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Piers, Proms & Palaces – the West Pier and Brighton Seafront Story

Stroll the prom and hear the fascinating, glamorous and tragic story of Britain’s finest pier in the context of the history of Brighton seafront. Tours every Sunday at 11am from 11th April (lasts approximately an hour). Meet in front of the West Pier Rock Shop on the upper prom, King’s Road Tickets £5. Children under…
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Photographs, Films and Memories

The Trust is launching a new drive to build up its archive with the aim of creating as full a picture as possible of the operating West Pier. We are especially interested in personal photographs, film and memories of people who used the pier from pleasure or worked for the pier company. Do you have…
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West Pier Market

The popular West Pier market, sited on the beach by the pier, starts operating again for the new season from Saturday 6th March. It takes place every weekend, bank holidays and seven days a week through the summer months. Goods sold include original clothing, jewellery, art work, ceramics, leather products and second hand books. It is…
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Activities for Schools

The Trust would like to work with schools. We can provide talks, tours and activities at the West Pier site or on school premises. These can be tailored to your needs and the requirements of the National Curriculum. Contact us on 01273 321499 or info@westpier.co.uk for more information. Download are Activities for Schools Leaflet (PDF)
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Pavilion Illuminated for One Night Only (including photographs)

On 10th February Tiger Beer celebrated the Chinese New Year of the Tiger by mounting a spectacular laser show illuminating the Pavilion island from 6pm to 10pm. The Trust is delighted that the iconic structure was celebrated days after the removal of the wrecked Concert Hall. Below are a selection of photographs by local photographer…
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Removal of the Concert Hall Attracts Media Interest (Including Photographs)

The recent removal of the Concert Hall wreckage, has attracted much media interest on the internet, TV and newspapers. The Times published at article on February 4th including the fantastic photograph by Mark Baynes . There was another article in the Argus and the Brighton and Hove News website. The local BBC news programme, South Today,…
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