Admission:-
Members - £1.00
Visitors - £3.00

Members of other Local History Societies are admitted at the
member's rate upon production of current membership card.

All meetings are held in the Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill, Starting at 8.00PM.
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2017 PROGRAMME
DATE
NAME
SPEAKER
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13th January
Magnus Volk's Railway
Ian Gledhill
The history and exciting new development of this Brighton seafront electric railway, the oldest in the world
10th February
Sir John Gage and Firle Place
Helen Poole
Introduction to this beautiful home occupied by the Gage family for over 500 years
10th March
Crop Circles
Andy Thomas
He discusses the origins and mysteries of these countryside phenomena
7th April
The Story of The Argus
Paul Green
He will bring along old coppies of the newspaper, photos and other memorabilia for us to examine and discuss
12th May
Plumpton Roman Villa
Dr. David Rudling
An illustrated talk on the excavations which he has supervised there, the finds made and the conclusions reached
9th June
NO MEETING
 
 
14th July
The Street Names of Lewes

John Davey

An insight into the origins and meanings of the many intriguing names of the old streets and twittens.
29th July
An Outing to and Guided Tour of Plumpton Roman Villa
 
 
11th August
NO MEETING
 
 
8th September
Brighton Station
Jackie Marsh-Hobbs
The development and architectural beauty of the station and reveals the hidden places beneath the platforms
13th October
Annual General Meeting
 

This will be followed by a talk and/or slide show

10th November
Hearth and Home
Dr. Geoffrey Mead
A talk on the various forms of material used in construction in Sussex and their sources
8th December
Christmas Social
(Members only)
Sussex Harmony Chorus
Christmas social - members only. Entertainment by the Sussex Harmony Chorus singing A capella and part harmony
     
 
 
 
 

 

Please Note: Whilst every effort will be made to present the programme as shown above, the committee reserve the right to make changes without prior notification and to change admission charges for special meetings.

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