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Contents Welcome to Queen’s Park Living!! Page 4-5 Old Photo

Page 7 “Let Me Be Like Water” by S.K. Perry

In our April edition we have details of the 10th Brighton Marathon – good luck to anyone participating, especially if you’ve run them all. We also have news of this year’s chosen City Reads book, Let Me Be Like Water.

Page 9 Brighton Marathon Weekend 2019

If you’re a horse lover, you’ll enjoy the new exhibition at Brighton Museum, All the King’s Horses, which is all about King George IV’s love of horses and his creation of magnificent stables which later became the Brighton Dome.

Page 13 Music and Wine at St Luke’s

There’s a Carnival Cake Bake at St George’s Church to raise money for the Kemptown Carnival and, if you’re looking for things to do in the school holidays, Circus Zyair are bringing their action-packed show to Brighton Racecourse. Have a good April and Happy Easter! The Queen’s Park Living Team info@queensparkliving.co.uk www.queensparkliving.co.uk Cover photo: Simon Dack

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This photo from April 1967 shows Sloane Street, which used to run between Freshfield Road and Park Street. The substantial house seen in the picture was Park Villa (34 Sloane Street), built in 1851.

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Will Writing Fortnight 13-24 May 2019 Change lives with a gift in your will Minimum donations are: £150 for a single Will £200 for a joint will Sara Shires Quality Solicitors Barwells 238 South Coast Road Peacehaven 01273 582271

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About Martlets We provide life-changing hospice care to people affected by terminal illness in Brighton and Hove and neighbouring areas. Many of our services are funded by our generous supporters through gifts in their wills. We can reach more local people if you choose to from 13 to 24 May. remember us in your will.

About our scheme A professionally written will is the best way to protect those you love. Our scheme is an ideal opportunity to make or update your will and support your local hospice.

Choose from 12 local will writers offering their services in return for a donation to Martlets Book from 15 April A great opportunity to make or update your will and to support your local hospice

How to book Contact any of the will writers listed above from 15 April to book your appointment, mentioning Martlets Will Writing Fortnight when you book. Appointments take place from 13 to 24 May.

For more information about our Will Writing Fortnight visit www.themartlets.org.uk/give-in-your-will contact Gary Moyle our Legacies Manager on 01273 718778 or email gary.moyle@martlets.org.uk Registered Charity Number 802145

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News of this year’s City Reads book...

“Let Me Be Like Water” by S.K. Perry City Reads is an annual citywide reading festival, when one book is selected for everyone to read. This year it runs from 23rd April to 12th May as part of the Brighton Festival and the chosen title is “Let Me Be Like Water” by S.K. Perry, who at 29 years old is the youngest writer ever chosen. Sarah Perry was born in Croydon in 1990. “Let Me Be Like Water” was published in hardback in 2018. She currently lives in Leeds and is working on her second novel. She said: “I have a deep love for Brighton and Hove and feel really moved that, through City Reads, “Let Me Be Like Water” will reach more of the city’s readers. It's such an honour, and I really can't wait!”

In the book, songwriter Holly is in a state of limbo, having impulsively escaped to Brighton following the death of her boyfriend Sam. The solitude she had so craved in London leaves her feeling stranded and alone in her grief. It is when she meets Frank, a retired gay magician, that the tide begins to turn. Frank has experienced his own heartbreak and offers

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Gradually, as she is introduced to his eclectic group of friends, all with their own stories, she starts to heal. “Let Me Be Like Water” is a book simultaneously about nothing and everything: about the humdrum yet extraordinariness of everyday life; of lost and new connections; of loneliness and friendship.

Sarah Hutchings, the Director of City Reads, said: “Let Me Be Like Water” is an exquisite, lyrical meditation on grief and romantic loss. As soon as I started reading it I was struck by the grace and strength of Sarah’s writing. She writes about Brighton with heart and passion, using the city’s glorious imperfections to remind us all why we are drawn here. It was a joy to read.” You can see S.K. Perry live at the Brighton Festival in conversation with writer Bridget Minamore (Sunday 12 May, Brighton & Hove High School, 5.30pm, £8, tickets from brightonfestival.org). Other highlights of the 2019 City Reads programme include The City Reads Book Quiz (25 April), New Writing South/ Waterstones event (30 April), Literary Salon (2 May) and City Reads Supper Club (8 May). For more information visit collectedworks.co.uk.

