Sussex in the Great War - an illustrated talk by Kevin Gordon
Wednesday 28th March 2018
Sussex has been on the front line of various conflicts but during the Great War the county was the venue of military camps, hospitals and air-bases. The talk focuses on the impact of the war to the people of Sussex, both the hardships suffered and the huge loss of life which all but one Sussex village suffered. It also mentions the black soldiers and conscientious objectors who found themselves in Sussex.
Doors open at 7pm and the talk begins at 7.15pm. Tickets are £6 each and include the talk, a drink and some cake!Find out more Book now
Clash of the Titans - and illustrated talk by Ed Tyhurst
Wednesday 25th April 2018
Your chance to learn about the world’s first tank vs tank battle, which took place during the 2nd Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, April 24th 1918. The picture shown here was originally published in the June edition of the Illustrated London News, 1918.
Doors open at 7pm, talk begins at 7.15pm.
Tickets £6, including a hot drink and some cakeFind out more Book now
Newhaven Cemetery Uncovered by Ian Everest
Wednesday 27th June 2018
Find out about the establishment of the cemetery and about some of the locals buried there – a fascinating insight into Victorian social history. There are also many links to Newhaven’s maritime past and the part it played during two World Wars.
Doors open at 7pm, talk begins at 7.15pm.Find out more Book now