Programme of Meetings
Members are requested to inform the contact for
the event of their
Forthcoming SIAS Members Events
Winter events at West Blatchington Windmill, Hove BN3 7LF
Non-members welcome £1.00
Out of County Visit :
Thursday 28th September, Portsmouth Royal Dockyard Historical Trust
This is a new venture run by volunteers and
independent of Victory, Warrior etc. who maintain an exhibition on
dockyard apprentices as well as caring for an extensive collection of artefacts
relating to 500 years of shipbuilding at Portsmouth.
MEET at the Victory Gate at 10.30am. Parking is
available in the Historic Dockyard car park signposted via Queen Street, charge
£6 for 6 hours.
The tours will end at 2.15pm with a break for lunch at 12.00 – there are eateries within the dockyard – after which we are free to explore the rest of the dockyard’s attractions.
Please register with Alan Green (01243 784915 / firstname.lastname@example.org by 21st September. Mobile (on the day only, messages NO texts) 07503 727047
The following SIAS meetings are held
Saturday 21st October, 7.30pm Hearth & Home: Sussex vernacular building materials - A Geoffrey Mead Talk
Sussex has a wide range of vernacular building materials from bricks and sandstones to flint cobbles and thatch; this range is dependent on the underlying geology and also on transport routes. We look at a range of issues and examples from High Weald to foreshore and from Selsey to Rye.
18th November AGM and celebrating 50 years of SIAS
Please Always Check details and that event is
going ahead Before Traveling
Weald and Downland
Open Air Museum
These meetings are covered fully in the newsletter and other
of the society, their appearance here is intended purely as a guide.
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