covering Eastbourne, Beach Head, and the surrounding area.A special focus of the museum is looking at how the onset of the railroad age affected the town.Collections include old photographs and ephemera tracing the transformation of Eastbourne from a quiet seaside town to a popular resort.
After archaeological digs, thousands of hours of scientific analysis, investigation, planning and 3D reconstruction, this ground-breaking project revealed the incredible stories of Eastbourne's Ancestors.
Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, this project began in 2012 and is the first time such an extensive examination has taken place on one collection in the UK.
Ocklynge Hill Excavation 17 - 30 August Eastbourne Heritage Service in partnership with East Sussex County Council Archaeology have just completed a two week community excavation on a grass verge right next to Saxon Place just off the busy Willingdon Road, Eastbourne.
SHEIKH Abid Gulzar takes control of Eastbourne Pier tomorrow (Friday).
That is the completion date for the purchase, with the contracts having been exchanged seven days ago.
Mr Gulzar is pictured outside the pier yesterday (Wednesday) looking very proud at his latest purchase.
On Saturday everyone is invited to his open surgery between 12 noon and 2pm on the Pier.
This unpromising looking archaeological site has provided evidence of human burials dating back to the mid-Saxon period (c600-750AD) since road building uncovered around one hundred skeletons in the early C19th Eastbourne Ancestors Exhibits Pre History Fingerprints The stunning new Eastbourne Ancestors Exhibition is proving a real hit with visitors, highlighting some fascinating stories from Eastbourne’s past.
One small exhibit, easy to overlook if you are in a hurry, displays some prehistoric fingerprints preserved in clay.