Brighton & Hove

Properties and events in Brighton & Hove

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A Profiles of the Past story, the life of Willian Hamlet the Elder

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Newly discover information about the artist Willian Hamlet the Elder (c.1749-1822) evidences that he was of African descent, join us to learn about him and his family.

A Tour of All Saints Church Hove

All Saints Hove, The Drive, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3QE
In person
Pre-booking not required

A tour of this magnificent Grade 1 listed parish church, built in the late 19th century in a Gothic revival style. The building was designed by the great Victorian architect John Loughborough Pearson, who was also the architect of Truro Cathedral.

Aspects of North Laine - Brighton Old & New – a walk with Geoffrey Mead

St. Nicholas Church, Dyke Road, Church Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3LJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Aspects of North Laine - Brighton Old & New - a walk with Geoffrey Mead

Brighton & Hove in Early Film

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for the screening of early to mid-20th century short films about the city (then two separate towns), inc.1956 work by Brightonian John King.

Brighton Quakers

Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Brighton Friends' Meeting House, the home of Brighton Quakers - open for HODs 2024

Brighton Toy and Model Museum Tours

52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4EB
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover a magical world of toys and models from the 'Golden Age of Toymaking' at Brighton Toy and Model Museum. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to hear fascinating stories that bring the collection to life!

Brunswick Town at 200 of age!

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us in this 200th anniversary year to learn about the founding of C A Busby's magnificent Brunswick Town, located along the Sussex coastline aside Brighton.

Clifton Hill & Montpelier; Brighton's West End – a walk with Geoffrey Mead

St Nicholas Church, Church Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3LJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Clifton Hill and Montpelier. A walk with Dr Geoffrey Mead.

Discovering Historic Silhouette Machines

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

200 years ago a series of intriguing 'machines' were invented to make portrait silhouettes. Come along and learn about the history and use of these devices.

Discovering the Paint History in your House

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Paint analysis can provide us with both an understanding of the colour history in a building and it's overall structural development.

Downs Junior Presents Take Shelter

Rugby Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6ED
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Explore the underground air raid shelter, the only one open in the South of England. Join us for tours of the shelter, an above ground museum and tea room for refreshments.

Glass Manufacturing Technology and it’s Impact on Window Design

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Strange but true... ...the different way in which we have historically made glass has determined the nature of the windows we have in our houses.

Historic Lime Plasters, Practice and Maintenance

Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

If you live in a historic Brighton & Hove house the chances are that it was erected using lime plasters and renders, spend an hour learning about these intriguing materials.

Plaster Ornament in Period Houses

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a short, practical, presentation about how the ornamental plaster decorations in Regency and Victorian houses were made and fitted.

Portslade History Day

St Nicolas Church, South Street, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2LE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Portslade History Day comprises a number of talks at St Nicolas Church, South Street, Portslade BN41 2LE as well as a number of other events.

Profiles of the Past, 250 Years of British Portrait Silhouette History

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Come along and spend 60 minutes discovering the 'Profiles of the Past' initiative, providing a website about British portrait silhouette history.

St Bartholomew's Church

Ann Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4GP
In person
Pre-booking not required

St Bartholomew, Brighton, is one of the great churches of the 19th century - the cathedral of what used to be called the 'London-Brighton and South Coast Religion' with its incense, ritual, embroidered vestments and lights.

The Brunswick Town Walk

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover the history and architecture of Brunswick Town in Brighton, East Sussex, perhaps the finest early 19th C 'New Town' in England!

The Regency Town House Tour

13 Brunswick Square, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover one of Brighton & Hove's finest 1820s terraced town houses.

The Secrets of the Sash: the history of a traditional window

Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us to learn about the history of the sash window and how to maintain them.