Steve

Hi. I have been a resident of Brighton for about five years and am a firm devotee of much that the city offers in terms of culture, outlook and innovation. I have a keen interest in local history and a large and wide-ranging interest in many of the arts including fine art, literature, cinema and music and can provide an excellent introduction to what makes Brighton so special and unique in these respects. I consider myself confident and sociable and also love the vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan nightlife of the city, though I also enjoy running and spending time in the Sussex countryside. Above all, I enjoy discussion and getting to know new people and sharing opinions and experiences.

Great For
Bar lovers, Budget travellers, First time visitors, Foodies, New residents, Off the beaten-path, Senior travellers, Solo travellers, Travellers with babies, Vegans, Vegetarians

Languages

English

Specialities

Art, Contemporary Art, Traditional Art, Architecture, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Pubs, Nightlife, Music venues, Culture, Cinema / Movies, Museums, Photography, Live events, History, Opera, Gigs & Concerts, Music, Shopping, Active Life, Parks, Urban walks & street art, Sports, Fitness, Children, Baby friendly, Child friendly 1-3, Child friendly 4-11

Locations

Central, North, East, South, West

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Basic info

Brighton resident

5 years 5 months

Interests

Music (classical, jazz and experimental) continues to take up a large part of my free time., As a practicing artist I'm keen to remain creative and keep creatively active., Films have long been a passion especially challenging independent and international cinema., As a keen hill-runner I love exploring the South Downs which are so accessible to us., I love discussing culture and current affairs with friends old and new.

My most exciting things to do in Brighton

Travelling by cycle or on foot, I really enjoy absorbing the exciting and stimulating atmosphere of so many parts of the city, whether that be the Kemptown or the western sector, the North Laine or the South Lanes. The pubs and cafes remain an inexhaustible resource for travellers and locals who themselves need never get bored with what the city has to offer. The challenging and cosmopolitan cultural scene of Brighton seems to continually renew itself and I know there will always be interesting concerts, exhibitions, talks or films for me to attend.


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1 hr
Perfect for advice or a short exploration
  • Meet your Local Host for a coffee anywhere in the city or at your hotel and get advice on things to do and see during your stay
  • Explore a small area or street of the city to get insider insights and advice from your Local Host
2 hr
Perfect for exploring a small area of the city
  • Explore a mainstream area of the city to see the main tourist sites but also to discover hidden gems that most tourists miss
  • Discover an "off the beaten path" area of the city loved by locals and get a feel for what makes the city so special
3 hr
-4 hr
Perfect for exploring a larger area of the city or an in-depth discovery of smaller area
  • Visit some of the main tourist sites, get insider insights from your Local Host and discover hidden gems along the way
  • Focus on a specific neighbourhood or larger area of the city, discover its streets and places locals frequent and get a real insight into what really makes the city beat
  • Explore an area of the city that offers interesting things to see and do day and night and stop for a drink at some of the best bars along the way
  • Visit a child friendly area of the city and have time for the kids to run around and explore any interesting shops and attractions. Get advice from your Local Host on child friendly places to eat and visit during your stay
5 hr
-6 hr
Perfect for exploring 2 or 3 areas of the city
  • See all or most of the main tourist sites in different locations of the city, stop for a drink or quick lunch at a cafe or restaurant recommended by your Local Host and based on what you like, get insider insights and discover hidden gems along the way
  • Mix it! Visit some of the main tourist sites and then go off to explore an off the beaten path neighbourhood loved by locals. Stop for a drink or quick lunch along the way
  • Choose a theme such as food discovery, best markets, vintage shopping, music scene, trendy scene, history, art etc and let your Local Host plan an outing across several areas of the city covering the best of your chosen theme
7 hr
-8+ hr
Perfect for spending a day experiencing the best of what the city has to offer based on your interests
  • Give your Local Host a list of all the places you want to visit and things you want to do and let him/her plan an outing that makes the most of your time including organising tickets to attractions etc.
  • See all the main tourist sites in different locations of the city, stop for lunch at a cafe or restaurant recommended by your Local Host, have time to pop into any shops, galleries or places of interest along the way, get insider insights and discover hidden gems
  • Mix it! Visit the main tourist sites and then go off to explore one or more off the beaten path neighbourhoods loved by locals. Stop for lunch or dinner and drinks along the way