Bear RunsEventsUK

Brighton Bear Weekend 2021 is just days away! Here’s what to expect!

The 10th annual LIVE Brighton Bear Weekend 2021, the long-awaited community event, is now only a matter of days away! 

Having held a series of virtual events last year, due to COVID-19 lockdowns, the organizers of Brighton Bear Weekend have confirmed an exciting, varied live schedule for this coming weekend! Bears, their friends and supporters will be treated to what is billed as “four days of furry fun in the sun” (all venues in Kemptown, Brighton), which will include:

Thursday, July 22 – Quiz Night – The Camelford Arms (7pm-11pm)

Friday, July 23 – Welcome Party (Stage 1) – Dorset Gardens (5pm-8pm). Featuring cabaret by Dave The Bear @ 6:30pm, as well as a special preview of the Mr Brighton Bear 2021 contestants.

Friday, July 23  – Welcome Party (Stage 2) at The Amsterdam Bar & Kitchen (8pm-11pm). Featuring Mr Brighton Bear 2021 Final, presented by Miss Brighton 2021 and sponsored by Bear 107.

Saturday, July 24 – The legendary BBW Garden Party – Dorset Gardens (12pm-6pm). Featuring the Lunch Positive Kitchen, the ever popular Al’s Bar, more than a dozen merchandise and community stalls, plus an incredible line up of performers. Proceedings compered by JonBee.

Please Note: Attendance of The Lions Barber Collective, an international collection of top barbers who have come together to help raise awareness for the prevention of suicide, has been confirmed, and will include a dedicated marquee at Dorset Gardens.

Saturday, July 24 – Bear-a-oke – Upstairs @ Bar Broadway (630pm-930pm). Featuring Candi Rell-Dq and JonBee.

Sunday, July 25 – Sunday Roast – Amsterdam Bar & Kitchen (1230pm-6pm). Featuring cabaret by Drag With No Name.

Sunday, July 25 – UnderBears – Upstairs @ Bar Broadway (10pm-late!) –- the underwear party that is never brief!

For more details, visit, and follow Brighton Bear Weekend on Facebook! 

BWM Staff

Our Staff Writing Team works hard to bring you great content and share news & events from the bear community and beyond.