Newhaven Museum near Brighton, East Sussex
Newhaven Historical Society own and manage the Newhaven Museum which is located at Paradise Park in Newhaven, East Sussex – within easy reach of Brighton and Eastbourne. The museum houses a diverse collection of photographs and artifacts relating to local heritage and the maritime history of Newhaven and the surrounding area.
The Society was founded by four local history enthusiasts and collectors and the Newhaven Museum first opened in 1971 in a small rented room adjoining the old Pilot's House on Newhaven's West Quay and expanded to its current location in 1996.
Newhaven Museum is participating in ARTWAVE when we are open – free of charge – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11.00am to 4.00pm from Saturday 17 August to Saturday 31 August .
A display of paintings of local scenes and marine art from the Newhaven Historical Society’s reserve collection, highlighting artists who have worked locally, including Harold Mockford, George Sims and Sid Gravett
OPENING TIMES DURING 2019 : Tuesday, Wednesdays, Friday and Saturday - 11.00am until 4.00pm
Adult Admission £3.00 (accompanied children free of charge)
For further info about opening times please telephone Will Pilfold : 07831900130
An annual programme of interesting talks and events take place at the Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road, Newhaven, BN9 9EA.These are frequently of interest to anyone researching family history and the life and times of their family in Newhaven and East Sussex.
Next Event: Tuesday 1st October 2019 - 7.00 for 7.30pm
RAMPION OFFSHORE WIND FARM
Speaker: Jennifer Donn
Jennifer Donn has been the Joint Venture Governance & Stakeholder Manager for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm since December 2018, and was previously part of the Operations Team in a Business Support role. Jennifer will set out the historic context and describe the development and construction process, both onshore and offshore. Jennifer will also explain the various engineering, technical and environmental challenges faced in the operation of an offshore wind farm, and also discuss the benefits of the project, including the community benefit fund and the educational engagement programmes.
Members - free entry
Guests welcome - £5.00 entry
Local History Speakers - The society is always pleased to have information from speakers who can give a talk for about an hour on subjects including Newhaven, Maritime History, Family History, Social History, Brighton, Eastbourne and East Sussex in general. Please contact the secretary with details.
07831900130 [email protected]
Newhaven Museum, near Brighton, East Sussex, UK
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