Other Meetings

 

 

A selection of meetings of interest to members.

Please note that these meetings are organised by other groups etc.
Please check details before travelling.

2017

Saturday 18th February. 10am - 4.30pm. Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors Spring Toy and Model Show
Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Road, Brighton.
Confirm details at www.sussex-transport.co.uk/svmrc

Sunday 19th February, 11.00am to 3.00pm. Wealden Studies Group at Wivelsfield
The history and development of the Wivelsfield area (Heather Warne) and Timber framed buildings of Wivelsfield (Jeremy Clarke). Part of Wealden Studies Group Progrmme of Winter Lectures.
Further information on cost and arrangements for this study day can be obtained by accessing the web site www.wealdenbuildings.org.uk
or email to visits@wealdenbuildings.org.uk or 01323 482215

Saturday 25th February, 2.30pm. The Chalk and Lime Industry of the Adur
Brighton and Hove Archaeology Society, Local History Forum presentation by Richard Howell. Ventnor Hall, Central United Reform Church, 102 Blatchington Road, Hove. £3 non-members. www.brightonarch.org.uk

Saturday 4th March, 10am to 4pm. Open day at the Brede Steam Engines
Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. 01323 897310

Wednesday 8th March, 7.30pm. Chichester in the 1950s
The city seen through the archive of Chichester Photographic Services and the odd film. Chichester Local History Society presentation by Sue Millard, WSRO. Visitors £3. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Monday 13th March, 7.30pm. A Railway Evening with Christian Wolmar
Southern Electric Group Sussex Branch presentation. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick Road, Southwick. Close to Southwick Station.
www.southernelectric.org

Thursday 16th March, 8.00pm. Find out more about Wivelsfield
An informal evening exploring the landscape and social history of Wivelsfield using maps, documents and photos, presented by Sheila Blair and Heather Warne. Wivelsfield Historical Society event. Visitors £2.50. Wivelsfield Village Hall. 01444 451568

Saturday 18th March. Steam train excursion from Horsted Keynes to Worcester
Photographic opportunities in Sussex. www.railwaytouring.co.uk

Wednesday 29th March, 7.30pm. The Balcombe Tunnel Murder
Volk’s Electric Railway Association talk by James Gardner. The gruesome event that happened in the Brighton Line tunnel in 1881. £2 visitors. West Blatchington Mill, Barn, Holmes Avenue, Hove. www.volkselectricrailway.co.uk

Weekend 31st March - 2nd April. Diesel Gala Bluebell Railway 01825 720800

Saturday 1st April, 10am to 4pm. Open day at the Brede Steam Engines
Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. 01323 897310

Saturday 1st April, 2.30pm. Space and Status: how the Medieval house was used
Brighton and Hove Archaeology Society, Local History Forum presentation by Judie English. Ventnor Hall, Central United Reform Church,
102 Blatchington Road, Hove. £3 non-members. www.brightonarch.org.uk

Sunday 2nd April. Vintage Car Show. Classic motor vehicles and accessories
Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Sunday 9th April. Industrial trains and Commercial Vehicles
Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Wednesday 12th April, 7.30pm. The Somme
A local historian commemorates some local people who gave their lives in this incisive battle.
Chichester Local History Society presentation by Prof Philip Robinson.
Visitors £3. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Thursday 21st April, 8.00pm. Life in 13th Century Lewes
Everyday life, clothing, buildings and beliefs. Wivelsfield Historical Society talk by Joanna Wilkins. Visitors £2.50. Wivelsfield Village Hall. 01444 451568

 

Information for members on Heritage Open Days in September
Many buildings are opened up to the public during September as part of the annual Heritage Open Days event.

Many of these buildings have an industrial archaeology interest.
Events outside of London run from 8th to 11th September.
Details from www.heritageopendays.org.uk.
Events in London are for the weekend of 17th - 18th September.
www.londonopenhouse.org

AIA conference 2017

www.industrial-archaeology.org

 

Do please always check details before travelling.
The details of these meetings and events organised by other groups
are only included as a guide and as a service to members:
inclusion here is not intended to be seen as an endorsement.

Information for members on Heritage Open Days in September
Many buildings are opened up to the public during September as part of the Heritage Open Days event.
Many of these buildings have an industrial archaeology interest.

Events outside of London run the second weekend in September.
Details from www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Events in London are for a later weekend of Sept.
www.londonopenhouse.org
 

Amberley Museum website - www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Please let Malcolm Dawes know if your society or contacts have a meeting which might be of interest to SIAS members,
for inclusion here and in future Newsletters. 

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CAUTION!
Do please check details before travelling
Details of these meetings and events are only a guide 
and are given here solely as a service to members, 
The inclusion of any item here does not imply any recommendation, 
endorsement or otherwise by the society it's officers or members.
All activities are undertaken at your own risk, 

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