Here at Wriggle, we want to help you get the utmost out of your city, expand your horizons and save a little money in the process.
And what’s not to like about enjoying the things you love and at the end of it keeping some lovely change to spend on other things? Better still, you get to flash that cash in beautiful Brighton in the middle of summer!
Lettuce celebrate the sun! If you’re lost on what to do with that wad piling up in your purse, don’t fear: we’ve put together a list of our top 10 under £10 things that we’re planning to do this summer.
Brighton Big Screen is back, and we’re looking forward to rocking up to the beach in our sandals and blankets for a cheeky screen. Wriggle will also be partnering up with the event this year, so be on the look-out for some special Wriggles coming your way. Cinematic highlights this year include Star Wars: The Force Awakens on 17th June and Jaws the following day.
Tickets range from £3 – £7
Soak up some scenery and cool Brighton breeze from the top of an open top bus, from the city center to popular destinations in the South Downs National Park. If you arrive by train, you can buy two single or return tickets for the price of one!
Buses run on weekends and bank holidays throughout the year, and the Devil’s Dyke route runs seven days a week from 13th June to 9th September.
Tickets range from £3 to £8.50
Unwind at Preston Park this August at the two-day Brighton Thai Festival. Experience the taste of Thailand, with traditional Thai massages and a unique eating competition on hand – there’s even a Thai beer garden and children’s play area to cater for the young and knackered. Peachy.
£3 adult tickets, under 5’s go free
All work and no play? Give the Painting Pottery Café a call to a book a late night painting session until 10pm every Thursday evening. Snacks and bottles are more than welcome at this friendly venue along North Road.
£5 deposit per person
Join hundreds of exhibitors at the largest food and drink festival in the South of England. Missed out in spring? Don’t fret, just go along to its August run for a variety of indoor and outdoor events, tutorials and of course super tasty nosh! Orange you glad we mentioned it?
Enjoy quality play at the Castle Snooker and Leisure Club, and while away the hours at one of its 13 full-size snooker tables, and ten 8-ball pool tables spread over two floors.
Table rates: 10am-5pm – £5ph, 5pm-close – £6.50ph
Challenge your taste buds at the infamous Fiery Foods Festival this September – OK, so it’s not really summer, but we couldn’t keep it off the list! Past contenders will be back in 2016 to take on various chilli-eating contests throughout the day, and a range of exhibitors will be showcasing their wares, from Firefly BBQ and Grillz, to Tasty Thai Cuisine and Zing Vodka.
£5 per day, £8 on the weekend, under 16s go free!
The Brighton Rock Shop firmly believes that any occasion can be celebrated with sweet sticks of rock, and we agree. Get your hands on a whopping 20 sticks of Brighton rock for under a tenner.
10 sticks – £3.50
Relive your good old days of childhood laser warfare at Brighton’s multi-level Laser Zone – a perfect place for ducking into during a rainy day.
Tickets range from £5.50 to £5.99
Take a stroll inside the Brighton Museum to inspect its many trinkets from Brighton and around the world. If you’re a Brighton and Hove resident, take along proof of address to enter the building for free.
Visitor tickets range from £3 to £8.50
That’s your summer sorted! Let us know how far your extra cash stretched on our Twitter feed and remember to keep your eyes peeled for our latest sets of offers across the city.