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21 Things People Who Went Clubbing In Brighton In The '00s Will Just Get

RIP Event II, The Gloucester, and The Honey Club.

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1. If you were familiar with the Brighton club scene in the '00s you know that clubs came and went all the time.

School discos will never quite have a home like The Event II.
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School discos will never quite have a home like The Event II.

2. But there are some that are still going strong today, like good ol' Casablanca.

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Live jazz music, red lighting, and a bloody sweat box, Casablanca was THE place to pull.

3. In Casa's, posing for a picture in the car upstairs was obligatory.

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4. As obligatory as the tequila shots, which were famously and dangerously, just a quid a pop.

There were more impressive things I intended to do with my life Thus my greatest achievement remains 21 tequila shots at Casablanca Brighton

5. For a quid you could also get yourself a snakebite from The Gloucester.

And you would finish the night covered in sticky purple cider.
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And you would finish the night covered in sticky purple cider.

6. Of course, if you were at Sussex or Brighton University, you'd have made sure that you had pre-drinks at home.

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Remee Patel

Aftershock, cheap vodka, and sometimes even Jägermeister, were the poisons of choice.

7. It wasn't out of the question however, to go to a pub in town, especially if that place was The Pav Tav.

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In Pav Tav doubles were £2.50 but literally everywhere was sticky AF.

8. But if you didn't fancy the smell of sick or your drink sticking to the table every time you put it down, The Font was also a popular choice.

The Font, set in an an old 17th century chapel was so, so pretty, but getting served at the bar was always a nightmare.
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The Font, set in an an old 17th century chapel was so, so pretty, but getting served at the bar was always a nightmare.

9. If you went out in fancy dress, there were a plethora of places that would let you in, because Brighton gave zero fucks.

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10. But if you wanted a fancy dress night with some '90s choons, The Beach was where it was at.

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11. If you wanted music that wasn't Top 40 or Cheese, you would probably go to Audio on the seafront.

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Remee Patel

A large outdoor bar, some fancy lighting, and some very special DJs, made it the "cool" place to go.

12. And on Thursdays you might have gone to the Dynamite Boogaloo night, and enter their scandalous contest to win a giant bottle of bubbly from ASDA.

FYI I won.
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FYI I won.

13. For the city's best gay club, you'd look no further than Revenge.

It never, ever disappointed.
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It never, ever disappointed.

14. But if you wanted to party hard with one of the country's sickest sound systems, you'd go to Digital.

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And you'd dance like a maniac till 3am, always.

15. If lounging and looking cool was more your thing, you'd get yourself at table at Po Na Na.

"I LOVE POO-NANNIES!!" you would yell hysterically while sliding off one of the club's leather sofas.
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"I LOVE POO-NANNIES!!" you would yell hysterically while sliding off one of the club's leather sofas.

16. But if you wanted a really, really big night, a legendary night, there was only one place to go.

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Oh honey, we miss your cheap shots, your guest DJs and your giant smoking area that enabled us all to find a random to later get off with on the dancefloor.

17. Except that is, until the Oceana opened and everyone lost their damn mind.

18. Because it sold fucking hotdogs. HOTDOGS.

19. Which shouldn't have mattered that much considering that at 3am everyone would go to Buddies 24 Hour Cafe.

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20. Or, for the very brave, Market Diner for the infamous "Gutbuster" breakfast.

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A massive fry-up with a huge portion of chips that no one would ever finish.

21. And at the very end of the night, feeling full, drunk, and tired AF, you would realise that Brighton really was the best place to go clubbing.

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