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Cream Tea, Path Walk and Ice House opening

You are invited to join a Heritage Open Day walk starting at The Ice House in Summerfield Woods/Horntye Park in Hastings on Sunday 22 September and culminating in a cream tea. Heather Grief writes.

Posted 09:25 Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 In: History Tags: Heather Grief Heritage Open Days Roman Bath
Claremont Hair Studio Photo Maxine Beurot

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

Posted 11:22 Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 In: History Tags: Carlisle Parade Underground Car Park Claremont Hair Studio F Chambers Jewellers Hastings Crazy Golf Course Hastings Heritage Trail In Situ Pelham Place Roundabout Fountain Tamarisk Steps The Albion Pub The Net Shop & Jellied Eel Bar The West Hill Lift
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: cats dogs Kim Stallwood Swan Inn
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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.

Posted 17:19 Monday, Nov 7, 2016 In: History Tags: Abbey Hotel bayeux tapestry Conqueror's March David Russell John E Ray King Harold Lynda Russell Norman Arms Odo Pub History Society Robert de Mortain Royal Standard Sanguelac Senlac Inn Shepherd Neame The 1066 Warrior's Gate William The Conqueror pub
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