Exciting Finds at Whitehawk Allotment

Jane, one of the Museum volunteers, came into the Museum wanting to know what these unusual spherical flint-like objects were – found on her Whitehawk allotment. Having discussed whether they could be slingshots, John Cooper, Keeper at the Booth, spotted … Continued

Tom Paine and Brighton

As Americans celebrate Independence Day today, it is worth remembering that the United States owes much to a man who once collected taxes in Brighton. If it wasn’t for Thomas Paine’s literary efforts, America may well never have achieved independence. … Continued

Continuing Conflict in Kachin State

Today marks the third anniversary of the breakdown of a 17-year ceasefire agreement between the Kachin Independence Army and Burmese government which has had tragic consequences for the Kachin community. The Kachin are an ethnic minority group based in northern … Continued

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