Events diary

Unless otherwise stated in the event details, meetings are held at St Peter's Church Hall, Shoreham, at 7.30pm. Members 2, others 3. Tea & coffee is available and the bar is usually open.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15th: “Maritime Shoreham”
An illustrated talk by Trevor Povey about Shoreham’s seafaring past and the various shipbuilding yards that were operating on the riverbank.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 20th: “Art Nouveau Architecture”
Ian Gledhill looks at this distinctive decorative style – a follow-up to the very popular illustrated ‘Art Deco’ talk he gave to the society last year.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17th: “Blood and Bandages”
Elizabeth Coward presents extracts from her new book, subtitled 'Fighting for life in the Royal Army Medical Corps Field Ambulances, 1940-46.’ These are the letters, photographs, and memories of 26-year-old William Earl as he followed the infantry into battle to recover the wounded.

DECEMBER:  Our Christmas Buffet – date and details to be announced.

FRIDAY JANUARY 19th: “Widewater Lagoon”
Gary Purnell looks back as far as The Domesday Book, producing maps and photos to show the changing face of this interesting stretch of water, including Broadwater, the salt marshes... and where was the Port of Pende?

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16th: A talk by local historian Chris Hare, topic to be confirmed.

Shoreham map graphic