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Brighton Journal | September 18, 2019

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The best of Brighton on Instagram: 5 – 11 June

June 12, 2019 |

Happy hump day! What a busy weekend it’s been. If the erratic British weather is getting you down (what are we even supposed to wear?!) then take a look at the wonderful and weird stuff that went on in Brighton … Read More

West Pier: Brighton’s Landmark In Pictures

December 4, 2018 |

West Pier in Brighton and Hove often features as the central focus for the work of many photographers.

The seaside scenery provides ample opportunity to encapsulate its unique quirks and characteristics within the city.

Despite West Pier’s gradual deterioration after … Read More

Starling murmurations flock to Brighton for Autumn

October 10, 2018 |

Brighton is home to one of the most popular viewing spots for starling murmurations in the UK. Although experts don’t know for sure what causes this amazing spectacle, RSPB thinks starlings might gather for safety reasons, as birds of prey … Read More

10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About…The West Pier!

July 7, 2017 |

Another iconic Brighton landmark, even when it’s no longer functioning for its original purpose, is Brighton’s West Pier. We’ve done a little digging and found a few facts we think you just might not know about it…

1. It’s Just 33 Years … Read More

The History of Brighton’s Most Famous Landmarks

June 7, 2017 |

With so much culture, architecture and history embedded in Brighton’s scene, it can be easy to admire what we have without really discovering how it got there. So here we are, offering you the history of Brighton’s most iconic landmarks.

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23 Things You’ll Relate To If You’re A True Brightonian

June 6, 2017 | 1

With so many unique characteristics, there are many rites of passage to confirm your status as a true Brightonian. How many of these can you relate to?

1. There are too many pubs to consider any of them your ‘local’. … Read More

West Pier Columns and Kiosk to Return this Summer

February 20, 2017 |

Work has begun on a new promenade space and heritage centre celebrating the West Pier. Columns from the burnt-down pier have been salvaged and will be arranged in a ‘Golden Spiral’ design at the piazza which will sit just … Read More