At home with Ancient Egypt at Preston Manor

Paula Wrightson follows the owners of Preston Manor on a tour through Egypt at the start of the twentieth century. Through a photograph album held at the manor, she traces their route across the country at a time when the … Continued

Grateful George’s horse bling: the Brighton Cup up-close

Curator Alexandra Loske on the Brighton Cup, a trophy that’s currently on display in Brighton Museum, and how George IV supported horse racing in Brighton. It is well known that George IV was a connoisseur of all things bling and … Continued

Gift extended

Digital Manager Kevin Bacon on extending the Gift digital experience in Brighton Museum, what we’ve learned so far, and working with Blast Theory. I’m delighted to announce that Blast Theory’s Gift app will remain available in Brighton Museum until 6 … Continued

What’s in the Box? Curious Mutton Bone Toys

Edward Lovett collection rediscovered behind-the-scenes at Royal Pavilion & Museums Our newest objects entered into our “What’s in the Box?” display at Hove Museum come from Collections Assistant Joy Whittam. When cataloguing the toy collection in the museum stores Joy came across a dusty box which contained some intriguing figures. The figures appeared to be … Continued