Autumn Arts and Crafts

Families are warmly invited to attend our Autumn Arts and Crafts session.

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THE EAST GRINSTEAD SUFFRAGISTS

          Muriel, Countess de la Warr                 Lady Indina Sackville In a May 1911 survey, eight out of ten women in East Grinstead said that they preferred not to have the vote!  This view of women’s suffrage echoed prevailing opinion

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Fundraising Dinner

Join us for a social evening at Pizza Express on the 1st October to help raise funds. East Grinstead and the surrounding area has a rich history and we enjoy sharing this through exhibitions, a variety of talks, tours and activities.  Our history reaches not just the local community but

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Job Opportunity: Museum Manager

Job Title: Museum Manager Responsible to: Chair of Trustees Responsible for: Volunteers, project staff Salary: £26,000 pro rata Hours: 21 hours per week, 1-year contract with the potential of extension Closing date: 5pm, Monday 10th September 2018 Interviews: Monday 17th September 2018 Start date: October 2018 (some flexibility) The Museum Manager will be responsible for running the museum

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Vacancy: Trustee Treasurer

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Trustee Treasurer.  The Treasurer will work closely with the Chair and the Board, overseeing the Museum’s external bookkeeper and Museum volunteers providing finance related support. As a Trustee, you will be asked to attend a minimum of 6 Board meetings a year.   In addition,

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Ye Dorset Arms at East Grinstead

What’s in a name? Previously The Newe Inn, The Ounce, and The Cat, The Dorset Arms has been an inn for over 500 years. There was a building on the site from much earlier times, demonstrated by the long portland behind, and what commendable foresight the medieval town planners showed

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Announcement – New Chair of Trustees

East Grinstead Museum, which tells the story of East Grinstead and the surrounding area, including the remarkable story of the Guinea Pig Club, announced today the appointment of Lester Porter as its new Chair of Trustees Retiring chair, Lloyd Richards welcomed Lester to the Board bringing to it his significant

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First World War

Call for Artists

As the centenary anniversary of the end of WW1 approaches East Grinstead Museum are preparing for an art exhibition. Artists, both emerging and established, are invited to view War related artifacts in our collection that are not usually on display, on 12th July 2018, or by appointment. One or more

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May Madness this half term!

Our family activity volunteers have fabulous May Madness crafts planned for our half term activity day. Pop by and get stuck in! Tuesday 29th May, 10.30am to 3pm £2 per child – 4 years +  

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EAST GRINSTEAD HIGH STREET

 Image 1. East Grinstead was founded in medieval times.  The broad High Street was designed as a market place, lined on either side by long narrow strips called ‘portlands’, each about 200 metres, or one furlong  in length. (Ah, the rods, chains and furlongs of my youth, so diligently learned,

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