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A gem of a little book, published by Brighton Town Press, appeared on the bookstands today. The happiness of the family, in spite of the difficult economic and social conditions in Brighton in the thirties, springs to life through the pages.—Civic Brighton and Hove platform, 26 February 2016 The ‘spoken diary’ is an account of […]

Hilly Laine to Hanover, the story of a close-knit interdependent community. Here it is at last, the 2008 edition. First published in 1999, the edition of 2,000 copies quickly sold out. We have received a continuous stream of requests to reprint it, so here it is at last… the 2008 edition, redesigned with some new […]

Sussex Newspaper Silvia Mazzobel 1 November 2009 Brighton Town Press, in collaboration with the Friend’s of Queen’s Park, has done a masterly job in reconstructing the story of the park I approached this book knowing nothing about Brighton’s royally-approved Queen’s Park. 72 pages later, I reached the back cover of this exquisite volume – whose […]

Selma Montford writes about the day that she discovered ‘the slum photographs’ at ‘Brighton Borough Council’. The find led to the publication of a book still talked about over twenty years later. Article originally published in January 2013 edition of Preston Pages. I had heard, in the 80s, about the ‘slum photographs’, as they were […]

Queen’s Park – Brighton’s most attractive park – boasts an exotic and unexpected history, told in this beautifully produced book, published by Brighton Town Press The origin of Queen’s Park was the setting for grand villas – as shown in the watercolour by the architect Charles Barry on the book’s cover. Queen’s Park retains much […]