West Pier Ahoy!

Event Start Date:
19th April 2019
Event End Date:
31st August 2019
Event Venue:
West Pier Centre, Brighton

The West Pier Centre, Brighton is currently displaying the enormous 12 foot panorama of West Pier, depicted as it would have looked in the 1900s by local artist Lisa Holdcroft. For further details please see here.

Seaside: Photographed

Event Start Date:
25th May 2019
Event End Date:
8th September 2019
Event Venue:
Turner Contemporary, Margate

This major exhibition will examine the relationship between photographers, photography and the British seaside from the 1850s to the present. It is Turner Contemporary’s first ever photography exhibition. Images of hotel life, the beach, the holiday camp, dressing up and dressing down, wild waves and coastlines all combine to create a rich picture of the British seaside. Further information about the exhibition can be found here.

SEA CHANGE Conference

Blackpool North Pier
Event Start Date:
4th September 2019
Event End Date:
6th September 2019
Event Venue:
Blackpool Winter Gardens

As part of Blackpool Piers inclusion on the World Monuments Watch for 2018, World Monuments Fund is partnering with the National Piers Society, Blackpool Council, and ICOMOS to present an international conference on coastal heritage and climate change. The conference will be of interest to local and national government policy makers, heritage bodies, practitioners, and specialist interest groups. Further information about the conference can be found here.

Clevedon Pier 150th Birthday Celebrations!

Clevedon Pier
Event Start Date:
27th May 2019
Event End Date:
27th May 2019
Event Venue:
Clevedon Pier

2019 will mark Clevedon Pier’s 150th anniversary. The Pier is holding a series of celebratory events throughout the year, with the anniversary itself being marked on Bank Holiday Monday on May 27th 2019. For more information please see Clevedon Pier’s website here.

Save the date! National Piers Society 2019 AGM weekend in Clacton

Clacton Pier
Event Start Date:
7th June 2019
Event End Date:
9th June 2019
Event Venue:
Clacton

Please join us for the 36th AGM of the National Piers Society which will be held in sunny Clacton. We are preparing a weekend of exciting events, including a visit to the newly-refurbished Clacton Pier, and the nearby Piers at Walton and Harwich. More details will be announced in the winter issue of PIERS. We look forward to welcoming you to Clacton in 2019!