Portico Repair Project (PRP)
Our church is a special place in many ways.
The iconic columns and steps at the front of our building need serious repairs. We are planning a lively programme of fundraising events, and are applying to the Heritage Lottery Fund and other grant-giving bodies to help us raise this amount.
The Portico Repair Project (PRP) group have put together a detailed programme, focused on the heritage of our building, to support our application for a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). It is a two-round application; the first round was submitted in the February 2016 and HLF awarded us a grant to help fund the specialist investigations needed before the repair and conservation work on the Portico can be carried out. The second round application was submitted in July 2017. We hope that construction work can start in March 2018, with an anticipated 28 week duration. Our fingers are crossed!
Death Cafe. Saturday 20th January 2018. 2 - 4 p.m. Drop in to drink tea and eat cake, and to share and discuss all aspects of death in a safe and supportive environment. Free event - donations towards costs and church building appeal fund are welcome. Host Frances Tulley, civil funeral celebrant.
Curry Quiz Supper, Saturday 10th February. Contact Katie Pitt for details.
Friday Lunchtime Concerts - every Friday 12.30 - 1.15 p.m.
The September to December programme is now available. Come and join us, we are easily accessible via the train, bus routes and NCP car parks are within a few minutes walk. The concerts are diverse, mostly classically, but also jazz and folk. The performers are very talented and, most importantly, enjoy what they do; they engage with the audience and always aim to make their concerts a special event for everyone. It is a great way to spend a Friday lunchtime - among friendly people, enjoying lovely music. Do come along and see for yourself.
From September join us for coffee before the concert and get to know your fellow concert goers. Turn our lovely Friday lunchtime concerts into one of your regular social engagements.
Wheelchair accessible venue. Tickets £3.50 on the door.
Brighton Bike Tours
– contribution made by organisers - £2.50 per person booking a bike tour.
If you have visitors to Brighton and are looking for a different way of showing them the sights why not book a bike tour with Brighton Bike Tours. If you use the promotional code: https://bookeo.com/brightonbiketours/?promotion=brightonunitarianchurch the church's building appeal fund will receive £2.50 per person. A great way to help with raising money for the church and having fun at the same time!
Donations bar – will be run at all BUC fundraising events and offered to hirers throughout the year
Brighton Unitarian mugs are now on sale at the church for £5. Please contact us to get one (or more!).