Lectures and events 2015-2016

 

Our new season lectures and events programme is currently being finalised. Details to come but it's going to be excellent!

The London Road revival

New After years of decline, with closed shops and shabby buildings, things are finally beginning to change in the London Road area. Take a tour with us on Saturday 26 September at 2pm to see what's been achieved. Read more...


Perfect summer in the Secret Garden

New Back in our old venue at Kemp Town's Secret Garden, we were blessed with a perfect sunny day, delicious food and wine, visits from Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas and deputy mayor Pete West – and a lawnful of happy guests. The Secret Garden is a hidden gem that belonged to the Society's founder, Antony Dale, and is now held by a charitable trust. Read more...


2016 tour to Yorkshire

New A study toiur to Yorkshire from 1-5 June 2016 will take in the Henry Moore Centre en route to a hotel in York less than ten minutes walk from the Minster. There will be an opportunity to explore the walled city between coach outings to Castle Howard, Fountains Abbey, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the new Barbara Hepworth Gallery. Read more...


A castle, a dolls' house, an artist – an eclectic trip

The Society’s visit to Windsor Castle and Cookham was based on the theme of war, represented by the castle’s Waterloo Chamber and the effect World War I had on artist Stanley Spencer. And there was still time to see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House. Read more..

Gift Aid and lecture admission

To qualify for Gift Aid – and keep membership fees down – we’re no longer charging non-members for admission to our lectures, apart from the Antony Dale annual lecture at the Pavilion, when every audience member must buy a ticket. Read more..




Our new season of lectures and events is being prepared. Details to come.


• Unless otherwise specified, lectures take place on Wednesdays at City College, Pelham Street, Brighton BN1. They all start at 7pm. We have adopted the Prince George as our preferred post-lecture watering hole, where you can talk to the speaker over a drink and meet the Society’s officers and trustees. Entrance is free – please remember your membership card. All are welcome to provide a donation to defray the considerable costs of the lecture series. City College offers full wheelchair access, good public transport connections and ample parking nearby. Read more...

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