A message from the Chair: Business … but not as usual!

Members, Friends and Supporters As I write these words, I realise that it is over a month since we all retreated into splendid isolation. Thus, although our activities have been significantly curtailed, and sadly we have had to close the West Pier Centre on Brighton’s West Beach, West Pier Trust’s Executive Committee has continued to…

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West Pier Centre Winter opening times

During the winter the centre is open 11.00-4.30 pm every day except Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Occasionally, in bad weather or to hold Trust meetings we may have to close. Please contact 01273 321499 or info@westpier.co.uk to check.

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West Pier Centre Summer opening times

During the summer the centre is open 11.00 am – 5.00 pm  every day except Tuesday & Wednesday. Occasionally, in bad weather or to hold Trust meetings we may have to close. Please contact 01273 321499 or info@westpier.co.uk to check.  

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West Pier Ruin – Danger Warning

west pier ruin

THE WEST PIER RUIN IS NOT STABLE, IT IS UNSAFE AND LIABLE TO COLLAPSE. On the seabed there are many sharp obstructions which could cause serious injury. Often these are beneath the water and not visible. Please keep away from the structure at all times. Do not swim, surf, kayak, paddle-board or sail near it.…

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New Chairman for West Pier Trust

We’re delighted to welcome Professor Michael Farthing, previously Vice Chancellor of the University of Sussex, as new Chairman of the West Pier Trust.  Professor Michael Farthing has a distinguished background in medicine, both as a physician and an academic, in a career spanning more than 30 years. Before moving to Sussex he was Principal of…

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Stanley Watson & Diane ‘Magic’s Royal Couple’

Stanley and Diane Watson were regular performers at the theatre. Their last summer season show was around 1969/70. They where called ‘Magic’s Royal Couple’ because Stanley used to eat light bulbs off a replica of the coronation Crown, then brought them out of his mouth on a string lit up! He also floated the Royal…

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Rise – the British Airways i360

Sam Moore from Visual Air has been working with British Airways i360 to create this beautiful edit he’s titled ‘Rise’ which includes some fantastic shots of the ‪#‎westpier. Enjoy the views!

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