Day: September 23, 2016

Friends Annual Lecture

Friends of St Michael’s Annual Lecture Saturday November 5 @ 3pm in St Michael’s Church, Victoria Road, Brighton BN1 3FU Given by Simon Martin, Artistic Director Pallant House Gallery, Chichester. Talk with tea and cakes £12 on the door (free for Friends) Funds raised this year go towards the […]

Brighton Early Music Festival

28 October – 13 November 2016 Brighton Early Music Festival is riding high after being listed as one of The Guardian’s Top 10 Classical and Opera performances of 2015 for their production of Francesca Caccini’s opera ‘La liberazione di Ruggiero’. Festival Co-artistic Director Clare Norburn says, “We’re really […]

West Hill born Secret Agent remembered

Sussex educational charity the Secret WW2 Learning Network will be honouring  four Brighton-born secret agents during Remembrance Week in November. The four agents are Lieutenant Jacqueline Nearne, Captain Edward Zeff and Captain Michael Trotobas who all operated clandestinely in German-occupied France; and Captain Ronald Taylor who served as […]

Rest in Peace

Forgive me, if I indulge myself for a few moments. Last month my dear old Mum passed away. She lived to see her 100th birthday and other than working in my Grandfather’s Post Office, and being an auxiliary nurse during the 2nd World War, she devoted her working […]

Anston House Plans

Threat to Preston Park

Just a 15 minute walk from West Hill, the listed park with its rose garden and amenities for adults, children and families, is under threat from tower blocks. Developers have tried for years to build high rise towers nearby with expensive penthouse flats offering views of the park […]