Welcome

Photo of the Regency Town House front aspect

The Regency Town House is a grade I listed terraced house in the heart of the Georgian estate known as Brunswick Town. It is in the City of Brighton & Hove on the Sussex coast. It was built in the mid-1820s and is being developed as a heritage centre and museum. It will focus on the architecture and social history of Brighton & Hove between 1780 and 1850.

Visit the Town House on a guided tour. Or discover the house with a free guide book.

Upcoming events

Events at the Regency Town House for 2018

Bake Below Stairs - Vegan Hot Cross Bun making workshop

Sunday 22nd April, 2018.

14.00  - 17.30

Join Paul Couchman, the Regency Town House's historic food creator for an afternoon of historic baking.  This time the twist is that all recipes will be vegan.  We will also be working in the newly restored basement kitchen of 13 Brunswick Square. Included is a mini-tour of the kitchen and servants' spaces in the Regency Town House's annexe at 10 Brunswick Square.

To book your space, here is the link

An Elegant Entertainment - Regency Dancing
Saturday 28th April 2018

 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Have a go at Regency dancing in The Regency Town House.  Period music and period characters.  Period tea and period cake!

Lunch with the Curator (SOLD OUT - new dates coming)
Sunday 20th May 2018, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Curator Nick Tyson will lead you through the Town House for a special guided tour.  At the end of the tour you can enjoy lunch made from historical recipes in our recently restored basement kitchen.
For information and booking click here

Dine Like a Servant (SOLD OUT - new dates coming)
Saturday 2nd June 2018, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Become a piece of history and join us as we continue our dining club. Enter through the servants' entrance and travel back in time with us to 1827, to eat in the Town House basement as a servant guest for a special servants' celebration. For information and booking click here

A Peek in the Edwardian Wardrobe
Sunday 17th June 2018, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Regency Town House welcomes you to an afternoon of Edwardian fashion with costume collector Marion May and historian Sarah Tobias. There will even be an Edwardian high tea, made in our Regency kitchen and served in our dining room. For information and booking click here

My House My Street

A collaborative, community project

Lower Market Street signIf you are interested in the history of your house and street, the MyHouseMyStreet project is for you. Explore the project at MyHouseMyStreet or contact us to get involved.

Bevan and Dewar letters

Insight into Regency Brighton

Bevan family letterTake a look at our collection of transcribed letters, written from 1824 to 1870, which provide an insight into family life during the late-Regency period.

Our new e-books

New views of 1820s Brighton

Discover our detailed transcription of le Comte de la Garde's articles 'Eight Days at Brighton' and our translation of his later volume 'Brighton; scènes détachées d'un voyage en Angleterre'.