The Brightonian Cartoons

Back in the 1880s, Brighton’s newspapers were full of local celebrities. But in contrast to the performers and reality TV stars of today, these were clergymen, councillors and public servants. We have recently digitised the Brightonian Cartoons, a series of … Continued

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