At Work With… Ellie Newland

If there’s one word that definitely applies to my job then it’s ‘varied’.  One glance through my daily ‘Things to Do’ lists of the last couple of months reveals a whole host of miscellaneous items:  ‘Book Bollywood dancer’, ‘Build giant … Continued

Twitter Q&A with Janita Bagshawe, our Head of Royal Pavilion and Museums

The Museums Association will be holding its annual conference in Brighton this year on 3-4 October. Janita Bagshawe, our Head of Royal Pavilion and Museums, has been co-ordinating one of the conference’s themes: ‘Innovation: Creativity and Crisis’. She will also … Continued

Henry Willett (1823-1905)

Henry Willett, a founding father of Brighton Museum, was a man of great energy, enthusiasm and wide-ranging interests. He was born in 1823, the youngest of the eleven children of William Catt an energetic farmer and miller. His mother Hannah … Continued

Mike Feist’s Camera Obscura Archive

I was born not far from the Booth Museum of Natural History in 1943 and lived over a large garage in Preston Road, Brighton until I was about 10 years old. My first school, called Preston Primary (although an Infant … Continued

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