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25 Jan

“An Archeological Update” by Jo Seaman, Heritage Service Manager at Eastbourne Borough Council.

22 Feb

Our local numismatist, John Wilton, gives an illustrated talk on coins. Members are asked to come with any old coins they have.

22 Mar

AGM followed by “Town Criers & Bellmen” brought to life by Peter White, Town Crier of Seaford. Bring along a bell and expect to join in!

26 Apr

“Transport Miscellany” Mick Hymans takes a journey on various transport through the ages.

24 May

“Sussex Inn Signs & Their History” illuminated by Janet Pennington.

28 Jun

“Strange Goings in Winchelsea & thereabouts” Some curious happenings told by Malcolm Pratt.

26 Jul

“Tales from the Riverbank.” Glimpse past-life along the River Ouse, guided by Ian Everest.

27 Sep

“A Sporting History of Sussex.” From the amazing to the bizarre with Mathew Homewood.

25 Oct

Lawrence Stevens shares his thoughts on some local archeological discoveries.

22 Nov

“A Celebratory History of Christmas.” Andy Thomas explains why this ever-popular festival still has meaning in the 21st century.

6 Dec

Christmas Lunch at Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne, with an after-dinner speech on smuggling by Alan Wenham. Members & guests only.

2017 Programme

2018 Programme

24 Jan

“The Evolution of Streetscapes.” Paul Jordan illustrates the development of Eastbourne town centre in paintings & sketches.

28 Feb

“Quirky Sussex.” Do it the Sussex way with Kevin Gordon.

28 Mar

AGM followed by “All in the Best Possible Taste”. Alan Wenham reveals Eastbourne’s luxurious life, west of pier.

Meetings start at 2:30 p.m., on a Wednesday at the East Dean Village Hall (see map for directions). Visitors welcome to attend for a £3 entrance fee.