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Sex, Drugs & Brighton Rock: The Nightlife Free Walking Tour

Your Guru: Walk!Brighton
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  • Brighton
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours y 30 minutes

About the Guru

**Covid-19 & Lockdown**: Due to restrictions, the 'Craft Beer Tour' is currently not running. The 'Sex, Drugs & Brighton Rock - Nightlife Tour' is running on a limited and reduced schedule. We hope that both tours will resume in December. 'Walk!Brighton' is the original and official Free Walking Tours platform of Brighton! The tours were launched in the summer of 2018 by ... More

**Covid-19 & Lockdown**: Due to restrictions, the 'Craft Beer Tour' is currently not running. The 'Sex, Drugs & Brighton Rock - Nightlife Tour' is running on a limited and reduced schedule. We hope that both tours will resume in December. 'Walk!Brighton' is the original and official Free Walking Tours platform of Brighton! The tours were launched in the summer of 2018 by Mike, a Swiss-Swedish-English musician and philosopher who's been living in Brighton since 2002. Mike is joined by lovely bohemian Niamh, a well-travelled anthropologist and bar lady. Both of them are bonkers and mad about all things Brighton! Mike: 'I originally moved here because of the vibrant and fantastic music scene, which I am still very much a part of today - you may even be lucky enough to catch me playing a gig somewhere! I am a craft beer and meditation enthusiast, a huge fan of free walking tours and love traveling myself. As a big history buff- both orthodox and off-track - I have fallen in love with the fascinating, quirky and colourful history of this fantastic city! Niamh: Originally from Bournemouth, I am never situated too far from the beach and have recently moved from Costa del Sol to Costa del Brighton! With vibrant artistic alleys and music echoing through the quirky streets, it’s no surprise that Brighton captured my heart - it was love at first sight! I am an Anthropology/Spanish student and a travel enthusiast, always fascinated by other cultures and getting to know new walks of life. I have offered tours in the South of England and Malaga, so I am extremely excited to embark on this latest adventure of being a tour guide in the culturally rich city of Brighton!

About the Tour

A visit to Brighton would not be complete without exploring her infamous nightlife and crass party scene! Chances are, you're here for a ‘Dirty Weekend’ anyway? Come join us on the 'Sex, Drugs & Brighton Rock – Free Walking Tour' for a truly mind-blowing introduction to Brighton’s glamorous party vibe and seedy underbelly...! Learn why Brighton has been the UK’s ultimate party destination since Victorian times, with musicians, dancers, street performers and students making sure that anything & everything goes!

Hear crazy stories about gangster-run clubs, hardcore punk bunkers littered with corpses, transvestite cabarets and shockingly sexy late-night beach parties. Find out about how an illegal Gay Protest has become Europe’s third largest Pride Parade – and how the LGBT party scene has made Brighton the official gay capital of the UK.

Discover how underneath the façade of shiny night clubs, make-up and glitter lies a fascinating history featuring the likes of The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Elton John, the Acid House movement and Fatboy Slim – alongside tales of Berlinesque Techno parties, gang fights, trunk murders and frost-bitten toes!

Brighton’s nightlife isn’t just about clubbing and acid, it’s also about the buzzing local music scene, with gigs and live performances taking place every night of the year. So, party people: if you’re taunted by the purple haze: allow us to introduce you to Brighton’s world-famous party scene! The tour takes place between 6PM and 8:30PM, perfectly preparing you for your own crazy night out!

*Please consider that this tour is only suitable for adults aged 18+ due to its content.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Just outside the main entrance to Brighton train station, under the digital clock

Tour Schedule

  • Thu, 11 Mar
    18:00
  • Fri, 12 Mar
    18:00
  • Thu, 18 Mar
    18:00

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (1)

Csaba Molnár 7 months

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

5.0(1) Ratings