Home Movie Roadshow

BBC TWO is launching a new series which will travel the country in a hunt for the nation’s home movie archive. This is the nation’s story through the eyes of its most important historians: the British people. We are looking for any amateur-filmed footage that reflects the events of the last seventy years. It might ... Read more
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West Pier Artefacts at the Brighton Fishing Museum

The Brighton Fishing Museum, located on the seafront between the piers, has an arch dedicated to an exhibition of artefacts rescued from the West Pier. The story of the pier is explained and information about the i360 is also available. The museum is an integral part of Brighton’s Fishing Quarter, , and well worth ... Read more
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Marks Barfield Architects, creators of the London Eye and the i360 and the Trust’s development partner, are completely committed to the delivering the i360 at the West Pier site. Putting in place the final tranche of funding for the scheme is proving frustratingly slow in this difficult economic climate but, whilst we cannot be sure ... Read more
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Seafront Tours

Local historians, Jackie Marsh-Hobbs and Geoffrey Mead lead guided tours about the West Pier and Brighton Seafront. They are also available for private groups of 10 or more and for talks. Please call 01273 321499 or write to Please note that the tours will not run through the winter months. However we are hoping ... Read more
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West Pier Video

A graphic record of the damage done to the West Pier during 2003 in context with its past glory. This video is brought to you by AVT with thanks to BBC South Today. Price £5.00 (and £2.50 postage and packing)
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Large numbers of starlings arrive from as far away as Scandinavia to join their native cousins as they roost for the winter. The flocks, which can swell to as many as 40,000 birds at the peak in December, can be seen each evening over Brighton Pier as they perform their spellbinding aerial show known as ... Read more
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i360 – Brighton and Hove’s Eye to the Future

Here is some text about the i360 which will link to the i360 page
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Starlings over the West Pier

Photograph by Bob Smith 1998
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