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Kemptown Rag December 2018 / Issue 142 / www.kemptownrag.co.uk

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Happy Christmas to Everyone in Kemptown! It’s hard to believe it’s December already, but Christmas is fast approaching. We have details of some Christmas events to help you get into the festive spirit, including the Santa Express on Volk’s Railway and “Ghost Stories for Christmas” at the Lantern Theatre in Rock Place. If any of you would like some company on Christmas Day, contact St Mary’s Church who will be hosting a shared lunch after their Christmas service. There’s also news from Brighton Lions of Project Wenceslas, where people who don’t need their Winter Fuel Payments can donate them to help people in fuel poverty. We wish you all a peaceful and happy festive period!

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Old Photo

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Local Person

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Beach Access

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Local History from St Mary’s

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Christmas in Kemptown

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Entertainment

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Catherine Considine Column

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Project Wenceslas

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Kemptown Memories

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Index

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Sunday 25th November at 10:30am – “Stir Up Sunday”. We make our Christmas pudding ready to mature for the big day. Sunday 2nd December at 10:30am – “Hanging the Greens”. A traditional service celebrating the decoration of our homes (and churches!) with evergreen boughs. Sunday 23rd December at 10:30am – Decorating the tree. Sunday 23rd December from 6:00pm until 7:00pm (in time for the children’s bedtime!) – 9 Lessons and Carols. Join us in a short service of traditional readings and lots of well-known carols. Please join us for refreshments after the service. Monday 24th December at 4:00pm – Christingle Service. Children’s Christmas Eve Service. Where are the Nativity figures hidden this year? Monday 24th December at 11.30pm – Midnight Mass. Tuesday 25th December at 10:00 – Christmas Day Service Church Sunday Service – 10:30am followed by tea and coffee Café open – Weekdays from 9am until 2:30pm (catering for events by arrangement) Kemp Town Crypt Community Centre opening hours – 8:00am until late. Bookings for both the Church and the Community Centre can be made by contacting us on

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Atlingworth Street before the First World War, with a good view of the Rock Brewery premises in the distance. Thanks to the Regency Society for this image from their photoraphic archives, The James Gray Collection. You can see thousands of more historic pictures of Brighton and Hove at www.regencysociety-jamesgray.com.

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Meet a local resident who opens his garden every summer...

Kemptown Person – Henry Macaulay Henry Macaulay lives on Marine Parade and is a gardener at Parham House near Storrington. He and his partner opened their Kemptown garden in July to raise money for charity.  How long have you lived in Kemptown? Since 2003, when I moved in with my (now) husband John. I’ve loved it ever since – there’s a real sense of community, and so much to enjoy - what a great place to live. Tell us more about your garden... We’re lucky enough that our home is on the seafront and has a big walled garden – when we first visited, the garden was derelict and overgrown, but from the moment we saw it I knew that I wanted to take it on. It’s been a lot of work to restore it to a good standard – but I keep areas of it fairly wild too, it’s crucial for bird life, insects and other animals. 

We always try to open the garden for charity each Summer, in aid of the brilliant Sussexbased Quicken Trust (www.quickentrust.com) which supports Ugandan orphans and families. How did you become a gardener? I’ve mostly had officebased jobs, but once I started working in our garden, I soon had too many evenings when John would yell out of the window “Would you just stop weeding and come in, the dinner’s gone cold...” I realised that was where my passion was - so I left my job, retrained at Plumpton College, volunteered and worked at Nymans garden before getting a traineeship at Parham House. What do you like to do when you’re not working? I love travel – it really does broaden the mind! I’ve just got back from a RHS bursary trip to study plants in South Africa, and John and I visited Lebanon in the Spring. Where is your favourite local place to relax? I love going for long walks on the Downs – particularly from Woodingdean to Kingston - and taking in those inspiring views. As for our fantastic local pubs, the elegant Bristol Bar has a lot of style, and the cosy Barley Mow is great for a pie and a pint on a winter evening. In the summer, the beach is hard to beat…. just how lucky are we here? A dip in the sea after a hot day’s work is so wonderful - each time I look back from the water towards Kemptown seafront, and count myself blessed to live here.

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An article by Kemptown resident and former England rugby union player Alastair Hignell...

Campaign For Better Beach Access “Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.” ..it’s one of the main reasons we moved here from the Cotswolds.

