Lewes Castle and Museum Open

The Sussex Archaeological Society can confirm that Lewes Castle and Museum has reopened following the collapse of a separate standalone section of the castle curtain wall under the stewardship of East Sussex County Council. The Castle site has been visually … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on November 12, 2019

Marlipins’ Roof Fundraising Appeal

Marlipins Museum opened for the 2019 season with a new initiative to make Marlipins even more accessible as a wonderful community resource with its wide-ranging collections and showcased local history of Shoreham. The admission of 50p per person and under … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on May 20, 2019

Digitialisation of early SAC volumes

Since 1847 the Society has published its Sussex Archaeological Collections annually. Carefully curated by the research team, it has become the first port of call for anyone interested in the history and archaeology of Sussex and the south east. Editions … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on May 20, 2019

Britain’s earliest rabbit found at Fishbourne

Experts have found the remains of Britain’s earliest rabbit – a discovery which reveals bunnies arrived in the country 1,000 years earlier than previously thought. Rabbits are native to Spain and France. It had been thought they were a medieval … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on May 2, 2019

New Sussex Past 3D Museum Tours

The Society has been working with local firm 3D Media Solutions to capture Anne of Cleves House Museum & Gardens, Fishbourne Roman Palace Museum, Lewes Castle & Museum and Michelham Priory House  in 3D. Click on each of the property … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on August 14, 2018

Data Protection and Privacy

Under the  new European Data Protection  Regulations (GDPR), the Society has revised and updated its Privacy Policy and procedures to ensure we manage personal data in full compliance with the new regulations and to the most robust standards.  Please review … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on June 6, 2018

New Resources for Volunteers at Michelham Priory

The Gardens & Environment volunteering team at Michelham Priory has grown from just two members in 2014, to 18 this year. To support this dedicated team, which cares for the site’s eleven acres of gardens and grounds, the Sussex Archaeological … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on April 26, 2018

HLF funded Skills for the Future team in action!

The Society’s Skills For the Future (SFF) team funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund has been busy working on a number of archaeological reconstruction projects and historic landscape works over the past year. Watch a couple of these projects in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorised on March 8, 2018