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SEP
09
by Mari Edwards
We have something very exciting to share with you!Next Monday 16th September we have a very special guest popping into the Museum to see us. Our fantastic patron Mr Eddie Izzard is coming to officially open the WW2 exhibition especially the brand new...
SEP
09
by Mari Edwards
FREE EVENT: DRAWING NORTHEYE. This Saturday, 14th September there will be a guided walk and drawing event exploring the deserted medieval village of Northeye hosted by the Museum, London Doctoral Design Centre and led by Leah Fusco, artist and resear...
AUG
19
by Mari Edwards
Afternoon course: BEXHILL & HASTINGS IN WW2on: Sat 19th October from: 2 pm to 4.30 pm at: Bexhill Museum Ken Brooks will be joined by Dave Hatherell to present the story of Bexhill and Hastings in WW2. At this time the Sussex coast was very much ...
AUG
19
by Mari Edwards
UNDERSTANDING FOSSILS:We have a brilliant afternoon course coming up with Ken Brooks. These courses always prove very popular so you will need to book.On: Saturday 28th September From: 2 pm to 4.30 pm at the MuseumThis well-illustrated course will ex...
JUL
17
by Mari Edwards
School Summer Holiday Children's Arts and crafts at the Museum 2019Come and join us for some messy fun!Thurs 8th August: 'Circus Fun' 2-4 pmThurs 22nd August: 'Creative Painting' 2-4 pmSee poster for details. Booking is essential...
JUL
08
by Mari Edwards
Stepping out to where the bombs fell (and where to shelter from them) on: Sunday 15th September at: 2.00 pmMeet: War memorial, MarinaDistance: 3 Miles Duration: 3 hoursLeader: David HatherellThis walk will zig-zag around the town centre and cover the...
JUL
08
by Mari Edwards
Stepping out to the wreck of the Amsterdamon: Saturday 31st August at: 6.30 pmMeet: top of Galley Hill by Coastguard StationDuration: 3 hours Distance: 3 milesLeader: Neil BatesThis familiar walk will again explore the events leading up to the shipw...
JUL
08
by Mari Edwards
Stepping out to the Augusta Victoria Collegeon: Wednesday 14th August at 2.00 pmMeet: Sea Angling Club car park, foot of Galley HillDistance: 2 miles: Duration: 2 hoursLeader: Julian Porter, Curator of Bexhill MuseumDiscover the extraordinary story o...
JUL
08
by Mari Edwards
Stepping out to Combe Valley Parkon: Sunday 14th July at: 2.00 pmMeet at: Wyevale Garden Centre relief car park, Lewis Avenue, Bexhill Road, Bulverhythe. Parking is free.Duration: 2 and a half hoursDistance: 3.5 miles Leaders: Alexis Markwick and Pet...
JUN
03
by Mari Edwards
Stepping out to the Pages Estate, West Bexhill On Sunday 30th June at 2 pmMeet: The Denbigh Inn, Little Common RoadDistance: 2.5 miles. Duration: 3 hoursLeader: Heather Morrey.This walk will examine another area of Bexhill where 20th century housing ...
JUN
03
by Mari Edwards
Our next walk in the Stepping out series: Northeye, a deserted medieval village.On: Wednesday 12th June at 2 pmMeet: The Star Inn (Normanís Bay parking by kind permission)Distance: 3.5 miles. Duration: 3 hours.Leadership: Julian Porter, Curator at th...
APR
29
by Mari Edwards
We have a date for your diary: QUEEN VICTORIA DAYon Saturday 25th May (all day)To mark what would have been Queen Victoria's 200th birthday Museums and other sites up and down the country will be holding celebratory events. Here at Bexhill Museum we ...
APR
29
by Mari Edwards
Rescheduled walk: Burtonís St Leonardson: Wednesday 15th May at: 2.30pm with Ken Brook.Meet: the lobby of the Royal Victoria Hotel, St Leonards...See More...
APR
17
by Mari Edwards
Easter 2019 opening hours at the Museum:Good Friday 11am-5 pmEaster Sat,Sun and Mon 11am - 5 pm...
MAR
22
by Mari Edwards
We have a childrens arts and crafts event coming up in the Easter holidays: EASTER SURPRISES on: Thursday 11th April from 2-4 pm.So come along and make some fun things to take home.Please see poster for details and don't forget to phone the museum t...
MAR
19
by Mari Edwards
Come and visit the museum and see if you can complete the quiz. Chocolate eggs to be won....
MAR
19
by Mari Edwards
27th/28th April: Lace and Embroidery Exhibition 11-5 pm...
MAR
05
by Mari Edwards
STEPPING OUT TO TREES IN THE MANOR GARDENSon Sunday 12th May at 2 pmA relaxing stroll around the Manor Gardens to discover more about the trees to be found there. For over 150 years different owners have planted a great variety of trees which have gi...
