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| October 22, 2018

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#BrightonHistory Archives -

City Trust for Brighton & Hove’s Cultural Landmarks Takes Shape

January 25, 2018 |

A report to the Policy, Resources & Growth Committee on Thursday 25 January recommended the decisions necessary to establish the City’s long-anticipated Trust. The recommended trust would be tasked with bringing together the entire historic Royal Pavilion Estate.

The new … Read More

The Story Behind The Seafront Piazza With Brighton & Hove CC

January 17, 2018 |

Did you know that the twenty-four cast-iron columns now standing within The Piazza, east of the British Airways i360, were originally part of the substructure of the West Pier?

The Piazza is an area dedicated to the heritage of the … Read More

Historic Brighton: Dr Richard Russell and the Miracle of Sea-Water Therapy

January 12, 2018 | 1

Dr Richard Russell was an 18th Century physician who is known for having encouraged his patients to use a form of water therapy that involved the submersion or bathing in, and drinking of, seawater.

But more than this, Dr Russell … Read More

New Archway at The Level Celebrates Over 300 Years of Brighton History

November 8, 2017 |

A stunning new archway has been unveiled at The Level.

The new pedestrian archway, known as The Happenstance, welcomes visitors entering at the southern entrance of The Level Park at St Peter’s Place. The sculpture has been designed by a … Read More