Meetings in 2024 [Updated]

Please put the following meetings in your diaries: February 20th – Matthew Homewood – ‘Life as a Genealogist’March 19th – AGM followed by an illustrated talk on “Street Lane, Church Lane, and West Hill”April 16th – James Dickinson – ‘King Henry III and the Battle of Lewes’September 17th – Mike Turner – “Gardens: A Very British Passion. Gravetye Manor and […]

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AGM 2024

The Annual General Meeting of the History Society will be held next Tuesday, 19 March 2024 at Hapstead Hall at 19:45 to be followed by a talk on “Street Lane, Church Lane and West Hill.” All are welcome.

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Ardingly College Student Writes about the History Society

At the last meeting Ardingly College student, Victoria Mainard, came along to find out what goes on. She interviewed the speaker and several members of the Society. Victoria has written an article based on her interviews as part of the Young Reporter’s Scheme in conjunction with “This is Local London.” You can read her article here: https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/23958547.young-reporter-ardingly-lens-history–victoria-mainard/

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Meetings in 2023

The proposed calendar of meetings is as follows: 21st February – Mr. Ian Everest – “Sussex during World War I”21st March – AGM followed by a film (TBA)18th April – Mr. Alan Barwick – “30 years Collecting Postcards”19th September – Mr. Roy Tester – “Keir Hett”21st November – Chris Horlock – “A Sussex Christmas” All meetings begin at 19:45 and […]

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Newsletter No 41

The June 2022 Newsletter is now available: Please note that the dates of the meetings (all starting at 19:45) have changed: Tuesday 15 Feb 2022 – Ian Everest on “Shepherds of the South Downs” Tuesday 15 March 2022 – AGM Tuesday 19 April 2022 – Joe Hughes on “History and memories of St Francis Hospital” Tuesday 20 Sept 2022 – […]

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