MAR
05
by Mari Edwards
STEPPING OUT TO NOTABLE PEOPLE, CENTRE AND WEST OF THE TOWN: Sunday 28th April at 2 pmThis walk follows on from last year's coverage of notable people who resided in the east of the town. We look at the lives of a variety of people and where they l...
MAR
04
by Mari Edwards
STEPPING OUT TO BURTONíS ST LEONARDS: With the increasing popularity of seaside bathing in the early 19th century, James Burton was inspired to create a purpose built Ďwatering placeí. During this walk we will look at the original building developmen...
MAR
04
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: GREY OWL-THE HASTINGS INDIANOn: Weds 3rd April 2019 at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Geoff HutchinsonAuthor and local historian Geoff, born in 1942, he has lived in Hastings all his life. He has a passion for ...
MAR
04
by Mari Edwards
STOP PRESS! Pompeii AD79As our last talk about Pompeii was so popular it is being repeated on Saturday 23rd March at 2pm. Please contact the Museum directly to book....
FEB
11
by Mari Edwards
Afternoon courses with Ken Brooks in 2019: Beside the Sea on Saturday 6th AprilThese courses tend to book up very quickly as places are limited. They run from 2-4.30 pm at the Museum. £12.50 per person, £10 per member. Please see posters for further ...
FEB
11
by Mari Edwards
2019 Afternoon courses with Ken BrooksTeilhard de Chardin on Saturday 16th MarchThese courses tend to book up very quickly as places are limited. They run from 2-4.30 pm at the Museum. £12.50 per person, £10 per member. Please see posters for further...
FEB
11
by Mari Edwards
Afternoon courses with Ken Brooks begin again in 2019 with:Pompeii AD 79 on Saturday 23rd February These courses tend to book up very quickly as places are limited. They run from 2-4.30 pm at the Museum. £12.50 per person, £10 per member. Please see ...
FEB
10
by Mari Edwards
Our first half term childrenís event of 2019 is inspired by the fab and groovy 1960ís with lots of brilliant things to make and take home. This event will take place at the Museum On Thursday 21st February from 2pm - 4pm. Please see attached poster f...
JAN
22
by Mari Edwards
Did you know that we have regular monthly coffee mornings here at Bexhill Museum on the first Thursday of every month from 10-11.30 am in the Museum Education room. Come and join us!Our next coffee morning is on THURsday FEB 7....
JAN
22
by Mari Edwards
We are having a Cakes, Table Top and Book Sale at the Museum. Come and pick up a bargainSaturday, February 16, 2019 at 11.30 AM Ė 1.30 PM...
DEC
10
by Mari Edwards
Just to remind you all that The Museum will be closed from Monday 17th December and will reopen on Monday 21st January 2019 at 11 am. We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year....
NOV
21
by Mari Edwards
We are having an evening music recital at the museum on Tuesday 11th December at 7 pm. Tickets are £10 and are available from the Museum. Please see poster for further details. We hope to see you there....
NOV
06
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: GREY OWL-THE HASTINGS INDIANOn: Weds 3rd April 2019 at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Geoff HutchinsonAuthor and local historian Geoff, born in 1942, he has lived in Hastings all his life. He has a passion for d...
NOV
06
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: FILMING ON THE BLUEBELL RAILWAYOn: Weds 20TH March 2019 at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: David JonesThis talk will be covering many of the 500 or so films and adverts shot on the Bluebell Railway from 1960 to t...
NOV
06
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: SUSSEX AND THE ROYAL DOCKYARDSOn: Weds 6th March 2019 at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Phillip MacDougallThe Royal Dockyards (including Portsmouth, Chatham, Woolwich, Deptford and Sheerness) were once the large...
NOV
05
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: Sidney Little- A man with vision, much more than the concrete kingOn: Weds 20th Feb 2019 at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Andre Palfrey-MartinTo many people Sidney Little, Borough Engineer for Hastings Corporat...
NOV
05
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: The Confederation of the Cinque PortsOn: Weds 6th Feb 2019 at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Malcolm PrattThe talk begins almost a thousand years ago when monarchs, having no Navy, recruited the men of ports in...
NOV
05
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: MEDIEVAL WOMEN On: Weds 5th December at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Heather GoodsellHeather and friend take the audience through the life of medieval women, discussing their clothes and how they were made and...
NOV
05
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: Every day life in Ancient Egypt On: Weds 21st November at 2.30pmWhere: St Augustineís Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3AZ Speaker: Ken BrooksWith its mighty monuments and strange Gods Egypt has fascinated travellers for centuries. In seeking immortality...
