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Sussex Military History Society

Forthcoming events

Wednesday 15 April 2015

Operation 'Colour Scheme'

Rob Martin (SMHS member)

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Wednesday 20 May 2015

SOE - Churchill's Secret Army

Gilley Halcrow

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.

SMHS Courageous in Conflict Study Day

SMHS Courageous in Conflict Study Day

Saturday 23rd May 2015

Newhaven Fort, Newhaven - East Sussex

Speakers include: - Geoff Bridger, Dave Dimer, Peter Hibbs and Simon Bellamy; all members of Sussex Military History Society Covering military & naval related subjects.
Plus a guided tour of Newhaven Fort by Ed Tyhurst.

Tickets cost £15.00 per person (including tea/coffee/biscuits)

Details & application form [PDF]

Combat Stress charity

In aid of the Combat Stress charity


Latest SMHS News

SMHS walk: Storrington

February 22nd was a cold day with strong winds and driving rain forecast however, it wasn’t enough to discourage 17 valiant SMHS members setting out from Storrington onto the Downs in search of WW2 features. We had two treasures in mind; an unusual iron clad pillbox along with its collapsed partner and a Churchill tank!

SMHS Meeting: Myth of the Battleship

SMHS Meeting: Spitfire Ladies

SMHS meeting: Newhaven Fort and Newhaven Garrison during the Great War

SMHS meeting: Plane Deception

SMHS meeting: Taming the Beast

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