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“Oh I do like to be beside the sea...” ..And so, I suspect, do you. A great number of dwellings in Brighton’s friendliest suburb can either throw a stone into the sea or enjoy a good view of it. Or both. “Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.” .. Sea air can be beneficial as well as bracing. Sea water can be restorative as well as recreational. “Oh I do like to be beside the sea.” Except, as a wheelchair user I can’t be. When friends and family go down to the beach to bathe or barbecue, I’m marooned. I have no access to the beach or the sea. Which is why I have signed a petition urging the council to provide beach access for wheelchairs (and prams and buggies) and am urging you to do the same. And agitate if necessary. My attention was drawn to the petition by an article in the MS Therapy Centre newsletter. As I understand it, if more than 1300 sign the petition before December13th, the council will have to discuss it. I acknowledge that when you have a beach made up of millions of pebbles any kind of motion for wheeled vehicles is a problem. But where there’s a will, there’s a way. And, at the very least a boardwalk. I appreciate that there is a four wheel beach buggy for hire, but availability is limited and spontaneity is precluded. As so many Brighton residents know, if the sun shines and the mood takes, they can head to the beach for a swim, a paddle or a party. That knowledge is as precious as it is pleasurable. It is

often the case that the finest memories are forged from impromptu experiences. Some of the world’s best seaside cities can already boast of beach access for all. My hope is that Brighton can match them. My dream is that Brighton can eclipse them. A city that leads the world in the way it treats all its inhabitants. Wouldn’t that be something? “So just let me be beside the seaside....I’ll be beside myself with glee.” Alastair Hignell You can find the petition on the council website at: present.brighton-hove.gov.uk/mgEPetitionListDisplay.aspx

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Our regular local history article from Katherine Prior at St Mary’s Church…

Christmas Day in the Workhouse Brighton has a long tradition of hosting Christmas Day dinners for the poor. In the late 1830s, John Bartlett, governor of the workhouse on Church Hill, instituted a custom of feasting the inhabitants on Christmas Day. This grew into an annual spectacle at which the mayor, poor law guardians and other worthies came to carve the meat and serve the paupers their special dinner. By 1848, the workhouse population had swelled to 671 inmates, roughly one for every 100 inhabitants of the rapidly growing town, and the Christmas arrangements were more elaborate. Women, girls and younger boys were seated in the workhouse schoolroom, which was decorated with holly, ivy, laurel wreaths and a fir tree studded with oranges. Well-intentioned mottoes hung on the walls, such as ‘Blessed is he that considereth the poor and needy.’ The men were served separately in the dining room, similarly festooned with greenery. In total, 620lb of beef and 690lb of plum pudding were served up, with both men and women getting a pint of strong ale to wash it down. The children were served ale too, but in smaller quantities, according to their age. There were presents

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Service of Nine Lessons & Carols Wednesday, 19 December at 7.30 pm

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Children’s Crib Service Monday, 24 December at 11.15 pm

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A satirical illustration to a poem, written in 1877 by social reformer George Sims, that contrasts the bounty in the workhouse on Christmas Day with the regular harshness that inmates endured

of tobacco for the men, snuff for the women, and oranges and nuts for the children. Many visitors came to witness the proceedings. In time, the custom spread to other organisations for the poor and disadvantaged. In 1865, local newspaper reports on ‘Christmas in the Institutions’ included the workhouse, the new Warren Farm Industrial Schools for children, the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, the Blind Asylum, the Orphan Asylum, the Girls’ Industrial Home, and the Home for Female Penitents. In each case, the format was similar: roast beef, plum pudding and strong ale. There was a gradual shift away, however, from serving beer to children, and by the 1870s only a few very elderly women had the habit still of taking snuff. By the 1890s, the new workhouse at Elm Grove (now home to Brighton General Hospital) housed fewer ablebodied poor people and was increasingly a home for the aged and infirm. Christmas dinner that year was served to 1504 people, and involved 1415lb of meat and – for the invalids – eight dozen fowls and hams. Lemonade replaced the ale. Throughout the Victorian era, newspapers generally described the workhouse inmates as grateful, cheerful recipients of the town’s Christmas bounty. There were a few voices of dissent at the patronising nature of the spectacle, but it would have been a brave mayor or vicar who turned down the invitation to carve beef for the poor on Christmas Day.

Katherine Prior

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Here are a few Christmas events to get you in a festive mood...

