In At Home

Hopefully we will be able to see you in Brighton safely soon but in the meantime, check out how you can bring a slice of the city direct to your door or plan your Christmas shopping. Bursting with ideas, Brighton at home will make sure you don’t miss out on all our wonderful city has to offer, so whether it’s a unique bottle of wine, a voucher for an event in one of the best venues in the South East or just a bit of a treat to get you through this tough time we have you covered!

Photo of Brighton's New Steine taken by Light Trick Photography

Brighton Open Air Theatre – Pantomime fun in an outdoor theatre

If you’re after a socially distanced slice of festive fun, look no further then the two pantomimes being held at the gem that is Brighton Open Air Theatre, which is being turned into a festive paradise, with fairy lights, Christmas trees and cosy fire pits, and mulled wine at the bar. So pack a blanket and get outdoors to enjoy either The Snow Queen or Hansel & Gretel - or both.

Artist Open Houses – Putting the festive in festival

Brightonians always welcome the start of the winter Artist Open Houses, not least because we can get all our Christmas gifts locally, get something one of a kind, support a local artist and even get to nosy around their house. This year is naturally a bit different seeing the festival go online from 21st November – 31st December, giving you a unique chance to snap up an array of inspirational art as well as unique, handmade Christmas gifts, that you would usually travel for.   

Brighton Centre – Treat yourself to a future night out

Buying tickets for a show not only helps a local venue during a tough time, but also gives you or a friend the ultimate thing to look forward to… a night out! From comedy to the Magic of Motown there’s something for all tastes, not sure what they would like? No problem, they do e-cards too so you don’t need to worry, you can still buy now and enjoy later!

Kindling – Restaurant quality direct to your dining room

Packed with autumnal comfort food, Kindling’s finish at home menus are the perfect antidote to chilly evenings at home. Liven up your food plan with a sumptuous 3 course feast which you can serve at home with ease. Kindling’s at home menu runs from Thursday to Sunday and we love that you can order either a meat or plant-based option so that you can cater for different needs or mix and match if you’d prefer. Not in the city? Why not buy a gift voucher to use when next in the Brighton?

Sugardough – A slice of decadence in the heart of the city

From a stonkingly good sausage roll to the most elaborate, beautiful celebration cakes, Sugardough have two sites in the heart of Brighton and also in Hove, the Brighton one is the perfect location to stop off when doing Christmas shopping, whilst every Hove local knows the best place to enjoy their delicious bakery treats is sitting on the beach watching the waves . With free delivery in the BN3 area, you can also opt to stay in bed whilst your breakfast is delivered to you contact free!

CookBookBake – Foodie Book Heaven

This shop is a cook’s utopia, with everything from specialist books and rarities to everyday, mainstream titles. We love their range of Children’s cookbooks along with the sheer range - fancy learning more about cheese? They have 10 plus books! Need to perfect your pie making? Look no further. This is a culinary paradise and perfect for Christmas present ideas (they deliver across the UK) so support an independent and I challenge you to not treat yourself too!

Creased Cards – Quirky cards from the heart of Brighton

Creased is one of those Brighton shops in the Lanes that always has a group of people stood looking in the windows - with very good reason. Creased stock unique, arty,  funny and sometimes a bit rude cards that will never fail to make your chosen recipient smile. We love their handwriting service to give your card the personal touch and they deliver really quickly, so are perfect if you don’t fancy running the gauntlet at the post office over Christmas.

Bluebell Vineyard – Put some fizz in your festivities

Bluebell is home to the award-winning range of Hindleap English sparkling wines, the perfect tipple to bring some finesse to your Christmas dinner table. With 15% off at the time of writing and free delivery when ordering 3 bottles, we recommend stocking up sooner rather than later! Looking for gift ideas? They run a wide range of tours and tastings all in the heart of the beautiful Bluebell Estate – perfect.

Brighton Dome – A chance to buy a piece of history

Looking for a unique gift for that helps save a historic Brighton venue? Then look no further than one of the Dome’s stunning screen prints, from their back catalogue of brochure covers. Help make Festival history when you treat yourself or a loved one to one of these hand-crafted beautiful pieces of art, this is definitely not something you’ll find on the high street.


Whether you need ideas for visiting us over the next few weeks, have or simply prefer to stay at home, nothing stops you being able to embrace the Brighton spirit at home. Brighton is home to free thinkers, creative artists, quirky personalities who all work hard to make this dazzling city the fun, vibrant, independent cornucopia that we know and love and nothing stops the Brighton spirit from being accessible to all. So order your own piece of Brighton love, until we can see you again.

Caroline

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