Shoreham Society

Events

The Shoreham Society organises many events each year. They include ‘town hall’ style meetings on major plans and developments that could impact Shoreham, regular talks on local campaigns, topical issues and Shoreham’s history, and social events for members, friends and guests. Everyone is welcome. 

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Recent Events

AGM and Shoreham Port Talk

May 177:00 pm – 9:30 pm

AGM and Shoreham Port Talk

The 2024 Shoreham Society Annual General Meeting will be held at St Peter’s Church Hall on West Street. After the formalities, our guest speaker will be Brian Rousell,
Director of Engineering and IT at Shoreham Port, followed by drinks and a snack. Also meet our new Journal editors and committee members.

The Adur Estuary

Apr 197:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Adur Estuary

A talk about the birds and other wildlife relying on the protected environment of the Adur Estuary.

Shoreham Street Trees

Feb 167:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Shoreham Street Trees

Join us in the Shoreham Centre to explore how local people have been re-populating their streets with trees, and maybe take a leaf out of their book (sorry), by starting your own scheme where you live.

St Mary’s View Development

Jan 197:00 pm – 8:30 pm

St Mary’s View Development

Alex Legendre will give a Shoreham Society talk on Zoom about her plans and ideas for the renovation and restoration of the former bank building, Chantry House, on East Street.

Let’s talk Rubbish

Nov 177:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Let’s talk Rubbish

How to recycle as if our planet depends on it!

Rewilding an Urban Garden

Oct 207:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Rewilding an Urban Garden

Local resident and author, Gerry Maguire Thompson, will talk about his book, “Rewilding An Urban Garden: An Illustrated Diary of Nature’s Year”. The garden in question is his own here in Shoreham which has been going for a number of years and naturally attracts more and more species to it.

Unreeled – Film Arrives in Shoreham

Sep 164:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Unreeled – Film Arrives in Shoreham

Film Arrives in Shoreham. In the early twentieth century Shoreham Beach was the home of the British feature film. Take the opportunity to discover more with a talk from Frank Gray, film historian and retired Director of Screen Archive South.

Unreeled – A Lowland Cinderella at the Ropetackle

Sep 1610:00 am – 11:00 am

Unreeled – A Lowland Cinderella at the Ropetackle

A Lowland Cinderella (1921). One of Britain’s first feature films. Local film star Joan Morgan stars as Hester, whose story of misfortune, manipulation, love and redemption mirrors that of Cinderella.

Creating a Creative Community

Sep 157:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Creating a Creative Community

This talk features three speakers, who donate their time, energy and artistry to encouraging creativity within our community in Shoreham.

Unreeled – Little Dorrit and The Mayor of Casterbridge at the Marlipins Museum

Sep 153:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Unreeled – Little Dorrit and The Mayor of Casterbridge at the Marlipins Museum

In the early twentieth century Shoreham Beach was the home of the British feature film. Take the opportunity to see the surviving segments of ‘Little Dorrit’ and ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’.

 

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