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August at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

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Our Olympic summer continues with a packed programme of exhibitions, films, activities for children and artist talks and a mini day in the car park for you and your mini!
Don’t forget we are open until 8pm every Friday and Saturday this summer (except on Friday 17th August where the Café Bar will close at 4.45pm and the building at 6pm). Admission to all exhibitions is free, but we would be grateful if you could put a donation in the box before you leave.

De La Warr Pavilion
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 1DP


Ancient Woodworking Techniques. The High Weald AONB has uploaded a talk by Damian Goodburn - - one of Britain’s leading specialists in ancient woodworking. Archaeologists are gaining a fascinating insight into past woodland management and carpentry techniques, based on the evidence of ancient worked timber which is constantly being found all over the UK.  Evidence comes from excavation of archaeological sites, in particular where the wood is waterlogged, and from upstanding historic buildings. 

Damian has spent a lot of time testing replicas of old tools, from flint axes to bronze and iron axes.  He says ‘Every tool leaves telltale marks in the wood’.  He has used reconstruction archaeology to compare his woodworking marks to those left behind in ancient timbers.  Much of this evidence is starting to challenge some of the conventional views of woodland history, management and clearance.    

If you own woodland and would like to find out more about its history The High Weald AONB may be able to help.  Contact Matt Pitts, The High Weald AONB’s woodland officer to arrange a FREE visit. Tel 01580 879959 or email  or visit for more details.

Casual Vacancies, Sedlescombe Parish Council. The casual vacancies on the Parish Council have now been filled by Peter Anson of Stream Lane and John Parsons or Swailes Green.  
East Sussex Bus Times for 08/07/12. Service 349 Bus timetables are being changed from 8 July 2012.
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