Talks, Walks and Tours

We offer engaging talks, walks on tours on any subject and each can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Talks or tours last 45 mins – 1.5 hours, dependant on request and cost £75.00 – £95.00 per hour – depending on numbers, travel and other requirements. Walking tours take place in Worthing and Brighton and range from £5.00 to £10.00 per head depending on location, topic and duration.

Please note all talks, walks and tours need to be pre-booked. Please contact us on 07504863867 to book a space to confirm availability. Alternatively email us on info@allinclusivehistory.org.

NEW! Austen’s Worthing/Sussex
A talk/walking tour of Worthing’s most famous temporary resident – and motorised tour of Worthing and Brighton

NEW! 50 Gems of Sussex
NEW! A look at some of the 50 places mentioned in our latest book that everyone should visit in Sussex

A-Z of Brighton/Worthing
A unique history of Brighton/Worthing – can also be presented as a quiz or gameshow

Brighton & Hove in 50 Buildings
A talk based upon our book of this title, looking at the buildings of the city that tell an interesting tale

Brilliant Brighton!
A celebrationary talk or talk of all that is brilliant about the Queen of Watering places – based on my 2016 Argus supplement

Business In Brighton
The tale of development of Brighton’s industries, from early fishing and farming, to the entertainment and hospitality boom, Victorian entrepreneurs and the hi-tech today

Churchill’s Brighton
The story of Winston’s relationship with the Queen of watering places

Brighton Places of Worship
The tale of Brighton’s churches and religious buildings

NEW! Health, life, disease and death in Brighton
A talk exploring how Brighton has led to both expanded and reduced lifespans throughout its history

Height in Brighton
The story of ever-taller buildings in Brighton & Hove – from early days to i360.

NEW! A history of the new in Brighton
NEW! A look at the launch events, grand openings and first days of buildings and events in Brighton and Hove

NEW! Hops and Heritage
Walking tours of Brighton and Lewes’s breweries, or personalised motorised tours of Sussex’s breweries past and present

Hotels of Brighton & Hove/Sussex
The development of hotels in the city, from earliest inns to developments in hotels today – or of the hostelries across the county

Lewes Pubs
A talk where you can attempt the virtual tour of the pubs and breweries mentioned in my 2016 book, Lewes Pubs – or see ‘Hops and Heritage’ for the walking tour.

Literary Brighton/Sussex
Discover the impact of great authors, from Austen and Belloc to Wilde and Greene

Lost Brighton
An exploration of Brighton’s lost or forgotten buildings, places and traditions

Lost Visions of Brighton/ Sussex
An exploration of the many schemes and visions for development of Brighton & Sussex that never came into fruition

NEW! The Old Ship
Talks and guided tours of Brighton’s oldest hotel

People’s Brighton
The stories of the unreported builders of Brighton: its workers, immigrants and families that helped develop the resort and make it Britain’s premier seaside city

Pevensey: Sussex Stronghold
The story of how the Roman’s Anderida (fort of the Great Ford) and later Pevens’ ea (the castle by Peven’s river) has been significant in the development, security and control of England for over 17 centuries.

Pevsner’s Brighton
The architecture of Brighton from its earliest buildings to i360

NEW! Recycled Brighton
How Brighton has reused and recycled its purpose, people and places

Royal Brighton
The tale of the many royals that helped make Brighton ‘the queen of watering places’

NEW! Seagulls’ City
A motorised tour of the story of Brighton and Hove Albion

Lost Visions of Brighton/ Sussex
An exploration of the many schemes and visions for development of Brighton & Sussex that never came into fruition

NEW! Secret Brighton/Sussex
An extension of my 2016 book ‘Secret Brighton’ – a talk about the little known and hidden aspects of Brighton – and Sussex

Booming Brighton
How Brighthelmstone developed from fishing village to Seaside supercity

NEW! Victoria’s Brighton
A talk that challenges Brighton’s negative perceptions of the Queen who sold the Pavilion, based on my provocative article in the Argus newspaper

NEW! Victorian Brighton
A tour or talk on the town during the long reign of Victoria

