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Brighton loneliness charity, Together Co, to help The Grand Hotel celebrate 160 years with 160 afternoon teas

Graham Robson April 10, 2024

On Monday, April 22, Brighton’s Grand Hotel will join forces with Brighton-based loneliness charity Together Co to mark the hotel’s 160th anniversary with a community-focused afternoon tea.

In a celebration of togetherness, the Spring Tea will celebrate 160 years of The Grand, with 160 afternoon teas, while guests get to know each other and listen to stories of connection.

Music will be provided by the Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir, a country band, and singer Kumba. Artist and social innovator Louise Harman will also talk about her own experience of befriending and connection, which started by chance but turned into a beautiful friendship.

The afternoon tea, sponsored by events company Best of British, will be attended by Councillor Jackie O’Quinn, Mayor of Brighton and Hove.

April Baker, Together Co CEO, said: “This will be a chance for many of the people that Together Co supports to experience one of Brighton’s most iconic locations while meeting new people.

“We are delighted to be partnering with The Grand for their anniversary and hope that this will be an event our guests remember forever.”

Andrew Mosley, General Manager of The Grand, added: “We are so pleased to be working with Together Co on this wonderful event, supporting them as a charity whilst, at the same time, celebrating the 160th anniversary of The Grand.”