Memories of Brighton College

26 May 2022

Since January, six Lower Sixth pupils have been working with the Archivist, James, on a number of archive projects, as part of their Community Service Option. The pupils have helped to curate the school’s history and mark the important role the College has played in people’s lives since its foundation.

31 March 2022

The archivist continues his series of profiles on our past Head Masters, focusing on every former Head Master since the Second World War. We now turn to William Blackshaw, who would prove to be one of the most transformative Head Masters of the period

16 December 2021

The College Archive has received a fantastic donation from a family in New Zealand. It includes over a dozen sports team photographs and several house photographs from Wilson’s House, dating to the 1920s and 1930s. 

16 April 2021

As the world looks back on the life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, we remember his visit to Brighton College.

08 March 2021
Were you in Fenwick or Williams? I bet you know your house inside out, but do you know its history? Archivist, James Harrison, delves into the fascinating beginnings of these two girls houses, as we celebrate their founding mothers.
15 January 2021

"At Brighton College, I gained a grounding which was useful in facing life"... In this lovely piece, David McKinley (Du. 1948-52) tells us what life was like for a Brightonian over 70 years ago.

24 November 2020

Happy Birthday, Brighton College! The 24th November is our birthday, and our Archivist, James Harrison explains what happened in 1845...

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