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Best Free Things To Do In Brighton?

Take a free ride on the Madeira Lift / Kemp town Seafront Lift Its a Grade 11 listed Victorian lift, now fully restored to its former glory. Originally opening in 1890, the lift links Marine Parade with Madeira Drive. In its heyday it carried thousands […]

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Hove Plinth Constellation and the Amber Cup

Hove Plinth is a community project by Hove Civic Society creating a brand new cultural attraction on the historic Hove seafront. Constellation, by Folkestone sculptor Jonathan Wright, is a part mechanical gilded model of the solar system, part film camera and part ship’s compass. A crowdfunding […]

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Brighton Ikoson by Wells Coates

Copy is from the Twentieth Century Website here A reinforced concrete structure, with doors and windows in steel, the building is eleven storeys, plus a roof terrace and basement. The plan is a simple L-shape, wrapping around from the seafront into Western Street. A typical […]

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The Beautiful Embassy Court

A piece of Modernist architecture that has divided opinion across Brighton since its completion in 1935, and continues to generate strong feelings among residents, architectural historians and conservationists. I love it.

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