Hidden Nature: Tiger-lily burning bright in Royal Pavilion Wonderland

Today’s Heritage Open Day Hidden Nature post examines the Tiger-lily found within and around the Royal Pavilion. During Covid-19 lockdown I started cataloguing Mike Jones’s wonderful drawings of plants and flowers in the Royal Pavilion Gardens. Where possible, I try … Continued

Hidden Nature: Flower power from the Far East – Peony, the King of Flowers

Continuing this weeks Heritage Open Days theme of Hidden Nature, we take a look at some of the hidden flowers among the Royal Pavilion wallpaper. During Covid-lockdown the Royal Pavilion team of conservators and curators worked hard on rehanging the … Continued

The Old Curiosity Shop: Dickensian Delights at Royal Pavilion & Museums

When Charles Dickens visited Brighton 175 years ago he probably didn’t imagine that his touching of a doorbell would transform the simple object into a museum piece. It has been well documented that Charles Dickens made several visits to Brighton: … 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

Pavilion Review 2007

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review 2007. View and download the February 2007 issue View and download the July 2007 issue February 2007 Angelica Kauffman’s Portrait of a Woman; oriental or occasional otherness? Examining the evidence for the … Continued

Pavilion Review 2005

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 2005. View and download the July 2005 issue July 2005 Muck and Magic A look at the history of the Pavilion Gardens, including accounts recording the cost of the design and … Continued

Pavilion Review 2003

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 2003. View and download the October 2003 issue October 2003 World Art Overviews of the World Art galleries at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery including the James Green Gallery of World … Continued

Pavilion Review 2000

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 2000. View and download the July 2000 issue July 2000 ‘From The East Comes Light’: A Relic of the Raj at Hove Museum Discusses the Jaipur Gate at Hove Museum, focusing … Continued

Pavilion Review 1998

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 1998. View and download the April 1998 issue April 1998 Major Lottery Awards to Brighton Museum and Art Gallery Discusses development due to recent awards within the Royal Pavilion and Preston … Continued