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Launch of Hastings Heritage Trail

Four Years in the Making! Hastings has an amazing breadth of history in its everyday built environment. Launching on 17 November, the Hastings Heritage Trail celebrates this, taking visitors around 10 central locations that have stayed largely unchanged for at least

Pets as well as people were innocent victims of war, as Hilda Kean documents in her book.

Pets sacrificed in unknown tragedy of World War Two

Kim Stallwood reviews local author Hilda Kean’s book revealing the unknown tragedy that befell hundreds of thousands of British pets when World War Two broke out.

Posted 11:06 Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 In: History Tags: , , , ,
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Local pub signs and 1066

Inspired by the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, pub historians David and Lynda Russell decided to delve into the history of pub signs connected to the epoch-making events of 1066. Members of the Pub History Society, they have been diligently researching pubs around Hastings and further afield since 2007. Here are the results of their original research. Text by David Russell, photos by Lynda Russell.

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