Brighton Pavilion

Brighton opinion: Busking banned in Pavilion Gardens? No!

Brighton Pavilion Gardens

“I bumped into an irate busker yesterday (Thursday 5 April 2012) in the North Laine. He told me that he had just been told he could no longer play his saxophone in Pavillion Gardens as all busking has beed banned by the council. He said he then went to the town hall to complain but [...]

Brighton Pavilion ice rink will return for five years

Brighton Pavilion ice rink for five years

The real ice rink in the grounds of Brighton’s Royal Pavilion is set to return for another five consecutive winters. The 800 square metre ice rink is due to return between early November and the end of January until 2016. The ice rink will include temporary buildings including a restaurant, toilets and skate hire room, [...]

Urgent News from Real Democracy Brighton

Real Democracy Now Brighton The Assembly has agreed to lift up the Camp during Sunday 12th June, but the revolution does not end here! At the General Assembly of the 8th of June 2011, the people that compromise the stronghold of the movement decided to lift up the Camp located for almost three weeks at [...]

A guide to Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond from Brighton Yoga Mamas

Brighton Yoga Mamas

Clare has been teaching Pregnancy Yoga for 5 years and seen how during pregnancy it helps many women in many different ways:

Physical discomforts are overcome.
Energy is revitalized and strengthened.
Mental or emotional stresses are released or cease to be.
More courage is found.
Relaxation techniques calm the mind and help with sleepless nights.
Breathing techniques taught directly help facilitate birthing.

All in all Yoga successfully gives women fundamental tools and coping strategies to enjoy pregnancy and ease birth as much as possible.

For more information please contact Clare Maddalena, Yoga Mamas –

The Mound – A new community garden in Central Brighton!

A collective of guerrilla gardeners are regenerating a concrete junk yard in the centre of town, a site which has been derelict for at least 14 years, into a new community garden. The managing agents – Hargreaves – have already threatened to remove the work done by gardeners and clear the site; leaving it a wasteland once again.

Council announce £23 million worth of savings in annual budget

Brighton and Hove City Council have confirmed the key outcomes from yesterday’s lengthy, and somewhat controversial, budget meeting. A statement on the council website reads: Last night, the Full Council approved the city’s 2011/12 budget. The approved budget makes savings of £23.2m. The final budget features a freeze on council tax and on the cost [...]

An Interview with Caroline Lucas, Brighton Pavilion MP and Green Party leader

Caroline Lucas, the Leader of the Green Party and Member of Parliament for Brighton Pavilion talks in this interview to the BHFP and the journalist Charalampos Xekoukoulotakis about various issues of local as well as general interest. In this interview, Mrs. Lucas talks about her priorities in her capacity as MP for Brighton Pavilion, which [...]

Brighton Pavilion Ice Rink to return for second year

The Brighton Pavilion ice rink looks set to become a perennial fixture during the winter months after proving a massive success in its inaugural year. The rink has been attracting around 1,700 people at peak times, and was ranked in Ticketmaster’s top three events around the country during the Christmas break. Due to the overwhelming [...]

Year long exhibition to explore fashion of Regency England

A spectacular coronation robe worn by King George IV will form the centrepiece of a new fashion exhibition at Brighton’s magnificent Royal Pavilion. Dress for Excess: Fashion in Regency England, which opens on February 5 and runs for a year, celebrates the life of George IV as Prince, Regent and King, through the fashions of [...]

Ice Rink Brighton Pavilion: A Video

A video of skaters at the Brighton Pavilion Ice Rink

Brighton Pavilion ice rink wins council approval

An outdoor ice rink planned for Brighton’s Royal Pavilion Gardens this winter has won approval from Brighton and Hove City Council. The ice rink will be able to hold around 200 skaters at any one time and construction work will now begin later this month. Local business will also receive a boost, with 130 jobs [...]

Christmas ice rink to be launched at Brighton Pavilion

Brighton’s Royal Pavilion will launch its first ever outdoor real ice rink on Friday, November 12th with a glittering Ice Ball in support of the Royal Pavilion and Museums Foundation. Only 180 tickets will be available for this event, where guests can enjoy a three-course festive dinner, courtesy of award-winning restaurant, Due South, free skating [...]

Brighton Pavillion

A Parliamentary constituency on the east side of the city, Brighton Pavillion was a Conservative seat for 47 years until 1997, when Labour’s David Lepper took the seat. In the 2010 election, Caroline Lucas took it, becoming the Green party’s first ever MP. The building for which the constituency is named is perhaps the most [...]