Hello, I'm Cat S.

Welcome to Brighton Unitarian Church. Our church welcomes all who wish to worship in an atmosphere of mutual respect and freedom. We are a diverse and vibrant community and do not insist that each person has the same beliefs. We provide a caring environment with spiritual depth, without dogma, offering a community resource to diverse groups in congruence with our values, promoting a diversity of Unitarianism nationally, with a concern for a more compassionate world. We are a member of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, the umbrella organisation for British Unitarians. Our magnificent stuccoed Greek Revival building, inspired by the ancient temple of Theseus in Athens, occupies a prominent position near the corner of Church Street and New Road in the centre of Brighton, near the Royal Pavilion in the heart of the cultural quarter of the city. It has enjoyed Grade II listed status since 1952. Our weekly church services take place on Sundays at 11am and the church is open for spiritual nourishment on Wednesday lunchtimes. We are proud to house two lovely grand pianos - a Steinway in the church and a Blüthner in the church hall, which are regularly tuned and can be booked for rehearsals and used by hirers of the space. We hold weekly fundraising concerts in the church on Friday lunchtimes (12.30-1.15pm, suggested donation £5, refreshments available from midday) showcasing both top local talent and touring musicians from across the globe. We also host a wide variety of music events of all genres within our reverberant walls, as well as weddings, funerals and naming ceremonies. Both the church and church hall are used by local groups and charities for regular activities, from lectures to yoga, dance classes to art, and choir rehearsals to counselling and support groups. Please see our website for further details: www.brightonunitarian.org.uk

Reviews from Guests (15)

  • NR

    Wonderful room with great acoustics and a beautiful piano, all in working order. Will definitely come back!

    Naomi RJanuary 2024

  • EK

    Lovely host, and the acoustics are beautiful! Love singing here.

    Emily KNovember 2023

  • CD

    A very warm welcome, an incredible piano and a great place :) I fully recommend !

    Clarisse DNovember 2023

  • SE

    Warm welcome. It was good to be back at the Unitarian church and play their lovely Bluthner. Gorgeous piano. A really peaceful space to practice and good host.

    Sarah EOctober 2023

  • FT

    Cat was lovely and the space was very beautiful!

    Fin TJuly 2023

  • FT

    Was great! Communication was great as well, was very quick with responses!

    Fin TJuly 2023

  • MB

    Love coming here! Great experience as always!

    Mia BMay 2023

  • EC

    Really nice practice room and welcoming staff!

    Evelyn CFebruary 2023

  • RL

    Beautiful piano and amazing acoustics in the room. Will absolutely practice again there.

    Richard LFebruary 2023

  • MB

    Great experience, love coming here! Great acoustics

    Mia BFebruary 2023

  • FL

    A fantastic space and a great instrument. They make me feel very welcome and they were very accommodating!! I’ll definitely will try to go back when in Brighton again .

    Fabio LOctober 2022

  • CV

    Fantastic piano and space, polite and friendly host. Unfortunately was interrupted fairly consistently by people passing through, and the advertised microphones and speakers I’m told weren’t usable.

    Chris VSeptember 2022

  • Paul T

    Really great venue and piano - very helpful and friendly team. Highly recommended!

    Paul TOctober 2021

  • JF

    Thank you. We had an enjoyable afternoon.

    Jacky FAugust 2021

  • ZK

    Great venue, easy booking

    Zhanna KMay 2021

Reviews from Hosts (0)