Film Screening: Great Expectations

In August 1857, F.W Robertson began ministering at the Holy Trinity Church, where he became a popular preacher amongst his community. His words drew in many people of varying religious beliefs and social classes, including the English writer and social critic Charles Dickens. Dickens held Robertson and his preaching ability in very high regard, reportedly… Read More Film Screening: Great Expectations

Cemetery snapshot: visiting Robertson and Wylds

Brighton Cemetery Research Trip Written by John, Volunteer Researcher Sally, Tom, Angi, Sandrine and myself, John, met up at the entrance to the Extra Mural Cemetery, on the Lewes Road in Brighton. We had decided that a visit to the burial place of Holy Trinity Church’s most famous Preacher, The Rev. FW Robertson, was due.… Read More Cemetery snapshot: visiting Robertson and Wylds

The Keep – information and inspiration

Training with The Keep Introduction, information and tour The Keep is a centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local History Collections and the internationally significant University of Sussex Special Collections. It also works to conserve and preserve archives in… Read More The Keep – information and inspiration