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.

2019

Tuesday 15th January, 6.30pm. The Technology that saved the Gas Industry, with special emphasis on Portsmouth Gas Works
Newcomen Society lecture
by Dr Fred Starr. Portland Building, Room PO1-11 of the University of Portsmouth, Portland Street, Portsmouth. Some on-street parking is available locally but there is a charge for use of the adjacent University car parks. Visitors welcome and admission is free. Information from newcomen.com. To book places and confirm details contact newcomen@rldavies13.plus

Thursday 17th January, 8.00pm. From Mails to Males
Wivelsfield Historical Society talk by Tony Turner. The growth of airlines after the First World war from use by the postal service to the first commercial flight. Visitors £2.50. Wivelsfield Village Hall. www.wivelsfield-historical-society.co.uk

Saturday 19th January, 2.30pm. Shops and shopping: the small shop through the ages
Brighton and Hove Archaeology Society, Local History Forum talk by Janet Pennington.
£4 non-members. Ventnor Hall, Central United Reformed Church, 102 Blatchington Road, Hove. www.brightonarch.org.uk

Saturday 2nd February, 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 13th February, 7.30pm. The Pallants - Chichester’s Town within a City
Chichester Local Historical Society talk by Alan Green. Visitors £3. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Sunday 17th February, 11.00am to 2.30pm. The structure and history of a medieval house in Chailey illustrated talk by Peter Varlow

Witches, Warlocks and Wellingtons, how our ancestors protected their homes and families
Talk by Dr Janet Pennington Part of Wealden Studies Group Programme of Winter Lectures. Further information on cost and arrangements for this study day are detailed at
www.wealdenbuildings.org.uk/events/meetings-and-workshops The lectures take place at Wivelsfield Church Hall

Tuesday 19th February, 6.30pm. HMS Warrior 1860
Newcomen Society lecture
by Tim Shaw. Portland Building, Room PO1-11 of the University of Portsmouth, Portland Street, Portsmouth. Some on-street parking is available locally but there is a charge for use of the adjacent University car parks. Visitors welcome and admission is free. Information from newcomen.com. To book places and confirm details contact newcomen@rldavies13.plus

Saturday 23rd 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

Saturday 23rd February 2.30pm. The A-Z of what to see in a Sussex Church
Brighton and Hove Archaeology Society, Local History Forum talk by Kevin Gordon.
£4 non-members. Ventnor Hall, Central United Reformed Church,
102 Blatchington Road, Hove. www.brightonarch.org.uk

Saturday 2nd 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

Friday 8th March 8.00pm. Open Evening at Burgess Hill History Museum
A chance to explore the museum and archives. Visitors £3.50. Cyprus Hall,
Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. www.burgesshillmuseum.co.uk

Weekend 15th– 17th March. Branch Line Weekend
Vintage Branch Line Trains running all weekend. Bluebell Railway www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Tuesday 19th March, 6.30pm. Twyford Waterworks Return to Steam Project
 Newcomen Society lecture
by Martin Gregory. Portland Building, Room PO1-11 of the University of Portsmouth, Portland Street, Portsmouth. Some on-street parking is available locally but there is a charge for use of the adjacent University car parks. Visitors welcome and admission is free. Information from newcomen.com. To book places and confirm details contact newcomen@rldavies13.plus

Saturday 23rd March, 2.30pm. The influence of the army and other defences on resort development in Sussex c1770-1815
Brighton and Hove Archaeology Society, Local History Forum presentation by Sue Berry. Ventnor Hall, Central United Reform Church, 102 Blatchington Road, Hove.
£3 non-members. www.brightonarch.org.uk

Wednesday 27th March, 7.30pm. 125 Years of the Manx Electric Railway
Volk’s Electric Railway Association event with Ian Gledhill tracing the history of this early electric line and John Zeberdee looking at the present scene and the 125th Anniversary. West Blatchington Windmill, Barn, Holmes Avenue, Hove. www.volkselectricrailway.co.uk

Saturday 6th 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

Sunday 7th April. Open Day at Coultershaw Heritage Site
First of the summer open days to view the waterwheel, 18th Century water pump, 21st Century water turbine and historic buildings around the mill pond. 1 mile south of Petworth on A285. Adults £3.00. www.coultershaw.co.uk

Wednesday 10th April, 7.30pm. Victorian education in Chichester
Chichester Local Historical Society talk by Sue Millard. Visitors £3. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Saturday 27th April. Toy and Collectors Fair
Horsted Keynes Station, Bluebell Railway www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Saturday 13tht April. The 2019 South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference (SERIAC)
Organised by Kent Archaeology Society and held at Dartford Grammar School. Programme and booking form are included with this newsletter.

Information for members on Heritage Open Days in each 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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