Resources for New Media Freelancers in Brighton


Wired Sussex has many resources freelancers can take advantage of, including a Projects Board listing available work and members directory. They also hold occasional networking events in Brighton.

Shared Office Space

The Skiff have coworking space available most days and also occasionally full time desk space. They’re in the North Laine area, a few minutes from Brighton Station. Many local tech events use The Skiff in the evenings for their talks and meet ups.

Platf9rm have an extremely well appointed coworking space in central Brighton and will be opening a new space in Hove Town Hall in late 2017. They offer a mix of hot desks, full time desks, and small to medium sized offices so are perfect for someone trying to grow their business.

The Werks has several shared offices around Brighton, some of which offer coworking or maker spaces.

The Dock Hub – coworking space quite near Hove station, north of the cricket ground.

Farm member Nathan Pope has two sets of desk space in Kemptown, which is very well suited to freelancers on that side of the city.

Digital Freelance have desks available to rent within their nice office on St James’s Street in Kemptown.

Brighton Games Collective is a non-profit working space and community network managed by game developers for people making games. It provides an environment for small companies and freelance developers to work side by side, sharing their resources, experience and talent.

Local Networking Groups

Wired Sussex have an excellent events calendar which you should find useful if you’re looking for local meetings.

Brighton Farm for new media freelancers, find out more about us all over this site.

Brighton Business Curry Club is a monthly business networking event, combining meeting interesting people with eating good curry.

Niche Local Groups

Async run talks and meetings about using JavaScript & the latest HTML elements in your sites and apps.

WordUp Brighton – monthly meeting for people using WordPress to power their website. Including talks covering all areas of web and business.

Brighton iPhone Creators for people making apps and sites for smartphones and tablets (not restricted to iOS, although their name implies this, Android & other platforms welcome).

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