OPP Day 7 – Regency Town House

As well as the Royal Pavilion, yesterday we visited the Regency Town House. The house is a grade I heritage listed building in the heart of Brighton. It is currently being transformed into a heritage centre and museum. The purpose of our visit was to learn not only about the architectural history of Brighton and Hove, but also, the conservation and preservation efforts. Our tour guide was curator Nick Tyson who was an incredibly passionate individual and gave us a wonderful tour of both the upstairs and the downstairs of the house. Continue reading “OPP Day 7 – Regency Town House”

OPP Day 6 – The Brighton Pavilion

The Brighton Pavilion was one of the brightest and most architecturally interesting buildings I have ever visited. From the outside, it looks similar to a building complex you may find in India. It is stunning juxtaposed against the other buildings in Brighton. We had two talks in the Pavilion. The first was by Deborah Lambert who works in the fundraising team. We were then guided around by Jackie Marsh-Hobbs who was so passionate and knowledgeable. Continue reading “OPP Day 6 – The Brighton Pavilion”