Burning of the Clocks

This year’s Burning of the Clocks will be held tomorrow, Tuesday 21 December. This is a contemporary British folk tradition of Brighton, which originated in 1993. A magical winter white lantern festival, it takes the form of a street procession with thousands of performers, … Continued

Buddha

[slideshow] Inside the World Art Gallery, a flint Buddha sits, deep in meditation, illuminated from above. This Buddha was sculpted in Gandhara (Now Pakistan) sometime between the 2nd and 4th centuries (Kingdom of Gandhara: 1st Millennium BC-11th Century AD). There … Continued

House history talk

The first of Andrew Bennett’s talks at the Brighton History Centre was very well attended. The aim was to create an informal atmosphere in which people could ask questions during the talk and chat amongst themselves afterwards. Andrew gave an … Continued

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