Local support for the cultural sector and tourism

Get support and information at the cultureinourcity.com website. The updated site is a one-stop-shop to support the local cultural sector through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

VisitBrighton has created a business hub with COVID-19 resources, guides and advice. This is updated regularly as new information comes in.

Cultural organisations in Brighton & Hove have come together to respond to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the city’s arts and events sector and wider community. 

Read their report, The ABCD for Cultural Recovery.

Hosting Events

We are working in partnership to prepare for the safe return of events in the city in line with the government’s roadmap out of lockdown.

As restrictions are gradually lifted, you can read our advice on how to host events safely.

Hospitality businesses

National guidance for the visitor economy is available at the VisitBritain website

Hospitality venues like restaurants, bars and pubs will also be gradually re-opening. See our guidance for retail and hospitality businesses.

Ceremonies and appointments

Brighton & Hove Register Office is offering face-to-face appointments for Birth Registration and Notices of Marriage and Civil partnership. Death Registrations continue to be via telephone.

Get more information about births, deaths, marriages, civil partnership and citizenship in Brighton & Hove.

Please check the latest guidance on: