29 June 2024

Armed Forces Day

Brighton — 30 June 2024

Brighton & Hove Bandstand Armed Forces Day Concert

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
United Kingdom

Sit back and listen to a glorious afternoon of free music from the Burgess Hill Military Marching Youth Band to celebrate Armed Forces Day in Brighton and Hove 2024 .

Brighton & Hove Council are pleased to mark Armed Forces Day 2024 by hosting a Sunday afternoon concert in our beautifully restored vintage seaside Band Stand with the famous Sussex based Burgess Hill Military Marching Youth Band.
They present two half hour concerts of well known music, a celebration of popular and military band music that raised morale and kept the residents of Sussex and Great Britain singing during the long hard years of the Second World War. The band are big, bold and beautiful and create a wonderful nostalgic and rhythmic sound.
Come join us, grab a deck chair, drink, sit back and enjoy this vibrant free concert.

The Mayor of Brighton and Hove will open the concert, arriving together with veterans from the Royal Sussex Regiment who will be attending the Boars Head Remembrance event in the city centre that morning.
You can learn more about the Battle of Boards Head Remembrance here:

Deck Chairs are free, as is the concert, there are a host of cafes alongside the fully licensed Bandstand cafe directly underneath.
Regency Square carpark is the closest, with seafront busses running from the Railway Station & city center to the i360 close by, and the bandstand is a glorious level walk along our world famous promenade.

Concert starts 1:30
Break at 2pm for refreshments
2:30 second half

Free, no tickets, first come first served for desk chairs, there is reserved seating for veterans, disabled and older peoples who wish to attend.

The Bandstand, from 1884 is one of the finest examples of a Victorian seaside bandstand still surviving in England today.