Day: May 26, 2013

My Magic Brighton

FREE UNIVERSITY BRIGHTON On 22 May Free University Brighton (FUB), the community-led scheme offering education ‘for love, not money’, officially launched. Organiser of the launch, Ali Ghanimi, set up FUB in response to cuts in adult and higher education. She said “This is about reclaiming education and making […]

London Bus

My Magic Bus

Peter Batten lives in Brighton but remembers his magic childhood in London… I grew up in the London Borough of Southwark. My home was in a notorious area of the borough called Bermondsey. During World War II it was very dangerous because we were between two important railway […]

The Keep

The Keep, located in Wollards Field in Falmer, will open in December 2013 and be a world class centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex County Record Office, the Royal Pavilion & Museums local history archives and audio collection, and […]



Built in 1894 and designed by Architect James Weir, the Methodist chapel at 88 London Road, Brighton, opened on February 21st 1895. The original façade was rather Gothic and church-like. In 1910 the building was extended with the addition of a new façade built roughly 4 metres in […]

Murder in the Manor

A group of young writers have worked together at Brighton’s Preston Manor to create a beautiful piece of digital fiction entitled Murder in the Manor. Earlier this year, the Royal Pavilion & Museums invited eleven young writers from Brighton & Hove’s Little Green Pig creative writing group to […]