Sussex News and events

Plan of Westbourne Church, West Sussex
Reclothing the churches:  sensory religious re-investment in the early modern English parish church.   Speaker: Dr Jude Jones (University of Southampton) The Reformation in England has been traditionally characterised as a period during which the sensory and sensual elements of the...
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Professor John Blair, The Queen's College, Oxford will explore the history of Lewes before the burgh was founded. Part of the BBC series 'The Great British Story'.  Venue in Lewes. Ticket only from East Sussex Record Office 01273 482359
  The tutor is Dr Sue Berry, Editor of the VCH City of Brighton and Hove who is now writing up. The development of Hove includes Brunswick Town (of the 1820s), Cliftonville (1850s), The Stanford Estate (1870s -1940), some very interesting interwar blocks of flats and, extensive interwar...
Saturday 22nd September 2012 - The Piltdown Centenary Conference A review of the Piltdown Man fraud of 1912 and of what we know of the early Stone Age in Sussex. Organised by the Sussex Archaeological Society -  see their website for programme and booking arrangements.
Brighton Pavillion
October 12-14 (Friday evening to Sunday Morning)     The Regency Weekend celebrating The Regency which had such a profound impact on Brighton and Hove. It begins on Friday evening with an introduction by Sir Simon Jenkins, President of the Regency Society and opening talk...
Come along on Saturday 17 September 2011 to the University of Sussex for this day-long exploration of the South Down's past. The packed programme, filled with speakers who are specialists in their area, will also look at implications for the future of the National Park focussing on...
Join this half-day conference in Sussex on Saturday 14 May 2011 looking at Medieval Sussex churches in relation to the national research framework. Specialist speakers will give talks on this fascinating topic. Further details and programme are available from Lorna Gartside members@sussexpast....
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