We’ll be meeting for our final Conversation cafe as part of the Fabrica focused The Boys on the Plaque project in Brighton next Wednesday 12th October from 2.30-4.30pm in the Rare Books room (Tony Miler Reading Room) at Jubilee Library, Jubilee Square, Brighton
Keep the Home Fires Burning event –
Heritage Open Days (Free)
Thursday 8th September 1-4pm (Drop in):
A creatively curated drop-in daytime event, with free workshops, exhibitions, talks, and cafe.
We’ll be having a live tweetchat next week on Twitter about the Boys on the Plaque project in partnership with Fabrica gallery.
Join in to find out more about Brighton and Hove in World War I, soldiers who served in the Great War who lived in the Lanes, and their live and families.
To join in, use the hash tag #boysontheplaque and you can Follow @Art_Mole @FabricaGallery @StrikerLight who’ll all be participating in the discussion.
The discussion takes place on Twitter on Thursday 14th July from 8.30-9.30pm
Heritage Lottery Fund awards £9,900 to The Orange Lilies Project at Strike a Light to mark First World War Centenary
Today, Strike a Light, in partnership with Brighton & Hove Library and Information Service, and Fabrica received £9,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project, The Orange Lilies – Brighton and Hove Soldiers in the Somme, in Brighton and Hove. Awarded through HLF’s First World War: then and now programme, the project will focus on the city’s legacy of the Somme and a significant event on the eve of this (where huge numbers of Brighton soldiers fell), The Battle of Boar’s Head (also known as The Day that Sussex Died), as a key part of WWI, and its’ subsequent impact on Brighton and Hove.