Delightful Manor House, powerfully evoking the atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry home both ‘Upstairs’ and ‘Downstairs’. Explore over twenty rooms on four floors, from the superbly renovated servants’ quarters in the basement to the attic bedrooms on the top floor. Adjacent to Preston Park, the house also comprises picturesque walled gardens and a pet cemetery.
Part of a Designated Collection of national importance is on display at this venue.
Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site
Open to the Public: April - September
Closed: Mondays (inc Bank Holidays),
Winter Closure October - March (except for Special Events and School/Group bookings)
Children: (under 16) £3.50
Part of Brighton & Hove Museums' Designated Collection of Decorative Art, which you can also see at Hove Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery and Brighton Pavilion, is on display here. Please contact Brighton Museums for more information if you wish to see a specific item.
The collections of decorative arts include the Regency furniture and silver-gilt displayed in the Royal Pavilion, the Macquoid furniture at Preston Manor, the Willett Collection of ceramics illustrating popular history, and outstanding holdings of British and European 20th century decorative design and craft.
Social History, Personalities, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Archives
Key artists and exhibits
- Designated Collection
Magic at the Manor
- 27 October 2017 7-9pm
Romany, Diva of Magic, presents an opulent evening of vintage illusion wrapped up in her trademark eccentric dry wit. Romany has won the Las Vegas World Magic Seminar Gold Lion Award, The Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year and the International Brotherhood of Magicians Stage Magician of the Year.
She tours the world with her headline stage act and has appeared on ITV’s Fool Us. Described as glamorous, charming and deliciously entertaining this is a night not to be missed!
Ends with a short Q&A session. Doors 7pm, Performance & Q&A 7.30-9pm
£24 (includes a glass of wine), book in advance
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