What's on

We offer many different activities throughout the year, ranging from House Tours and dining experiences, to craft training activities, literary evenings and our annual Heritage Open Days events. The best way to keep up to date with our activities is to subscribe to our monthly newsletter: www.rth.org.uk/subscribe

EVENTS

Brighton & Hove Open Door 2018

6th - 9th and 13th - 16th September, 2018
Dozens of places to see and things to do, all free.
Click here for full listing

EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition - Painting Newhaven: Recent Land and Seascapes
Recent work by Nick Bush

Tuesday 17th - Sunday 22nd July 2018
12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
Free admission

Painting of ship entering Newhaven harbour with cliffs in the background
Dredger at the Mouth of the Ouse, oil on canvas, 120cm x 80cm

Cliff falls, the cross channel ferry, moonlit seascapes and scrap metal recycling: this range of contrasting subjects which Newhaven and the surrounding South Downs National Park offer are explored in paintings and drawing by the Newhaven based artist Nick Bush.

Exhibition - Here & Now
work by Italian and UK printmakers, painters and ceramicists

Saturday 28th July - Sunday 5th August
O
pening times TBA
Free admission

Here & Now poster

An exhibition of prints, paintings, sculpture, ceramics and installations. More information will be posted here soon.

Exhibition - Brighton Photo Fringe,
with work by various artists

Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th September, 
then every Thursday - Sunday in October
Opening times TBA

Brighton Photo Fringe is a volunteer-led, collaborative platform providing essential professional development opportunities and peer-support for emerging lens-based artists.

View of a gallery with visitors examining a photographic exhibit

Renowned for promoting outstanding new talent, BPF connects this nascent talent to new audiences, working with artist-led initiatives and festivals around the country.

As a part of Brighton Photo Fringe, Miniclick and Gordon MaDonald return to the Regency Town House for Brighton Photo Fringe with a photographic exhibition exploring UFOs, truth and conspiracy.

Old colour photo of showing saucer-like object in the sky above mountainous terrain

Using a mixture of archive footage and photos, newly commissioned work, audio pieces, group workshops and performances, ‘For Everything, There’s a Purpose’ hopes to prompt the visitor to question whether we are visited, on a regular basis, by alien beings traveling in strange interstellar craft, or have vast numbers of people decided to make complex and life-altering fictions supporting the existence of such beings and technology.

Exhibition - peck o' trouble
by artist Suzanne O'Haire

Friday 2nd - Sunday 25th November
Mon - Tues: by appointment only
Wed - Fri: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Sat - Sun: 12noon - 4:00pm

Free admission

For this exhibition, Suzanne O'Haire will present a series of 34 domestic-scale sculptural assemblages, titled beyond belief, made predominately out of discarded objects, castings from disposed packaging and elements of neon lighting. Permanent structures will emerge from impermanent matter, where arrangements of acrobatically stacked, bundled or tentatively balanced forms will perform as supposed magical sigils or spells.

O'Haire wants this work to encourage conversation regarding a presumed connection between the making of art and notions of magic. She has invited Sally O'Reilly (writer), Simon Costin (Director of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic) and David Bramwell (writer/broadcaster) as guest speakers. All three have revealed a distinctive slant towards the occult within their own work and will give talks within the duration of the show.

Guest speaker events will be available to book through Eventbrite at a later date.
Sat. 10th Nov. - Sally O'Reilly
Sat .17th Nov. - Simon Costin
Sat. 24th Nov. - David Bramwell

Photograph of sculpture assembled from found objects

As Suzanne explains, "No conscious value system breaks down why I chose what I do - I'd prefer to believe that what I find, or what finds me, plays with notions of luck and chance".

Tours and walks

We offer our standard house tour, a fully guided event lasting between 70 and 80 minutes, and the Brunswick Town walk, a guided journey lasting approximately 90 minutes and covering approximately 1.5 miles. More . . .

Courses

Amongst our most popular events are: Gaining the Knowledge, taught over four days and Ornamental Plastering a day long activity. More . . .

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