Through the Aperture (on The Promenade…) British Seaside – Part 2

August 26, 2013

Bexhill

Field trip to Modernism by sea:

Bexhill is a lovely seaside town. It has all the usual Georgian & Victorian decay common to Sussex seaside towns complete with net-curtain-twitching-B&B’s, uniform beach huts and murky brown healing waters, but it also has something unexpected – Modernism. Bexhill is home to the De La Warr Pavilion which is the second ever modernist structure built in the UK. And just like famous childhood resident Eddie Izzard the pavilion is surprising, beautiful and unexpected, I give you my second photo diary of English Seaside towns:

Field trip to Modernism by sea:

Bexhill is a lovely seaside town. It has all the usual Georgian & Victorian decay common to Sussex seaside towns complete with net-curtain-twitching-B&B’s, uniform beach huts and murky brown healing waters, but it also has something unexpected – Modernism. Bexhill is home to the De La Warr Pavilion which is the second ever modernist structure built in the UK. And just like famous childhood resident Eddie Izzard the pavilion is surprising, beautiful and unexpected, I give you my second photo diary of English Seaside towns:

Bexhill De la Warr pavilion              .
The shock of the new by sea - The De La Warr Pavilion.  

.Bexhill Felix Cat De La warr      .
Twenties cartoon icon Felix The cat fittingly in residence at the 
thirties De La Warr.
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 Bexhill De La Warr Modernism Interior

Staircase inside The De La Warr.
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bexhill beach huts
Beach Huts on the seafront
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bexhill Promenade
Fabulously designed promenade.
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Bexhill Beach Huts (2)  .
Beach huts from behind, moody English weather system optional.
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Bexhill De La Warr Modernist Interior Stairs
Interior of The De La Warr
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Modernist Bauhaus Staircase        ;
Staircase detail.
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Modernist de la warr pavilion
The back of the pavilion.
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Bexhill Seafront Boats docked
Seafront
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