Sweet@The Poets

sweet poets

Sweet@The Poets is an intimate space, bringing together comedy, spoken word, music, and small scale theatre upstairs in the welcoming and colourful The Poets Ale And Smoke House, Hove.

With a wide selection of drinks, snugs, outdoor spaces and fantastic food, we’ve got your afternoon or night of entertainment covered!


Sweet@The Poets Box Office

Our box office is open from half an hour before each performance until our last show finishes during Brighton Fringe.

Brighton Fringe Box Office

Tickets for all of our Brighton Fringe events can be purchased through the Brighton Fringe Box Office. Find out more about their box offices and opening hours here.


Sweet@The Poets is not fully accessible

Please note for events at Sweet@The Poets, the venue is located up one flight of stairs and is not fully accessible to those with wheelchairs or mobility issues.

Our Brighton venues are open to all ages

Children are more than welcome in the Poets, as long as they’re with a responsible adult. The Poets is also dog-friendly.

How to find us

  • Sweet@The Poets

    Brighton & Hove Sussex BN3 5BF United Kingdom

Perform With Us

May Theatre Festival

Applications for all venues available for our 2024 May Theatre Festival are open from October 2023. Technical details of all of the spaces that will be available can be found here.

Applications for 2024 are being accepted through our application form.

Year Round in Brighton

If you're interested in bringing your show to Sweet Venues in Brighton please get in touch with info@sweetvenues.com.

Our gorgeous theatres also plays host to regular acting and improv workshops, so do get in touch if you’re looking to stretch your creative limits.