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Assembly Rooms

Always loved this old Brighton sign with the pointing finger To The Old Ship Assembly Rooms The Assembly Rooms were connected with the Old Ship Hotel, the oldest hotel in Brighton. The building was purchased in 1671 by Nicholas Tettersell, who owned the boat Charles II used […]

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Baby Gulls

June/July is the time for the hatching of sea gull chicks in Brighton Photographed these in the North Laine. The baby gulls grow quickly but they are at their most vulnerable at this time, have seen them slip down the roof, but manage to hang […]

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Cosmo Sarson

New art on Brighton Pier from Cosmo Sarson “I had just started this mural when the government announced the Covid-19 lock down. Fortunately for me, the pier then closed to the public and I was able to carry on and complete it in a safe […]

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Hanningtons Brighton

The old Hanningtons Department store, south aspect. Opened in 1808, known as the Harrods of Brighton. Services and products included : Haberdashers, Woollen and Linen Drapers, Carpet and Furniture Warehousemen, Family and General Mourning [Clothes], Undertakers, House and Estate Agents,and Auctioneers. Finally closed in 2001. […]

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Hitchcockian @pauljacksonlives

Alfred Hitchcock Artwork in Brighton @pauljacksonlives Hitchcock never won an Oscar for best director, yet Vertigo is in many top 5 films of all time. Hitchcock started off in the film industry drawing sets – being a skilled artist. Always formally dressed, wearing a suit […]

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Hollyhocks

During Covid the Pavilion Gardens have proved to be a real haven to relax and enjoy the flowers and wildlife. Summer must be here with the hollyhocks in full bloom. The Royal Pavilion Garden is one of a few fully restored regency gardens in the country. The […]

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