Madeira Terrace Restoration – Collaboration Meeting 9 May 2019

Madeira Terrace is changing and this is your opportunity to be part of what happens next.  Brighton & Hove City Council has arranged a meeting on Thursday 9 May from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the BMECP Centre, 10A Fleet Street, Brighton BN1 4ZE. The council is at the beginning of taking forward the practicalities of the restoration […]

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Madeira Arches Meeting by the Regency Society

On Wednesday 7 November, the Regency Society organised an event on the condition of the Madeira Arches, how the problem has become so serious and what now needs to be done. As important, the future and how the arches might be when they have been restored. Around a hundred people attended the event, members of […]

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Blue Plaque unveiling 18 November

In this centenary year of UK women first getting the Vote, there is a new scheme to honour the suffrage movement in Brighton. The Blue Plaque Panel chaired by Roger Amerena, a member of the Kemp Town Society, has approved four new blue plaques. The locations in Brighton include North Street Quadrant where the Women’s […]

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Exhibition for Outer Harbour Development

An exhibition is being held on: 4-8pm, Thursday 8 November 2018, 1-5pm Friday 8 November 2018 at Malmaison in Brighton Marina, BN2 5WA. The proposals will also be available to view and comment online from 8-23 November at www.outerharbourdevelopment.co.uk

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Save Badgers Tennis Club

Badgers Tennis Club, just round the corner in Church Place, is under serious threat of closure as the land owners want to develop the site for housing. The Club has historic links to the Kemp Town Estate – it was founded in 1897 on land provided by the Marquis of Bristol shortly after the Kemp […]

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Conservation Advisory Group, October

Simon Smith standing in for Derek de Young. The first part of the meeting was taken up by a pre-application presentation on the Sackville Road Goodsyard site by MODA. The Development is intended to provide 600 homes as well as office space. The committee was pleased to note the reduction in height of the proposed […]

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Development News

At the Society’s AGM on May 12th Simon Smith, our chairman, gave a precis of our earlier meeting with Nick Hibberd, the Director of Economy, Environment and Culture on Brighton and Hove Council. Mr Hibberd ranged widely over developments that will interest members, so here are further details, updated as necessary. Nothing much has changed, […]

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Historic Photos

The following have been made available to the Kemp Town Society. Particular thanks go to René Dee of Chichester Terrace for the majority of the postcards.

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Minutes from the 2018 AGM

Minutes of the Seventh Annual General Meeting of the Kemp Town Society, held at EF Language School (1-2 Sussex Square) on Saturday 12th May 2018. Committee Members present: Simon Smith Chairman Derek DeYoung CAG Representative Adam Liversidge Membership Officer Vanessa Minns WBLIMH Editor Jayne Paulin Secretary Keith Paulin Treasurer Paul Phillips National Heritage Societies Rep […]

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Brighton Youth Orchestra Concert

The Society held a Concert and Dinner on March 10th in St George’s Church Kemp Town with the Brighton Youth Orchestra and special guest Rachel Fryer. The programme included music from Holst, Glazunov, Finzi and Peter Compton and was supported by Encore. 60 members and their guests attended and much enjoyed hearing these talented young […]

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Chairman’s Report & AGM 2018

Notice is hereby given that the 7th Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held on SATURDAY 12th MAY 2018 at 10.30 a.m. at the EF Language School, 1-2 Sussex Square AGENDA Welcome and apologies Minutes of the 6th (2017) Annual General Meeting of the Company Accounts of the Company for the year ending […]

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