The Keep

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The Keep is a world-class centre for archives that opens up access to all the archive collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums and the internationally significant University of Sussex Special Collections. It is also a centre of excellence for conservation and preservation and represents the new generation of archive buildings in the UK.

The combined collections have synergies and have been brought together to provide, under one roof, an unrivalled, detailed record of the region’s history, dating back over 900 years. These archives document the lives of individuals, places and events from across the county and beyond, and they include written records, maps and plans, prints and drawings, photographs and films, oral histories, and digital and electronic records.

Venue Type:

Archive

Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 9.30am – 5pm
Friday: 9.30am – 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 4pm (Reading Room closed 1-2pm)

Admission charges

Free

Getting there

The Keep is situated on the edge of Brighton just off the A27 near to the University Campuses and the Amex Stadium, just a 10 minute walk from Falmer railway station. For travel information, please visit http://alpha.thekeep.info/getting-here/

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Additional info

We are a fully accessible venue

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Aubrey Beardsley's Yellow Book

The Brighton of Aubrey Beardsley

  • 14 June 2018 5:30-6:30pm

2018 marks the 120th anniversary of the death of Brighton-born artist Aubrey Beardsley. In this illustrated talk, Alexia Lazou presents an armchair tour of the city, exploring the buildings and places associated with the artist’s early life, including his birthplace in Buckingham Road and Brighton Grammar School, where his love of drawing was nurtured. Original material from The Keep’s archives will be on display, including school magazines featuring Beardsley’s poetry and illustrations, and volumes of the Yellow Book.

Admission

£5 per person, payable on the door.

Website

http://www.thekeep.info/events/the-brighton-of-aubrey-beardsley/

Getting there

The Keep is situated on the edge of Brighton just off the A27 near to the University Campuses and the Amex Stadium, just a 10 minute walk from Falmer railway station. For travel information, please visit http://alpha.thekeep.info/getting-here/

The Keep
Woollards Way
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 9BP
England

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Website

www.thekeep.info

E-mail

thekeep@eastsussex.gov.uk

Telephone

01273 482349

Fax

01273 482349

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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