History - Part-time courses for adults
History - courses at Brighton MET
Using a range of cultural reference points including literature, architecture and politics, our history courses provide fascinating insights into a variety of historical eras.
History - A Grand Tour of Georgian and Regency Indulgence
For those of you who are interested in the late Georgian and Regency period and of Brighton and its development. We look at high and low society, including some interesting personalities of the time.
History - A House in Mourning Day Course
If you would like to study in the unique setting of a fabulous historic house and you are interested in the Victorian rituals of death and mourning -this course is definitely for you!
Takes place at Preston Manor.
History - An Edwardian Christmas (At Preston Manor)
If you would like the unique opportunity to study how the Edwardians celebrated Christmas as you are seated round the fabulous fireside of the panelled Macquoid room of historic Preston Manor, this course is definitely for you!
History - Conflict and Revolution: The Stuart Age 1603-1702
We will study themes of population, agriculture, social and domestic life and women’s roles in this period.
History - Elegance & Enlightenment – English Society in the Eighteenth Century
A course for lovers of the arts and social history, looking at elegant Georgian life and the many innovations and developments in a time of enlightenment and advances in all aspects of eighteenth century life for rich and poor.
History - Gorgeous Georgians – Life in eighteenth century England
Gorgeous, grand, ghastly, grotesque, greedy, gin-drinking, gluttonous, gamblers – the colourful, inventive, fabulously wealthy, devastatingly poor Georgians. We look at high and low society, including some interesting personalities of the period.
History - Keep the Homefires Burning – Women in the First World War
For those who are interested in domestic, working and social life on the Homefront during World War One; the impact it had during this period and its life-changing effects post-war. (Life on the Homefront WWII follows in March 2019).
History - Space, Light & Speed: Art Deco and Modernism 1918-1939
Study of the distinctive iconic style, illustrated with PowerPoint, books and painting and texts.
History - Summer in the City: Exploring Brighton's Unique History - short course
Two classroom sessions and three field trips in Brighton.
History - Summer Reading: Books, Books and More Books!
Unique course comprising literature and social and cultural history.
History - The Edwardians - A Golden Age - 1900-1910 (at Preston Manor)
We study the short ‘Golden Age’ before ‘the black pit of war’ (J.B. Priestley’s description) that was to change the idyll of elegant living for the wealthy socialising on a grand scale, but was also a tarnished age for the poor living in slums.
History - The Novel as Social History: London
Within the pages of the novel we discover more than a story, we also study the social and cultural history of a period, which gives us a deeper and clearer understanding of the time and general minutiae of everyday life.
History - Women, Wartime and the Homefront (WWII)
For those who are interested in women’s studies and what life was like for them at work and in the home during wartime. (Follows on from the autumn Saturday on women in WWI).
History: Culture and Society Between the Wars 1918-1939 (Held at Preston Manor)
If you would like to study in the unique setting of a fabulous historic house and you like history and literature of the 1920s and 1930s this course is definitely for you. Lessons take place in the panelled Macquoid Room.
The Edwardians at Christmas
This course will take you back in time to see how Edwardian families celebrated the festive season and how their servants prepared for it.