All events at the History House unless stated
Events from Sept to Jan 2019
Daily10-5pm Please note from 1st Nov we revert to winter hours 11-4pmFishermen's MuseumHastings Harbours:
Past, Present and Future
Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun when staff available. Closed Sundays in Jan & Feb11-4pm (times dependant on volunteers)History HouseExhibitions, enquiries, book sales.
Current exhibition Marianne North till end of January.
Till end of October, extracts from the Bayeux Tapestry
From 1st Nov 'Remembrance' First World Warr
Sat 13th OctRNLINew lifeboat arrives - Clive Mayhew, press officer, for details 07711673138
Sunday 14th October2.30pmOHPSFrom Hastings History House - Lost Pubs and Breweries walk tickets £4 limited to 20
Thurs 1st Nov11-4pmHistory HouseDirectory Day - come and browse our collection of street directories
Sat 10th Nov5pmHistory HouseIllustrated talk - Apparitions recreating lost landmarks using art and technology tickets £3
Sat 1st Dec5pmHastings History HouseSeasonal Celebration with Ian Porter showing some of Glen Veness's films of Hastings with mulled wine and mince pies Tickets £5 members £6 non members
6th December11-4pmHistory House
Directory Day - browse in our collection of street directories
Thurs 3rd Jan11-4pmHistory House/OHPSDirectory Day - browse in our collection of street directories
Thurs 17th Jan 2019From 11amHistory Housedo you know where this is? photographs of Hastings and St Leonards from our collection that need identification
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.
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