On the 9th of May at 7.30pm we welcome Joan Roberts to the Museum. In her talk, Joan covers the position of women in society in the 19th century, as well as the struggle for the vote by both men and women; the founding of the Suffragists, who predated the
East Grinstead Museum is hosting another of our popular family activity days on Tuesday 16th April. We look forward to welcoming your family!
The Friends of East Grinstead Museum have been successful in being voted for the Community Matters programme at Waitrose East Grinstead for the month of May 2019. At the end of the month, Waitrose will donate a proportion of £1,000 based on the proportion of votes customers cast for
On Tuesday the museum opened its doors to EGBA (the East Grinstead Business Association). We welcomed many local businesses, and representatives from several local schools. The evening was a huge success as we continue to engage (and re-engage) with the local community. We were also presented with a very generous
Our friends at 'What's Happening in East Grinstead' Facebook arranged for Bob Marchant to give 2 guided tours of the Museum on Saturday 9th March. These have proved so popular, they were both full with more people interested in coming than we could accommodate! We obtained some wonderful feedback from
NAUGHTY DR BEECHING, WHO AXED OUR RAILWAY “Oh, Dr Beeching, what have you done? There once were lots of trains to catch, but soon there will be none. I’ll have to go and buy a bike, cause I can’t afford a car. Oh, Dr Beeching, what a naughty
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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