Sweet@The Welly

duke of wellington exterior

Sweet@The Welly is an intimate space, bringing together comedy, spoken word, music, and small scale theatre to the very heart of Brighton, only five minutes away from Brighton Station on Upper Gloucester Road.

With a wide selection of drinks and the best menu of pies in Brighton, we’ve got your afternoon or night of entertainment covered!

historic welly exterior

historic welly exterior

Sweet Venues is delighted to offer a wide-range of venue options in Brighton, with our amazing year-round offerings, as well as numerous pop-up spaces for the duration of the Brighton Fringe.

From our beginnings with The Dukebox Theatre, which opened at The Iron Duke in November 2012, and played host to a variety of shows, including theatre, comedy, cabaret, music, and poetry. The theatre won the Latest Award for Best Venue at the Brighton Festival and Fringe in 2013.

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sweet poster wall 1


Sweet@The Welly 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 Welly is not fully accessible

Please note for events at Sweet@The Welly, 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 Welly, as long as they’re with a responsible adult. The Welly is also dog-friendly.

How to find us

  • Sweet@The Welly

    Brighton & Hove East Sussex BN1 3LQ

Perform With Us

Brighton Fringe

Applications for all venues available for Brighton Fringe 2022 are open from October 2021. Technical details of all of the spaces that will be available for Brighton Fringe can be found here.

Applications for Brighton Fringe 2022 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.