Posts Tagged ‘ National Piers Society ’

Who hasn’t been on a pier?

Mar 31st, 2021 | By

A promotion under a new coastal booking combine – England’s Coast – is reminding us just how important piers have been and should still be

Eastbourne Pier

Jul 31st, 2014 | By
Eastbourne Pier

Yet another pier has been badly damaged by fire. This time it is Eastbourne Pier. You can’t have failed to see the story as it made all the main news bulletins.

Have a Party on a Pier

Oct 21st, 2010 | By

Why is the most obvious question?
Because those behind the British Tourism Week were trying to come up with something to top this year’s launch event. You might remember that we had illuminated beacons stretching all along Hadrian’s Wall last March. This made TV and newspapers across the world.
What to beat it in 2011?
They have come up with a party on a pier. What could be more quintessentially and eccentrically British than the seaside pier. And who could be more… But enough of that. Giles Brandreth, one of the patrons of the National Piers Society, opened the launch