Brighton Food Festival

7th September 2013

Pantry, Parlour, Piano Nobile – a Regency Food Tour 

Guests took a journey through the strata of late Georgian society food on a tour of The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Sq, Hove. "Coachman John Skinner enters the kitchen for some sustenance before driving the ladies along Marine Parade. Meanwhile, Ann Briggs discusses the evenings dinner over cake in the Housekeepers room. In the Dining Room, James Dumbrell of Kemp Town talks politics, whilst in the Drawing Room, the lady of the house Martha Hankey takes after dinner tea.
" Guests meet household members and heard their stories, whist sampling typical food and drink from the period.

An Evening of Regency Wine & Cheese With Mr Butler & Mr Deaves 

Guests joined Mr Henry Butler of Butler’s Wine Cellar and Mr David Deaves of La Cave a Fromage for an exclusive tasting evening. Wines and cheeses typical of the Regency period were available whilst guests enjoyed anecdotes & music from the Flauguissimo Duo in the elegant surrounds of The Regency Town House.
This event was supported by the Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF), Butler’s Wine Cellar and La Cave a Fromage.

What's going on behind closed doors in preparation for the Brighton Food Festival Event at the Regency Town House? Read the diary entry of Joshua Crabtree the stable lad. He is talking about below stairs and some of the preparations for the visitors on 7th September. Read what Joshua Crabtree has to say.