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The Doughnut

Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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A doughnut statue..

A little ridiculous really. It’s an over sized doughnut statue plonked along the sea front... Fun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlottelawrence
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Unsafe fun for the kids!

The challenge seemed to be to get the kids through the centre head-first without dropping them... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rwgray
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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"doughnuts"
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"photo opportunity"
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"brighton seafront"
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"great place to take photos"
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"quick look"
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"sea front"
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"public art"
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"small stone"
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"pushed together"
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"photo taken"
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"sea view"
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"worth a visit"
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"sculpture"
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"bronze"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little ridiculous really. It’s an over sized doughnut statue plonked along the sea front... Fun for all of 2 minutes

Thank Charlottelawrence
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The challenge seemed to be to get the kids through the centre head-first without dropping them. Too busy to notice the view.

Thank rwgray
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have time, it is worth having a look at this work of art along the seafront. The photo's don't do it justice.

Thank CoBeck82
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and unique statue. On a sunny day the views along the sea front are beautiful and very picturesque!!!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

lovely view of the doughnut on a sunny January morning. We saw the statue from a distance and it looks pretty with the sea behind.

Thank Lucy S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Why is there a statue of a donut here? Who paid for it? Was there really any point? It serves absolutely no purpose at all and is not even particularly attractive. Fail.

Thank amandabtaylor
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The sculpture called "the Doughnut" is located on a small stone pier just to the east of the main Brighton Amusement pier. Kids of all ages enjoy having their photos taken as they gaze through the main hole in the sculpture. On closer examination of...More

Thank TallyHoTraveller_13
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

DOUGHNUTS!!!!! Oh my god, I love dougnhnuts SO MUCH! And now they’ve erected this monument to all that is doughnuty!! Come ye followers of the dough circle of joy, Behold how round it is, marvel at its beautiful curve. And the centre hole- perfection!! This...More

Thank Stu K
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Doughnut is a sculpture with no information about it or the creator. It's really not that interesting to look.

Thank Liz R
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

You know, I must have walked past this thing dozens of times and never realized this was a work of art. Now I do, and it doesn't change anything for me. It's a nice round object with a hole in it. What's funny is that...More

Thank Wim_Rijksen
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HillyCirencester
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
You have certainly raised my curiosity as to whether there is any deeper meaning to the doughnut.I will ck. when I visit Brighton this coming w/e to celebrate the 25th Gay Pride celebration whose theme is diversity.What a... More
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