Ale and Hearty Events

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This project has now finished – 2014

Events

Here you’ll find a list of the exciting events we’ve got planned for the Ale and Hearty project in Lewes, East Sussex for 2013 and 2014.

Do visit this page regularly, as new activities will be added all the time! You can also look at our project plan to keep yourself up to date in more detail.

This image is copyright  C.H. Poole 1938 from ‘ Lewes: The Official Guide to the Historic County Town’ by Walter Godfrey. Published 1938.

More books about Lewes can be found on the Lewes History Group website.

February 2013

* Oral History training on Monday 25th and Tues 26th February from 10-4.30pm. We’re hosting training in oral history for our new volunteers who are interested in gathering the stories of project participants along the way. to join in with this training and find out more, visit us here to see what roles are available and sign up to the project.

* Monthly volunteer meeting

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

March 2013

* Ale and Hearty project Launch Event Friday March 8th 6-9pm in Lewes. All welcome! Contact aleandheartylewes@gmail.com if you would like to attend, or just come along!

* Reminiscence Training on Monday 18th March and Tuesday 19th March 11-4pm. We’re hosting training in running a reminiscence activity for our new volunteers who are interested in gathering the stories of project participants along the way. to join in with this training and find out more, visit us here to see what roles are available and sign up to the project.

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm.  Wednesday 6th March.

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Lewes Library project photo and material collection point – Twice a month- Wednesday 13th & Wednesday 27th March 10-12pm at Lewes Library.

April 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 3rd April.

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Lewes Library project photo and material collection point – Twice a month – Wednesday 10th & Wednesday 24th April 10-12pm at Lewes Library.

May 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday May 1st

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Lewes Library project photo and material collection point – Twice a month- Twice a month – Wednesday 8th & Wednesday 22nd May 10-12pm at Lewes Library.

June 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday June 5th

* Free reminiscence activities at Ringmer Village Hall every Monday afternoon from Monday 10th June 2-4pm (until Monday August 12th)

* Free reminiscence activities at Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge every Wednesday afternoon from Wednesday 17th June 2-4pm (until Wednesday August 21st)

* Ale and Hearty to give a short talk to the Lewes History Group at Matthew Homewood’s talk – ‘A Turbulent History of Pub Life in Lewes’ 7.30-9pm  King’s Church building Brooks Road, in Lewes opposite Homebase £3

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Lewes Library project photo and material collection point – Twice a month- Twice a month – Wednesday 12th & Wednesday 26th June 10-12pm at Lewes Library.

* Ale and Hearty stall collecting collecting memories of local brewing at the South Downs Beer Festival in Lewes on Fri 21st and Sat 22nd June.

* Ale and Hearty song day – A free one day singing workshop. Come and learn local Sussex songs about ale and brewing with the group Emily and the Hares from the South Downs song project. 10.30-4.30pm on Saturday June 8th. Booking is essential – aleandheartylewes@gmail.com

July 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm.  Wednesday 3rd July.

* Free reminiscence activities at Ringmer Village Hall every Monday afternoon from Monday 10th June 2-4pm (until Monday August 12th)

* Brewing walking tour of Lewes with Harveys Brewery head brewer Miles Jenner – Free (Donations). 11am-1pm Sunday 14th July

* Free reminiscence activities at Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge every Wednesday afternoon 2-4pm (until Wednesday August 21st)

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

August 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 7th August

* Free reminiscence activities at Ringmer Village Hall every Monday afternoon from Monday 10th June 2-4pm (until Monday August 12th) 

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Free reminiscence activities at Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge every Wednesday afternoon 2-4pm (until Wednesday August 21st)

September 2013

* Brewing walking tour of Lewes with Harveys Brewery head brewer Miles Jenner (Meeting venue TBC – email aleandheartylewes@gmail.com to book) – Free (Donations). POSTPONED to a later date

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 4th September

Heritage Open Days event with Vintage Mobile Cinema on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 12pm-4pm- Lewes, East Sussex

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Ale and Hearty stall at Octoberfeast festival in Lewes, at Harveys Brewery yard, Lewes, Saturday 28th September 12-4.30pm

October 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 2nd October

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Ale and Hearty talk as part of Octoberfeast in Lewes (with Sussex Drinker Editor – David Muggleton and a rogue talk on ancient Egyptian brewing by Cath Tajima Powell), Wed 2nd October 7.30pm Venue – upstairs at the John Harvey Tavern, Lewes

* Ale and Hearty exhibition starts 6th-21st October at Lewes Town Hall Foyer. Mondays-Saturdays 9am-5pm. Fridays venue closes at 4pm. Email aleandheartylewes@gmail.com for venue details

November 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 6th November

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

December 2013

* Monthly volunteer meeting – First Wednesday of every month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 4th December

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Education Resource pack to be delivered for Ale and Hearty project

January 2014

* Monthly volunteer meeting – Second Wednesday this month  from 2-4pm. Wednesday 8th January

* Ale and Hearty heritage talk by Dr Sam Carroll for Lewes History Group. Monday 13th January 7pm

* Final celebration event. Saturday January 18th. All day

* Ale and Hearty Steering Group meeting last Wednesday of every month

* Project finish 25th January 2014

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