Butts Brow Excavation … A few weeks later

Jo Seaman Writing this post a few weeks after we finished our Community Excavation at Butts Brow has given me time to reflect on 3 weeks of fieldwork at a site of National importance on the Downs above Eastbourne (or more correctly Willingdon…or Ratton…or Jevington depending on where you are.) The project was, like everythingContinue reading “Butts Brow Excavation … A few weeks later”

Wobbly Ditches and Splodgy Banks

The next season of excavation at Butts Brow starts on Monday 13th July until 2nd August. The excavation will be socially distanced but visitors are welcome to pop by and find out about the latest discoveries. We will be posting regular updates and live streaming from the site to our social media channels. We willContinue reading “Wobbly Ditches and Splodgy Banks”

The Story of Eastbourne Exhibition

Lizzie Williams The Story of Eastbourne reached its 1st Birthday back in February. Unfortunately, we are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but I wanted to tell you all a bit about our first year. As of the 20th March, when we had to close our doors, we’d welcomed a whopping 24,110 visitors into our smallContinue reading “The Story of Eastbourne Exhibition”

Happy Birthday to The Story of Eastbourne!

On 16th February, the Story of Eastbourne exhibition will be 1 year old! And what a year it has been – we have seen over 23,000 visitors, recorded lots of new stories of Eastbourne and had outstanding feedback. We opened the exhibition to gather feedback from visitors and to find out whether opening a permanentContinue reading “Happy Birthday to The Story of Eastbourne!”

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