Society of Bexhill Museums

LOCAL shipwrecks is the subject when Bexhill Museum's lecture season resumes next Wednesday.

Friday, 9th January 2009, 8:06 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 8:14 pm

Dr Peter Marsden, the acknowledged expert, will tell of exciting new developments in the stories of the Amsterdam, the Anne and the Storaa.

Lectures take place at 2.30pm at St Augustine's Hall off Cooden Drive.

The 2 entrance includes tea and biscuits and all are welcome.

Future topics include Four Brothers And A Friend Called Dan on January 21; a story from the First World War told by Hugh Miller; Barcombe Roman Villa on February 4 from David Rudling; and a talk describing the likely effects of climate change upon Sussex woodlands by Tony Whitbread on February 18.

March 4 has archaeologist Chris Butler looking at East Sussex Under Attack, especially during World War Two, and on March 18 Malcolm Pratt will delight with New Winchelsea Anecdotes.

On April 1 we have Gillian Beecher talking about Shepherds' Huts, the study of which has taken her the length and breadth of the land, and on April 22 Robert Mucci who will illustrate his talk Glimpses of Art And Society In Africa with a host of textiles and artefacts brought along for all to look at.

A full list can be obtained from the museum website : www.bexhill-museum.co.uk or from the offsite office at The Lodge, 250 Turkey Road, TN39 5HT.