New Sussex Archaeological Collections Editor

The Sussex Archaeological Society is delighted to announce that the new Editor of the “Sussex Archaeological Collections” is Dr Jaime Kaminski. Jaime is well known to the Society, having been a member of the Council between 2015 – 2021, in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on April 30, 2021

New CEO for The Sussex Archaeological Society

After an extensive recruitment process, the Trustees of The Sussex Archaeological Society* are delighted to announce that Andrew Edwards has been appointed as the Sussex charity’s new CEO. Having studied Comparative Religion and Philosophy at King’s College, London, Andrew’s career … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on March 31, 2021

Welcoming Back Members and Visitors this Spring

We are delighted to announce our plans to start welcoming members and visitors back to some of our historic sites. A Date with the Daffodils – Michelham Priory Gardens only Enjoy the magnificent colourful carpets of 80,000 daffodils, tulips, blossoms … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on March 1, 2021

Fallen Flint from Lewes Castle’s Norman Arch

Due to the recent extreme weather conditions small pieces of flint have fallen from the 12th Century Norman Arch at Lewes Castle. Castle Gate road has been closed and the Sussex Archaeological Society is taking all necessary precautions and working … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on February 11, 2021

The Longman of Wilmington is vandalised

Sadly this week the Scheduled Ancient Monument in our ownership and care, the Long Man of Wilmington, suffered vandalism when people unknown painted a white face mask onto the figure. The police are investigating this incident as a heritage crime … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on January 30, 2021

2021 New Year’s Update

We are ready to face 2021 (and our 175th anniversary!) Although 2021, our 175th anniversary year, has not started as positively as we had hoped we are still very determined and full of optimism. We will emerge from the pandemic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on January 7, 2021

Friday Update: 23rd October 2020

The Society Welcomes Two New Members of Staff Simon Dowe joins as CEO and brings over thirty years’ experience working for third sector organisations; Simon has a proven track record in fundraising and managing a wide range of complex programmes. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on October 23, 2020

Friday Update: 16th October 2020

Michelham Priory House & Gardens:  Open four days a week, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 ‒ 16:00 with timed tickets available on arrival for entry to the house. Café offering take away service, shop open.  Dogs welcome on short … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on October 16, 2020