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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

7th Jul 2020Steyning Scandals: The Secrets of a Sussex Market Town
by Dr Janet Pennington
Janet tells of these scandals which take place between 1547 and 1947. Some are a bit naughty she says! It is a while since Janet came to tell us about Sussex Inn signs and Chanctonbury Ring. She was the archivist of Lancing College and is a considerable expert on inns and taverns along with a great many other areas of local history!

8th Aug 2020Outing on the bus to Ightham Mote/Hastings

1st Sep 2020Knole
by Gilly Halcrow
This was the home of the Sackvilles with its fabulous collection of Royal Stuart furniture and paintings.

6th Oct 2020Sir Winston Churchill and Chartwell
by Heather Woodward
Chartwell was Churchillís home for 42 years and often his refuge when life became too difficult for him.

3rd Nov 2020A Sussex Farm during the 1950s
by Ian Everest
At what was thought to be an idyllic time on the land, life was actually tough on this farm in the 1950s. The war was over but the battle was still on to feed the nation.

1st Dec 2020AGM with cheese and wine to follow