The QueenSpark Books project team, historian Dr Geoffrey Mead, young artists and writers, and project mentors Tim Pilcher and Paul Collicutt met recently for a sunny WWI inter-generational event at Pavilion Gardens Cafe in Brighton. 223 more words
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The making of an exhibition: vision and tissues, dramas and hobnobs, budgets and tea bags, politics and pizza, hormones and pinking shears, printers ink and chocolate, red tape and hula hoops, thunderstorms and batteries, persons and petrol, egos and ice cream, laptops and bed linen, faith and sticky-back plastic… 46 more words
At the beginning of 2012 QueenSpark Books ran a competition (Alt Brighton) asking writers to send in a short story based around Brighton’s history; from the hundreds of entries, thirteen stories were picked to be developed into a graphic novel later in 2013. 839 more words
QueenSpark Books has launched an online photographic collection of historic and contemporary images of the city.
This unique collection is a ‘People’s History’ of the city using images that have been collected over the last 18 months at community events, media appeals and via the Queenspark website. 109 more words
When Madonna sang “Time goes by, so slowly” she really wasn’t telling the truth. Time flies by, but within that time there are hundreds of special Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender moments that we have all captured on an electronic device or even on an old Box Brownie (ask you your elders to explain that one). 213 more words