(All meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday at Manor Barn at 7.15pm, with exceptions as stated)

January.  AGM.  Talk by Peter Cole – ‘ The inventor of a mobile telephone … and other interesting Bexhillians.’

February.  Talk by David Hetherell on Lowthers Lambs,stationed in Cooden WW1

March.   Talk by Julian Porter of Bexhill Museum. – Lady Brassey.

April.      Talk by Peter Cole – ‘ Brats and Children at War ‘

May.       Seminar. Talk by Paul Chamberlain -Escape and Evasion Napoleonic -style: How British and French prisoners of war gained their freedom. Northern Hotel ,Bexhill, 10:30am

June.      Pevensey  walk and talk given by Peter Boyden. — 2pm. Meet at Castlecross Road Pevensey to

examine Martello Towers No’s 60 and 61.  2;45.  To Pevensey Market Place car park (£2) A short walk to Castle Rd. to examine the exterior north fort wall, then entering by the east gate to view the exterior of the

medieval castle. Please bring binoculars if you have them for this part of the walk. 4:15. Adjourn for tea and refreshments to be paid for on an individual basis.  4:45. Disperse.



July.       Talk by Chris Whittick. – East is East and West is West.  The formation of different characters

of East and West Sussex.

August.  No meeting.

September.  Talk by Peter Swanson – Battle of Salerno 1943.

October.    Talk by  Rod MacArthur — ‘ Rolica and Vermero ‘   Life at the height of the Peninsular War.

November.   Talk by Robert Chase – General Bonaparte , the Great or Spin?

December.  Christmas Lunch


B.H.S.G. 27th Annual General Meeting, Tuesday 16th January 2018 at

The Manor Barn Old Town, Bexhill – on – Sea.


  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Minutes of the 26th AGM on 17th January 2017
  3. Report from Peter Cole
  4. Acting Treasurer’s Report
  5. President’s Address
  6. Election of Officers :

Vice Presidents: Mr. Peter Cole*, Mrs. Stella Child

Acting Treasurer and Membership Secretary: Miss Christine Madeley*

Database Managers: Mrs. Judy Beal*, Mrs. Maureen Pullen*

( * indicates members of the committee )

7. Close of Meeting.

Positions Vacant.


Vice Chairman

Publicity Officer

Committee Minute Secretary.