Where can I find patterns?

You can work at how to reach the venue through the info provided on our ‘Contact’ page.

How can I find out what is going on at the venue?

All events are listed on our website calendar, on Facebook or through our main ticket outlet Ticket Tannoy.

How do I buy tickets for events at Patterns?

You can purchase all tickets through our main ticket outlet Ticket Tannoy, or alternatively through Resident Advisor – Ticket holders get priority entry to club events, please join the outer queue on arrival and have your ID & ticket/s ready for scanning. Remember ticket holders are only gaurenteed entry before midnight.  If you arrive after you may have to wait to enter if the venue is at capacity.

Ticket outlets say the event is sold out, will there be tickets available on the door?

Patterns keeps an open door/easy clubbing policy and does not ‘sell out’ the capacity of the venue (with rare exception inc. NYE).

Limited Advance Tickets entitle guaranteed priority entry for the organised types! There will ALWAYS be plenty more on the door for early arrivers!

Do you provide a cloakroom?

Yes we provide a cloakroom in the club, open during live shows and club events. We charge £1 per item for coats & jackets etc. We do not charge for bags so please make use of the cloakroom if your not traveling lite! Please make note or take a picture of your ticket number, should you loose your ticket during the night please notify staff immediately. When depositing items please provide us with either your initials or the last four digits of your phone number as added security. CCTV is in operation in the cloakroom and across the venue.

If I have bought a ticket, is there a time that I must arrive before?

Tickets guarantees admission before midnight; please arrive promptly to avoid disappointment & queuing. Entry remains at the discretion of management.

Can I get on a discounted or free guest list?

We do not offer a discounted or free guest list to the public. Guest list spots are reserved for DJ’s guests, press, staff, competition winners, friends and businesses affiliated with the venue.

What are your opening hours?

Normal opening times:


Mon – CLOSED (available for private hire)

Tues – CLOSED (available for private hire)

Weds – CLOSED (available for private hire)

Thursday – 7pm – Late

Friday – 5pm – Late

Saturday – 5pm – Late

Sunday – CLOSED (available for private hire)


Do I need to bring proof of age/ID?

Yes always bring a valid proof of your identity regardless of your age.

We can only accept Passports, Driving Licenses or Home Office approved proof of age cards. That must all be valid, in date, and a photo ID. Photocopies and student ID cards cannot be accepted as a valid form of identification. ALL ID MUST BE IN DATE.

We want to ensure all our customers have a safer night out, so we operate the ScanNet biometric entry system. Upon entry we will scan your ID, the system will also record video and still imagery of you during the scan process.  This information is stored securely and will only be use in the event of an incident or when requested by the authorities.


Find further info on our door policy here and info on data protection here.

Does the venue hold age restrictions?

We operated challenge 25. You must be over 18 to enter Patterns. However, some live shows and daytime events carry different restrictions. Please see the event listings for more details. Everyone wanting to come in must present a valid ID regardless of appearance or age when requested by staff.

Find further info on our door policy here and info on data protection here.

Is there a dress code?

We operate a casual dress code so jeans and trainers are allowed.

We do not permit football shirts or sportswear such as flip-flops, tracksuits or joggers.

What is your music policy?

Fridays at Patterns encourage more experimental & heavier sounds, from techno to IDM, drum & bass to grime. This is often a chance for external promoters to showcase their styles.Saturdays at Patterns appeal to a wider market of sounds, with Disco, House, Techno & Electronica being the predominant genres. This night is predominantly in-house, with a few exceptions that still stick to our policy.For any other information about our nights with regards to events specigics such as what DJ’s are playing – you can call the office on +44 (0)1273 894777 or email us on info@patternsbrighton.com

Can our band play at the venue?

Yes we are open to live music bookings, please contact Adam on adam@mothershipgroup.com

Can I DJ at the venue?

We currently have a full resident roster, but are always happy to receive mixes from the public for future consideration. These must include a track list & be no longer than 60 minutes. Please email any submissions to neil@patternsbrighton.com

Who do I contact about table bookings & private hire?

For private hire contact manager@patternsbrighton.com

To reserve you can email us or book through our Design My Night widget here.

I want to speak to the manager, whom do I contact?

Please contact our General Manager on manager@patternsbrighton.com

I want to put on an event at the venue, whom do I contact?

For event proposals & ideas please contact Paul Gibson on paul@patternsbrighton.com

I may have lost something at the venue, who do I contact about this?

If you over-indulged & ‘misplaced something’, or actually lost something of yours at the venue, please phone us between 10am-6pm. If your item has been found or you left something  in the cloakroom (and still have the ticket !)you can collect at the following times:Please be patient in receiving a reply!

Where do I find out if you have any job positions available?

We regularly hire for a range of positions at Patterns, with updates regularly posted to our website. We often look for the following positions:Barstaff, Floor staff, Venue reps, Cloakroom attendants & Cashiers If you’d like to join the team and think you’re up to the task please email info@patternsbrighton.com