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 2016 – June 2017
|Monday 11 January||John Bleach||Lewes in Art|
|Monday 8 February||Ian Everest||Life on a Sussex Farm in the 1950s|
|Monday 14 March||Greg Chuter||Death, Burial & Farming on a South Downs Hillside
|Monday 11 April||Stewart Angell||Secret Sussex Resistance|
|Monday 9 May||John Farrant||James Lambert of Lewes: East Sussex’s First Professional Artist|
|Monday 13 June||Rosalind Chislett||Living in History: investigating the history of your property|
|Monday 10 July||Greg Chuter||VISIT: Guided archaeological walk on Malling Down|
|Monday 11 July||Marcus Taylor & John Kay||Alec Clifton-Taylor’s 1981 film on Lewes town architecture|
|Monday 8 August||No meeting|
|Monday 22 August||VISIT||Tour of Bridge Cottage, Uckfield
Trip Report and Photos
|Monday 12 September||Bob Cairns||So you think you know Lewes?|
|Monday 10 October||Brigitte Lardinois||Stories seen through a glass plate 1916: Lewes remembers life during WW1|
|Monday 14 November||Joyce Fisher, Lewes Little Theatre||The Darker Shades of Sun Street|
|Monday 12 December||Ian Everest||AGM, plus talk on the Land Girls|
|Monday 9 January 2017||Paul Quinn||Challenging the Myths of the Lewes Martyrs|
|Monday 13 February 17||John Blackwell||John Every’s Phoenix Ironworks|
|Monday 13 March 2017||Frances Stenlake||Rehabilitating Kate Fowler-Tutt|
|Monday 10 April 2017||TBA||TBA|
|Chris Kempshall||Lowther’s Lambs and the Boar’s Head|
|Monday 12 June 2017||Ruth Thomson||Reel Lewes|