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The Whistler – October 2016

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Photo by Terry Applin
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Autumn Fruitfulness

WHCA is hosting several events at West Hill Hall this Autumn.

First up on Tuesday 11 October is Jayne Shrimpton’s fascinating talk, “A Moment in Time: Census-era Dress, 1811 – 1911”. Jayne opens a window onto the era and helps us to visualise daily life in the past,  drawing on prints, paintings and photographs dating from around each decennial census, 1811 – 1911.  Continue reading The Whistler – October 2016

The Whistler – August 2016

Dyke Road Mills, 1847 Preston, Port Hall, Lashmar’s and Hodson’s Mills  from an engraving in Brighton & Hove Archaeologist 1924
Dyke Road Mills, 1847
Preston, Port Hall, Lashmar’s and Hodson’s Mills
from an engraving in Brighton & Hove Archaeologist 1924

CELEBRATION

Did we mention that it’s our 40th birthday this year? We’re pouring over plans to celebrate in style. Last year’s Christmas party was a sell-out and this year entrance to the celebrations on 10 December will be the hottest ticket in town. It’s a strictly first-come, first-tickets affair so do look out for them when they go on sale at Bright News in November. Continue reading The Whistler – August 2016

Talks and Walks for 2016

Geoffrey Mead
West Hill Community Association is delighted to announce a series of twice-yearly,  spring and autumn, talks of interest to the local community. The first will be an illustrated talk about the history of the Seven Dials, presented by Brighton’s best known history tour guide and University of Sussex lecturer, Dr Geoffrey Mead.

Continue reading Talks and Walks for 2016