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Only in Brighton

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Address: Brighton, England
Phone Number: +44 7954 482112
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Description: What connects Abba and a panty-less celebrity? Mount Everest and Tescos in...
What connects Abba and a panty-less celebrity? Mount Everest and Tescos in Hove? A stained wall and the genesis of a worldwide retail brand? What's the story behind a same-sex wedding in 1923...Britain's 'most useless' monarch...a certain Parisian radio station? Why is my charming Regency property crumbling? Only in Brighton is a vivid 80-minute guided walk - a curiously fact-filled and tongue-in-cheek look at the landmarks, past and present, that make Brighton a city like no other. For the visitor, it is an insider's introduction; for the hardened Brightonian, a revelation and celebration. This personal tribute cuts to the heart of a unique city in all its glory, shame and muesli. Tours most Fridays and Saturdays 7pm April-November. Check website to confirm dates. £8/6. Meet outside Al Duomo restaurant, by Royal Pavilion Shop. No need to book. Private tours available outside normal hours - email to ask.
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Super tour - well worth doing!

Thanks Ric - learnt a great deal re Brighton even though lived in Sussex all my life!!! Good length and pace of tour. Nice added touch with picture folder! Was easy to book a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Thanks Ric - learnt a great deal re Brighton even though lived in Sussex all my life!!! Good length and pace of tour. Nice added touch with picture folder! Was easy to book a group for this tour - thank you!

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Surrey
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Very interesting walking tour highlighting some fascinating places and historic facts around the City centre and seafront. Even if you think you know Brighton well you'll love this tour. It only takes 80 minutes which is perfect and still leaves your evening free. Thank you Ric.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Fabulous evening! Ric is clearly well-experienced in developing, structuring and delivering tours. The tour included a nice variety of interesting stops and facts, some humour and a pleasant stroll through the lanes and alleys of Brighton (about 90 mins). As a Kemp Town resident, I was already aware of many of the facts but Ric delivered them in a fresh... More 

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Hove
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Ric gave me a new view on the Brighton I've lived in for nearly 10 years. My eyes were opened to places I didn't know were there or places that I've casually strolled past without a clue about their history. Ric is funny, interesting and obviously loves this city for the fascinating and often eccentric place it is. A great... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Even though we have lived in Brighton for years, this was an interesting tour with some quirky stop offs. Well, it is Brighton after all. Our almost grown-up children enjoyed it too. It's funny how you can miss the significance of things you've walked past on numerous occasions, so it was handy that Ric was there to point them all... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Ric was firstly very efficient when I contacted him trying to book a tour for Monday the night before, he got back to me within hours and everything was arranged. We met him at the arranged time and that was the beginning of our fantastic tour. He organised it really well and had a file with pictures to show us... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A very well balanced - off the beaten track - tour. Ric is a charming, funny guide with a big love for his city.He made us understand Brighton and I want to thank him for that. A must do

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Brighton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Really enjoyed this tour, lighthearted but still loads of interesting and unusual facts about Brighton. This tour was a great way to spend 90 mins with my parents who were down visiting , worth doing for those like me who live in Brighton as well as for visitors from outside the town.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and Ric was a fantastic tour guide. He knew everything about Brighton and I loved finding out about intriguing people, places, stories and fun and sometimes bizarre facts and about the city. I will definitely go on another one of Ric's tours and am so glad I didn't miss out on this one!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Rick was an excellent tour guide, and the tour was absolutely fascinating. He knew absolutely everything about Brighton, and provided a lot of excellent local history and little-known details. A really great way to see Brighton, and a very good value, too!

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Address: Brighton, England
Phone Number: +44 7954 482112
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

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