Redoubt Military Fortress, Eastbourne. By Harry Pope, RIP

 Harry Pope realised he could write when he first went to school, and never stopped since.…

Eastbourne’s Old Workhouse.

by Harry Pope Eastbourne, like a lot of towns, had a workhouse. I have recently re-read…

Laughton, Sussex; The Village of the Buckle.

By Lyn Funnell Laughton used to be known as The Smelliest Village in Sussex! A bit…

Halland and East Hoathly Bonfire Night

By Lyn Funnell We went to the 98th East Hoathly Carnival Society’s Bonfire Carnival on Saturday,…

When Eastbourne Suffered Bombing Devastation

Civilians in war are usually the first to suffer, and Eastbourne on the UK’s south coast…

Eastbourne’s Blue Plaques

There are over thirty blue plaques on the walls of Eastbourne’s buildings in this East Sussex…

Hailsham – Not just Another Sussex Town.

Hailsham High Street. Note the church peeping over on the right. Hailsham looks like many other…

Where was the most bombed town on the South coast?

 by Harry Pope Eastbourne’s population is now in excess of 100,000, but during WW2 this went…

What To Do With a Dead Bandstand.

by Harry Pope Look for hidden Eastbourne and the seafront has a lot of history that’s…