Cutting through the waves at speeds averaging "Ahhrrggghh!" miles an hour Powerboating is the best way to cure hungover stags. An adrenalin fuelled way to really see the best of the Brighton coastline.
Best Bars in Brighton
Concorde 2 - Don't expect fancy cocktails and weird décor, Concrode2 is a proper, indeed legendary, music venue that has played host to some of the biggest names in the business.
Western Front - Things don't stay quiet on the Western Front for long with bands and DJ's is perfectly positioned as a great place to kick start a night out.
March - Sussex Beer Festival. The finest brews of the region all under one roof.
May - Brighton Festival (& Fringe). Big laughs at England’s biggest arts festival.
July - Paddle Round the Pier. Extreme sports festival on the Sussex coast
December - Burning of the Clocks. A uniquely Brighton marking the shortest day.
"Brighton looks as though it is a town helping the police with their enquiries."
- Keith Waterhouse
Where to Head...
Kemptown and the Lanes are where local bright young things flock, the area has an easy going, boho vibe and great music scene. The city's biggest clubs can be found on West Street, while there are also a number of great bars along the seafront just off the beach.
Brighton Pier - No trip to Brighton is complete without being beside the seaside and a wander on the pier. Brighton Pier features a couple of handy bars but there are other great beach bars within easy striking distance.
The world's first ever porno movie was filmed in Brighton. Shot in 1896, the "blue" movie was originally advertised as being "for gentlemen's smoking concert audiences only".
A Taste of Brighton
Eats - La Choza. Slow cooked pork, rich burritos and quesadillas, this tasty little Mexican senorita should be on any foodie hit list. Great food, great prices and without doubt the perfect start to a great night out.
Drinks - If you want a real taste of Brighton put the fish and chips down for a minute and pick up a pint of Brighton Bier. This crafty little brewery has been doing sterling work and it’s well worth asking around for.
"Brighton is still very gay and full of balls."
- Samuel Rogers, 1829
On Ya Bike! Getting Around Brighton
Brighton is a big city, while the bracing sea air will do your hangover wonders once you’ve had enough of route marching up and down the sea front Brighton offers buses or taxis. There’s no tram or metro but bikes are readily available and easy to hire.
like its 1929!"
Traditionally people swim naked on Brighton beach on Boxing Day.
London by the Sea
Just mention the name "Brighton" and people instantly think of dirty weekends by the sea and epic parties. It's simply one of THE places to party in the UK. Some would even argue why consider anywhere else in the UK when a Brighton stag do offers so much? Great stag activities? Check! Great bars and clubs? Check! A warm welcome for stag groups? Check! Hot southcoast lovelies? They migrate here like swarms of long-legged, sun-worshipping uber-cool, goddesses. CHECK! Seriously, if its thrills, laughter and eye candy you’re after, Brighton is just what the doctor ordered. It's what's helped Brighton consistently remain one of the UK’s top 10 destinations.
"London by the Sea" as it's often referred is the perfect party playground for the urban man about town looking to escape the confines of the city and lead the lads in search of sea air and good times. StagWeb have been sending stag groups to Brighton since 2002 to enjoy its mix of cosmopolitan cool and high adrenalin activities. For any stag weekend Brighton is the perfect mix of action and relaxation, hardcore nights and soft summer vibes and we’re proud that not only do we have the best activities and venues at our fingertips but our working relationships gives us exclusive deals and prices to pass on to you.
Brighton Rocks - History of the Party Town
"...cockles, winkles and mild titillation..."
Now pay attention chaps, we’re going to keep this brief...
1787 - The Prince Regent rocks up to get away from London, has a "bally" good time and tells all his mates about the virtues of chillaxing in the sea air and beach parties with hot totty wearing only knee length bathing costumes.
1800-1900 - Thanks to young George, the coastal weekend bender becomes the fashionable thing to do. Brighton starts building hotels, piers, etc and selling "My butler went to Brighton and all I got was this lousy scullery maid" T-shirts.
1920’s - After the Great War the roaring 20’s brings money & good times back to Brighton. They invent crazy dances like the "Flapper" and turn away some bloke who tries to get them all doing a thing called "The Gangnam Trot".
1940’s & 50’s - Another war ends and in search of happier times the kiss me quick squeeze me slow crowd enjoy cockles, winkles and mild titillation before being scared off by…
1960’s - ...the mods and rockers who drive down from London to do battle on the prom attacking each other with anything that comes to hand, deckchairs, bike chains, Mr Whippy’s. "Look out boys! He’s got a Flake!"
1970’s & 80’s - Brighton gets a bad reputation as a seedy weekend getaway for fat marketing managers to take their secretaries. "Mr & Mrs Smith" don’t stay for long and the city starts to rebuild itself into...
2000 - Now - ...Southcoast Party Central! The seafront gets a face lift and Fatboy Slim starts holding shindigs for 250 thousand of his nearest and dearest. Media, music and assorted ‘slebs’ start buying property on the seafront. Macca, Noel Gallagher, Steve Coogan and Katy Price are seen hanging around outside Lidl talking about the school run.
When to Stag Do in Brighton
The sunshine always brings good times and beautiful people to Brighton so from May to September it can be a bit of a full house, especially for stag weekends. That doesn’t mean to say you won’t get in but you need to plan canny. With our local knowledge and long standing partnerships with some great hotels we can help you get exclusive deals. So if you’re looking to party hearty in the buzzing city then get in touch with us now. All enquiries are no obligation and we won’t hound you with phone calls. Give us your brief, an idea of when you want to go and what you want to do and we’ll do all the searching on your behalf, find you the best deals and put together an unbeatable package to get your feet wet in Brighton.
Brighton has so much going for it and so much going on. If you want to tap into its busy calendar then be sure to book well in advance but there are plenty of great events to find the perfect Brighton stag weekend for you;
- March - Sussex Beer Festival
- May - Brighton Festival & Brighton Fringe
- July - Paddle Round the Pier
- October - Brighton Comedy Festival
- December - Burning of the Clocks
"Look out boys! He's got a Flake!"
One of the many great things about a Brighton stag weekend is the sheer variety on offer. Whether it’s the wide choice of bars, clubs and dining options or the many and varied areas of the city itself, Brighton Marina, the trendy bars tucked away in the arches of the seafront, the famous Laines with some amazing pubs hidden away or Kemptown with its Bohemian artistic vibe, there really is something for everyone catering for all musical tastes and energies. And lets not forget the activities. We offer over 40 different stag activities in Brighton from 4x4 driving to assault courses, zap cats to axe throwing to see the full array of activities on offer check out our Brighton activities page.
While perusing our veritable smorgasbord of the wild & crazy or cool, calm and collect activities be assured that as the man making the plan and therefore responsible for the guys hard earned being spent in the right places, we will always ensure that you get the best deals and most for your (and their) money.
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