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Earlier events   The Crowborough & District Historical Society Program of Events
7:30pm for 8:00pm start at Crowborough Community Centre, Crowborough

2nd May 2017Limeburners, Lords and Ladies
by Richard Howell
The story of the chalk and lime industry in the Arun Valley

6th Jun 2017Here be Dragons . . .
by Imogen Corrigan
A tale of fabulous monsters and mythical beasts on manuscripts and church buildings, some funny, some downright disrespectful, illustrating devotion with a mix of piety, fun and profanity

4th Jul 2017Shepherds of the South Downs
by Ian Everest
The story of the shepherds who spent their solitary lives caring for their flocks of sheep, grazing on the Downs, once central to the economy of the area

12th Aug 2017Brighton Prom and Beach Walk
by led by Dr Geoffrey Mead
Down to Brighton on the 29 bus and a stroll along the promenade, briefly on the shingle, to see the Fishing Museum, the piers, and other historic features plus the i360

5th Sep 2017Bye Gones in your Attic
by Joanna Wilkins
A wide range of period artefacts from her collection to illustrate the wealth of history hidden in our attics - a chance to reminisce and examine household objects from the past

3rd Oct 2017The Bloomsbury Group
by Dr Geoff Doel
The story of an influential group of writers, intellectuals, philosophers and artists in Sussex

7th Nov 2017Duty and Deceit: The Needlework of Bess of Hardwick and Mary Queen of Scots
by Emma Slocombe
The Hardwick Hall textiles is the largest collection of tapestry, embroidery, canvas work to have been preserved by a single private family

5th Dec 2017AGM with cheese and wine to follow and a 'show and tell' session