Prince Albert driving the Queen and Princess Royal in their Sledge, at Brighton, 1845

This print of Queen Victoria’s last recorded visit to the Royal Pavilion, in February 1845, was published in The Illustrated London News. It is one of the most popular images in our collection, perhaps because it looks utterly romantic. Who’s … Continued

London’s Camden Town Group visits Brighton and Eastbourne

Some of my favourite early 20th century English artists have been highlighted in two exhibitions in Sussex – the ongoing Down from London: Spencer Gore and Friends at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, and John Nash: The Landscape of Love … Continued

The Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo took place on June 18 in 1815 in what is now part of Belgium. Napoleon Bonaparte was finally defeated by a British-led coalition led by the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian Army. The battle marked … Continued

‘There are two sides to every question, and two teams to every Football match’ – a 1930s’ guide to appreciating football from Brighton & Hove Albion

Following the UEFA Euro 2020, we thought we’d take a look at our football related collections for guidance on how to cope with the highs and lows that might present themselves as the tournament progresses. Writing in Brighton & Hove … Continued