Brighton

Brighton has several things to recommend it (and perhaps some that don't), but if you can withstand the high tweeness rating North Laine is an area of the town which retains original buildings, many of which have changed their role in the community. In North Road where the Komedia Club can be found is the former public house:
'THE WHEAT SHEAF INN'.
Ipswich Signs: Brighton 1-Ipswich signs: Brighton 2
In an area full of vegetarian, vegan and specialist restaurants, whole food emporia and clothing shops and boutiques this former pub is commemorated by a 'brass plaque' type of lettered moulding on the fascade above the first floor windows of a the retail premises now called Velvet.

Not far away in Sydney Street, even higher up, is a cartouche moulding advertising the business which used to operate there.

Ipswich signs: Brighton 3
'DYEING
AND
CLEANING
WORKS.'
(replete with full stop) is incised into the cement, possibly tinted, or taking its red colouring from the brickwork beneath.


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