BHOD 13 - Then and Now - Roedean School Tour


Description - Come and walk the corridors of one of the first girls' boarding schools in the country. Hear about how Sir John Simpson's inspiring architecture of Roedean School influenced his design of the original Wembley Stadium and discover how his Grade II listed buildings characterise the classic 'Arts and Crafts' movement of 1860 to 1910. Learn how the school is setting the standard for boarding in the 21st Century through its transformational redesign of its five boarding houses. Not normally accessible to the public, the Saturday tour ends a with a trip down Roedean’s secret tunnel to the undercliff walk connecting to Brighton Marina. Approx. 90 mins. (Wear comfortable shoes and bring a torch if going down the tunnel).

Location - Roedean School, Roedean Way, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN2 5RQ
Timing - Thursday 12 September: Tour 1030, Friday 13 September: Tour 1030, Saturday 14 September: Tour 1030
Restrictions - Max - 20  people. Free activity but pre-booking essential. Booking opens: 16 August 2013 at 12:00 hrs. Booking closes: 11 September 2013 at 18:00 hrs
Access - Partial wheelchair access. Accessible toilets on-site. Please advise of any mobility or other special needs ahead of visiting via an email to with the subject 'ROED BHOD'. Refreshments. Parking. Toilets