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Round Hill from afar

 

Welcome to the website of The Round Hill Society, Brighton UK.

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Check out the Round Hill Community Noticeboard Facebook Group and its use for Trader Recommendations. This dedicated FB Group allows over 620 Round Hill residents to share their knowledge, as well as their possessions!

There are about 900 Round Hill households. If you live in Round Hill, you will receive a printed newsletter, The Round Hill Reporter, four times per year.

Round Hill Community

An overview of The Round Hill Society

The Round Hill Society Facebook Page

The Round Hill Reporter
Click here for Past issues downloadable as PDF

Out now (Issue 87): March 2022
This month's highlights include:

  • Blue plaque unveiling for 1905 hospital in Round Hill
  • A library of things: sharing in the community
  • Round Hill Society gives back - and a call for bakers!
  • Playsafe returns to Mayo Road
  • Round Hill Reporter new editor needed
Round Hill Community Meetings
 
Get involved!
Want to get involved in your local community? See how you can take part in the planning process!
 
Love local history?
Look no further than our local history research pages!

Recent event: Ceremony to unveil the blue plaque at 101 Roundhill Crescent Thursday 10th March 2022.

Blue plaque for Dr Helen Boyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming events | Popular past events

7th-29th May 2022 Brighton Festival

7th-29th May 2022 Artists' Open Houses

6th May-5th June 2022 Brighton Fringe

20th-22nd May 2022 Brighton Fringe: Clean the Musical
Watch short video trailer on YouTube.

Clean the Musical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A rousing play about the women of laundry hill (Round Hill), Brighton.

Sunday 5th June (to be confirmed)
Street Party
(Mayo Road closed all day. Exact time TBD)

Sunday 24th July 2pm-4pm Mayo Road
Playsafe: Water Fight Special

Playsafe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events at The Roundhill pub 

Take a look at the upcoming events at the award-winning Roundhill pub on their website, or on their Facebook group. They host a pub quiz and regular music. Book ahead for their legendary Sunday roast!

Regular Listings

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. English Speaking Union lectures at The Hove Club, Fourth Av.
11. Walks - unguided, guided, longer and shorter
12. The Living Coast - what's on?
13. What's on at The Level - calendar of events
14. Active for Life Programme including Healthwalks
15. Sussex Wildlife Trust What's on
16. Friends of Hollingbury & Bursted Woods - work sessions
17. Prince Regent Online Pool & Class Timetable 
18. See also The Argus - events page
19. Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

  

Concerts: classical music & folk clubs

Visit www.sussexconcerts.org.uk for info throughout the county

Tuesdays 1.10pm -1.55pm at Chapel Royal, North Street, Brighton BN1 1EA. All tickets £3 at the door.

Wednesdays 2pm-2.45pm at St Nicholas's Church Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 3LJ map - Lunchtime concerts

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 evening concerts

Saturdays weekly 8pm     Lewes Folk Club
meets at Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Entry is usually £3 for Come-All-Ye's and between £5 and £7 for guest nights.

Some Sundays  2.45-5pm Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra - Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Church Street Brighton, BN1 1UE 

 

The Arts

Visit our ARTS / MUSIC / THEATRE / CINEMA page.

Markets in easy reach of Round Hill

Brighton Open Market
Marshalls Row, Brighton BN1 4JU (opposite NW corner of The Level)

openmarket

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the picture above for an illustrated list of all the stalls in Brighton's Open Market.

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

 

 Florence Road Farmers' Market    Saturdays weekly

Florence Rd Farmers Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florence Road Market (see map) is held every Saturday from 9.30am to 1.30pm in One Church courtyard BN1 6DL in part of Southdown Avenue running from Florence Road towards Springfield Road.

 

The Level - enjoy the park & events

the level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saunders Park - more than you thought

Saunders Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycling

bikes

 

 

 

Swimming

swimming

Find your nearest swimming pool

Online Pool & Class Timetable
for today at the
Prince Regent Pool

 

Walking

Click here for bus-aided circular walks from Round Hill, Active for Life healthwalks, countryside events, outdoor pursuits, conservation volunteers & natural history.

Active for Life Sea Front self-guided healthwalk [PDF map].

Explore your local woodland:

Friends of Hollingbury and Bursted Woods

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:

Adult learning providers and courses

 

Silver Strings for late starters in learning to play an instrument.

 

Adult EducationFree University Brighton

Migrant English, Welfare Rights, Yoga, Free Software, and degree level courses in Social Science and Humanities, Philosophy, Feminism, Gender & Sexuality.

 

 

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This page was last updated by Ted on 17-May-2022
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