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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 […]

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 […]

Hanover Directory September 2009 Queen’s Park has come a long way since its beginnings The cover is from a water colour by Charles Barry, the architect of St Peter’s church and the Houses of Parliament and depicts the planned villas – only one of which was built and still stands – bathed in golden sunshine, […]

Sussex Gardens Trust Newsletter Sussex Gardens Trust Pippa Potts In her introduction to this new edition of ‘The Story of Queen’s Park, Brighton’, Virginia Hinze highlights how the park began life not as a public amenity, but as a speculative development project Based partly on a booklet compiled in 1992 by the Friends of Queen’s […]

Latest Magazine Mathew Hall 30 June 2009 Brighton Town Press have released another enlightening publication, entitled The Story of Queen’s Park Unsurprisingly, this new book is concerned with the history of Queen’s Park and was inspired by a booklet which was written by the Friends of Queen’s Park in 1994. While this booklet was, and […]