Fearless and Fabulous Women of HOVE walks with Louise Peskett. Brighton Fringe Tour. Starts at The Garden Cafe, St Ann’s Well Gardens, Hove. Saturdays in May – 4, 11, 25 and June 1 at 10am.

Walks also available on Tuesday 14 & Thursday 23 June at 6pm All tours accessible. Pop-up Kemptown Tours to be announced. £8.50/£7 concessions Tickets available from Brighton Fringe brightonfringe.org or 01273 91 72 72 If tickets are sold out please contact Louise on historywomenbrighton@outlook.com as there will be a small number of Read more…

Fearless and Fabulous Women of BRIGHTON walks with Louise Peskett. Sundays in May – 5, 12, 26, and June 2 at 10am. Thursdays – May 9 and 30 at 6pm

From some of Britain’s first women doctors to suffragettes, entrepreneurs to entertainers, artists, music-hall stars, and campaigners, Brighton and Hove has always attracted women who dare do things differently. Join Louise Peskett, author of The Fearless and the Fabulous, a Journey through Brighton and Hove’s Women’s History, on these easy walks

Sussex Life Feature

We were delighted to be featured in a 3 page spread in the March addition of Sussex Life.   Thanks to Kate Rice for doing the interview and write up. The article talked about our past and present work / research and included photos of the committee; Minnie Turner; Margaret Bonfield; Mary Clarke and Molly Paley. The article was Read more…

Informal Research Meeting

We had a useful get together of 7 members on Tuesday 15th November at the Jubilee Library. We discussed some of the jobs that we might research in our new project ‘Working Women in Brighton and Hove in the 20th Century’’ …such as factory workers; laundresses; Women in the hospitality industry and women in service etc. We also talked about area research using the 1911 census in Find Read more…

Research Event

A few members of the group will be visiting “The Keep”  https://www.thekeep.info/ at Falmer on Friday 28th October 2022. We will be meeting in the foyer at 10.30am. This is a chance to see the resources available that help assist with our individual research projects. Please contact the group on bhwhistoryg@gmail.com if you would like to join us.