Heritage Open Days 2020

To celebrate Heritage Open Days 2020 we are publishing a series of blogs researched and written by Brighton Dome's heritage volunteers. These stories offer a fascinating insight into the connections between Brighton Dome and the Royal Pavilion Estate and Gardens and the city. 


Blogs will be published every day from 11 to 20 September. 


Was the Prince Regent’s Mother our First Black Queen?

Fri 11 September 2020

Domes of Brighton

Fri 11 September 2020

Boxing Legends Entertained the Crowds at Brighton Dome

Sat 12 September 2020

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange Window

How did Brighton Dome’s Corn Exchange get its name?

Sat 12 September 2020

Restoration of Ceres, Roman Goddess of Agriculture

Sun 13 September 2020

Brighton Dome, Royal Pavilion Estate Gardens

Brighton on Film: short videos of the city by British Pathé

Sun 13 September 2020

'Hidden Nature' in the Prince Regent's Chinese wallpaper

Mon 14 September 2020

Brighton’s Connections to Slavery

Mon 14 September 2020

The Gardens in the Royal Pavilion Estate

Tue 15 September 2020

Art Deco Style Comes to Brighton Dome

Tue 15 September 2020

Maria Fitzherbert: A Secret Royal Wife

Wed 16 September 2020

How Chrysanthemums found their way to the Royal Pavilion Gardens

Wed 16 September 2020

Chinese Lanterns in the Royal Pavilion Gardens

Thu 17 September 2020

A House Clearance Reveals an Opera Star’s Performance at Brighton Dome

Thu 17 September 2020

How did the Prince Regent’s stables compare with other stables of the time?

Fri 18 September 2020

Hydrangeas Bring Japan to the Royal Pavilion Gardens

Fri 18 September 2020

Digging for Victory - Brighton’s Wartime Allotments

Fri 18 September 2020

Brighton Dome’s Discoveries from the Archives

Sat 19 September 2020

Brighton Dome’s Blooming Era of Horticulture

Sat 19 September 2020

Brighton Dome entertains the Shah of Persia

Sun 20 September 2020

Envelope sent from the Indian Military Hospital, Royal Pavilion Estate, 1915

Sun 20 September 2020