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 £1 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 2018

Monday 8 January 2018 David Millum, Rob Wallace Barcombe Mills Roman Dig Discoveries
Monday 12 February 2018 Mick Symes, John Kay Images from Lewes Past
Monday 12 March 2018 John Davey, David Arnold, & team The Forgotten Lewes War Memorial
Monday 9 April 2018 Ian Everest Tales from the Riverbank
Monday 14
May 2018
Debby Matthews The Station Street Story
Monday 11 June 2018 Mat Homewood The History of the Lewes Workhouse Building, 1868-1960
Saturday 30 June 2018 Members’ Visit Tour of Palmeira Mansions, Hove
Monday 9 July 2018 Kevin Gordon What to see in a Sussex Church
Monday 13 August 2018 No meeting
Monday 10 September 2018 Marcus Taylor, Judy Mackerras, John Downie Lewes Heritage talks: Gundrada’s Chapel, The Turkish Baths, Lewes Clocks
Monday 8 October 2018 Carlotta Luke Capturing Lewes History on Camera
Wednesday 7 November 2018 Visit Regency Town House, Hove, with Regency lunch
Monday 12 November 2018 Michael Parrish, Andrew Buxton, John Kay Lewes Business Stories
Thursday 15 November 2018 Film and group chat Peterloo at Lewes Depot
Monday 10 December 2018 . AGM, plus talk by Diana Wilkins on womens’ vote

Lewes History Group Meetings 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009