Category Archives: Galleries and Art in widest sense

Lost landmarks and getting old

I was so sorry to see that the garden next to the Garden Museum near Lambeth Palace was boarded up last week with posters that proclaimed mega money going into improvements. This means it will not be open again until … Continue reading

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Fed up with shopping? Why not catch some inexpensive entertainment for children?

There is a free exhibition and some puppet and shadow shows by local puppet companies, at The Grange Art Gallery and Museum in Rottingdean. The shows are  £3.oo each or  a donation for large groups. You need to ring to … Continue reading

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‘Cinema by the Sea’ a new exhibition opened tonight

   Last night the Lady Mayor of Brighton and Hove Linda Hythe found time in her busy schedule to launch the Exhibition, ‘Cinema By the Sea’ at The Grange Art Gallery and Museam in Rottingdean. Marcus Bagshaw has created this exhibition … Continue reading

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The Marionettes from ‘Oh What a lovely War’ on Display

‘Oh What a Lovely War’ The most powerful anti-war film of the age and made in the 60s in Brighton and mainly set on the West Pier in all it’s glory before the fire (film available on dvd). How lovely … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Mead and the Boys on the Plaque at Fabrica.

A fascinating  walk around Brighton finding out where the men on the the newly discovered plaque on the wall of  Fabrica, lived and worked before their active service in the Great War.   A unique plaque in itself as it … Continue reading

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Hastings History House is a hit!

Gold star to the History House for their knowledge and enthusiasm. It’s the centre for The Hastings Preservation Society, where one can get a map, a cup of tea, see various tiny exhibitions and find out about the walks that … Continue reading

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Give a dog a bone?

Yes definitely, if it leads to this amazing Featherstone Kite Flying Machine currently on display at Brighton Museum.            Made by Emett, the man who created Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, here we have another of his magical inventions.   A … Continue reading

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Fragility – a life and death experience

An amazing exhibition at Fabrica the former church and now a space for art in the heart of Brighton, gives us Fragility.  A new site-specific work commissioned by Fabrica from Macedonian born and now Brighton resident, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva. One walks into the … Continue reading

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The lovely Lorraine Bowen does her sing thing in Bexhill!

On Sunday fifty or more people who have never met before gather at the De La Warr Pavilion to form a scratch choir. By 3.30pm, with Lorraine’s skills and enthusiasm, we have practiced warm ups, tried some harmonies and learned … Continue reading

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Postman’s Park

The first day dawned of my two day poetry  residency in Postman’s Park, courtesy of the Poetry School.  I was one  of sixteen poets in different parks writing poetry as part of the Open Garden Squares Weekend. So there I was … Continue reading

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