Meditation Drop-in Classes

We explore two main meditation practices – the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana as well as Just Sitting and Going Deeper at the Brighton Buddhist Centre.

We offer regular drop-in meditation classes. All drop-ins are in-person.

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Monday Lunchtime drop-in meditation class

Every Monday  at 1 pm - 1:45 pm (Doors open 12:45 pm)

You are warmly invited to come along to a new drop-in meditation class. Whether you are just starting out on your meditation journey or want to boost your own practice you are welcome to come along. Meditations will be lightly led.


Tuesday Lunchtime drop-in meditation class

Every Tuesday  at 1 pm - 1:45 pm (Doors open 12:45 pm)

A chance to practise either the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana.

All welcome with introduction where needed or lightly led.

Tuesday evening drop-in meditation class

Every Tuesday at 6 pm - 7 pm

Young Sangha (18 to 35s)

Meditate with others. In this class the meditations will be led with instruction for newcomers and we will practice the mindfulness of breathing and the metta bhavana.

Young Sangha Drop-in

Wednesday lunchtime drop-in meditation class

Every Wednesday at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Whether you have never been to the Buddhist Centre before or are a seasoned regular you are warmly invited to join us. We begin with a guided body scan, followed by an introduction to the mindfulness of breathing practice. We conclude with a lightly led metta bhavana meditation.


Thursday morning drop-in meditation class

Every Thursday at 10:30 am - 12:15 pm

You are warmly welcome to join this session if you would like to go a little further in meditation.  Each week we explore different aspects or themes with the help of some teaching input and practising together. You just need to be familiar with mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana.


Friday lunchtime drop-in meditation classes

Every Friday at 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm (Doors open 12:30 pm)

In this session you are invited to take a break from your busy life to rest in the present and develop stillness. We begin with body awareness, then practice two meditations, both lightly led to help us stay focused on the practice. Suitable for all.


Every Friday at 1 pm - 2 pm

(suitable for those with an established meditation practice)

This class is for you if you already have some meditation experience. We practise together in silence. The hour is usually split into two meditations separated by a short break. Each meditation is preceded by a reading or a poem but no teaching is involved once the practice begins. The atmosphere is relaxed. You are very welcome to join us!

For those with some meditation experience.


Every Saturday at 11 am- 12:30 pm

This is an open class with fully led practices, including a mix of the Mindfulness of Breathing, walking meditation and the Metta Bhavana Practice.


First Sunday of every month at 11 am- 1 pm

(Doors open 10:30 am)

A place to practise together
An emphasis on somatic experience
An opportunity to deepen practice

For regular meditation/Dharma practitioners

Led by Padmottara

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