Actually, my memories of Brighton go back earlier than 1953 because I was born there in 1933. I do have a memory of being wheeled in my pram over a small area of ridged concrete ...Read full memory
My grandfather's family lived in Brighton/Hove near Seven Dials and attended Belgrave Road Congregational Church. Their surname was WOOD and his forenames were WALTER ...Read full memory
My father was building the Power Station at Shoreham in the fifties and we had a tent here for many Summer months. The lads use to dare me to go to the Wardens control tower and say I was ...Read full memory
The building in the corner was Brighton Teacher Training College. The building at right angles in the distance was a hotel. My mother Florence Starkey was studying in the ...Read full memory
It was Uncle Bonnie's Chinese Jazz Club which ran all-night sessions on a Friday night, from 11pm to about 6am the next morning. All sorts of jazz was played, including trad ...Read full memory
As a child during the 1970s I used to live in Burgess Hill (10 miles away) with my parents and younger brother David. I remember being very small and my mother taking us to ...Read full memory
Used to visit the Brighton Jazz Club - at the Aquarium, at about the time this photograph was taken
The Aquarium was the venue for the 'Chinese Jazz Club' which was run by a man in a straw hat called 'Bonnie'. I was a regular as a student and despite the name all I recall was R&B music ...Read full memory
I was born to Jewish parents whom had a ladies clothes shop in Kensington Gardens (The Lanes) my Father died in 1941, My Mother now a very young widow decided she ...Read full memory
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