Billie, late of 58 Compton Avenue, was a stalwart helper at Pam Bean’s Grand Sales that used to be held every month in West Hill Hall. She spent all her working life as a nurse in Brighton, from when she qualified in 1941 until her retirement in […]
From The Whistler archives … Audio Terrorists I’d lived in Buckingham Road, West Hill one week and five years before I moved away to more southern climes last month, way beyond St Nicholas Church, down, down the long hill towards the briney. For my last contribution to the […]
Peter Batten continues his memories of a terrifying time… By December 1941 the Blitz had come to an end. There were very few night raids. So our families decided to return to London and celebrate Christmas in our own homes.
LARGEST UK CELEBRATION OF MUSIC BY FEMALE COMPOSERS OF THE PAST 23 October – 8 November 2015 “Arguably the best showcase of early music in the country” – Classical Music / Early Music Today This year’s Brighton Early Music Festival is celebrating WOMEN – as composers, performers, inspirational […]
Fabrica Gallery, in partnership with Strike a Light and Brighton & Hove Library Services, has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for ‘The Boys on the Plaque’ project. Awarded through HLF’s ‘First World War: Then and Now’ programme (which has invested more than £70million in […]