located halfway up on the left of St James’s Street B2066 at the Chapel Street junction, next door to the Co-Operative Food store, over the road from Wentworth Street.

38 The Hub (193 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NB)

The Hub (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on ramp in an arch next to the beach below A259 Kings Road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

39 The Mucky Duck (7-9 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF)

The Mucky Duck (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located north up from the Latest Music Bar in Manchester Street near the junction of St James’s Street.

40 The Richmond (33a Richmond Place, Brighton BN2 9NA)

The Richmond (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located opposite St Peter’s Church on the junction of Richmond Place and Richmond Parade.

41 Rossi Bar (formerly The Blue Man) (8 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3WA)

Rossi Bar (formerly The Blue Man) (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located a few doors down from The Hope & Ruin in Queens Road near the Jubilee Clock Tower at North Street and West Street junction.

42 Shipwright’s Yard (73a Middle Street, Brighton BN1 1AL)

Rough location of the Shipwright’s Yard (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located a short way up on the right hand side of Middle Street off A259 Kings Road – hidden location so best look out for fellow Great Escapers milling around at entrance.

43 Help Musicians Artist Hub At The Projects (8-9 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD)

Help Musicians Artist Hub At The Projects (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located opposite the Old Ship Assembly Rooms aka Paganini Ballroom.

44 Block (101 St James’s Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP)

Block (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located halfway up on the right of St James’s Street B2066 opposite Superdrug and next door to Fish & Chip shop.

45 Dead Wax Social (18a Bond Street, Brighton BN1 1RD)

Dead Wax Social (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located in between North Street and Church Street not far from The Komedia in Gardner Street.

46 Delegate Hub At Jury’s Waterfront Inn (Promenade Lounge, Mezzanine, Atrium, TGE Conference 1&2) (Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2GS)

Delegate Hub At Jury’s Waterfront Inn (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on A259 coast road near the Queens Hotel and a short distance from Brighton Palace Pier.

47 Kooks (56 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UN)

Kooks (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located at the end of Gardner Street near the junction of Church Street and Bond Street.

48 The Cloak Room (81-82 St James’s Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1PA)

The Cloak Room (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on the right near the top of St James’s Street B2066 near the junction of New Steine.

49 British Airways i360 (Lower Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2LN)

British Airways i360 (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located on the A259 seafront road immediately in front of the ruin of the West Pier.

50* The Fortune Of War (156 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NB)

The Fortune Of War (pic Nick Linazasoro)

Located next to the beach below A259 Kings Road in between Brighton Palace Pier and the ruin of the West Pier.

*Not shown on The Great Escape map.

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  1. Martin J Reply

    Fantastic to see them all photographed, a very useful guide, thanks B&H News!

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