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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2018 PROGRAMME
DATE
NAME
SPEAKER
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January
No meeting
No meeting
No meeting
9th February
Murders and misdemeanours in Sussex
Paul Green
Paul will shock us and thrill us by recounting stories of such going-ons
9th March
Brickmaking in Burgess Hill to the 18th centuary
Heather Warne
Burgess Hill's brick and tiloe entrepreneurs from the Elizabethan Age to the 18th Century. Who were they; How did they operate and what did they build?
13th April
Crop Circles
Andy Thomas
Andy discusses the origins and mysteries of these countryside phenomenon
11th May
The story of the Crystal Palace
Ian Gledhill
Ian will give us an illustrated talk about the history of this iconic building
June
No meeting
No meeting
No meeting
13th July
Preston Manor

Jacky Marsh-Hobbs

Jackie reveals the lifestyle of Sir and Lady Thomas-Stanford, together with their servants, who lived here in the Edwardian Period
11th August
An Outing to Preston Manor
 
This Saturday's outing will give us an opportunity of visiting the actual house and seeing for ourselves how Sir and Lady Thomas-Stanford lived
14th September
Twittens & alleyways of Brighton
Geoff Mead
Geoff will explore Brighton with us using its many twittens and alleyways
12th October
Annual General Meeting
 
This will be followed by a talk and/or slide show
9th November
The commonwealth war graves commission
Ian Everest

Ian will talk about the Commonwealth War Graves Commission from its beginnings during the Great War to the present day

14th December

Christmas social

 
 
 
     
     
 
 
 
 

 

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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