Lewes History Group talk on Lewes within living memory – Monday 13 November 2017, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Bob Cairns: Lewes Within Living Memory

Do you remember Cliffe High Street and School Hill with two-way traffic? And the wholesale clearance behind Cliffe for the building of the Phoenix Causeway? Or can you remember Malling Street before the Cuilfail Tunnel?

Whether you answer ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to these questions, Bob Cairns’ illustrated talk to the Lewes History Group on Monday 13 November 2017 will either bring back memories or help you see the town in a new light.

Using images from his collection of postcards and photographs back to the 1920s, Bob will look at some of the changes in Lewes within living memory. He says, “To justify my timeline I’m hoping for some 90-year olds to attend! And as usual, I will encourage audience participation and challenge people’s knowledge of old Lewes with dozens of previously unseen pictures.”

High Steet Lewes postcard

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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