Admissions:-
Members - 50p
Visitors - £2.00

Members of other Local History Societies are admitted at the
members rate upon production of current membership card.

All meetings are held in the Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill, Starting at 8.00PM.
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2009 PROGRAMME
DATE
NAME
SPEAKER
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9th January
The Ascent of Everest
Mike Davey
The first Burgess Hillian to climb Mount Everest will talk about his experiences and bring samples of his equipment for us to inspect
13th February
The Magic Of Pantomime
Ian Gledhill
Will talk about this enduring British institution of which he has personal experience (playing a major role as a Pantomime Dame)
13th March

Victorian Personalities

Fred Avery,
Pat Farrell,
Shirley Penny
& Jean Poulson
Will talk about Sampson Copestake, Lady Hastings, the Crunden and the Hoadley families respectively
3rd April
Sussex Geology
David Bone
Will not only talk about the geology of our county but bring rock samples for us to handle
8th May
Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
A talk about the establishment of the museum and the history of our local buildings
June
Festival Exhibition
10th July
Thirtieth Birthday Summer Social
All are welcome to this celebration of the society's 30th year
14 August
No Meeting
22nd August *
Outing To The Weald & Downland
Open Air Museum *
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Your chance to visit Singleton in good company! (full details later) *
11th September
Sussex Wildlife
Sussex Wildlife Trust
The Sussex Wildlife Trust will be talking about our wildlife and its future
9th October
Annual General Meeting
After the main business of the evening Fred Avery will give an illustrated talk on coaching.
13th November
Royal Sussex Regiment
Alan Readman
Will give an illustrated account of the history of our regiment
11th December *
Christmas Social Evening *
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* Members Only

 

Please Note: Whilst every effort will be made to present the programme as shown above, the committee reserve the right to make changes without prior notification and to change admission charges for special meetings.

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