Volk’s Brighton
The story of Brighton’s greatest inventor and engineer

A-Z of Brighton/Worthing
A unique history of Brighton/Worthing – can also be presented as a quiz or gameshow

Architectural Worthing
An exploration of Worthing’s architectural history from earliest days to the contemporary

Lost Worthing
An exploration of Worthing’s lost or forgotten buildings, places and traditions

Royal Worthing
The tale of the many royals that have visited and had an impact on this seaside town

Spooky Worthing
The story of the many spooky stories, places and people of this seaside settlement

Washington & Wartime
A history of the little-know village of Washington in wartime, from the Civil to Cold War

Washington: West Sussex Wonder
A history of a little-known Sussex Downland village: it’s stories, people and places

Women of Worthing
The tale of the well-and less-well known women from this unusual seaside town

WWI Worthing/Brighton
Telling how the Great War effected these Sussex settlements and life through the war

NEW! Ancient Sussex
A talk or tour of Sussex from Boxgrove man to the Normans

NEW! 50 Gems of Sussex
A look at some of the 50 places mentioned in our latest book that everyone should visit in Sussex

NEW! Belloc’s Kingdom
A tour or talk based on the Anglo-French Sussex patriot, poet, MP and writer

NEW! Bond’s Sussex
A talk or motorised tour of the county’s links with 007 and his creator, Ian Fleming

Cold War Sussex
How Sussex featured in the Cold War and what life was like in the county during this era

Cultural Worthing
The story of how Austen, Shelley, Wilde and other authors are linked with Worthing

Democratic Sussex
The tale of elections and political activities in Sussex from the 1700s to 2015

Elections through time
An investigation into representations of elections from Hogarth to the current day

Empire, Migration & Identity c790-2015AD
A talk about Britain as both colony and coloniser and how this has affected migration to and from Britain and created our identity over the years from the GCSE book I co-wrote

NEW! Fizztory
NEW! Walking and motorised tours of Sussex’s history, ending at one of our vineyards.

NEW! Sussex Food & Drink
NEW! A talk and motorised tour explaining Sussex traditions with food and drink, eating, drinking, brewing and cooking – can be linked to visits of great Sussex eating places

Lost Sussex
An exploration of where elements of the county’s past have been lost or forgotten

Lost Visions of Brighton/ Sussex
An exploration of the many schemes and visions for development of Brighton & Sussex that never came into fruition

Saxon Sussex
The story of the invaders who gave Sussex its name and the kingdom they built

NEW! Secret Brighton/Sussex
An extension of my 2016 book ‘Secret Brighton’ – a talk about the little known and hidden aspects of Brighton – and Sussex

NEW! Sherlock’s Sussex
A talk or tour on Sussex’s links with Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Spooky Sussex
The stories of the ‘spookernatural’ – people, places and tales of the spooky side of Sussex

NEW! Smugglers’ West Sussex
The story of the smugglers of this part of Sussex – their rise and fall in the 1700s and 1800s

NEW! Stately Sussex
A talk on Sussex’s great houses

NEW! Super Sussex
A talk based on the first of my supplements for the Argus

Sussex and the Sea
An exploration of Sussex smugglers, shipwrecks and stricken sailors

Viking Sussex
The invaders who changed the face of Sussex and Britain and their legacy

WWI Sussex
An exploration of what life was like in the war and how Sussex helped the war effort

Historical Environment at GCSE
A teacher-training event or briefing for businesses focussing on the new GCSE requirement whereby students are examined on a site of historical interest. How can schools introduce this new task smoothly and prepare their students well? How might it be of interest to businesses?

The Fascists are coming!
The story of Mosley’s Blackshirts in Sussex and the BUF’s activities in the 1930s and 1940s

The historiography of the Holocaust
Investigating how anti-semitism and the Holocaust were reported in Sussex, and subsequently in school textbooks from the 1940s


Waterhouse’s Waterside Wonder

The tale of the 125 years of Alfred Waterhouse’s only seafront hotel and public building, the Hilton Brighton Metropole.

What Is Truly All-Inclusive History?
Jeremy Corbyn in one of his first speeches as Labour leader said history needs to be more inclusive. We take up this challenge and outline our views for how the subject should develop to engage everyone.