News and Events

Public closure at The Keep: 22 Nov–11 Dec 2021

The Keep will be closed to the public for three weeks from 22 November–11 December 2021. The closure will allow essential maintenance of the stores for collections management purposes.
The closure will only affect the Reading and Reference Rooms. Reprographics and Research Services will still be available.

[posted 2 November 2021]

West Sussex Record Office: Talks on Tuesday

The next Tuesday Talk will be: Transatlantic Ties: American History in West Sussex
Learn about the many connections between America and West Sussex through fascinating documents at West Sussex Record Office. Themes include the War of Independence, emigration, the transatlantic slave trade and the Civil War. There will be a chance to see the Sussex version of the Declaration of Independence and a range of other original documents.

Date: Tuesday 30 November 2021, 7.00pm, Tickets: £5.00
More details here

[posted 2 November 2021]

Useful links

Events at East Sussex Record Office (The Keep)
Events at West Sussex Record Office
Friends of the Keep Archives
West Sussex Archives Society (Friends of West Sussex Record Office)