OCT
15
by Mari Edwards
Our half term event ĎRemember!, Remember The 5th of November!í is now booking at the Museum. Come along and join us making lots of exciting things. There will also be a Model Railway Demonstration by our expert Ken during the Afternoon. Spaces are li...
OCT
15
by Mari Edwards
THE MYSTERIOUS MAYA: Afternoon Courses: Autumn 2018. Please see picture for details and Ring the Museum on 01424 222058 to book your place....
OCT
15
by Mari Edwards
UNDERSTANDING GEOLOGY: Afternoon Courses: Autumn 2018. Please see picture for details and Ring the Museum on 01424 222058 to book your place....
OCT
04
by Mari Edwards
LECTURE PROGRAMME 2018/19: Weds 17th Oct @ 2.30pmHistory of Animation 1900 to 1930- Speaker: Steve HallThis talk illustrated with pictures and artefacts is based on the joint roots of the animated film in art and scientific toys and includes some of ...
SEP
24
by Mari Edwards
On Friday 28th September at 4 pm(this week) Bexhill Museum patron Eddie Izzard will dedicate our new WW2 model railway as a memorial to his late father Harold John Izzard, who sadly passed away earlier this year, aged 90.The new model railway, suppor...
AUG
24
by Mari Edwards
Our guided walks program for late summer 2018 continues with:A walk around the heart of Little Common This is a new walk which will look at the important people and places in Little Common's history.on: Sunday 9th September at 2 pmMeeting at: The Whe...
AUG
23
by Mari Edwards
Outing to Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park on Tuesday 4th September. The garden covers 35 Acres with landscaped areas and woodland settings. Explore the gardens. Bring a picnic or there is a cafe and a restaurant. We will then move on at 2.15 pm to ...
JUL
20
by Mari Edwards
Our 2nd Summer Holiday event, please remember to book!...
JUL
20
by Mari Edwards
It's the Summer holidays and here is the first childrens event that we have coming up. Don't forget to book!...
JUL
10
by Mari Edwards
Stepping out around Bexhill: Our guided walks programme continues for 2018 with:SCHOOLS BESIDE THE SEAWednesday 25th July at 2.00 pm Leader: Heather Morrey Independent schools often came to Bexhill partly to benefit from the sea air. A few were locat...
MAY
22
by Mari Edwards
BEXHILL WALKS 2018: CLOCK STORIES FOR SUSSEX DAYSATURDAY 16TH JUNE AT 1.00-3.00 PM MEET: BEXHILL MUSEUM LEADER: ALEX MARKWICK COST: £3 ADULTS/£1.50 ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN NO DOGS PLEASEDISTANCE: 2 MILESTHIS CIRCULAR WALK WILL VISIT A NUMBER O...
MAY
22
by Mari Edwards
BEXHILL WALKS PROGRAMME 2018NOTABLE PEOPLE OF BEXHILL: PART 1-CENTRE AND EAST OF THE TOWNSUNDAY 10TH JUNE AT 2.00 - 4.00 PM MEET: BEXHILL RAILWAY STATION FORECOURTLEADER: DAVE HATHERELL COST: £3 ADULTS/£1.50 ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN NO DOGS PLEAS...
MAY
22
by Mari Edwards
Outing to: Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre, nr Arundel, West Sussex: Vintage transport Museum with cafe and over 40 exhibits.Please pick up a registration form from the Museum. Cost: £34 per person this includes transportation, a talk about the ...
MAY
22
by Mari Edwards
HALF TERM HIGHWOODS RAMBLEOn: Wednesday 30th May at 10.30Another opportunity for family members of all ages to explore the Highwoods with warden Alan Dengate. Sensible Footwear is advisable, wellies or similar if the weather has been wet recently.Mee...
MAY
22
by Mari Edwards
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MAY
10
by Mari Edwards
May Half Term will soon be here. Come and discover Ancient Peru at the Museum. Don't forget to book your place by ringing the Museum....
MAY
10
by Mari Edwards
WALKS PROGRAMME 2018: COLLINGTON SCHOOLS: Sunday 20th May at 2 pmHeather Morrey leads a tour of the sites of schools once attended by children from Bexhill and further afield. They played a crucial part in the town's economy, but now are often commem...
APR
17
by Mari Edwards
WALKS PROGRAMME 2018: STEPPING OUT AROUND BEXHILLSunday 29th April: 2.00-4.00 pm 1: Rock-a-Nore, Hastings with Ken Brooks. An exploration of perhaps the most interesting part of Hastings Old Town (includes a short talk and film show at The Fisherman...
APR
17
by Mari Edwards
SPRING DAY SCHOOL: Local Geology and Fossils: Wednesday 25th April Ken Brooks will be explaining and demonstrating how rocks and fossils may be used to reconstruct the ancient environments and animals of East Sussex. Finding and identifying fossils ...
