Surrey Day 2020

By Maggie Burghuber 2nd May 2020 We’d like to celebrate our county’s 2nd Surrey Day, promoted by Visit Surrey in partnership with Surrey Life and BBC Surrey, marked this year on the 2nd May 2020. Surrey’s beautiful hills, woods, stately homes and gardens, can be seen in many a film, such as the ancient and unspoilt woodland of Bourne Wood …

Dover Patrol Monument

By Tanya Firth April 2020 Just outside St Margarets Bay near Dover is the often missed memorial to the Dover Patrol erected in 1921. First formed in July of 1914, the Dover Patrol covered the southern part of the North Sea and the eastern end of the English Channel including the Straits of Dover. The Dover Patrol consisted of a …

Bramber, West Sussex

By Tania Noddings April 2020 Bramber is a picturesque village in Sussex which punches above its weight in terms of attractions and its wealth of history, making it so attractive to visitors. During the Norman Conquest in 1066, arriving with William Duke of Normandy was his trusted kinsman, William de Braose, the future 1st Lord of Bramber.  This arrival was the …

CPD Hastings

5th March 2020. An excellent Continuing Professional Development Day for a group of our member guides (on probably the wettest day ever known) in #Hastings#EastSussex. First a walk revealing the town’s history of smuggling led by local Blue Badge Guide Clive Richardson. This was followed, after a very enjoyable lunch, by a visit to @Hastingsrnli lifeboat station to see the …