Forthcoming meetings 2018

All events are held at the King Edward Hall, Lindfield.
Everyone is welcome

Admission is free to members and non-members, but a small donation at the door to defray costs would be welcome

Wednesday 25th April, 2018   8.00pm

AGM followed by

“Lindfield Wells”, a talk by Peter Hinze.

There was a time when “The Burgers of Lindfield” were entirely dependent for there potable water supplies on their wells. The talk will introduce some of Lindfield’s wells which are still accessible and how levels are affected by local environmental conditions.

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Sat 2nd June, 2018                       Village Day

Visit the Society’s stand on the Common.

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Weds 5th September, 2018     8.00pm

“What to see in a Sussex church” by Kevin Gordon.

Kevin enjoys visiting churches and has toured Sussex photographing some of the quirky aspects of the buildings. This talk is well illustrated with details of the churches and some of the traditions associated with them, such as beating the bounds and church clipping.

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Weds 3rd October, 2018        8.00pm

“Chanctonbury Ring:The Story of a Sussex Landmark”

by Janet Pennington.

Chanctonbury Ring on the South Downs has been an iconic landmark for over two hundred years. However, the ring of trees covers another ring, the c.750BC (Late Bronze Age) earthwork, or hill for.  This earlier ring contains the remains of a Romano-Celtic and Romano-British temple complex.

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Tuesday 6th November 2018    2.30pm

“Oh, we do like to be beside the Seaside” by Ian Gledhill.

A light-hearted look at seaside entertainment in Sussex over the years, from “Bathing Machines” to “End of The Pier Shows” and “What the Butler Saw”, including a brief history of the seaside itself.

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