Cowfold Village History Society
2015 ProgrammeAll talks will be at the Village Hall, Cowfold.
20 February“The Mysteries of History in Sussex” by Phil Pavey
followed by Colin Manton talking about Collecting and Communicating – working at the world’s largest urban museum, the Museum of London.
10 JulyThe History of Sussex in 50 images by Caroline Adams.
19 SeptemberVillage History Day.
This exhibition will enable visitors to explore the biographies of over 130 men who left Cowfold to serve in World War One and some who returned, and the wider context of the War as it impacted on Sussex. The displays will give an insight into their families and lives, plus illustrations of what life was like in the Village 100 years ago.
The History Society will also be launching and selling a new book "Cowfold - the History of a Sussex Village" by Michael Burt - price £9.99.
16 OctoberHistory of Aviation in SE England by Richard Searle.
20 November“County Regiment of Sussex and its predecessor regiments – an amazing history dating back to 1662” by Richard Putnam.
Members’ only events
7 MarchBill’s restaurant for coffee and visit to the cells,
followed by Order & (Dis)order exhibition and talk by the Curator, Jeremy Knight, at Horsham Museum.
June (actual date T/B/A)Monastery visit (men only).
31 JulyWarminghurst church and picnic. “A country gem from a gentler era”.