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OCT
24
by Di Knell
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
30
by Di Knell
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
by Di Knell
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
by Di Knell
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
by Di Knell
Fundraising to Support Your Local Volunteer-run Independent Museum....
MAY
14
by Di Knell
Thursday 1st June: 2-4pmChildren's arts and craft activity at Bexhill Museum for this half term holiday!...
APR
28
by Di Knell
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...
APR
21
by Di Knell
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
17
by Di Knell
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
17
by Di Knell
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
17
by Di Knell
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
by Di Knell
'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
21
by Di Knell
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 ...
FEB
11
by Di Knell
Bexhill Museum Lecture. Secret Sussex Resistance. Wednesday 15th February 2017 2.30pm St Augustin's Church Hall, St Augustin's Close, TN39 3AZ.A talk by Stewart Angell. Relatively few people have heard of the Home Guard Auxiliary Units, which ...
FEB
11
by Di Knell
Fundraising Table Top Sale. Saturday 18th February 201711am to 2pm in the Education Room Gifts, bric-a-brac, books and much more for sale so come along and grab yourself a bargain. All welcome100% of funds raised will help keep your local independent...
FEB
01
by Di Knell
Model Railway Display Weekend Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April: 11am to 5pmThis special weekend event will feature the Izzard family train set and nine additional guest model railway and tram layouts in a variety of gauges, throughout the bu...
JAN
12
by Di Knell
Stepping Out to The Roaring Twenties Do you live in a 1920ís house? If you do the walks team of the Local History Study Group would love to hear from you. We are especially interested In what was known as the Cranston-Leslie Estate which c...
NOV
23
by Di Knell
2016 Christmas Lantern Slide ShowWednesday 30th November at 2.30 . St Augustin's Church Hall, St Augustin's Close.Members may by now be familiar with the pattern of a traditional magic lantern show. However the Christmas one always has a special flav...
NOV
06
by Di Knell
Badgers and Bodgers", by John Dowling is Bexhill Museum's next lecture on Wednesday, 16th November at 2.30pm in St Augustine's church hall, off Cooden Drive. It will tell how a town campaign saved a much-loved but threatened local beauty spot ...
OCT
22
by Di Knell
CURIOSITIES OF HASTINGS. Speaker: Sam Langley.Bexhill Museum's next lecture will be on Wednesday, 2nd November at 2.30pm at St Augustine's Church Hall, off Cooden Drive. £4 per person (£3 for members). Includes refreshments. An illustrated tou...
OCT
11
by Di Knell
The Museum Shop has Special Offers in its Autumn Sale. Books, Biscuits and more, all at special prices....
OCT
06
by Di Knell
Local Geology and Fossils: Ken Brooks. On Wednesday 19th October at 2.30pm Ken Brooks is the speaker for the regular Autumn/Winter Lecture series. He will bring fossils to see and even handle and will help with identification of any exhibits from Bex...
OCT
06
by Di Knell
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SEP
04
by Di Knell
Bexhill Museum History Walk. Sunday 11th September at 2.00pm. Stepping Out to Bexhill Old Town: New Perspectives. Bexhill Old Town is a period jewel set in our modern times. David Hatherell leads this walk which brings new aspects to well-known ...
JUL
05
by Di Knell
For an informative article about the Izzard Train Set see the Latest News on the Home Page....
JUN
17
by Di Knell
Faversham and Whitstable, KentThursday 14th July. First pick up 8.30 am.First to Faversham for a guided tour of the conservation area where there are 475 Listed Buildings, then lunch at an historic inn, included in the price. After lunch, to Whitstab...
MAY
04
by Di Knell
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APR
18
by Cheryl Poole
Come along to Bexhill Museum's Book sale on Saturday 23 April 2016, 11am to 3pm to grab yourself a literary bargain!All proceeds will be supporting your local community independent museum and registered charity (no. 1102638)....
JUL
08
by Di Knell
Emma's Fund-raising Strawberry Cream Tea. 1pm Ė 4pm Friday 14th August 2015 Education Room Join us for cream teas, strawberries & cream plus raffle to raise funds and support Bexhill Museum to help save Bexhillís heritage. Raffle to be d...
JUN
25
by Di Knell
Bexhill Museum Buy-A-Bulb Lighting Appeal.The lighting in our galleries is no longer adequate to properly display our wonderful exhibitions to best advantage. Keeping up with the task of replacing failed bulbs is a constant struggle. Now we have the ...
APR
26
by Di Knell
Bicentenary of Waterloo20th April to 6th December.The new Exhibition has arrived in the Sargent Gallery. It tells fascinating individual accounts as well as the story of Bexhill before and during1815 and the place of the King's German Legion in our t...
