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Welcome to Artista, the vibrant heartbeat of Brighton’s artistic scene, located just a stone’s throw away from the picturesque seafront and the iconic Brighton Pavilion in the heart of The Lanes. Artista is not just a venue; it’s a creative sanctuary, an intimate independent event space where artistic expression knows no bounds.

Step inside our cozy arts bar, where the ambiance exudes warmth and creativity. The atmosphere is reminiscent of a front-room feel, inviting you to unwind and immerse yourself in the artistic wonders that unfold within these walls. Artista is a versatile haven, hosting an eclectic mix of events that include captivating art exhibitions, soul-stirring live music performances, engaging theater acts, evocative poetry readings, and side-splitting comedy shows. Every visit promises a unique experience, as our diverse program showcases the best of Brighton’s artistic talent.

At Artista, audience participation isn’t just encouraged; it’s celebrated. This is a space that thrives on creative spontaneity, where artists and art enthusiasts come together to share their passion and craft. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or an appreciative spectator, you’ll find a welcoming community here, ready to embrace your creativity and celebrate your artistry.

Our calendar is alive with laughter as we host comedy nights every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, guaranteeing you a barrel of laughs and a night to remember. If music is your soul’s language, join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month for electrifying live music events that will set your spirit free.

Looking for a venue to host your private event? Artista offers a unique and versatile performance/event space available for private hire. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, a corporate gathering, or a creative workshop, our space can be tailored to suit your needs, ensuring your event is as unique and memorable as our regular programming.

In our cozy cafe-bar, conversations flow as freely as the creativity that permeates the air. Artista is more than just a venue; it’s a community, a place where artists and art lovers come together to celebrate the beauty of artistic expression.

For more information and bookings, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Come, be inspired, and let your creativity flourish at Artista, where every moment is a masterpiece waiting to be created.

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Regular Events

The Secret Comedy Club Fridays

The Secret Comedy Club Saturdays

See You Next Tuesday! Open Mic & New Material Comedy Night

The Gag Factory