News and Events

West Sussex Unwrapped Live:
South Downs National Park

by West Sussex Record Office

Wednesday 16 June

Join West Sussex Record Office and Screen Archive South East on Sussex Day to celebrate the history of the South Downs National Park

This virtual event, coming live from the Record Office, will take you behind the scenes to explore a fascinating series of films, photographs, documents, maps and artworks. Join the archivists and curators as they delve into the archives to uncover the stories behind this magnificent National Park. The event will draw on the collections held by West Sussex Record Office, which holds archives for the county dating from AD780 to the present day, and Screen Archive South East which serves as the public sector film archive for the South East of England with collections capturing the life, work and creativity of the region from the 19th to the 21st centuries.

More details and booking information here.

Lewes History Group talk:

The Stories of East Street and Albion Street
Monday 14 June 2021, 7:20 for 7:30pm start

East Street and Albion Street comprise what has been referred to as the first phase of ‘New Town’ development in Georgian Lewes. What was originally on the site? How did the land develop into streets? What was going on in Lewes at the time? What has happened since the original builds?

A Zoom Webinar
More details here:

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)