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

An Elegant Entertainment - Regency Dancing

Saturday 28th April 2018

Two servings: from 2-3 or from 2.30 to 3.30

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

 

Lunch with the Curator

Sunday 20th May 2018

12-2pm

Curator Nick Tyson will lead you through the Town House for a special guided tour.  At the end of the tour you'll get to eat a lunch made from historical recipes in our recently restored basement kitchen.

For more information and booking click here

 

Dine Like a Servant

Saturday 2nd June 2018

6.30-9.30

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

 

A Peek in the Edwardian Wardrobe

Sunday 17th June 2018

2-5pm

The Regency Town House welcomes you to an afternoon about Edwardian fashion with costume collector Marion May and historian Sarah Tobias. There will even be an Edwardian high tea served in our dining room and made in our basement kitchen. For more infomation 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'.