Brighton & Hove French Circle

  Monday 24, January 2022
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 The early days

In the dark days of August 1914, the population of Brighton and Hove was taking to its heart the plight of Belgian refugees who had been bombed and bayoneted out of their homes in Antwerp, Namur and Liege. Many of these refugees spoke only Flemish. Some spoke only French. It was this latter group which drew the attention of the Francophiles in our city.

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