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January 2022

The History of Crawley

January 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Thursday 20th January 2022 at 8.00 p.m. in Wivelsfield Village Hall   The History of Crawley   Helen Poole is back by popular request, with a talk looking at the history of the three villages of Worth, Ifield and Crawley. This history has been researched from primary sources wherever possible, and includes some of the personalities involved in the kaleidoscope of their changing fortunes. Helen has spent ten years moving Crawley Museum from its small suburban location to its fine…

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February 2022

The History and Heritage of Ditchling Parish

February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8pm on Thursday, 17th February 2022 in Wivelsfield village hall The History and Heritage of Ditchling Parish A talk by Tom Dufty, a member of the Ditchling History Project. The aim of this group is to research, collect, index, publish and share information relating to all aspects of the rich history and topography of the village of Ditchling. Their research is held on a database comprising over 28,000 entries; therefore Tom Dufty has a wealth of information on which to…

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March 2022

Guided walk at Horsted Keynes -11.00 am Thursday, 17th March

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

11 am Thursday, 17th March Guided walk at Horsted Keynes Led by the Revd. Canon Dr. John Twisleton, former rector of Horsted Keynes, writer and broadcaster and author of "Fifty Walks from Haywards Heath". Walkers should assemble in the car park just off the Green, behind the social club and next to the football field. Please arrive in good time for the start at 1100hrs. The walk will be a fascinating historical walk around the village and the ancient parish…

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April 2022

Pond Puddings and Sussex Smokies

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

8pm on Thursday, 21st. April 2022 in Wivelsfield village hall Pond Puddings and Sussex Smokies, an exploration of Sussex’s food and drink over the centuries.   Kevin Newman’s talk is based on his latest book, which came out last year. Kevin will treat us to a confection of funny food stories and alcoholic aspects of the county’s past from the earliest days of the Ancient Britons, via the Romans and why the Normans were able to win the Battle of…

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May 2022

Hastings Old & New – A talk by popular speaker Geoff Mead 19th May 8.00pm

May 19 @ 8:00 pm

This talk by Geoffrey Mead looks at a range of aspects that have created the present resort. Its role as an ancient Cinque Port and its present resort trade is at variance to the 19th century health reports of the Old Town's absolute squalor. The coming of the railway and the town's expansion from the Old Town into the Priory valley have given us the twin faces of the Hastings of today.   Members £1.50; Visitors £4  

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June 2022

Visit to Arundel Castle

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, 15th June Visit to Arundel Castle led by Archivist Heather Warne   The castle’s story begins in 1067 and continues to the present day. Many of the original features such as the Norman Keep, medieval Gatehouse and Barbican survive. Between the 1870s and 1890s the house was almost completely rebuilt and the magnificent architecture in Gothic style is considered to be one of the great works of Victorian England. It has a finely preserved interior with fascinating furniture, tapestries…

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