The home site of the Round Hill Society, a community group of the residents of Round Hill in Brighton, England. The site contains information about the area, latest news and reflections on life in Round Hill.
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Check out the Round Hill Community Noticeboard Facebook Group. This dedicated FB Group allows over 690 Round Hill residents to share their knowledge, as well as their possessions! If you prefer email, request to join the Friends of Round Hill mailing list. And we're on twitter too!
Round Hill Society
Click on the plan below to see the area which the Round Hill Society represents: the Round Hill Conservation Area.
There are about 900 households in the Round Hill Conservation Area. If you live here, you automatically become a member of the Round Hill Society (RHS). Read the RHS constitution here. There is a Committee that represents the RHS before official bodies and often organises RHS activities, which anyone can volunteer for. You can read more about the RHS Committee in the quarterly printed newsletter that every RHS member receives: The Round Hill Reporter.
The Round Hill Reporter
Round Hill residents: please submit your articles, stories and more for the next issue of the Reporter to: email@example.com.
Issue 92 Winter 2023
Featuring: Toad Patrol, Community Carols, Advent Windows, Goodgym Clean Up, New Blue Plaque, Local Crime Update, Perfect Pumpkins, Message from your councillors, Round Hill History, Round Hill Christmas Cards, Events, Annual Community Meeting
Monday 18th December 2023: Community Carols - Thank you to residents in Princes Road, Mayo Road, Richmond Road, Princes Crescent, Belton Road and Round Hill Road/Street for your kind donations. We raised £265.66 for Phoenix Food Bank, based near The Level and supporting families in need in the local area. Thank you too to bucket collectors and singers, especially Steve Bustin, who organised the event, and Andrew Partington for his melodeon accompaniment.
Wednesday 22nd November 2023 - Round Hill Society AGM was attended by 20 residents, our ward councillors Raphael Hill and Pete West and Round Hill PCS0 Ben Drewswood. See Minutes of the meeting.
Sunday 10th September 2023 - Street Play featured a waterfight. See video on the The Roundhill Community Noticeboard Facebook Group.
Sunday 30th July 2023 - The Round Hill Community Parade braved the weather, though participants came prepared with colourful umbrellas. See photos of the Richmond Road street play on The Roundhill Community Noticeboard Facebook Group. The cake stall was most appreciated.
Tuesday 18th July 2023 - a Clear up of the Cats’ Creep and the ivy at the junction of Princes Road and Mayo Road. Publicity photo and event organiser: Stefania Rosso.
Sunday 21st May 2023 - Annual Round Hill Plant Sale
Thank you to residents who donated and purchased plants. £285 was taken within two hours. £335 was taken altogether. All proceeds go to the Round Hill Green Spaces project for the upkeep of our community planters.
May 2023 Local Election results for Brighton and Hove
Labour won 38 seats, the Green party won 7 seats, the Conservatives won 6 seats, Brighton & Hove Independents won 2 seats and an independent candidate won 1 seat. Raphael T H Hill (Green) and Pete West (Green) have been elected as councillors for the Round Hill ward.
Dec 2022 - May 2023 Two defibrillators for Round Hill
2023's ADVENT WINDOWS were coordinated by Heidi Green. See Round Hill Community Noticeboard for details. There will be a prize for the best advent window.
FEBRUARY & MARCH 2024: TOAD PATROL - Would you like to learn more about amphibian behaviour? Or just join a local community-run project? Join the Cat's Creep 'toad patrol' with your neighbours! It involves no more than 20 minutes of patrolling on any night(s) you’re available across these months. See Winter 2023 issue of The Round Hill Reporter for contact details.
The Roundhill pub
Markets in easy reach of Round Hill
Brighton Open Market
Marshalls Row, Brighton BN1 4JU (opposite NW corner of The Level)
The official Brighton Open Market website is at http://www.brightonopenmarket.co.uk.
It has its own illustrated Meet The Traders page at http://www.brightonopenmarket.co.uk/permanent-traders
See our page on The history of the Open Market from the 1890s
Parks in easy reach of Round Hill
Visit our ARTS / MUSIC / THEATRE / CINEMA page.
Visit www.sussexconcerts.org.uk for concert information throughout the county.
Tuesdays 1.10pm -1.55pm at Chapel Royal, North Street, Brighton BN1 1EA. All tickets £3 at the door.
Thursdays 1pm-2pm at All Saints Church The Drive Hove BN3 3QE lunchtime concerts. Suggested £5 donation.
Fridays weekly 12.30-1.15 p.m Unitarian Church New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UF lunchtime concerts
Fridays fortnightly 7.30pm St Luke's Church Queens Park Road BN2 9ZB evening concerts
Some Sundays 2.45-5pm Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra - Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Church Street Brighton, BN1 1UE
Click here for bus-aided circular walks from Round Hill, Active for Life healthwalks, countryside events, outdoor pursuits, conservation volunteers & natural history.
Explore your local woodland:
Hollingbury and Bursted Woods Facebook site
Woodvale Cemetery and Crematorium is one of the largest open spaces within easy walking distance from Round Hill. No dogs or recreation cyclists are allowed. It offers pleasant walking territory, though you should check opening times.
Other areas for walking within easy distance from Round Hill are Preston Park (including a look at Preston Manor), Blakers Park (including a look at the Stanford and Cleveland Community Garden), and The Patch (which has an annual spring festival in April).
Education (for adults)
See Brighton and Hove City Council's list of:
Silver Strings for late starters in learning to play an instrument.
Migrant English, Welfare Rights, Yoga, Free Software, and degree level courses in Social Science and Humanities, Philosophy, Feminism, Gender & Sexuality.
Check out our list of Local Links for what's going on in the area!
1. Brighton & Hove Arts Council Diary events & exhibitions
2. Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema throughout Brighton & Hove
3. The Duke of York's Picture House Preston Circus
4. Sussex Concerts calendar
5. Lewes Folk Club Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ
6.The Brighton Society - talks, lectures & exhibitions.
7. The Regency Society - lectures & events
8. Hove Civic Society - lectures & events.
9. Sussex Industrial Archeology Society meetings & events
10. Walks - unguided, guided, longer and shorter
11. The Living Coast - what's on?
12. What's on at The Level - calendar of events
13 Active for Life Programme including Healthwalks
14. Sussex Wildlife Trust What's on
15. Friends of Hollingbury & Bursted Woods - work sessions
16. Prince Regent Online Pool & Class Timetable
17. See also The Argus - events page
18. Brighton & Hove Food Partnership
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