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

Brighton’s Beaches and Bathing Pools

Stylish, flamboyant and fun, Brighton has evolved over hundreds of years from a tiny fishing community into a vibrant, modern ‘city by the sea’. Today, Brighton is identified with many things – its festival, universities and fine Regency architecture among … Continued

At Work With… Ellie Newland

If there’s one word that definitely applies to my job then it’s ‘varied’.  One glance through my daily ‘Things to Do’ lists of the last couple of months reveals a whole host of miscellaneous items:  ‘Book Bollywood dancer’, ‘Build giant … Continued