New Star Wars toy display at Hove Museum

From Saturday 13 February Hove Museum will be displaying rare Star Wars items loaned from private collections.  These will include very early figures and ‘dioramas’ (displays) from the first series of Star Wars movies, such as a Land of the … Continued

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

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

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