French & German Immigrants' Contribution to Victorian Brighton
  • Brighton Fringe

Before World War One most immigrants to Brighton were French and German speakers from the Continent. They included artists, chocolate makers, couturiers, governesses, ladies maids, musicians, photographers, scientists and waiters. Stroll around central Brighton with a local historian looking at where the immigrants lived, loved, prayed, worked - and if you were a waiter - struck for better pay. Learn about their largely unknown but remarkable contribution to the city's vibrant, cosmopolitan history.