Brighton & Hove Open Door 2022

Heritage Open Days (9-18 September 20212) is England’s largest grass roots heritage festival involving over 40,000 volunteers and 5,000 events. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore.

Here at The Regency Town House we celebrate Heritage Open Days by encouraging people to open interesting buildings and deliver heritage events as a part of Brighton & Hove Open Door 2022.

To find out more visit the Heritage Open Days website: https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/.

Booking opens 8 August at 12:00

WALKS AND TOURS

Horses, Hansoms & Hackneys
Not Just the Trunk Murders! An illustrated Walk in Kemp Street
Sex and Shopping! A Guided Walk of Gardner Street
The Regency Town House Tour
Waterloo Street: Another side of Brunswick Town

 

 

Horses, Hansoms & Hackneys

Southern Belle, 3 Waterloo Street, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1AQ

Horses, Hansoms & Hackneys - a walk around Brunswick Street West

Discover Brunswick Street West on a guided history walk around a Victorian backstreet. PS It's not just about horses!

Event Times

Saturday 10 September: 1200-1300

Booking Details

Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/horses-hansoms-hackneys-tickets-365642976987

Directions

Meet outside the Southern Belle pub at the bottom of Waterloo Street, Hove. We'll start at 1200 so please be there by 1155

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Not Just the Trunk Murders! An illustrated Walk in Kemp Street

Kemp Street, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN1 4AP

More than murder! Kemp Street has long had a notorious place in Brighton's history with the infamous Trunk Murders of 1934. Find out about this and more fascinating stories in this street's past, including the story of the last large-scale smallpox outbreak in England.

Event Times

Tuesday 13 September: 1100-1200

Booking Details

Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/not-just-the-trunk-murders-an-illustrated...

Directions

Meet south end of Kemp Street

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Sex and Shopping! A Guided Walk of Gardner Street

Gardener Street, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN1 1UP

Sex and shopping! Join us for a guided tour of Gardner Street and neighbouring Orange Row (all that remains of the once infamous Pimlico district of Brighton). The walk will last a maximum of one hour and will aim to highlight 200 years of the streets' somewhat chequered history.

Event Times

Friday 9 September: 1200-1300

Booking Details

Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sex-and-shopping-a-guided-walk-of-gardner...

Directions

Meet outside Gelato Gusto at the junction of Gardner Street and Church Street five minutes before the start of the walk (1155)

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The Regency Town House Tour

13 Brunswick Square, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex

Discover one of the city's finest 1820s terraced town houses, which is currently being restored.

Join the curator for a tour around one of the city's finest 1820s terraced town houses, which is currently being restored as a heritage centre for Brighton & Hove.

Event Times

Friday 9 September: 0930-1100

Booking Details

Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-regency-town-house-tour-tickets-33516...

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Waterloo Street: Another side of Brunswick Town

Southern Belle, 3 Waterloo Street, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1AQ

Waterloo Street: Another side of Brunswick Town

This is a new walk for 2022. Join one of the Regency Town House Research Team for a fascinating walk along with one of Hove's most interesting streets. It developed in the 1830s and 1840s, servicing the grand developments of Brunswick Town.

Learn more about the houses on the street including St Andrew's Church , the Old Market and the Anchor Brewery.

Event Times

Saturday 17 September: 1100-1200

Booking Details

Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/waterloo-street-another-side-of-brunswick...

Directions

Meet outside the Southern Belle pub at the bottom of Waterloo Street

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