Student and ECR Social evening on the Pier

Brighton Pier

Student and Early Career Researcher social
Brighton Palace Pier 

Tuesday 25th April, 20.00 - 23.30 BST

The University of Sussex invites you to join fellow students and ECRs at Horatio's Sports Bar, on the iconic Brighton Palace Pier, for a fun and friendly evening of entertainment, food, drink and more, as part of the International Festival of Neuroscience.

Fukashima Dolphin

Dance the night away with Fukashima Dolphin

We are absolutely delighted to be joined by Fukushima Dolphin, a Psychadelic Pop/Rock band based in Brighton.

Their sound is a fusion of catchy melodies with evocative lyrics, bendy guitars, harmonies, 12 string guitars, vocoder/synth and driving rhythms. Check out Fukashima Dolphin's YouTube channel.

Test your brain! 

Start the evening with by testing your brain in our fun neuroscience quiz/brain bingo...with prizes on offer!

Venue and directions

Brighton Palace Pier is just a 9 minute walk from the conference (at The Brighton Centre), along Brighton's beautiful seafront.
Address: Brighton Palace Pier, Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1TW

Food and refreshments

Tickets include a fish and chip cone (or vegan/vegetarian equivalent), and an alcoholic (house glass of wine or draft beer), or non-alcoholic drink. Additional refreshments can be purchased at the venue.


Please contact Olivia Long ([email protected]) if you have any questions.


How to book your place

Tickets cost £22.50 (inclusive of VAT), and can either be purchased

  1. during your Festival meeting registration
  2. separately via this booking form

We look forward to seeing you there!

Brighton Pier


The Festival of Neuroscience is run by BNA Events Ltd (Company number 07784689), a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Neuroscience Association (Company Number: 04307833, Registered Charity No: 1103852).