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Brighton Journal | 6th April 2020

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What’s on in Brighton this Weekend? 14th – 16th December

13th December 2018 |

With Christmas fast approaching and the days seeming insanely short. We’ve selected our best picks for what you might want to get up to this weekend… other than a last minute dash to the busy shops for presents.


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Brighton to feature in Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain: Tomorrow 9pm

6th December 2018 |

British journalist and former MP Michael Portillo travels to Sussex as part of the season finale of Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain. His exploration of the history of our city is titled ‘Brighton: A Seaside Escape’ and will air on … Read More

Blue plaque to be unveiled remembering Brighton-based suffragette

15th November 2018 |

Brighton Journal spoke to local campaigner, Elizabeth Dwiar about the progress of the Vote100 campaign, which helped raise awareness for the blue plaque.


A blue plaque to commemorate Brighton-based suffragette, Minnie Turner, will be unveiled this weekend at the … Read More

Brighton Dome to Open It’s Doors Amidst Refurb For Heritage Open Day

14th September 2018 |

The Brighton Dome is opening it’s doors to visitors keen to learn more about it’s rich history, as well as get a first hand look at it’s current redevelopment at their upcoming Heritage Day.


Judging by the support shown … Read More

New Pier Sign Unveiled: Brighton Pier is The Palace Pier Once More!

5th July 2018 |

Brighton’s iconic pier is easily one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks – however there has been a long standing dispute regarding the signing of the pier.But now, much to locals delight, a new sign has been revealed!

Since 2000, … Read More

Brighton Landmark Recognised as Key Location in Women’s Suffrage

12th June 2018 |

The iconic Brighton Dome has been cited as a site of activism.

A list composed by Historic England has recognised Brighton Dome as a major site for the suffrage struggle.

It is one of 41 locations to make the list.

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What’s on in Brighton? 1st – 3rd June

31st May 2018 | 1

Somehow June is already upon us, and we all know a summer weekend in Brighton is always a good’un! Here’s our top picks for the weekend ahead.

Railway Tour and Wine Tasting Day – Friday 1st June

This tour gives … Read More

Calling all History Fans – Regency Town House is Holding an Open Day

22nd May 2018 | 1

Hove’s historic Regency Town House is hosting an open day this Saturday, on the 26th May, that is welcome to all. Organisers are intending for this to be an opportunity for Brighton locals and tourists alike to learn more about … Read More

The Black Lion vs. The Cricketers: The Battle of Brighton’s Oldest Pubs

2nd May 2018 |

Brighton’s pub scene is one steeped in history, but two neighbouring pubs appear to have a little competition over who has the most history. The Black Lion and The Cricketers Pub, both on Black Lion Street, have both been reported as being … Read More

Heritage Open Days: Hanover’s History Today!

7th September 2017 |

Today you can go on a guided walk with Percy Almshouses to discover Hanover’s history.

You will learn about the streets, and the buildings architectural features, it will begin where the poor lived at The Percy and Wagner Almshouses and … Read More