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The Brighton Marathon is back on 14th April...

Brighton Marathon Weekend 2019... The tenth Brighton Marathon – now the eighth largest marathon in Europe - takes place on Sunday 14th April. Those who finish their 10th Brighton Marathon will be hailed as the ‘10/10’ runners and will receive an additional special 10/10 medal and T-shirt. There will be a Brighton Marathon Event Village on the beach by Madeira Drive (Friday to Sunday), featuring big screens, food and drink outlets and entertainment throughout the weekend.

On Saturday 13th April, the 2019 Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races (age 7-17) take place from 10am in Preston Park.

Events on Sunday 14th April begin at 7am with the inaugural BM Ride – the city’s first ever closed-road cycling event. The course is 50km long and will start and finish on Hove Lawns. At 9am the BM10k starts in Preston Park. The Brighton Marathon itself starts at 9.45am from Preston Park, finishing on Madeira Drive. Last year Stuart Hawkes of Tipton Harriers took the men’s title for the second year running with a personal best of 2:22:32, while the women’s race was also won by returning champion Helen Davies of Ipswich Jaffa RC in 2:38:39.

To be part of Brighton Marathon Weekend, find out about volunteering at www. brightonmarathonweekend.co.uk/volunteer. On a practical note, there will be a number of road closures on 14th April from 5.30am. For details, visit www.brightonmarathonweekend. co.uk/travel/road-closures.

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A new display at Brighton Museum...

All The King’s Horses...

A new display at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery from 2nd April will celebrate rarely seen images of the Royal Stables and Riding House and George IV’s love for all things equestrian. The show tells the story of the king’s passion for horses and his creation of magnificent new stables in what is now The Brighton Dome. The stables, created between 1803 and 1808, was one of most ambitious and largest buildings of its kind in England, with room for at least 44 horses, as well as accommodation for stable staff and an adjoining Riding House used for exercising and training. Coinciding with the restoration of the Corn Exchange (the former Riding House) the exhibition will give visitors

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an opportunity to see unusual and rare images, sourced exclusively from the city’s own archives and collections.

Some of the highlights are a set of images of the interior of the stables in the 1820s, with delicately drawn horses and stable staff, together with colourful views of the interiors during World War I when the stables were used as part of a hospital for wounded Indian soldiers. Other exhibits are pictures of George IV and Queen Victoria shown with splendidly adorned horses outside the Royal Pavilion, as well as merciless caricatures poking fun at George. A highlight of the display will be the magnificent silver-gilt Brighton Cup, decorated with the Prince of Wales’s feathers, and an image of the Marine Pavilion, commissioned by George in 1805 for the winner of the Brighton Races.

His own horse Orville unexpectedly won the race, and George gave the cup to Chris Wilson, who had sold him Orville a few months earlier. A letter from George to Wilson, written at the Pavilion, will be displayed with the cup.

All the King’s Horses is at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery from 2nd April to 29th September 2019. For more information visit brightonmuseums.org.uk.

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Hanover Queens WI... We’re back at the Haus on the Hill, 58 Southover Street, for our next meeting on Thursday 11th April, 7.30 to 9.30pm. Our speaker this month will be a barrister. Do come along if you’d like to give us a try. Grab a drink at the bar then find us upstairs. We really welcome new faces and hopefully new members. Find out more on Facebook or wihanoverqueens@gmail.com. Handy hint To dry a damp load of laundry faster, add a dry bath towel to the mix. Recipe of the month Simnel cake Cream 175g butter and 175g brown sugar; add 3 beaten eggs. Fold in 225g SR flour and 2tbs mixed spice. Add 450g mixed dried fruit and 50g ground almonds. Add some milk if mixture too dry.

Put half the mixture in greased/lined cake tin. Cover with layer of rolled out marzipan. Add rest of mixture and bake at Gas 4/350/180 for about 2½ hours.

