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On since 2022

Last update: November 2023

About Fabrica

Based in the heart of Brighton, East Sussex is Fabrica, a wedding venue and former regency church. This facility has stunning stained glass windows, a 10.5-metre-high ceiling, and a traditional wooden overhead balcony. This venue offers an ample open space that can comfortably hold 130 seated guests and gives you the flexibility to decorate to suit your personal taste.

Facilities and Capacity

The regency church that this venue is hosted in was originally built in 1817. It has been renovated into a contemporary art gallery and event space in the historic Lanes areas of Brighton. This site is in close proximity to the Brighton seafront and station, offering convenience and amenities for all guests. This flexible and spacious venue acts as a blank canvas to make your reception happen exactly as you imagine.

Services Offered

You may dry hire Fabrica to make your day happen exactly as you imagine, using our experience and guidance to organise your own catering and decorations. With a dedicated event manager available to guide you through each step of your wedding journey, you will receive a stress-free experience and expert advice. This venue has hosted such themes as End of the Pier, Alice in Wonderland and Christmas.

  • Use Fabrica as a blank canvas to make your reception happen exactly as you imagine
  • Located in the historic Lanes area of Brighton
  • Within close proximity to the Brighton seafront and station
  • Contemporary art gallery in a former regency Church built in 1817
  • Maximum capacity of 130 people

  • Woman-owned
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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Coastal weddings
Unusual weddings
In the city
Unique weddings

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Reviews for Fabrica

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Emily W. Sent on 01/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A unique venue in the heart of Brighton's historic Lanes

As soon as we stepped inside, we knew Fabrica was going to be the perfect reception venue for our city wedding. An incredible tranquil space amid the buzz of Brighton's bustling Lanes, we booked well ahead of time and built up a great relationship with the events staff at Fabrica. The result was an incredibly smooth running day. We couldn't be happier with how it all went and Fabrica was the perfect backdrop for it all. Highly, highly recommend!
Briony E. Sent on 08/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

The most beautiful wedding venue

I honestly can’t recommend the Fabrica venue or staff enough. The best team.
Sermin Sent on 29/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Our perfect day!

My husband and I had a Christmas wedding at Fabrica at the end of December 2022 and we could not have been more thrilled with them.
From the beginning of our journey we were given all the important information about what a wedding at Fabrica could look like, including restrictions. This was brilliant as it enabled us to make an informed choice with no hidden surprises.
For us there was no other contender. Fabrica in right in the centre of Brighton and is completely private unlike many hotels. It is an empty space which means you can create your perfect look. The team are incredibly helpful at giving you various companies to check out and we were able to tailor everything to fit us. Also the space is so beautiful that if you were on a tighter budget, you could get away with minimal décor because of the building's natural character.
The team both in the run up and on the day were exceptional. They are friendly and efficient, they truly made it such a positive experience and worked well with coordinating the band, caterers and various deliveries.
We cannot recommend this hidden jewel enough- it was perfect for us.
Stacey S. Sent on 05/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

The Dream venue and Organisers

We cannot thank the team at Fabrica enough for everything they did to make our special day everything we wanted and more! The team were faultless from the first meeting to the post wedding clear down. They were such a pleasure to work with and nothing was too much trouble or too small a question.

Our wedding was rearranged three times due to the pandemic, which could have been a very stressful situation. The team were flexible, calming, reassuring and always had our best interests at heart.

The space itself is unique and beautiful. It is a wonderful canvas to make your own or leave it is... It was perfect for exactly what we wanted.

Living in Brighton meant that we wanted to celebrate our big day in the heart of our city / home. Fabrica allowed us to do exactly that in stunning style.

We are so pleased we chose it as our venue!
Camille O. Sent on 04/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wouldn't have changed it for the world!!

Two people had recommended Fabrica (a not for profit) as a wedding venue, and we are so pleased who chose it! Right in the middle of the beautiful lanes, Fabrica has repurposed the church to host wedding parties! Elin, our main point of contact, was fabulous from the outset and was very helpful and responsive, and the team in the run up and on the day were super. This venue is a complete blank canvas and you have so much flexibility, you really can make it your own (they provide a list of their recommended suppliers but that doesn't necessarily mean you have to go with those options). Equally, we managed to get into the venue by 11am on Friday to put up the lights, arrange the table and chairs as well as the decorations and didn't have to clean up until the Monday which is something quite rare with wedding venues. The entire day was absolutely magical and stress free! I would definitely encourage anyone getting married to get married here! The day was perfect. The only negative comment I would say is it that the parking situation isn't great given it is in the middle of town..but other than that, for us, it was a no brainer!
Jane M. Sent on 28/02/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you!

Just wanted to thank all the staff for making it such a special day for us all. You were all so helpful with setting up, clearing away and on the day.
Kim. Sent on 21/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Best. Day. Ever.

We could not speak more highly about Elin, the team at Fabrica and the venue itself. Stunning space, helpful, engaging and relaxed staff in a brilliant location, Anything we suggested was met with enthusiasm and suggestions to better our ideas. If something went wrong - no problem, they sorted it. They went above and beyond to help - even packing away our furniture - saving a job and our heads on Monday morning!
Liz Sent on 25/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The staff were an absolute pleasure to work with.

We met the event manager times leading up to the wedding and they were always so helpful and prepared, clearly communicating and articulating any relevant points we needed to know about or that were outstanding. When we were designing the decor for the venue, again she made helpful suggestions but was never interfering. Her warm personality and reassuring manner is just want a bride and her wedding planner need in the lead up to the big day. It would be a pleasure to work with them and at Fabrica again.
Charlotte Sent on 25/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Fabrica was the most amazing venue!

From the beginning we knew it was a very special place. The fact we could do what we wanted in the space was such a bonus. It meant we could design our reception just the way we wanted and because of that it is a memory that will stay prominent with us forever. All our guests were so impressed with the space, and it looked so beautiful with all our decorations. The staff were so brilliant before and on the day.
Mrs. Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

For us it was all completely wonderful.

At last a quiet moment to write to you to thank. The building is just magnificent and was the perfect venue for our wedding celebrations. We were thrilled how everything came together so brilliantly with contributions from so many, all working together to make it happen.

I was very impressed indeed with your easy and helpful communication beforehand as well as all your hard work the day before and during the wedding. You were all so friendly, polite and organised, and coordinated and managed the day amazingly. We cannot thank you enough for everything. For us it was all completely wonderful.
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