Meetings & Visits

Our regular meetings are held each month and are open to the general public:

  • Invited presentations held on the 2nd Monday of each month. These  meetings are where invited speakers address particular topics of interest. There is an entry fee for these meetings, payable at the door, of £2 for members, and £3 for non-members.
  • Research project meetings generally held on the 3rd Monday of the month. These meetings are for members working on research projects, and for those considering starting a project or participating in a current project. The aim of the meetings is to review progress and develop expertise.

Times: You are welcome from 7.00pm for free refreshments and updates on the Group’s activities. Scheduled talks begin promptly at 7:30pm and finish by 9.00pm.

Location: Regular meetings are usually held at The King’s Church building on Brooks Road, Lewes. (Between Tesco car park and Homebase).

Invited presentations scheduled for January – December 2017

Monday 9 January 2017 Christopher Whittick Past Residents of Southover Grange
Monday 13 February 17 John Blackwell John Every’s Phoenix Ironworks
Monday 13 March 2017 Frances Stenlake Kate Fowler Tutt: Dispelling the Urban Myth
Monday 10 April 2017 John Smithson, Curator Harrison Weir Collection Harrison Weir – Victorian Artist
Monday 8
May 2017
Chris Kempshall Lowther’s Lambs and the Boar’s Head
Monday 12 June 2017 Ruth Thomson, Reel Lewes Lewes at the Pictures
Monday 10 July 2017 Mary Burke Tom Paine in Lewes
Monday 14 August 2017 No meeting
Monday 11 September 2017 Joanna Wilkins Life in 13th Century England
Monday 9 October 2017 Christine Hall and Mick Hawksworth Remembering the Lewes Floods 2000
Monday 13 November 2017 Bob Cairns Lewes in Living Memory
Monday 11 December 2017 . AGM, plus Street Stories project review, and update on South Street

Lewes History Group Meetings 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009