2024 Programme

Tuesday 23 January

Start the New Year with humour & history dispensed by John Wilton with A Postcard from Eastbourne.

Tuesday 27 February

Rob Wassell talks about the Lighthouses of Beachy Head.

Tuesday 26 March

AGM followed by Birling Gap Coastguard LSA Company described by John Dann.

Tuesday 23 April

The Air Ambulance in Kent, Surrey & Sussex. The speaker will be Dave Winsor.

Tuesday 28 May

“Beyond the Call - the extraordinary story of the Voluntary Aid Detachments”. A talk by John Drewry.

Tuesday 25 June

Alan Wenham will tell us about the Post-War recovery and modernisation in Eastbourne

Tuesday 23 July

Barry Lane introduces Lowthers Lambs volunteers in WW1.

Tuesday 24 September

The deeds and rescues of RNLI Eastbourne Lifeboats presented by David Phillips.

Tuesday 22 October

South East History Hunters & metal dectoring explained by John Armiger.

Tuesday 26 November

Visit “A Sussex Farm in the 1950s” with Ian Everest.

2025 Programme

28 January

Eastbourne's Ocklynge Cemetery it's history explored by Kevin Gordon. (Moved from 2024)

25 February

David Cooper tells the story of “London Skyscrapers” and the importance of lift development in high-rise buildings.

25 March

AGM followed by a talk topic and speaker to be confirmed.


Our monthly meetings start at 2:30 p.m. on a Tuesday at the East Dean Village Hall (see online map for directions) and via YouTube meetings. Connection details for YouTube will be sent to all members who have given an email address.

All our meetings are on Tuesdays.

Visitors welcome to attend for an entrance fee of £4 each. Members free of charge.