Cool and cover top with marzipan. To decorate make 11 marzipan balls and add Easter eggs/nest as desired. Enjoy and Happy Easter! Three concerts at St Luke’s this month…

Music and Wine at St Luke’s On 5th April cellist Ivana Peranic and pianist Rachel Fryer perform Shostakovich's sonata for cello and piano alongside a wide variety of works by Sussex composers from the collective New Music Brighton. On 12th April the Archaeus String Quartet will be replaced by a quartet from the collective Artisti con Brio who will also be performing Beethoven.

The final concert in the series is on 26th April when the Ashworth & Rattenbury Guitar Duo present a varied programme of exciting music for two guitars, including Spanish, Latin American and Baroque works.

We will then have a break for you to enjoy the Brighton Festival and Fringe and look forward to seeing you again on 7th June. The concerts take place at St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road, Brighton BN2 9ZB and start at 7.30pm. Tickets £7 / £5 unwaged and low waged / under-16s free. Disabled access. Wine and refreshments served. For more information, please visit www.musicandwineatstlukes.com or contact musicandwineatstlukes@gmail.com.

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The circus comes to Brighton...

A family event on 6th April...

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Circus Zyair are visiting Brighton Racecourse in April for a colourful and action-packed hour and a half show with high energy acts from all over the world.

The Kemptown Carnival is returning this year on 1st June. One of the fundraising events for the carnival is the Kemptown Carnival Cake Bake and Tea Party at St George’s Church in St George’s Road on Saturday 6th April, from 10am to 4pm. It’s a free children’s festival, jam-packed with family fun - creative arts workshops, Kids Capoeira (AfroBrazilian martial art), live music and performances, and of course... lots of cake!

They will present a dazzling combination of circus, music and laughter for all the family, with a heated big top, comfy seating and an electric atmosphere from start to finish.

For more information visit kemptowncarnival.com.

The shows take place from Friday 12th April to Wednesday 17th April at 3pm and 7pm (17th April at 3pm only) at Brighton Racecourse in Freshfield Road, and there is free car parking on site. Tickets cost from £8.99 (plus booking fee) and are available from www.zyair.co.uk.

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Easy-to-use Recycling A-Z Brighton & Hove City Council have launched a new A to Z guide on how you can reduce, reuse, recycle or dispose of almost 180 different materials. The easy-to-use guide gives detailed explanations of what to do with everything from aerosols to mattresses and nappies to Tetra Paks, to ensure we’re all being as environmentally friendly as possible. The A to Z also gives advice on what to do with materials like rubble, plasterboards, asbestos, bathroom fittings, furniture, white goods, batteries and metal. The guide launches the council’s new drive to help residents recycle the correct things far more. In turn, this will help reduce the large number of recycling bins contaminated with non-recyclable products.

We all know we can recycle items like plastic bottles, paper, cardboard and glass. But if you’re unsure about what to do with specific items or materials, and put the wrong ones in your recycling, this can lead to your bin being contaminated and possibly being taken to waste rather than recycled. Using the guide,

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Young poets wanted...

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Peacock Poetry Prize

For men and women who are single, there’s plenty to do in Brighton and Hove but it’s a matter of knowing what and where.

The Peacock Poetry Prize returns to Brighton Festival 2019 to inspire young people to explore the written word from a creative point of view.

Well, if you’re over 50, there’s a club which doesn’t assume that you’ll be staying home with your memories. Those who join The Group look forward, not back. They look forward to lunches, walks, theatre, cinema, quizzes, golf and holidays. It’s not a business. It’s a club for people who want to meet people. The Group has been introducing new friends to people in the Brighton area for ten years, and now it’s got a new venue. The Group doesn’t publish its venues. You’ll need to go to www.thegroup. org.uk and then call one of the contact numbers for a chat.

