Brighton News Story – 16 August, 1789: Prince’s birthday celebrated in a “very festive style…”

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I cannot close my letter without telling you the very festive style in which the Prince of Wales’s Birth Day was kept here – the weather was heavenly ; – Grandeur and Elegance shook hands with Good Humour and Familiarity, and furnished out a treat surpassing description, for its bradishments and brilliancy.

From The Sussex Weekly Advertiser, 1789

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