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Venue Guide: The Haunt

Directly opposite Brighton’s iconic pier is a special live music and club venue called The Haunt. They’ve been bringing banging bands to Brighton for over 20 years. Here’s why you should go:

This is an incredibly dynamic multi-purpose venue space. The Haunt is the main screening room of an old converted cinema consisting of a large main room with a raised staging area, bar & big screen, overlooked by a mezzanine level floor with balcony & upstairs bar.

Address: The Haunt, 10 Pool Valley, Brighton, BN1 1NJ



Brief History

This venue is a converted cinema which is now a fully licensed music and night club venue featuring a variety of nights. This conversion took place in 1997 and now The Haunt is revered as one of the best venues in Brighton today.

How many people does it hold? 375

Who has played there?

2manydjs, Rizzle Kicks, Foster The People, Wild Beasts, Palma Violets, Peace and many more have graced the stage.

How do I get there?

The Haunt is located in Pool Valley coach station opposite Brighton Pier easily accessible by bus, 1km away from Brighton station and Hove Station just 2.8km away.

Where should I eat?

Burger Brothers … nuff said.

Where can I stay?

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Ticketweb Tip: This venue has three floors. The top two have seating and a more relaxed vibe meaning if its so hot down there you can go upstairs and have a chill out if needed.

Where can you carry on the party?

Monday to Friday their license allows them to be open till 3am and on Saturdays 4am meaning you can stay on ! There are also loads of bars close to the The Haunt where you can continue having fun.

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