Skip to content
Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

December 2019

Lancing Chapel

December 4 at 7:00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF
+ Google Map
Free

  Begun in 1868, the Grade I listed chapel at Lancing College is the largest school chapel in the world. Jeremy Tomlinson will describe the Gothic Revival architecture and the work being done to complete it. Jeremy Tomlinson worked at Lancing College for 41 years as a teacher of English, Head of Drama, Housemaster, Senior Master and Registrar. He is now Steward of the Chapel. A tour of the chapel, combined with a walking tour of nearby Steyning, will take…

Find out more »

January 2020

The SPAB Approach and Honesty in Architecture

15th January 2020 at 7:00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF
+ Google Map
Free

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) was founded by William Morris, Philip Webb and others in 1877 to campaign for, advise on and support honesty in the restoration of old buildings. The society’s director will describe the principles and how they are put into practice. Matthew Slocombe was SPAB’s head of casework before becoming the society’s director. He is Secretary of the Joint Committee of the National Amenity Societies and a member of the Conservation Committee of…

Find out more »

February 2020

Brighton College: The School of Science and Sport

5th February 2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brighton College, Eastern Road BN2 0AL. + Google Map

Brighton College’s new £55m Sports and Science Centre opens at the end of the 2019. Designed by the renowned Dutch architectural firm OMA, it includes 18 laboratories, a cinema-style auditorium, a 25-metre pool, a double-height sports hall and a rooftop running track. 19:00‐19:45 Tour of Building 20:00‐ 20:45 Talk by architect Ellen van Loon of OMA. This is a free but ticketed event for which limited places are available. Booking online will be available in due course.  regencysociety.org/lecturesandevents

Find out more »

Social event: where do we go from here?

19th February 2020 at 7:00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF

We invite your opinions. This is a paid, ticketed event with limited places. Further information and details will be on the website in due course.

Find out more »

March 2020

A Prince’s Treasure – Antony Dale Lecture

4th March 2020 at 7:00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF

Over 120 works of art originally commissioned by the Prince Regent have been returned on loan from Buckingham Palace and are now on display at or close to the places they originally occupied. Nicola Turner Inman will describe some of the prince’s treasures. Nicola Turner Inman is an assistant curator of Decorative Arts (Projects) at the Royal Collection. The evening will be introduced by Alexandra Loske. This is a paid-for event with a limited capacity of 90 people, for which a…

Find out more »

April 2020

AGM + Behind the Front: The Expansion of Brighton and Hove 1875-1914

1st April 2020 at 7:00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF
Free

Annual General Meeting followed by the John Small Lecture Behind the Front: The expansion of Brighton and Hove 1875-1914 So many of the familiar streets of the city were built towards the end of the nineteenth century and during the Edwardian era. David Fisher will describe the rapid expansion in housing and how this was supported by infrastructure developments in transport, health care, retailing, sanitation and entertainment. David Fisher is a trustee of the Regency Society, a local and media historian and…

Find out more »

June 2020

Day tour of Lancing College Chapel and Steyning

28th June 2020

Morning Tour of Lancing College Chapel, To complement the talk given on 4 December 2019, Jeremy Tomlinson will lead a guided tour around the chapel.   Afternoon Tour of Steyning Dr Janet Pennington will lead a walking tour of Steyning. Jeremy Tomlinson is Steward of Lancing College Chapel. Janet Pennington is a Steyning historian and member of the Wealden Buildings Study Group, who has researched much of the town’s long history via its archaeology, prolific documentary sources and buildings. She has undertaken…

Find out more »
+ Export Events