Lewes History Group Meeting – Monday 14 October 2013, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Meg Griffiths, Mary Benjamin, Shan Rose: Members’ talk: Chapel Hill – a Street Story

Most local people know Chapel Hill as the steep, narrow road that leads up to the golf course. However, did you know that cricket was played on the top of the hill before golf? And what happened to the chapel that gave the road its name? What was Baldy’s pleasure garden and who were the artists James Lambert (Senior and Junior)?

Find out more about the fascinating history of Chapel Hill and the people who lived and worked there.

Postcard of Chapel Hill, Lewes

A Valentine Company postcard of Lewes from Chapel Hill, from the John Kay collection


All are welcome from 7.00pm for free refreshments and updates on the Group’s activities. The talk will begin promptly at 7:30pm and will finish by 9.00pm.

There is an entry fee for these meetings, payable at the door, of £2 for members, and £3 for non-members.

Venue: The King’s Church building on Brooks Road, Lewes, BN7 2BY. (Between Tesco car park and Homebase)

See the Meetings page for a list of  forthcoming monthly talks organised by the Lewes History Group.




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