Lewes History Group talk: What to see in a Sussex Church – Monday 9 July 2018, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Kevin Gordon: What to see in a Sussex Church

Our churches have changed much over the last 1000 years, and Sussex is blessed with many diverse and delightful country churches which have a treasury of interesting features. As a speaker at WI meetings, Kevin has toured the county visiting them.

Kevin’s talk will explain some of the items and features that can be seen in a church, illustrated by his photos from Sussex churches. He will also cover some of the events and rituals associated with the church, such as church-clipping and beating the bounds.

This talk will interest and amuse!

Kevin has a lifelong interest in Sussex history. He is a published author with several books published on Eastbourne and Seaford history. Kevin is the Chairman of the Alfriston History Society, a trustee of Seaford Museum and until recently was an accredited guide to the Houses of Parliament. He particularly interested in churches, their features, customs, and graveyards.

Gargoyle at St Thomas' church, Cliffe, Lewes

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 £1 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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