FREE: Outing to The Day Sussex Died exhibition, Eastbourn

Free outing to the Redoubt Fortress tomorrow for The Battle of Boar’s Head exhibition

The Orange Lilies - Brighton & Hove in the Somme

Cyril.JPGTomorrow our project group will be going on  trip to the Redoubt Fortress in Eastbourne to find out more about the Battle of Boars Head (linked to The Orange Lilies project), where On just one fateful day in June 1916 in Richebourg, France, over 1000 men from Sussex were wounded or killed. https://www.facebook.com/events/903400313139490/

We are leaving in a minibus from Brighton and have a couple of spaces still for this trip, so please get in touch if you’d like to attend too: theorangelilies@gmail.com

See the new recruits marching out of Eastbourne station and uncover the disastrous tales of soldiers like Albert Thomas Hendley, a baker from Willingdon who returned on leave to make his wedding cake and was tragically killed just a month before his wedding. Be moved and inspired by their stories inFor Hearth, Home and Honour.

Venue – Redoubt Fortress, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 7AQ

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