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All these Brighton

On Saturday afternoon we did something for the first time as a family – we had an afternoon out at the circus! I actually can’t remember the last time I went to one. I’m pretty sure it had clowns which is probably why I haven’t been to one since! However Zippos Circus is not like a normal circus. There are no clowns, well ok there might be one but more on that later. This was Clems first time at a…

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One of our favourite places to go for a day out in Brighton is the Sea Life Centre. The centre is situated right on the seafront, by the pier. Although there are a lot of steps down to the entrance, if you head down to the beach there is a tunnel. This is ideal if you have a wheelchair or a pushchair. The Brighton Sea Life Centre is actually the oldest operating aquarium in the world. It was built-in 1872…

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Last month I was invited, along with other Brighton bloggers, to visit the Harbour Hotel for afternoon tea. The hotel is situated right on the seafront with stunning views of the beach. It’s actually been on my radar for a while after one opened in Guildford. Before sitting down for afternoon tea we were given a tour of the hotel, restaurant and spa. One of the first things I noticed (apart from the nautical theme) was the decor. There were lots…

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The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton Last weekend we were invited to the soft launch at a new pub, The Walrus. The pub is opening soon on Ship Street, just up from the Hotel Du Vin. Set in the Lanes, just up from the sea the first thing I noticed was just how grand the building was. Being a relative newbie to Brighton I wasn’t familiar with the building. So I can’t really comment on how different it is. However…

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May sees the start of a very busy summer for Brighton. Looking at local sites, it seems there is something going on almost every weekend from now until Winter! I recently won some tickets on twitter from Tea, Cake & Make, to the Foodies Festival which over the bank holiday weekend. Previously I had been to a food festival in Woking, but that was free non ticketed event. This one was on from Saturday – Monday, and the ticket I won allowed…

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