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This year’s competition theme is ‘Journeys’, chosen by Brighton Festival Guest Director Rokia Traoré. The competition is open to young residents of Brighton, Hove and Sussex aged between 8 and 19. Each budding writer can enter up to three poems with a maximum length of 20 lines, with participants divided into three age groups: 8-11, 12-15 and 15-19 years. Finalists will be invited to a tea party and prize giving at Brighton Dome on Thursday 23 May at 5pm when the winners will be announced. Pippa Smith of the Brighton Festival said: "The Peacock Poetry Prize offers a great opportunity for young people to have their writing appraised and appreciated by our panel of judges. The theme of journeys can be literal or abstract, whether it’s about a favourite stroll or the distance between you and your dreams.”

Rokia Traoré, Brighton Festival 2019 Guest Director, commented: “I want my journey to be a shared experience and feel responsible to share that journey with young people.”

Entrants should send their poems, along with their name and age, to peacock@brightonfestival.org by Friday 12 April 2019. brightonfestival.org Please send your local articles to editorial@queensparkliving.co.uk or call 01273 551021


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Martlets Volunteer Open Day... Martlets is holding a Volunteer Open Day on Saturday 6th April. The day will showcase the different opportunities available, how volunteering impacts on the services that Martlets provides and the benefits to individuals from volunteering.

The Volunteer Open Day will take place at the hospice on Wayfield Avenue between 10am and 3pm. Martlets is welcoming everyone from all ages and backgrounds as there are so many different roles available. There will be opportunities to meet staff, take a tour and participate in activities. Current volunteers will also be available to discuss what they do. Volunteers could be doing anything from helping at a fundraising event, tending to the garden, running art activities, driving patients to appointments or volunteering in Martlets shops or distribution centres. Whether people are able to offer a few hours once in a while or a regular weekly shift, anyone who becomes part of ‘Team Martlets’ plays an important role in helping to keep the hospice running smoothly.

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Martlets Will Writing Fortnight It is estimated that over half of adults in the UK don’t have a will, potentially causing future difficulties for their families and loved ones. Martlets is encouraging people to plan for the future and book a place for its Will Writing Fortnight, which runs from Monday 13th to 24th May. Twelve will writing experts have offered to give self their time free of charge to people in exchange for a donation to Martlets to help them provide care for people living with terminal illness across Brighton hel & Hove. Setting up an appointment is simple; just choose from one of the will writers listed at www. p themartlets.org.uk/give-in-your-will and contact them during the booking periodskil from 15th April to th 10 May. The minimum donation required is only lsca joint will. £150 for a single will and £200 for For further information, or forh.c a free copy of our Gifts in Wills booklet, visit www.themartlets.org. o.u uk/give-in-your-will or contact Gary on 01273 k 718778 or email gary.moyle@martlets.org.uk www.themartlets.org.uk

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Clarks Kitchens............................................................................... 20

Bonnie Baby................................................................................... ..23

Lee’s Locks........................................................................................ 14

Baby Clothes Sale Building Services

Clarkes of Brighton........................................................................ 14 St Clair Builders.............................................................................. 10 Charity

Fun In Action................................................................................... .14 Chiropodist

The Foot Man................................................................................... 17 College

Greater Brighton Metropolitan................................................ 12 Conservatories

Countryman........................................................................................9 Consultation

Brighton & Hove City Council......................................................7 Damp Solutions

PEM Construction...................................................................Cover Domestic Appliances

Carters...................................................................................................8 Doors

Countryman........................................................................................9 Estate Agents

John Hilton...........................................................................................2 Paul Bott........................................................................................Back Firewood

Locksmiths

Newsagents

Videostar........................................................................................... 22 Nursery

Orchard Day Nursery................................................................... 18 Painting and Decorating

Paint Project.................................................................................... .20 Pet Services

Wagging Tails................................................................................... 19 Plasterer

Lewis Byard...................................................................................... 22 Plumbing Services

Plum Heating................................................................................... 14 R.K Plumbing & Heating.................................................................3 Road Safety

Brighton & Hove City Council...................................................11 Roofing

MB Roofing....................................................................................... 12 G & S Roofing................................................................................. ..10

Workwise.......................................................................................... .16 Tennis

Queens Park Tennis Coaching....................................................18 Tiling

Brighton Log Centre...................................................................... 13

Pentagon Tiling............................................................................... 20

Sussex Funeral Services.............................................................. 15

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Haberdashery

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Will Writing

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