AGM

The AGM will be held on Saturday, January 18 2020 at 10.30 am at Brighton Waldorf School on the corner of Whitehawk Road and Roedean Road. Janine will update the meeting on the progress of plans for the Bicentennial celebrations. The Board is also proposing two important changes to the …

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Black Rock

Plans are being produced to rejuvenate the Black Rock site on Brighton seafront which has lain dormant for 40 years. Brighton & Hove City Council, working with funders Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, is proposing a package of infrastructure, heritage and public realm improvements. The plans include a new …

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Notes for the Open Day

Andrew Doig’s edited notes for the tour guides on the NGS Open Day: About the Kemp Town Estate and the Enclosures: The gardens were enclosed in 1823 as the centrepiece of Thomas Read Kemp’s speculative development, The Kemp Town Estate. Kemp was the MP for Lewes and local landowner whose …

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NGS Open Day Success

NGS Open Day Success

Largely thanks to all the preparatory work put in by Janine Nahapiet and her team, the first NGS Open Day was a roaring success.  The sun shone, the gardens looked wonderful, and everything ran like clockwork. All the tickets – 240 of them – were sold in advance. The day …

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Kemp Town Enclosures - 30 January2018

Aerial pictures

These fascinating photographs were taken from a drone piloted by Jonny Purchase, a resident of Lewes Crescent. Jonny is a filmmaker, photographer and fully qualified drone pilot. Last year he was shortlisted for the National Geographic Photographer of the year award.

NGS Open Day

Tickets are still available for the National Garden Scheme open day in the South Garden on Thursday June 6, from 12 to 5pm. Thirty-minute conducted tours start at 12 noon and continue to 3.30 pm. Tickets cost £7.50. Pre-booking is essential through ngs.org.uk. Access will be through the double gates …

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