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West Pier Artefacts Auction Live from Sunday 9th September for one week only.

    Our eBay auction of West Pier artefacts is creating lots of interest, so we’ve added two further items. The auction is open from Sunday evening the 9th September for seven days, as part of our fund raising drive to restore an original octagonal 1866 pier kiosk. Go directly to West Pier – Auctions, on eBay, to start…
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Latest TV talks to Rachel Clark

 talks to Rachel Clark, CEO of the West Pier Trust regarding the current auction of artefacts from the West Pier in order to raise much needed funds for the kiosk restoration. ow.ly/LZ7330lGRYk   
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Horizons Photographic Exhibition at West Pier Centre

Photographer, Alex Bamford will be exhibiting this and others in the Horizons Series at the West Pier Centre from Saturday 8th September 2018 to January 2019. (Please check website for Autumn/Winter opening times).
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Rachel Clark discusses the sale of West Pier artefacts on Brighton’s Radio Reverb

  Listen to Rachel Clark, West Pier Trust’s Chief Executive talking on Radio Reverb on 16/8/18 about Brighton, West Pier artefacts for sale on eBay and the future of piers in the 21st Century.  
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Calling all West Pier Lovers! Help fund the restoration of the sole surviving complete West Pier building

We are restoring an original octagonal 1866 pier kiosk to reinstate on Brighton seafront close to its original site. This exquisite structure will be the oldest pier building in the world and the UK’s first seaside learning centre. To raise funds, we are holding a number of online auctions of pier artefacts. Every purchase will…
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Dr Kathryn Ferry on ‘The Genius of Eugenius’ 19th July 2018

Eugenius Birch was the most prolific pier builder of his generation. To celebrate the bicentenary of his birth in 1818 Dr Kathryn Ferry  will share new research about the life and work of the man who designed the West Pier. Kathryn Ferry is a historian specialising in the history and architecture of the seaside. She has published…
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