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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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Misty Buckley, Production Designer

  Misty Buckley is a production designer for live touring shows, TV and large scale events. She works as creative director for many parts of Glastonbury Festival and won Set Designer of the Year at the TPi Awards in 2013 and again in 2014. Recently Misty designed the amazing West Pier structure for Rag ‘n’ Bone Man’s…
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Punch & Judy Exhibition

As Pleased As Punch in Brighton – June 21st – September 7th at the West Pier Centre, an exhibition celebrating the centuries-long career of the little wooden Lord of Misrule. Queen Victoria may not have been amused by Brighton’s Pavilion but she loved its Punch and Judy Show which performed for her by Royal Command.…
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