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Sussex Military History Society

Forthcoming events

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Newhaven Fort & Newhaven Garrison during the Great War 1914 - 1918

Keith Brain (SMHS Member)

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Spitfire Ladies

Richard Atkins

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Wednesday 18 February 2015

The Myth of the Battleship

Dave Dimer (SMHS member)

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Monthly meetings

7.30pm for 8.00pm start
Function Room of the
Royal Oak Public House,
Station Street, Lewes, East Sussex.

Our new interpretation panel at Cripp's Corner! More...

Cripp's Corner interpretation board


Latest SMHS News

SMHS meeting: Taming the Beast

In October we were joined by Paul Watkins for his talk entitled Taming the Beast: Godfrey Place VC and Operation Source. Paul’s talk stems from research for his book Midget Submarine Commander: The Life of Godfrey Place VC.

SMHS meeting: Operation Kronstadt

SMHS meeting: Members' evening

SMHS at Seaford's Armed Forces Day

SMHS meeting: The Women’s Land Army – A Sussex Connection

SMHS Study Day 2014

SMHS meeting: My wartime childhood memories

SMHS meeting: AGM & the Battle of Lewes

SMHS Meeting: A port of Classis Britannica and military exploitation of iron in the Hastings area

SMHS Meeting -The Bruneval Raid