5 unusual structures around Brighton & Hove that you might not be familiar with

1. Hangleton Manor Dovecote: This 17th-century dovecote stands in the grounds of Hangleton Manor in Hangleton Manor Drive, which is said to be the oldest secular building in Brighton and Hove and dates from 1540. The circular dovecote has reputedly been haunted by ghost pigeons...
Posted On 20 Jun 2017 at 11:47 pm

The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 5: Waterhall & Westdene

This is part 5 of an exclusive report specially commissioned by Brighton & Hove News on the butterflies of our city and so you may wish to save all of the parts for future reference! Brighton and Hove Butterfly Sites – Waterhall: Waterhall Conservation Area and...

Scottish punk band The Skids are back in Brighton after nearly 37 years

The Skids, Concorde 2, Brighton 17.6.17. The Skids who originally formed in their home town of Dunfermline in Scotland by Richard Jobson, Stuart Adamson, Bill Simpson and Tom Kellichan, are embarking on a 30 date 40th Anniversary Tour and the sixteenth venue is at the Concorde 2...
Posted On 18 Jun 2017 at 1:21 am

Brighton’s butterfly book launch author named in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Our congratulations go to Neil Andrew Christopher Hulme, conservation adviser to the Sussex branch of the charity Butterfly Conservation. He has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to wildlife conservation. Mr Hulme,...
Posted On 17 Jun 2017 at 12:01 pm

Brighton’s Saltdean Lido – one of the Seven Wonders of the English Seaside – reopens with a big splash!

Perfect English summer weather was the order of the day as, after a seven-year wait, the wonderful grade II* listed Saltdean Lido finally reopened with a big splash and a synchronised swimming display. The Lido has a fantastic new-look heated pool and children’s pool and...
Posted On 17 Jun 2017 at 11:48 am

The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 4: Moulsecoomb & Bevendean

This is part 4 of an exclusive report specially commissioned by Brighton & Hove News on the butterflies of our city and so you may wish to save all of the parts for future reference! Brighton and Hove Butterfly Sites – Moulsecoomb: Wild Park LNR – including...

Brighton Dome gets Blue Plaque to mark Abba winning Eurovision Song Contest

I was just 11 years old when our city hosted the Eurovision Song Contest on 6 April 1974 and I can remember watching it on TV with my parents. On hearing Waterloo by Abba, I knew that they would win it because it was instantly catchy and better than the rest. But I had no...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017 at 7:15 pm

Enter the world of the Little People – Brighton & Hove News exclusive interview

Paul Rowlands is a local cabbie and enthusiastic photographer who has lived in the Rottingdean for the past 10 years. He has exhibited at Artists Open Houses in Kemp Town for the past couple of years. We caught up with him for a quick Q&A session before his first curated show...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017 at 10:24 pm

The United Nations Orchestra’s Brighton concert profits to UNICEF’s war orphans rescue programme

Musicians from more than 20 countries who work for the United Nations in Geneva will fly into the UK to perform a special concert at Brighton Dome on Saturday 1st July in aid of UNICEF’s war orphans relief programme. Anne-Marie Magnan, a nuclear research physicist at CERN, and...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 10:40 pm

Fancy asking Eddie Izzard a question and getting a signed copy of his latest book? Then read on…….

Already one of the most celebrated comics of his generation, Eddie Izzard has also developed an equally stellar reputation as a film, television, and stage actor, political activist, sometime escapologist, and multiple marathon-runner. Eddie will be hosting an intimate evening at...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 9:58 pm