The Museum runs a varied programme of talks throughout the year to which all are invited.

Tickets are charged at £3 for Friends and Patrons and £5 for visitors, and should be purchased in advance unless otherwise stated. We are often over-subscribed for our talks so early booking is advisable.

Please contact Mike Nicholson 01444-457448 or for bookings or enquiries.


Tuesday 11th September, 8.00 pm, in the Council Chamber, Queen's Hall, Cuckfield
“Cuckfield's Historic House, Marshalls talk by Stephen Cockburn

One of Cuckfield's finest historical houses, Marshalls, will give up some of its long and interesting past in this fascinating and engaging talk by the present owner..

Thursday 11th October, 2.30 pm, in the Council Chamber, Queen's Hall, Cuckfield
“Witches, Warlocks and Wellingtons and the Ritual Protection of the Home" by Dr Janet Pennington

Dr Pennington will examine some of the ways in which people protected themselves and their homes from evil in the past. Samples of protective items will be on display and can be handled. There will hopefully be no witches or warlocks present but a wellington may appear.   

Tuesday 15th November, 2.30 pm, in the Council Chamber, Queen's Hall, Cuckfield
“Tales from the Riverbank" by Ian Everest

Ian Everest will take an illustrated glimpse at some of the less well-known aspects of life in the Ouse valley between Lewes and the sea. Areas of interest will include the agricultural, industrial, aviation, sporting and artistic heritage of the area. Muggery Pope, Mount Misery and the sport of kings – all will be explained.

PLEASE NOTE: Our talks are often over subscribed, so you are advised to book early. If you have booked tickets and find that you are unable to attend, please give notice at least 24 hours before the talk to enable someone on the reserve list to take your place.


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