Standing strong on Brighton’s infamous Marine Parade, Patterns has become the go-to destination to experience forward-thinking music in Brighton. The basement club acts as a safe space for club culture, welcoming hundreds of people through the doors week in, week out. Patterns also hosts plenty of live music, with regular jazz, indie and pop acts. Converted from an art deco hotel, 10 Marine Parade is an iconic building with a long and impressive musical history, previously Ted Potters Music Bar and the infamous Escape Club.
The basement rave cave is designed purely for dancing; sonic enhancements come from an L’Acoustics sound system – a key component for live acts and DJs alike. Fridays at the venue are led by Foundations, formed in 2017 the brand works with the cities best promoters to explore the sounds of drum & bass, grime, dubstep, UKG, bassline and everything in between. Saturdays cater for house, techno, electro, disco and all manner of other genres, reserved for the venue’s, ‘Patterns with’, ‘Patterns invites’ and quarterly residency series amongst many other event concepts.
The venue’s stylish ground floor is an open, warm space to while away the days; drinking cocktails, craft beers and enjoy a varied programme of music and culture events. The ground floor also boasts a hand built DJ booth upstairs, powered by a bespoke Ohm PA. Packed with original art deco features and stunning natural light; it’s a lush area where monolithic mirrors meet with industrial concrete and green neon dances off Twin Peaks-esque panelling. Patterns South facing wood-decked terrace is built for sunshine and sipping. An urban oasis of tropical potted palms, bright pastel coloured furniture and upcycled oil drum tables, the elevated space boasts unrivalled sea views.