East Grinstead Museum, an independent volunteer run charitable trust, is looking to increase the Board’s skills by recruiting an additional trustee to help take the Museum forward into its next phase of development. Ideally, this individual should have a strong background in fundraising and grant securing within the museum sector.
The Hucknall Estate, a small corner of East Grinstead, tucked away behind the railway station, was an investment of coal merchant William Best, who transported coal from Hucknall near Nottingham. It consists of Grosvenor, Crescent & part of Park Roads. Best bought Killick’s, or Copyhold, Farm, whose land had stretched
Drop in – 4 years and above – £3 per child Animal-themed crafts and games for all the family. Make an animal mask, take home an elephant, solve a word game, colour, stick, make and play ! Come and join us for a day full of different animals !
Here is a brilliant review of a book entitled “Sussex Industrial Heritage” in the current issue of “Sussex Life” magazine. We have got this book in stock in our shop. Next time when you pay us a visit please ask about this title! Sussex Life, January 2019 copy
Workhouses, in existence since the sixteenth century, were designed to accommodate able bodied paupers, who were expected to work at menial (and usually pointless) tasks, in return for food and accommodation. However, it was increasingly the elderly and disabled who were admitted, along with people who were injured or ill,
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
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
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,