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My Brighton and Hove
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A great place to escape to
Hove seafront is a great place to escape to, away from the hustle and bustle. Just being by the sea ...
A magical place
Even before I moved here four years ago, our seafront has been a magical place for me. My earliest memory ...
Day out at Hove Lagoon
This is my granny and brother, Daisy May and Roy Edwards about 1925 at Hove Lagoon. Was it open ...
Groynes at low tide
A friend of mine took pictures of ‘a walk along the seaside in Brighton and Hove’. I was impressed. The pictures ...
Happy beach days in the 1950s
My homemade costume I lived in Goldstone Road in the early 1950s and learned to swim off the beach by the ...
Hove Plinth inauguration
Click on image to open larger version in a new window Following five years of planning and fundraising, the Hove Plinth ...
My favourite place!
“I am in my favourite place! I lift my feet off the sand and fall back into the cool water. ...
On the beach in the 1930s
Click on thumbnail to open large view Sheltering from the sun I am not sure of the exact date of these photographs; ...
Photographed early 1950s
Dismantled in 1965 I believe this photograph was taken in the early 1950s. Hove Bandstand was built in 1885 on the ...
Promenade and the Lawns
Here is a postcard of the ‘Promenade and the Lawns, Hove’ but unfortunately there is no date given. Could it ...
Exotic and wonderful places There are many exotic and wonderful places in Brighton and Hove, but I have chosen one particular ...
Western Lawns Miniature Railway
A summer attraction From July 1928 until the start of the Second World War a miniature steam railway was operated for ...
Kingsway Court is a large block of flats on the seafront between First and Second Avenues, Hove.
Batteries and other fortifications
Black Rock swimming pool
Fishing and fishermen
Kings Road arches
Peter Pan's Playground
Port of Brighton
Seafront Gallery 1
Seafront Gallery 2
Seafront nostalgia gallery
Shoreham power station
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