“The Funniest Walk in the Festival”

Discover Brighton’s ‘stranger than fiction’ history and the unbelievable characters that have made it what it is today. In this uniquely entertaining tour, if you can spot the difference between the incredible secrets and downright lies, you could win a prize. Yes, this is the only interactive walk in town.

Sample everyone’s favourite C18th seaside tipple.

Squeeze through the alleyway where the podgy Prince Regent got stuck.

Discover the truth about the infamous Victorian ‘House of Correction’

And find out why speaking French was a hanging offence for 250 years

Brighton’s Secrets and Lies

For information about the successful series of guided walks run in May during the festival and to find out about future events please contact Tony Moss on: 07730 129069.

Brighton: True or False?

DOMESDAY BRIGHTON:

Brightlemstone’s Lord of the Manor was a Norman called Alvin the Rat?

FRENCH FRIED:

The town was completely destroyed by French bombardment during the 100 Years War?

THE ROYAL BACK PASSAGE:

George IV built a secret tunnel between the Pavilion and his mistress’s house on the other side of the Steine?

WIFE SWAPPING:

The town square had the last-surviving street market selling wives?

WHITE RIOT:

More people were injured during the filming of Quadrophenia than in the original Mods and Rockers’ riots?

HITLER-on-SEA:

The Fuhrer planned to make the Royal Pavilion his official home after the invasion of Britain?