Events & experiences at Sea Life Brighton


SEA LIFE Marine Conservation and Careers Evening: 15th October

6pm - 10pm
Join us for a fascinating evening where you can chat to numerous marine experts at their stands, listen to some entertaining and educational presentations, and discover what you can do to help our struggling marine environment all in the surrounds of the world's oldest operating aquarium.

Who knows, you may find a new hobby, passion or even career!

We will not be charging for this amazing and unusual event. We will however be asking for donations on the night with all monies going towards conservation charities.

Confirmed attendees:

  • Galapagos Conservation Trust
  • The Marine Conservation Society (MCS)
  • Manta Trust
  • Wise Oceans
  • SEA LIFE Trust
  • Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC)
  • Sussex Wildlife Trust

And many more!
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LEGO Deep Sea Explorers event at SEA LIFE


June 1st - August 31st

SEA LIFE Brighton is hosting a special treat this summer…a chance to explore the secrets of the ocean and become a LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorer!

Pirate Flag

Pirate Week: 14th - 20th September

ARRR, Shiver me timbers! It'll be no place for ye lily-livered landlubbers from 14th to 20th September, when SEA LIFE Brighton celebrates Pirate Week! Fancy dress is encouraged, and we'll provide the treasure map...

Octopus and Child

Octopus Week: 5th - 11th October

Did you know Octopus have three hearts each? During Octopus Week we'll be bringing you lots of fun facts and activities so you can learn all about these incredible animals.

Octonauts Training Academy Logo

Join the Octonauts Academy!

17th October - 8th November

Enrol your pre-schoolers at the all new Octonauts Training Academy and they'll learn what it takes to become a member of the crew! As cadets, they'll master the specialities of their favourite characters across 6 fun zones, meet Captain Barnacles and Kwazii in person and then be rewarded for completing their training with a very special Octonauts medal and certificate!

Lion fish

Venom Weekend: 31st October and 1st November

This Halloween we'll be highlighting the more dangerous inhabitants of our oceans for Venom Weekend!

Previous events at SEA LIFE

Sandbar Shark at SEA LIFE Brighton

Shark Week: 13th - 19th July

In July we celebrated Shark Week! A mix of interactive presentations and fun family activities told guests everything you need to know about sharks, their threatened world and how everyone can do a little bit to help make a big change.

Ancient Oceans 23rd - 31st May

May half term (23rd-31st May) for Ancient Oceans!

We had a range of fun and interesting activities during May half term where visitors learned about the fascinating history of the ocean and the evolution of many mesmerising sea life creatures, some of which have been around for over 200 million years - outliving the dinosaurs!
We dug for fossils, had new talks and an Ancient Oceans trail around the attraction to follow!

We also completed a Turtle Rowathon across the bank holiday weekend (22nd - 25th May) during which we raised over £1500 for Sea Turtle conservation.

Rainforest Week at SEA LIFE Brighton

Rainforest Week: 18th - 26th April 2015

During April, we held Rainforest Week!
During Rainforest Week we celebrated Nina, our Green Anaconda's birthday, had origami frog races (using recycled paper of course!) and hosted bug handling in our Rainforest Adventure area. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter pages for more event news as we have it!

Spongebob and his co-stars in Sponge out of Water


To celebrate the launch of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, SEA LIFE Brighton hosted SPONGEBOB’S SPONGEHUNT! Visitors helped SpongeBob find his friends hidden throughout SEA LIFE Brighton so that they could go on their most super-heroic adventure yet to find the missing Krabby Patty formula.

Private events at SEA LIFE Brighton

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Opening Hours

Last entry 1hr prior to closing

Open Daily
10am - 6pm

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