Christmas in Kemptown... Ghost Stories for Christmas Ghost Stories for Christmas returns for an evening of macabre and chilling tales, raising funds for Alzheimer’s Society. This year’s event features stories by the legendary Joan Aiken and British masters of horror Clive Barker and Ramsey Campbell, and promises a journey through the darker sides of childhood, with tales of New Orleans spirits, vengeance from beyond the grave and something rather nasty lurking in the chimney. Guests will receive a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine or apple juice on arrival. Thurs 20 to Sat 22 December, 2pm (Sat only) & 7.30pm, The Lantern Theatre, Rock Place ​ ge 14+; tickets £10 from A ghoststoriesforchristmas.com

Santa Express A very special guest will be visiting Volk’s Railway at Christmas. Santa Express tickets include a return trip to Halfway Station, a craft workshop, a seasonal snack and a private visit with Santa at the workshop with a present for every child. All children’s Santa Express tickets include a free adult train ticket. Book tickets (£12) at www.volksrailway. org.uk.

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Christmas Lunch at St Mary’s Church Following the Christmas Day service at 10 am, St Mary’s Church will host a simple, shared lunch. Anyone who finds themselves at a loose end on Christmas Day is invited to join in. They also welcome volunteers to help with serving, washing up, etc. For further information, please call 01273 698601 or email info@stmaryschurchbrighton.org.uk.

1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22 & 23 December

Christmas Concert A free Christmas concert with Nick Andrews’ popular choir Brighton Voices. Festive refreshments included, and the retiring collection will be split between the Brighton Women’s Centre and St Mary’s Piano Appeal. Wed 19 December, 7.30 pm, St Mary’s Church

Carols by Candlelight A carol service for everyone, featuring NHS Community Choir Brighton and the Choir of St George’s Church. Drinks and mince pies from 5.45pm; carol service at 6.30pm. During the service there will be an opportunity to hang a star on the Christmas tree in memory of a loved one. Thurs 20 December, 6.30pm, St George’s Church

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Our winter entertainment column from Paul Thomas...

Season’s Feastings Roaring fires, mulled wine and carol singers are doing their seasonal rounds once more as we embrace the meteorological start of winter on December 1st. The World AIDS Day Concert is a multi choir reflection and celebration of those we have lost and those living with HIV at St Mary’s Church, St James Street, Saturday 1st. A free Classic Car Show at Stanmer Park will delight enthusiasts with over 100 classic cars, Sunday 2nd. The Snowman exhibition continues at Brighton Museum featuring illustrations from Raymond Briggs’ much loved book and is also free. The lyrics of Kate Bush are lovingly presented in How to Be Invisible published on Thursday 6th. Brown-eyed girls will be clamouring for Van Morrison`s latest, The Prophet Speaks, released Friday 7th. Resting actors no longer have to fear their pay cheques are behind them for ‘tis panto season once more!

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Peter Pan flies into the Attenborough Centre, Falmer, from Friday 14th. Jack and the Beanstalk is at the Hilton Metropole, Thursday 20th-Saturday 29th. A city central alternative, The Rocky Horror Show, rakes up residence at the Theatre Royal, from Thursday 13th. Arachnophobes might want to avoid Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse from Wednesday 12th. Aquaman continues the Marvel domination of screens from Friday 14th. Jools Holland is in boogie-woogie mode at the Brighton Centre, Saturday 15th. The major film release this month is Mary Poppins Returns, from Wednesday 19th. Emily Blunt brings alive the iconic character to audiences new and old. The Winter Solstice on Friday 21st marks the shortest day of the year. Celebrate with the annual Burning the Clocks procession. Organisers Same Sky ask that you do not bring home-made lanterns as they can compromise safety. For a different kind of madness, the nutty boys are at Brighton Centre on Saturday 22nd. Fans of Transformers will rev to see Bumblebee from Wednesday 26th.

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Fans of adult mysteries can banish the winter blues with Storm over Sitges by local author Max Hatton, on Kindle from Monday 31st. A weather forecaster gets more than he bargained for on holiday in the cosmopolitan Spanish town... Happy Hanukkah, Bodhi Day and Christmas. Have a fantastic 2019 and thank you for your continued support of the Kemptown Rag. Paul Thomas

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The latest column from Catherine Considine...

My name is Catherine and I’m… ‘Do you think you’re an alcoholic?’ In all the years we have shared wine together this thought has never crossed her mind. But now that I’ve stopped drinking… ‘No.’ Simplicity seems the easiest approach. ‘Will you never drink again?’ She persists. ‘Never say never.’ ‘Ah good.’ She sighs. ‘You’ll have a drink tonight then? For me?’ The answer will eventually be ‘No.’ But there is more cajoling before we get there. About how much is too much. About why and about how. Since I quit drinking last January, giving-up-drink is the least interesting thing I have to talk about but it holds a magnetic fascination. I feel pitched between superhero and nerd. But that’s better than middle-aged lush, which is how I was starting to feel. Christmas is an odd time to bring this up but humour me. I’d lay money on the fact that at some point

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A campaign to help people in fuel poverty...

