Are you stuck on what to do this Mother’s Day in Brighton & Hove? Look no further, as we have carefully compiled a list of fun activities and places to go with your family on Sun 31 March! Do something to make your Mum feel special this Mother’s Day.

Champagne afternoon tea at The Ivy in the Lanes

This Mother’s Day, guests will be able to treat mothers and loved ones to Champagne afternoon tea at The Ivy in the Lanes (pictured above). Visitors and locals can enjoy the brasserie’s delicious afternoon tea offerings within the stylish and relaxed setting of the restaurant. Whether you favour savoury or sweet, Champagne afternoon tea offers both, with delicious offerings from – truffled chicken brioche roll, smoked salmon on dark rye style bread with cream cheese and chives to warm fruited scones with Dorset clotted cream and strawberry preserve. For those with a sweet tooth, the crème brûlée doughnut does not disappoint, whilst the raspberry cheesecake and chocolate and salted caramel mousse are a crowd pleaser. Afternoon tea is served with a choice of teas, infusions, coffee and of course, a glass of Champagne. A number of tables are held back each day for walk-ins.

Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ivy in the Lanes is priced at £26.50 per head, served from 3pm until 5pm.  

Handmade Mysteries’ Immersive City Game

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Brought to you by the makers of the highly acclaimed Lady Chastity’s Reserve escape room game… Operation Mindfall is Handmade Mysteries’ latest immersive experience offering. Using the latest augmented reality and geolocation technology, this pulse-raising two-hour street game combines the best elements of their twisted escape rooms with a classic treasure hunt, as you and your team (two to five players) must unlock clues hidden across the city. Can you and your team of covert operatives find the antidote and save the world? The game starts in the heart of the Lanes at The Walrus pub. 

Handmade Mysteries’ Operation Mindfall ranges from £19 – £25 per person in time slots from 12.30pm until 3.30pm. 

A day out at SEA LIFE

In celebration of giving a mum a break, SEA LIFE Brighton is offering a very special Mother’s Day treat. On Mother’s Day, MUMS GO COMPLETELY FREE just quote ‘MGF’ to redeem your free entry with one full paying adult. SEA LIFE is also running an online prize draw to win FREE entry for up to a party of five, a Behind the Scenes Tour, a guided tour of the centre and a Mission pack for every kid, ensuring everyone is kept entertained. There’s also a very special gift for Mum celebrating her special day! Enter via Facebook @SealifeBrighton. 

 SEA LIFE is open from 10am to 3pm daily. Tickets start at £10.50 per person.

Cocktails at The Bar at Drakes

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Be sure to take out your Mum this Mother’s Day for a Cocktail specially made for the occasion at The Bar at Drakes. Situated within Brighton’s top boutique hotels, The Bar at Drakes is equally welcoming and friendly. Sit at the impressive black granite bar for a closer look at the substantial selection of premium spirits, bespoke Cocktails and great wines to choose from.  Expect a friendly bit of banter from Sarah, the Bartender, who exudes passion and flair with each drink she mixes and every cork she pulls. You can buy two of their Mother’s Day cocktails for just £15 by quoting BN1 at the bar! For those booked for lunch at The Restaurant at Drakes, the bottomless Prosecco option is available, but this can be swapped for two of the Mother’s Day Cocktails.

2 for £15 Cocktails are only from the Mother’s Day Cocktail List – both in the Bar and as an option for Lunch instead of the Prosecco.