MAR
22
by Di Knell
From Louise Kenward, Artist in Residence.In September 2013, I left Bexhill train station to travel the world via other places called Bexhill. Inspired by the voyages of Lady Annie Brassey and the possibility of travelling almost entirely by tr...
MAR
05
by Di Knell
Bexhill Museumís First World War Question Time Thursday 19th March 2015 12.30pm-3pm.Tickets: £2.50, available in advance from the Museum Front Desk. Bexhill Museum is delighted to be working with Gateways to the First World War to pre...
FEB
11
by Di Knell
Natural Flood Management and the Importance of Water.Wednesday 18th February 2015 St Augustin's Church Hall, St Augustin's Close, Bexhill TN39 3AZFran Southgate, Wetlands Officer for Sussex Wildlife Trust, will be speaking on the ways we can learn to...
JAN
27
by Di Knell
Winchelsea Poor - Their Lives through Their Letters.Winchelsea's archives contain a substantial collection of letters seeking help from the Poor Rate. They reveal the circumstances and concerns, hopes, fears and plight of the poor.Speaker: Malcolm Pr...
AUG
20
by Cheryl Poole
OUTING TO WEALD & DOWNLAND OPEN AIR MUSEUM, NR GOODWOOD, WEST SUSSEX Date: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 Time of first pick-up: 8.30am Cost: ...
AUG
13
by Di Knell
For additional information and how to book please download the pdf Machine Lace Course Additional Information in Related Content above.....
JUL
13
by Di Knell
Stepping Out to Explore Buckholt Farm and Local ironworks.Meet at Sidely Car Park at 2.00pm on Sunday 20th JulyFor a more demanding walk than usual. Please note the warning below from the Walk Leaders.Access to this private site is challenging with...
MAY
19
by Di Knell
What did your Bexhill ancestor do in the First World War? Workshop sessions with Bexhill Museum’s First World War Exhibition Group on Saturday 31st May 2014. Morning session 11am – 1pm or Afternoon session 2pm-4pm ...
APR
28
by Rachel Heminway-Hurst
with Textile Artist Claire Buckley 11.15am - 4.30pm Saturday 7th June 2014 Beginners and those with more experience can enjoy the opportunity to build their knowledge of a wide range of textile techniques in a like minded group.The idea ...
MAR
20
by Di Knell
Movers and Shakers - Youth Performance and Exhibition Performance at the De La Warr Pavilion Auditorium on Saturday 29 March 2014 Exhibition at Bexhill Museum opening on Saturday 3 March 2014 A youth performance project celebrating Be...
FEB
11
by Di Knell
BUTTERFLIES AND BEETLESCelebrate the opening of Bexhill Remembers.Saturday1st March, 12.00 to 4.00 pm with artist Jane Churchill.Free activity based on First World War art work in the museum. Normal fee for admission to the Museum apply....
FEB
11
by Di Knell
MUSEUM CENTENARY ACTIVITYSTEP INTO THE STONE AGEMake pots, jewellery, tools and cave paintings.Adults £3, children £2.50 includes entrance to the Museum....
FEB
11
by Di Knell
MUSEUM CENTENARY EVENT18th February 2014, 11.00-12.00 noon.Make a variety of animals and birds by paper folding.Join The Activity Free. For Admission to the Museum normal rates apply....
FEB
11
by Di Knell
Saturday 29th March at 2.30pm at De La Warr Pavilion Auditorium Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Bexhill Museum, with the amazing stories of the Museum’s founders, and some groovy 70s music! Developed and directed by Suzi Hopkins...
JAN
07
by Di Knell
Teresa Whitfield Drawing Museum Lace Bexhill Museum 3 February – 8 May 2014 Characterized by a close resemblance to real fabric, Teresa Whitfield’s highly detailed ink drawings reference a time before the industrial re...
OCT
04
by Cheryl Poole
Egerton Park Photography Project and Exhibition 2013: 4, 5, 6 & 8 October Parklife will be running a weekend of workshops and events in Bexhill to celebrate One Year On from Parkile 2012 and get everyone back into Egerton Park! Visit: ww...
SEP
13
by Di Knell
A Pictorial History of Egerton Park 11.00 am – 12.30pm Tuesday 8th October 2013 at The Studio, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea A free coffee time lecture given by Bexhill Museum’s Curator Julian Porter as part of the Park Life P...
AUG
28
by Di Knell
Drawing with Nature FREE Drop in Family Fun Art Workshop 2.00 – 4.00pm Sunday 6th October at Bexhill Museum Have fun foraging in Egerton Park and then help to make a giant collage using your foraged materials. This event is part...
AUG
28
by Di Knell
The Real Thing Bexhill Museum Takeover Day at the De La Warr PavilionFree Family drop in activities 11am- 4pm Saturday 14th September, the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea To celebrate the De La Warr Pavilion exhibition The Universal ...
