Coming Soon: The Doreen Valiente collection at Preston Manor

Preston Manor, one of Britain’s spookiest historic houses, is to host a unique display of artefacts and documents from the personal collection of local witch Doreen Valiente. Valiente (1922-1999) is internationally regarded as having been ‘the mother of modern witchcraft’, and played … Continued


**JANUARY HIGHLIGHTS** *NEW!* Basement and Tunnel Tours, Royal Pavilion – *EXACT START DATE TBC* Thursdays January – March, 4.45-5.30pm (£10, members £9, book in advance) Join us for a brand new tour offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Royal Pavilion’s … Continued

The Haunted Ledger

A 1915 shop ledger found bricked up in a jeweller’s wall in Brighton’s East Street has been formally acquired by Preston Manor, following reports that it is haunted. The ledger was donated by Josephine Benyovits – who now lives in … Continued

December 2015 Press Listings

**Please note that the Royal Pavilion will be closed from 25 to 27 January 2016**   **DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS**   *OPENING THIS SATURDAY!* Exotic Creatures 14 November 2015 to 28 February 2016 (admission payable, members free), The Royal Pavilion, Brighton This … Continued

Christmas seed giveaway

Friday 11 December, 10am-12.30pm outside Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Volunteers will be giving away Christmas greenery and seeds from a variety of plants from the Royal Pavilion Garden, for a small donation towards gardening costs.  The seeds are attractively … Continued