Brighton & Hove

Nestled between the South Downs and the sea, and yet only 60 minutes by train from London, Brighton & Hove is home to world famous attractions – from the historic Royal Pavilion and traditional Brighton Palace Pier to the Sea Life Centre and i360.

We’re proud to be a centre for culture and the arts, with theatres, live music venues, museums, an art gallery and a host of festivals. We’re also a shopper’s paradise with hundreds of independent businesses in the famous Lanes and North Laine shopping areas.

Matches in Brighton & Hove

Monday 11 July:
England vs Norway (Group A, 20:00)

Friday 15 July:
Austria vs Norway (Group A, 20:00)

Wednesday 20 July:
Quarter-final (20:00)

All times BST

What to do

Diners can enjoy award-winning restaurants catering for all tastes, from fish and chips to vegetarian and vegan choices. We also have eight miles of beach to explore and enjoy spectacular sunsets.

Explore the area on foot, bike or public transport. Visit Hove, famous for its colourful beach huts and Regency architecture, Rottingdean, a traditional English village, or head for our stunning countryside, including the South Downs National Park.

Football heritage

The city is home to Brighton & Hove Albion FC. Founded in 1901, the club is currently enjoying its fourth consecutive season in the Premier League and play their home matches at the Brighton & Hove Community Stadium.

In addition to top-flight English men’s football, the 30,000+ stadium has also played host the England women’s team in 2019. It has also staged top-tier women’s league football on two occasions, with the first being in 2019 against Arsenal, where a then FA WSL record 5,265 supporters attended.

Local legacy

UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 will provide a springboard for the continued growth of women’s and girls’ football in England. In Brighton & Hove and across Sussex the legacy programme aims to:

  • Increase the percentage of schools engaging in the Girls’ Football School Partnerships across Sussex.
  • Increase the number of women and girls aged 15+ playing affiliated football and retain those already engaged in the game.
  • Create a sustainable and diverse workforce of female leaders, coaches, volunteers and referees from secondary schools, colleges and universities across Sussex.

All leading to:

  • 90% of primary and secondary school girls accessing girls’ football within – and beyond – the curriculum in Sussex through Girls’ Football School Partnerships by 2024.
  • 2,000 women and girls aged 15+ playing affiliated football.
  • Double the number of FA-qualified female coaches and referees to take the game forward across Sussex.

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Inspiring the Next Generation

@InspiredByEngland2022 is an Instagram channel dedicated to all the exciting, entertaining, powerful and inspiring stories and content from UEFA Women’s EURO 2022.

When sharing your stories or students’ work from your classroom, be sure to tag @InspiredByEngland2022 and use the hashtag #WEURO2022!

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