DANEHILL PARISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 2018 PROGRAMME
Tuesday 30th January at 8:00pm Lt.Col. (Rtd.) Geoffrey Vesey Holt will be speaking to us on 'A Local First World War Hero: Major Eric Mecredy - Military Cross, Croix de Guerre, Tank Corps.'
Tuesday 27th February at 8:00pm Dr.Matt Pope, Principal Research Associate in Palaeolithic Archaeology and Senior Geoarchaeologist at UCL, will be speaking about Neanderthals in the Weald. Matt is currently the face of Ice Age Jersey and you may have seen him on television talking about the Ice Age in the UK and the distribution of mammoths.
Tuesday 27th March at 7:45pm plus AGM Edwin Wood (MA), the Finds Liaison Officer for East Sussex, will be talking to us about his job registering all finds of interest and value over a certain age. FLO's, as they are known, are found in most counties of England and are supervised out of the British Museum. If you have found anything of interest do bring it along.
Tuesday 24th April at 8:00pm David Millum (MA), Director of the Culver Project, will be speaking about the site of Bridge Farm, as to whether it was a defended settlement, the importance of its position close to the Greensand Way and the river and its approximate time scan in the Roman era.
Outside meetings and visits for May, June and July are still to be confirmed - please check back for updates
August NO MEETING – SUMMER RECESS
Tuesday 25th September at 8:00pm Dr. Jennifer Patterson will talk to us about the use of herbs and homeopathy in both the past and present.
Tuesday 30st October at 8.00pm We are expecting David and Barbara Martin talk to us about their work on old houses in Fletching (to be confirmed).
Tuesday 27th November at 8:00 The James Rawlings Memorial Lecture A selection of slides and maps showing the work done by James Rawlings and Philip Lucas over the years.