The Royal Pavilion & Museums Insider newsletter is a monthly digest of stories about our museums, collections and work behind the scenes.

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Insider Archive

Listed month by month, with direct links to both the newsletter (in Mailchimp) and the featured content on this website.

May 2019

‘For May’s Insider we look at a new interactive app you can test in Brighton Museum, an introduction to an upcoming local LGBTIQ+ history exhibition, and the fascinating history of a church in Preston Park.’

April 2019

‘In this month’s Insider we look at George IV’s fondness for horses, celebrate a Victorian woman who helped found our natural science collections, and take a trip through medieval Brighton.’

March 2019

‘This month we’ve revived an old magazine from our past, celebrated the achievements of women in science at the Booth Museum, and taken the Royal Pavilion to Texas.’

February 2019

‘A digest of stories from February, featuring fabulous hats, faces from the past, cycling feats, and greetings cards for your special foes.’

January 2019

This month’s Insider is full of faces from the past — from Brighton’s first residents to the star of a recent Google Doodle.’

2018

December 2018

In this month’s newsletter we say hello to a frosty guest, farewell to a conservator, look at digital recreations of ancient Brighton & Hove, and see how the Royal Pavilion can be decorated for Christmas in just over two minutes.’

November 2018

‘This month’s newsletter is about hopes and remembrances. We’re looking forward to the festive season, with a collection of Victorian Christmas cards and the arrival of Father Christmas at Preston Manor. But we’re also looking at more sombre topics, such as how we remember the various struggles that brought women the right to vote and an end to WW1.’

October 2018

‘In this month’s newsletter we look behind the scenes of a royal visit, see how an old master can inspire marginalised artists, examine an eerie photograph taken at Preston Manor, and find out how a pioneering aviator came to break his propeller on Brighton beach.’

September 2018

‘Welcome to the September 2018 Insider newsletter. This month we introduce some stunning new views of the Royal Pavilion Saloon, meet some colourful snails, and discover why a ‘Jolly Roger’ was once proudly displayed in Hove.’