All events at the History House unless stated
Events to for May news till Sept: /
from 28th July10-5pm (join us for grand opening at 12pm 28th July)Fishermen's MuseumNew Exhibition
Hastings Harbours:
Past, Present and Future
From 28th July11-4pm (times dependant on volunteers)History HouseHastings a Hotbed of Emancipation - Opening depends on there being enough volunteers. In cases of sickness we may have to close.
Our opening hours are dependant on there being volunteers to staff. In cases of sickness we may have to close. Jan and Feb closed Sun.
Thurs 7th June11-4pmHistory House
Directory Day - browse in our collection of street directories
Fri 8th June7 for 7.30pmHistory House/OHPSAGM and a talk with Michael Foster DL - 'My Hastings'
Thurs 5th July11-4pmHistory House/OHPSDirectory Day - browse in our collection of street directories
Sunday 8th July2pmFOHSCemetery Walks - meet Hastings Cemetery Car Park. Please confirm walk is still on with the History House
Weekly Weds10.30 – 12.00HAARGDiscussion group. Evening meetings 7.30 on 2nd Weds of the month
1st Tues of the Month & 3rd Tues 7.30 – 10.30HLHGBoth the monthly meetings of Hastings Local History group are now at the History House.
Weekly Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun.Close Sundays in Jan.11-4pmOHPSHistory House Open- exhibitions, enquiries, book sales.
28th July -5th Aug Old Town Carnival Week
Group bookings for walksTo SuitOHPSFMStade Guided Walks contact 01424461446.
If your group would like a talk OHPS/Cemetery Contact Anne Scott see below.
Fishermen’s Museum – contact Jan Sellers – see below
Tuesdays until and inc. 4th Sept2.30pmOHPSOld Town Guided Walks -= Meet at the TOP of the West Hill Lift (there being two lifts)
Visit for updates on local heritage events

Planning Matters

The new arrangements for consultation on new applications means that we do not get sent weekly lists. You can see at

Good quality second hand books wanted for our book sale

Contact details

OHPS – Old Hastings Preservation Society Anne Scott 01424 427718, Ian Porter 01424 812662, History House 01424 424744. 

Fishermen’s Museum  Shipkeeper Jan Sellers Tel:  01424 461446 

Friends of Hastings Cemetery,  Hastings Cemetery contact 01424 427718,

HAARGHastings Area Archaeological Research Group, prospective members welcome. Contact Lynn/Kevin 01424 812092

HLHG – Hastings Local History Group – prospective members welcome to attend a session. Brian Lawes 01424 437253

HSTLS-Hastings and St Leonards Society 

HRFHS Hastings and Rother Family History Society. Linda Smith 437493 email