About the Arts Diary

The Arts Diary is printed quarterly and distributed free throughout Brighton, Hove and surrounding areas.

Member groups submit events for free listings and these are also listed in our Arts Diary Online.

The printed Arts Diary also accepts advertisements from both members and non-members.

Further details of distribution and how you can be included are below.

Use our contact form for any Arts Diary queries.


The Arts Diary is produced quarterly in February, May, August and November.

Recently 7000 issues have been printed perissue, though this does vary form time to time.

They are distributed throughout Brighton, Hove, Shoreham, Lewes, Rottingdean, and other local areas. You can find them in libraries, information points, community centres/community theatres, pubs and coffee shops, from the end of the months above.

There you will find all the listings of events from our member groups for the quarter, often with photos of the performers.

Lists are in sections by type of event as well as by date.

How can you feature in the Arts Diary?

Not-for-profit groups and charities can apply to become members. You will then be requested to send in listings of all your arts-based events that are open to the public, by the deadlines below. Photos are also very welcome. Listings in the Arts Diary are FREE and only available to member groups.

Adverts, see below, are charged at a reduced price to members. See the Join section of this website for more details.


Anyone can advertise in the Arts Diary on any subject*.

The current prices are as follows for non-members (A full page is A5 portrait):

Full page £100

Half page £50

Quarter page £25

Member groups get a 25% discount on these prices.

Please contact us using our contact form before the deadlines below if you are thinking of taking out an advertisement in that issue. The copy will be needed by these dates.

* We reserve the right to reject unsuitable adverts.


Deadlines for listings and advert copy

For events in March to May – Deadline 31 January

For events in June to August – Deadline 30 April

For events in September to November – Deadline 31st July

For events in December to February – Deadline 31st October