Brighton & Hove City Council reveals plans to restore the Royal Pavilion Gardens

Graham Robson August 2, 2023

A report to Brighton & Hove City Council’s Strategy, Finance & City Regeneration Committee published today (Wednesday, August 2) proposes the next stage of plans to redesign and restore the Royal Pavilion Gardens, which includes a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) for £4.4million to be jointly made by the council and the Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust (RPMT).

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General News

Work begins to improve lighting in Royal Pavilion Garden

Graham Robson April 24, 2023

Brighton & Hove City Council’s Community Safety and Transport teams, working with Sussex Police, believe upgrading the lighting will help people feel safer in the area, which has been identified as a place where anti-social behaviour often takes place.  

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In The South

Brighton landmarks to light up in support of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Graham Robson March 18, 2022

The Royal Pavilion, Brighton Town Hall and the Mazda Fountain are to be lit in purple on Saturday, March 19 in support of the World Against Racism day of action, and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Monday, March 21

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Royal Pavilion Estate awarded £1million

Graham Robson February 19, 2021

The National Lottery Heritage Fund awards the city’s Royal Pavilion Estate regeneration an additional £1 million from its Heritage Capital Kickstart Fund

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First CEO of new Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust announced

Graham Robson September 11, 2020

Hedley Swain announced as first Chief Executive Officer for new Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust when the organisation leaves Brighton & Hove City Council in October 2020.

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Actually Gay Men’s Chorus help raise £2,400 for Mayor’s charities

Besi Besemar March 26, 2019

Actually Gay Men’s Chorus, sing at the Royal Pavilion to raise money for the Mayor’s charities, Martlets, Rockinghorse, Off the Fence and The Grace Eyre Foundation.

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PREVIEW: Exhibition of Stephen Jones Hats at Royal Pavilion

January 24, 2019

Master milliner Stephen Jones OBE, who has dressed the heads of the Duchess of Sussex, Kylie Minogue, Kate Moss and Mick Jagger, will be filling the Royal Pavilion in Brighton with his exquisite hats for a new exhibition in partnership with Harvey Nichols from February 7–June 9.

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Community News

PRIDE IN PICTURES: Frances’ view of parade from the Royal Pavilion

August 9, 2018

Frances Hubbard kept her eye on the political statements being made and displayed on the Brighton Pride Community Parade, and there were plenty of them!

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Free entry to Royal Pavilion this Sunday

Besi Besemar January 10, 2017

This Sunday, January 15, from 10am – 4.30pm entry to the Royal Pavilion is completely free of charge. To celebrate the purchase of the Royal Pavilion by the town of Brighton in 1850, admission charges are waived one day a year. Go along and meet George IV and members of his court, as RPM staff don Regency costume and tell tales of George’s day!

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