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Patrick Hamilton’s ‘West Pier’ Study Day

Study day April 11 2023 at West Pier Centre. An exciting & unusual event Patrick Hamilton’s “The West Pier”. Find out more and to book
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Calling all Artists.

We are planning to host an exhibition next Spring. Please send us an example of your work that has been inspired by The Pier, both now and in the past. Submissions should reach us by 25th November 2022 and can include painting, drawing, printmaking or photography. Send examples to
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Brighton Station: A talk by Jackie Marsh-Hobbs 24th November 2022

Years of conducting the popular station tours during the Brighton Fringe Festival have given Jackie Marsh-Hobbs a unique insight into the magnificent Grade II* listed Railway Station. She will talk about its history, development and construction, from the ornate cast iron roof made up of five acres of glass to the hidden places underneath the ... Read more
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The West Pier: Art inspired by Brighton’s West Pier

Open to all – An exhibition of  Dan Llywelyn Hall  paintings at the West Pier Centre on the seafront, until October 2nd 2022. Free admission.
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Working the Coast 27th October 2022

A talk by Geoffrey Mead on Thursday 27th October at the West Pier Centre: ‘Working the coast’: the economic life of the Sussex shoreline, past & present. Ticket includes complimentary glass of wine or soft drink. Book via Eventbrite
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West Pier Memories

The Centre recently hosted its first afternoon session for those living with Dementia and their carers from DMob and Cornerstones, two locally-based monthly peer support groups. “We were there for a very enjoyable couple of hours,” Alice Ellis, the Dementia Services Co-ordinator for Age UK West Sussex and Brighton & Hove, said. “There was a presentation by a local historian, Jackie Marsh-Hobbs, taking us ... Read more
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Wild Coast Sussex – A talk by Nikki Hills, Wild Coast Sussex Project Manager, Sussex Wildlife Trust. 22/9/22

This talk on 22nd September 2022 takes a dive underwater along the Sussex coast to discover the wonderful marine wildlife hidden beneath the waves, encountering cuttlefish, seahorses, sea slugs and many more along the way. Find out how the Wild Coast Sussex Project is working with communities along the Sussex coast and how you can ... Read more
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West Pier Walk & Talk July – September 2022

Anyone who fancies stretching their legs as well as seeing our beautiful Pier through the eyes of an expert will want to take part in one of our Walk and Talk sessions in July, August and September. These 45 mins – 1 hour walking tours are suitable for all ages and full of facts, characters and fun! ... Read more
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Portraits of The Magnetic Starling Steve Geliot – Exhibition 6/10/22 – 03/23

Steve Geliot has been observing starling murmurations alongside similarly entranced friends in Brighton for over eight years, and with his artist colleague Lou McCurdy established the Save Our Starlings campaign in February 2022 during their acclaimed Undercurrents exhibition at Phoenix Artspace last winter. These dazzlingly intimate images of Brighton’s famous starlings have emerged from Steve’s film ... Read more
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Back Beside the Seaside 7th July – 18th August 2022

7th July – 18th August  “Back Beside the Seaside’ is a summer roadshow and touring exhibition by The Fedora Group in association with Littlehampton Museum and inspired by its McGill collection. McGill and his comic postcards (saucy and otherwise) are forever linked in the popular imagination with the Great British seaside holiday and his talents were ... Read more
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The West Pier – An evening of art and poetry on 18/8/22

An evening of art and poetry celebrating the launch of ‘West Pier’, a new poetry pamphlet by Hugo Williams and exhibition* by Dan Llwyelwn Hall. Special guest poetry readings by Hugo Williams, Oliver James Lomax and Geraint Jones. *The exhibition will be transferring to West Pier Centre from 20th August – 2nd October 2022.Plugin Backup ... Read more
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Flea-Pits & Picture Palaces 28/7/22

Flea-Pits & Picture Palaces: The history of cinema-going in Brighton & Hove The fascinating history and expansion of cinema and cinema-going from the early pioneers who lived and filmed in Brighton, Hove and Shoreham (where cinema experiments started), to the ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ era of the Fifties where the youth of Brighton congregated round the ... Read more
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