Amex House, popularly nicknamed The Wedding Cake, was the former European headquarters of American Express, the multinational financial services company. Its site is located in the Carlton Hill area of Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove.
The Peace Statue, known locally as just The Angel stands on the Brighton-Hove boundary, and was commissioned to commemorate the reign of Edward VII (1841-1910), who had just died. The statue was designed in the shape of an angel as a reference to Edward's nickname, "The Peacemaker".
Stop Brexit at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton - this Sunday 24 September! March and rally - gather at the Level at 12.30pm: register at Then 7pm at the Brighton Dome - with AC Grayling, Caroline Lucas, Polly Toynbee, Jonathan Bartley, Seb Dance, Ian Dunt, Darren Jones and Catherine West.
Brighton has two competitive swimming clubs: Brighton SC formed in 1860 claims to be the oldest swimming club in England; and Brighton Dolphin SC was formed in 1891 as Brighton Ladies Swimming. Amateur track cycling is held at the Preston Park Velodrome, the oldest velodrome in the UK built in 1877.
“Located in the beautiful Brighton Marina with sea-view from several rooms. Adequate apartment size for six people (4 adults and 2 children). Short distance to big grocery store, shopping and restaurants. A peaceful neighborhood with parking close by. Easy access to Brighton centre with and without car.
Brighton Museum Brighton Museum & Art Gallery is located in the Royal Pavilion garden, at the heart of the city’s cultural quarter. Its diverse collections bring together the arts and history to tell stories about the city and the world we live in.
About Us Brighton Toy and Model Museum is a treasure trove of toys and models. Step into a world of toys and models that extends over four thousand square feet of floorspace, under four of the early Victorian arches which support Brighton Railway Station.
A Brighton school took its high achievers to the sky on British Airways i360 this week. Meet Jack, trainee Guest Experience host from Team Domenica Jack is from Team Domenica, a Brighton-based charity which helps remove barriers to work for people with learning disabilities.
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LaserZone Brighton is out of this World… A derelict spacecraft has crash landed into West Street in the heart of Brighton. Beyond its airlock lies a 3000sqft galactic labyrinth filled with swirling smoke, strange sounds, flashing lights… and enemies! Looking for things to do with the kids (and grown-ups!)? LaserZone is ideal for family fun, birthday parties, students, youth groups, corporate entertainment, stag & hen nights and much more.
Brighton BN2 1TD. Visit the Mechanical Memories Museum on Brighton Seafront and go back in time to the age of donkey rides, Punch and Judy and novelty arcades machines. Mechanical Memories is a ‘working museum’ of vintage coin-operated amusement machines representative of seaside amusement arcades of half a century ago.
The Old Police Cells Museum is dedicated to charting the history of policing in Sussex from 1830 to the present day. A fascinating glimpse into the past. Come and see where the first Brighton Chief Constable was murdered and the graffiti of the mods and rockers era and so much more.
The Old Steine is also the site of a number of City Centre bus stops for Brighton buses. The Royal Pavilion is located immediately to the north of the Old Steine. History. The Old Steyne was originally an open green with a stream running adjacent to the easternmost dwellings of Brighthelmstone.
Queen's Park is a public park in Brighton, England. In 1825, Thomas Attree, a property owner and developer in Brighton, acquired land north of Eastern Road—already known as Brighton Park—to build a residential park surrounded by detached villas, inspired by Regent's Park in London. He commissioned architect Charles Galloway to design it.
Stanmer Park is a large open park immediately to the west of the University of Sussex, and to the north-east of the city of Brighton in the county of East Sussex, England, UK.The village of Stanmer, Stanmer House and Stanmer Church are within the park, which would once have been the estate of the house.
Once the heart of the fishing town of Brighthelmstone, The Lanes Brighton is the city’s historic quarter with a fabulous maze of twisting alleyways. There are twittens and catcreeps offering an extraordinary mix of antiques and jewellery shops nestling alongside specialist contemporary and designer boutique fashion.
Average rainfall levels increase as the land rises: the 1958–1990 mean was 740 millimetres (29 in) on the seafront and about 1,000 millimetres (39 in) at the top of the South Downs above Brighton. Storms caused serious damage in 1703, 1806, 1824, 1836, 1848, 1850, 1896, 1910 and 1987.
The RPMs new single Let Things Happen raises the bar significantly for this young Brighton band. Interview: Del Amitri's Justin Currie Talks Ahead Of Band's First Run Of UK Dates In A Decade Del Amitri return this summer for a UK tour, the celebrated Glaswegian band's first run of dates since 2014.
Volk's Electric Railway (VER) is a narrow gauge heritage railway that runs along a length of the seafront of the English seaside resort of Brighton. It was built by Magnus Volk, the first section being completed in August 1883, and is the oldest operating electric railway in the world.
The Brighton Waste House – The development of a ‘living laboratory’ for ecological architectural design. The Brighton Waste House investigates strategies for constructing a contemporary, low energy, permanent building using over 85% ‘waste’ material drawn from household and construction sites.
Wild Park Wild Park is Brighton & Hove's largest Local Nature Reserve (LNR) and has extensive woodland walks and spectacular views over the city. The South Downs National Park extends right in to the city here and important species-rich chalk grassland survive on south and north-facing slopes surrounding the recreation ground and on the roughs of Hollingbury Park golf course.
Withdean Park - home of Brighton's lilac collection Covering thirty-eight acres, Withdean Park is one of the most beautiful of Brighton's parks, carefully laid out with ornamental shrubs and flowers. This not a formal park with gravel paths and rectangular flower beds, but a delightful mix of open grassy areas, woodland, shrubberies and ponds.