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 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

Sunday 23rd April. Spring Bus gathering
Vintage buses with rides around the museum. Amberley Museum.
01798 831370 www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Saturday 29th April. Toy and Rail Collectors Fair Horsted Keynes Station, Bluebell Railway 01825 720800. www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Weekend 29th- 30th April. Magnificent Motors Rally
Classic cars, motorbikes, buses, commercial vehicles. Seafront, Eastbourne www.visiteastbourne.com/magnificent-motors/default.aspx

Sunday 30th April. Spring Mechanicals Day
Stationary engines, tractors and working machinery. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Monday 1st May, 10am to 4pm. Bank Holiday Open Day at the Brede Steam Engines Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. 01323 897310

Sunday 7th May. Motorcycle Show
Vintage motorcycles cruising into the museum. On display throughout the day. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Sunday 7th May. Historic Commercial Vehicles Run, between London and Brighton

Monday 8th May, 7.30 pm. Bill Jacksonís photo collection
Southern Electric Group talk by Billís son Brian. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk

Wednesday 10th May, 7.30pm. An evening with Charles Crocker - Chichesterís forgotten poet His life and work by Alan Green and Andrew Berriman with readings by John Coldstream. Chichester Local History Society. £3 non-members. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Friday 12th May, 8.00pm. Plumpton Roman Villa
A Burgess Hill Local History Society illustrated talk by Dr David Ruding supervisor of the excavations. Visitors £3. Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. www.burgesshillmuseum.co.uk

Weekend 13th- 14th May. National Mills weekend
See Mills newsletter for further details

Weekend 13th- 144h May. Branch Line Weekend
SE&CR locomotives in steam together with visiting LNWR Coal Tank Loco. Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800. www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Saturday 14th May. Commercial Vehicles Day
Vintage lorries and vans plus The Borgward drivers club exhibiting their cars. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Weekend 20th - 21st May. Military Vehicle and Home Front Weekend
Exhibition of military vehicles with vintage hairdresser, music and dances. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Weekend 20th- 21st May. 1940ís Weekend
Kent and East Sussex Railway. Period displays and vehicles. www.kesr.org.uk

Monday 29th May, 10am to 4pm. Bank Holiday Open Day at the Brede Steam Engines Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. 01323 897310

Weekend 3rd- 4th June. Tinkers Park Steam Rally at Hadlow Down
www.tinkerspark.com

Sunday 4th June. Lewes Bus Rally Variety of historic Southdown Buses on display together with buses from other companies, commercial vehicles classic cars and motorcycles. Malling Recreation Ground. www.lewesbusrally.org

Wednesday 14th June, 7.30pm. Some new archaeological discoveries
Chichester Local History Society presentation by James Kenny.
£3 non-members. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Weekend 10th- 11th June. Mid Summer Steam Show
Large scale and full size steam engines on display around the Museum. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Monday 12th June, 7.30 pm. The story of CrossRail
Southern Electric Group talk by Phil Hinde. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk

Weekend 24th- 25th June. Emergency Services Weekend Fire Engines from the Museumís own collection together with visiting fire engines and exhibits.
Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Weekend 24th- 25th June. Model Railway Weekend
Displays at Horsted Keynes and Sheffield Park Stations. Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800. www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Saturday 1st July, 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

Sunday 2nd July, 2.30pm. A walk around Georgian Chichester
Festival of Chichester event. Festival runs from 19th June to 16th July.
For full programme and to book events see Festival of Chichester website

Sunday 2nd July. Eastbourne Bus Rally
Opportunity for trips on buses all day.
www.eastbourne-classicbuses.co.uk/event.html

Thursday 6th July, 6.30pm. The conservation of the barn from May Day Farm
The Museumís Carpenter will explain the dismantling and conservation of the timber framed barn. Ticketed event. Early booking recommended. Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester. www.wealddown.co.uk

Weekend of 8th- 9th July. Railway Gala Weekend
Steam, diesel, petrol and electric locomotives on display with rides on the trains all weekend. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Monday 10th July, 7.30 pm. Cine films down memory lane
Southern Electric Group presentation by Keith Carter. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk

Friday 14th July, 8.00pm. The Street Names of Lewes
An insight into the origins and meanings of the names of old streets and twittens. Burgess Hill Local History Society talk by John Davey. Visitors £3. Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. www.burgesshillmuseum.co.uk

Wednesday 19th July, 7.45pm. The story of third rail electrification
Sussex Transport Interest Group talk by Simon Jeffs, editor of "Live Rail". London Road Station, Brighton. 01273 512839.

Saturday 22nd July. Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors Annual Exhibition Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Road, Brighton.
Confirm details at www.sussex-transport.co.uk/svmrc

Sunday 23rd July. Classic Car Summer Show
Classic motor vehicles and accessories from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Up to 200 cars on show. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Monday 24th July, 6.30pm. The gridshell as the harmonic embodiment of architectural structure and craft
Talk on the development of gridshells by Gabriel Tang, Lecturer in Architecture at Sheffield Hallam University.
Ticketed event. Early booking recommended. Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester. www.wealddown.co.uk

Weekend 29th - 30th July. Toy and Rail Collectors Fair
Horsted Keynes Station, Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800.
www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Sunday 30th July. Worthing seafront bus rally www.worthingbusrally.co.uk

Saturday 5th August, 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

Weekend 5th- 6th August. Tinkers Park Rail Gala
Model Railway Show and Southdown Bus Event on the 6th at Hadlow Down. www.tinkerspark.com

Weekend 19th- 20th August. Vintage and Steam
Steam engines on display and working around the museum grounds. Other displays include, commercial vehicles, military vehicles, working narrow gauge railway, model boats, classic cars and traditional vintage fairground. Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester. www.wealddown.co.uk

Sunday 20th August. Petrol Locos Day
Working petrol locos including World War I Simplex and Wickham sets. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Weekend 26th- 28th August. Hellingly Festival of Transport www.ehvc.biz

The exhibition on the achievements of astronaut Tim Peake
continues at the Novium Museum, Tower Street, Chichester

Advance notice of AIA conference

25th - 30th August. This yearís conference will be held in
Moulton, Northamptonshire at Moulton College

 

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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