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Some great photos of Brighton life in the 1960s.
Sketches by Queenie Heath
My uncle, Henry Heath and his wife Queenie, settled in Brighton after the second world war at 28 Cannon Place. ...
The coffee bar scene
A sneaky BabyCham I was born in 1947 near Seven Dials and so was the right age to enjoy the days ...
The ghost train and Saturday pictures
Polly and Topsy I have had so much fun reading everyone’s memories, so I thought I would share some of my ...
The perils of a new dress
For a special occasion Delia’s, or maybe ‘Delia Day’, was a ladies fashion shop in North Street, a few doors down ...
The places to be
The Zodiac then onto Tiffany’s I have such great memories of the 1960s and all the great times I had. There ...
The sixties are a jumble for me
Two special years Chronologically the sixties are a jumble for me. Only two years stand out – 1966, when I was ...
The Sombrero coffee bar
Does anyone remember a coffee bar at the top of West Street called the Sombrero? I used to go with ...
Were you there?
Some things never change. Sunny weather – seafront – crowds of people. But this was 1969 and you had to ...
Winkle picker shoes and bum freezer suits
Remembering my ‘hangouts’ I left the UK in 1966 for Australia; returned a few years later for a number of months, ...
Your first record?
Our first record player It was in 1964 that my dear old Nan bought the family’s first record player, as with ...
Brighton and Hove Revisited
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Celebrations and events
Corporation and Council
Emmaus Brighton and Hove
Health and welfare
Historical overview of Brighton and Hove
Letter in the Attic
Local history groups
Local history resources
Other Brightons around the world
Scene and Heard
Snowdogs by the sea
Snowpups by the Sea
Trade and business
Views of the city: images & opinions
World War I
World War II
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