Community

Shoreham by Sea (A Poem)

A guest poem by local author and poet, Dick Dixon SHOREHAM BY SEA Shoreham by Sea, ohShoreham by Sea –Its glory, its beauty,Are wondrous to see. Not always raining,Not always cold –The south’s microclimateIs simply pure gold. The locals are friendly,When filled with strong ale,And always help strangersIf they’re caught in...

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Community, Heritage

Stows Hard
Stopping Up Order

This is a guest post by Kim Matthews, local author of “Down Channel – The Smacks and Mariners of The Shoreham Oyster Fishery”. The public hards of Shoreham are ancient rights of way giving the public statutory access to and from the river and harbour. They are Restricted Byways. They have the same legal status …...

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Community Creatives Pink Plaque Trail

On the Community Creatives Pink Plaque Trail over the weekend of 15-17 September we are celebrating those who engage and inspire others to take part in creative activities and have a positive impact on our community. Track down the pink plaques at locations venues across Shoreham town centre & over the Adur Ferry Bridge. Discover...

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Creativity Unwrapped

Creativity Unwrapped Creativity Unwrapped is this year’s theme for the Heritage Open Days week-long celebration of history and culture taking place throughout England during 8-17 September 2023. Here in Shoreham-by-Sea and across the whole Adur District we will be celebrating with a festival of talks, trails and film, encompassing...

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Community, Environment

Growing for our Children’s Future

The Apron Community Garden is a creative community project in Buckingham Park. Its founder, Lis Long, will be giving a talk for the Shoreham Society in April explaining the ideas behind it and how it is helping local people to enjoy gardening, learn new skills and develop their creativity. The garden was conceived during the …...

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Marilyn Stafford, 1925 – 2023

It is with great sadness that we learned that Marilyn Stafford, who was 97, passed away at the beginning of 2023. Marilyn was a remarkable photojournalist who lived here in Shoreham for many years. You may have seen the major exhibition of her work at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery last year or the …...

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Footpath Access
to River Adur

This guest post is from two members of the Shoreham Society who would like a popular footpath across a field to become designated as a public right of way. Pedestrian access to the footpath on the banks of the Adur has been blocked by a farmer Many of you will be familiar with the footpath …...

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We are Friends of
Shoreham-by-Sea Station

Since the start of 2022 the Shoreham Society has been a formal “Friend of Shoreham Station” as part of the South East Community Rail Partnership scheme. “What”, I hear you say, “does this mean?” Essentially, Community Rail Partnerships are local groups who “… work with (the rail) industry,  delivering a range of...

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AGM 2022
Chair’s Report

After a tentative start owing to Covid numbers rising in the autumn, we started the “in person” talks again at the Shoreham Centre: November – Launch of consultation for Old Shoreham and Kingston Buci December – Special network Shoreham event – Marylin Stafford January – Laura Brook on conservation and planning (Sussex...

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Shoreham Society AGM

Don’t miss the 2022 Shoreham Society AGM and Social on Friday 20th May at 7pm. With so much going on in Shoreham at the moment, we thought now was the time for members to meet up and share their thoughts and experiences over the last two years. This is also the time to set the …...

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