Micheal Portillo's history of Britian is Featuring the Saltdean lido is being broadcast on tv tonight (7th December)
On Chanel 5 this evening.
Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company:
Michael Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain series, featuring Saltdean Lido, will be broadcast tonight (7th December) on Chanel 5 at 9pm.
In this episode about Brighton’s seaside history, Michael takes a ‘behind the scenes’ tour of this iconic building (some of which has been hidden from the public view for decades) and discovers why this modernist swimming pool deserves to be fully restored to its former glory.
Wild Cliffs, Savage Sea - BY DOUGLAS d’ENNO
Above: This wood engraving by R. H. Nibbs is entitled The Cliffs to the East of Brighton and appeared in An Illustrated Hand-Book of Brighton, and its Environs (with some account of the Fishery) by Chas Fleet, published in Brighton in 1847. Perhaps the artist viewed the scene from Black Rock; if so, the furthermost cliff might well be Saltdean’s eastern headland.
'Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag' - The sad wartime story of Peacehaven song writer Felix Powell
The story of Peacehaven residents Felix & George Powell who wrote the famous war time song Pack Up Your Troubles.
A quick look at the 'World War One Mural House' and a little bit more info.
House decorated with poppies, crosses, butterflies and World WAR one soldier mural in Saltdean, Brighton
See the full picture here...
ZoneZine is proud to bring to our readers the exclusive serialisation of Douglas d’Enno's new book 'Saltdean From Old Photographs'