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Project Wenceslas Brighton Lions Club is launching Project Wenceslas, a campaign to help combat fuel poverty in the city of Brighton and Hove. People who receive the annual Winter Fuel Payment and feel they do not need it are invited to donate the amount to Brighton Lions, who can assure that every penny will go towards alleviating fuel poverty.

after a breakfast Buck’s Fizz and before a bedtime Baileys you’ll be wondering why? And you’ll promise to cut down tomorrow, then the next day and before you know it Dry January will come knocking with its dreary promise of discipline; the dull glow of self-satisfied restraint; and the faint scratch of passing days … 29 … 30 … 31 …drink! And the whole thing feels like writing this column – just as you get to the good bit you realise you are counting down to the end. The good bit is it doesn’t have to be Dry. The world is a big, beautiful adventure once you peel yourself away from the sticky, cultural hold of drink. But you have to discover that for yourself. I’m telling you this now, for Christmas, to give you a head-start. If you are interested in taking a break from booze there is a world of support out there. Underneath I’ve noted two books that changed the way I think about drinking; and a couple of online communities. There are many more resources once you start looking. Read, listen to podcasts and keep an open mind. 2019 might just be your year of discovery. Merry Christmas Kemptown … and Joyful January! x Books Alcohol Explained, by William Porter The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, by Catherine Gray Online communities www.oneyearnobeer.com www.thisnakedmindcommunity.com (and YouTube channel) Catherine writes about Love, Kemptown and Other Distractions at www.extraordinaryordinary.blog

Fuel poverty has increased mainly due to rising energy prices. Although excess winter deaths occur in both warm and cold houses, it is evident that there is a much higher risk of death in the latter. Deaths in the coldest houses are three times as high as in warmer ones. More people die from cold housing than die on the roads each year. Most deaths occur among people aged 65 or over. The main causes of excess winter deaths are heart attacks and strokes caused by increased blood pressure from living in a cold home, as well as respiratory and breathing infections. The cold can lower the immune system’s resistance to respiratory infections. In vulnerable groups, infections such as flu and pneumonia can be life threatening. ln addition, the cold makes it harder to move around. Arthritis can become worse and general strength can decrease, which leads to a greater risk of accidents and injuries, and older people are more likely to have a fall. Mental health is also affected. Some people become cut off from friends and family because they don’t want to invite them into a cold house. Cold housing can also make it difficult for children to study or do homework, therefore affecting their education, work opportunities and long-term health. Direct applications will not be accepted; all referrals must be made through agencies such as the Citizens Advice Bureau and Age UK to ensure all the donated money goes to the people who really need help with fuel poverty. There will be complete anonymity as all that is required for payment to be made is the energy company’s name and the account number. Donations can be made by credit/debit cards through Brighton Lions Club’s website at www. brightonlions.org.uk or cheques payable to Brighton Lions Club should be sent to the club at Lions Dene, The Deneway, Brighton, BN1 5AZ. People sending cheques are asked to confirm that their donations may be treated as Gift Aid so that the value of the donation can be increased by 25%.

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Judith Burns shares her Kemptown memories...

Kemptown Memories... A chance meeting with an old customer of my Kemptown secretarial service reminded me he had lived in Crescent Place, bringing back good memories of that pretty street and next door’s Bloomsbury Place. Who remembers when “Doomsbury Place” was painted in huge letters on the road at the top of Bloomsbury Place as it forks at the top?! On a cold, wintry night it could certainly look fairly gloomy, often passing as a typical “Victorian” street. In the mid-1970s after school I watched it being used as a backdrop in the TV series of Arnold Bennett’s “Clayhanger”, partly filmed there (a novel Bennett wrote at the Royal Albion Hotel). Take after take, Janet Suzman walked up and down in her long Victorian dress as we stood behind the cameras, promising to be silent. Bloomsbury Place was also home to ‘The Bill’ actor Peter Ellis and actress Anita Parry, and leading charity Dementia Care Matters pioneering research into dementia, who I’d been privileged to type books for.

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Crescent Place has a quirky little mix of terraced houses and cottages. A lovely walk from the old College Road post office took me home to the seafront; you could hear birdsong and smell the heady-scented old-fashioned roses in their beautiful gardens.

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Fortunately not yet having had a drink, my father down-tooled at home in Royal Crescent (his ‘tool’ at the time being a potato peeler), grabbed his portable couch and walked along to attend. He returned an hour later with a bottle of port, which we demolished after our slightly-later-than-planned Christmas lunch, a thank you from his grateful patient who appeared back on the London stage without further incident.

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