JUL
17
by Cheryl Poole
Bexhill Museum 10.30 - 4.30pm Friday 26th July 2013 Entry to the museum and all activities on the day are FREE and you can drop in and take part at any-time. To celebrate the Bexhill Carnival and our Sussex Folklore exhibition, come and explore...
JUL
17
by Cheryl Poole
Guided Walks. £3 per person. 24th July 2pm Discover the Coombe Valley. Meet at Hastings Garden Centre car park. 21st August 6.15pm. Stepping out to The Amsterdam. Meet Galley Hill Coast Guard Station 15th September 2pm. Stepping Out to ...
JUL
17
by Cheryl Poole
On Thursday 29th August 2013, Drop In to our first Drop-in Activity Event all about Boats! Between 2.00 and 3.30 come along and move along the craft trail, painting, drawing, gluing, model making as you go. For 4 to 9 year olds accompanied by ...
JUL
17
by Cheryl Poole
Wheel along to our Holiday Fun Activity from 2.00 to 4.00 pm on Thursday August 22nd 2013! Follow the Activity Trail and explore the impact and story of wheels. Make models, paint, draw, stuff, glue in the Education Room and find the wheels all...
JUN
24
by Cheryl Poole
FREE family open day at Bexhill Museum 10.30 - 4.30pm All activities on the day are FREE and you can drop in and take part at any-time. To celebrate the Bexhill Carnival and our Sussex Folklore exhibition, come and explore the elaborate costumes...
JUN
04
by Cheryl Poole
OUTING TO LULLINGSTONE ROMAN VILLA AND DOWN HOUSE, THE HOME OF CHARLES DARWIN Wednesday 7 August 2013 Time of first pick-up: 8.30am Cost: £28 per person (£15 for English Heritage members) This outing is to one of the most outsta...
MAY
16
by Cheryl Poole
Looking for something to do in the May half term? An arts and crafts afternoon best suited to children aged from 4 to 9, but children who enjoy drawing, painting, sticking and creating crafts are welcome. Children can take everything they make ho...
MAY
02
by Cheryl Poole
Including THE NEW MARY ROSE MUSEUM Tuesday 4th June Time of first pick-up: 8.30am Cost: £32 per person This outing is to Portsmouth and its historic dockyard with its various attractions. We hav...
FEB
01
by Cheryl Poole
Sex, Drugs & Music Hall.Adaption from THE BOX through spoken-word, music, performances. Event dates: 27th February, 6 March and 13 March, all starting at 2.30pm. ...
OCT
24
by Cheryl Poole
The museum is delighted to be running two exciting events for children and families this autumn half-term. These hands on music and craft activities are inspired by our amazing collections of art from all over the world.Tuesday 30th October from 2 &n...
AUG
06
by Cheryl Poole
Saturday 11th August from 11am – 4pm Come and explore the world at Bexhill Museum, in celebration of our world art collections and the opening of A Global Gathering exhibition. As well as FREE entry into the museum for everyone, we will be runn...
JUL
25
by Cheryl Poole
Following the success of their last performance the Exiles are back for another evening of music. 9 August 2012, 7.30pm onwards Tickets are £6 and available from the Museum. Doors open 7.30pm for a 8pm start. Seating is limited and on a 1st com...
JUL
25
by Cheryl Poole
Following the success of our quiz last year and many requests for another...3rd of August- Quiz at Little Common Community Center: doors open 7pm for 7.30 start. Tickets available from museum at £7.50. Ploughmans style dinner and dessert includ...
JUL
06
by Cheryl Poole
The Olympic Flame will be carried along Bexhill's seafront on Tuesday 17 July 2012. Bexhill Museum, located opposite the Clock Tower, is very close to the Torch Relay path, so why not come and join us in our cafe event whilst you wait in anticipation...
JUL
06
by Cheryl Poole
Interactive Tales of greek myths. Story telling afternoon about some of the popular greek gods. Children are invited to act out the stories as they are told by Zeus. Places are limited so book now. ...
MAY
25
by Cheryl Poole
Bexhill Museum Childrens' Activity programme - summer half term Thursday 7th June 2012, 2pm-4pm An arts and crafts afternoon making mosaics, jewellery, swords, shields and catapults.(Recommended ages 5 – 8 years but open to all who enjoy drawin...
APR
24
by Cheryl Poole
Join in this sponsored walk from Galley Hill to the Bexhill Museum to raise money for the Society of Bexhill Museums (registered charity) and to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Fancy dress encouraged with prized for best dressed judged during ...
APR
24
by Cheryl Poole
Part of the national 'Museums at Night' initiative, Brian Hyams talks about his life in the music industry. This evening compliments Brians' current exhibition at the museum. 7pm for a 7.30pm start - tickets £7.50 - available in advance from t...
AUG
24
by Cheryl Poole
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 drink...
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