In At Home

Here is the second instalment of enjoying Brighton from the safety of the sofa, a round-up of all things original and a celebration of our beautiful city. You may not be able to visit the city in person, but that doesn’t stop you experiencing all the quirky, decadent sides of Brighton without setting a foot outside. Check out our ideas for enjoying the city from home, or if you can bear to part with them, you could always buy unique, one of a kind Christmas gifts and support our lovely local shops too.

Photo of Brighton Regency Architecture taken by Adam Bronkhorst

Bolney Wine Estate – A sophisticated taste of the South Downs

Bolney are pioneers of premium winemaking in Sussex, they’ve been winning numerous awards for their stunning sparkling and still wines for 50 years so you know that a bottle from them will be a real treat. Alongside their still and sparkling bottles, we love the look of their range of cocktail and gin hampers, the perfect replacement if you’re missing a well-made martini, although please drink responsibly.

An evening in with Stephen Fry – Living legend in your living room

Transport yourself in your mind from your sofa at home, on Monday 30th November, to a seat in the beautiful Brighton Dome, listening to the legend that is Stephen Fry. The snacks are free, and you don’t even have to change out of your pyjamas if you don’t want to. Join the multi-award-winning comedian, actor, presenter, writer, and masterful storyteller for a captivating evening in, as he at last tells the passionate and powerful story of Troy. Starts at 6.30pm and only £10 unique ticket for live stream, or £28 for livestream plus a copy of Troy (Deliverable to any UK address.)

South Downs National Park Calendar – Brighton up your home office

A breath taking, beautiful addition to your walls while you can’t be with us in person, why not add some views of the stunning national park to your walls. A perfect escape to look at while you’re on your 15th Zoom call of the day!

The Coal Shed at home – A la Carte in your very own A La Lounge

Celebrating a birthday? Had a tough week? Can’t bear another freezer dinner? The Coal Shed at home menu will genuinely make your mouth water, with the highest quality ingredients, sourced as locally as possible, and expertly cooked over coal you cannot go wrong. Not lucky enough to live in Brighton & Hove? They do gift vouchers so why not buy your meal in advance as something to look forward to.

Caramella – A sweet taste of Brighton wherever you are in the country

OK I admit it, I have been known to plan my trip into Brighton around going to Carmella’s, and this sweet Brighton institution now offers an online service! With Jellybean advent calendars, traditional and rare sweets and a pick n mix option to make you drool, your film nights will be sorted.

Little Beach Boutique – From the heart of the North Laine area to your doorstep

Tick off your Christmas gift list or just buy something beautiful for yourself with an order from this independent shop that oozes Brighton chic. With stunning jewellery, handmade glass, homeware and some of the brightest Brighton themed pottery in the city you will be spoilt for choice here.  

Pen to Paper – Adding a touch of class to your desk has never been easier

In this world of social media and working from home, it feels good to switch off and re-connect with the art of writing. Pen to Paper offer a range of the most beautiful writing and drawing accessories alongside cards and exquisite wrapping paper. Perfect for a special gift or if you want to expand on a hobby, we love their vibrant inks, great for sending a loved one a proper letter or writing a journal.

Little Jasmine – A slice of relaxation to look forward to

Buying gift vouchers for a future pamper not only gives you something amazing to look forward to once lockdown is over, but also serves to help a local Brighton business. Whether you could do with a massage or just fancy a manicure or pedicure to brighten your day, Little Jasmine sell gift vouchers so you can have a pamper in reserve ready for when they re-open.

Enter Gallery – Turn your home into an artistic haven

Situated in the heart of the North Laine, Enter Gallery have always believed in selling art for everyone. With an online tour of the gallery, beautiful and inspiring pieces and a tour of Brighton’s street art, Enter Gallery has long been at the heart of Brighton’s art scene. With free worldwide delivery, a personal online tour of the gallery with a member of their knowledgeable team, you can rest assured your new piece will brighten up your walls perfectly.

Whether you top up your pick n’ mix, attend an online event or buy a piece or art from the independent, quirky North Laine area, we have all you need to make your time at home more Brighton, more original, more fun and interesting. Home never has to be dull when you can add some Brighton magic.





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