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Seaford Museum

A visit to Seaford Museum

Eclectic is an overused word but when describing the collection at the Seaford Museum is is scarcely adequate. Eccentric, haphazard, curious and nostalgic, even bizarre, all apply too. You can find Seaford Museum in a disused Martello Tower on the beachfront there. Inside you will discover stone age tools found locally, curiosities such as a …

All saints Laughton Church East Sussex

Sussex Churches: All Saints, Laughton, East Sussex

The sturdy church at Laughton in East Sussex isn’t particularly ancient, but it enjoys a peaceful setting and 13th century architectural origins. Of particular interest are the many memorials to the Pelham family. And that connection is why it has the surprising distinction of being the burial site of two British Prime Ministers: two Pelhams …

St Peter’s Church, Woodmancote, West Sussex

Sussex Churches: St Peter’s, Woodmancote, West Sussex

The fascinating little church in Woodmancote West Sussex was largely remodelled in the 19th century but has 13th century architectural origins. As a memorial in the churchyard attests, two former parishioners (John Oswald and Thomas Harland) were among the Lewes martyrs that are still remembered in the town on November 5th. You can find out …

Why did Labour lose?

FYI I’m a Labour activist and member. Here are a few reflections on the general election: Why did Labour lose? And we did lose. There was an increase in the Conservative vote. No point blaming the SNP either. 1) Ed wasn’t convincing enough to enough people. I grew to like him more than I did …