APR
09
by Mari Edwards
LECTURE: Mad Jack Fuller: Wednesday 18th April at 2.30pm. Our speaker for this lecture will be Geoff Hutchinson, who invites you to meet and spend some time in the company of eccentric Georgian Squire of the village of Brightling, John (Mad Jack) Fu...
APR
09
by Mari Edwards
TUESDAY 17th APRIL - All day coach trip to Dover Museum and Roman Painted House. £22 per person. Booking is essential. Please ring the Museum on 222058 for more details....
MAR
22
by Mari Edwards
DAY SCHOOL: NEW WORLD CIVILISATIONS: SAT 7th April 2pm-4.30pmKen Brooks will be returning to host this fascinating Day School. While great civilisations of Egypt, Greece and Rome were declining 'New World' cultures were flourishing in South America. ...
MAR
21
by Mari Edwards
LECTURE: The Village Pumps of Sussex: Wednesday April 4th at 2.30 pm Our first lecture for April will be on 'The Village Pumps of Sussex'. Our Speaker, Paul Snelling will talk about the development of hand pumps to help with the domestic needs of the...
MAR
06
by Mari Edwards
Day School: 'Hastings in Wartime-The British Spirit' March 14th at 2pmThe Museum is restarting it's Day Schools Programme for 2018. Ken Brooks will be speaking at three different Day Schools that will be coming up in March and April, beginning with ...
MAR
06
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: The Beauty of Transport: Home and Away: March 21stTransport Writer, Daniel Wright will be our speaker on 'The Beauty of Transport: Home and Away'. He will be speaking about the unique impact transport has had on our towns and cities, and wi...
MAR
06
by Mari Edwards
Lecture: Rogues and Rascals of Kent and Sussex-March 7thOur Speaker-Chris McCooey, a freelance non-fiction writer, will be talking about Rogues and Rascals of Kent and Sussex on which he has published a book. This should be an interesting afternoon. ...
OCT
24
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The 2nd Museum Lecture of 2017: Sussex Women,By Ann KramerBexhill Museum's next lecture takes place at St Augustine's church hall on Wednesday, 1st November at 2.30pm when Ann Kramer will be speaking about Sussex Women. Ann is a freelance non-fic...
SEP
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October 2017: Starting the Autumn/Winter Lectures After the AGM, Wednesday 4th October at approximately 2,30pm.Minnie Pallister: A Cabbage for a Year.Speaker: David HatherellMinnie Pallister came to Bexhill in her middle years, by which time she had ...
SEP
18
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Saturday, 30th September at 11am. Bexhill museum will be holding a day school in the education room on Ancient Egypt - Rameses the Great, led by Ken Brooks. In this session we will look at the life of Rameses II, perhaps one of the greatest ph...
JUL
12
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The next Bexhill Museum guided walk, Stepping Out around Crowhurst, meets at 2.00pm on Wednesday 26th July in the public car park at the Recreation Ground just below the Plough Inn, Crowhurst, Map ref TQ 760 117. The walk follows a section of t...
JUN
16
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Fundraising to Support Your Local Volunteer-run Independent Museum....
MAY
14
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Thursday 1st June: 2-4pmChildren's arts and craft activity at Bexhill Museum for this half term holiday!...
APR
28
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Sunday, 14th May at 2.00pm Stepping Out into Egerton Park and Polegrove These two large open spaces have many a fascinating tale to tell. From their laying out to continued current awards, with Canadian baseball, a lost memorial drinki...
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Sunday, 23rd April at 2.00pm Stepping Out to recall the Roaring Twenties through housing in west Bexhill This new walk will look at the development of housing in the west of the town chiefly during the 1920s. Proposed plans, both execut...
MAR
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Tim Gibson, Lead Guitarist and Vocalist.Thursday 6th April, 10am to 11.30am. Bexhill Museum Education Room.Bringing favourites from the 50s and 60s back to life at our Thursday Morning Coffee Morning. Donations for refreshments welcome. Raffle and st...
MAR
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Sunday 26th March at 2.00 pm Stepping Out to explore the Bexhill West railway branch line between Bexhill and Sidley. This walk will start at the former Bexhill West railway station on Terminus Road and take us towards Sidley and back vi...
MAR
06
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'Pilgrimage - From Winchester to Canterbury'The next lecture arranged by Bexhill Museum at St Augustine's Church Hall, off Cooden Drive, Bexhill on Wednesday, 15th March at 2.30pm. Speaker: Heather Goodsell "My daughter and I had lost several f...
FEB
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Casper Johnson, County Archaeologist will give an illustrated talk on Prehistoric, Ramano-British and Medieval communities who adapted to changing environmental, social and cultural conditions.Wednesday, 1st March at 2.30pm at St Augustine's Church ...
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