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The archive photograph album from the Bexhill Museum archive.

Bexhill’s child refugees saved from the death camps

Two little refugee girls spotted in an archived school photo from 1939 tell the story how the town helped save them from a concentration camp.

Help Santa find gifts for his elves this weekend

Last chance to join the children’s trail at Bexhill Museum before Xmas. Give Santa a hand by spotting the elves' presents and win a prize for helping him out.

Winter Wartime Model Railway gets a TV airing

The popular hobby & history channel Yesterday TV is featuring Eddie Izzard's model railway at Bexhill Museum. Here's where & when to watch it.

Join the Park Life Trail: A quiz for children

Rediscover a place full of surprises with a free nature & history quiz for children and their parents visiting the Museum and Egerton Park this summer.
Coffee Mornings

First Thursday Coffee Mornings are back

Bexhill Museum's ever popular First Thursday Coffee Mornings are back with all the old favourite features - raffle, book sales, bric-a-brac and good conversation.

Holiday Activities & Food Programme (HAF)

Our part in the Holiday Activities & Food Programme inspired by Marcus Rashford MBE, open to children aged 8-11 receiving benefits-related free school meals.

The story of Bexhill’s pre-war Nazi girls’ school

How Bexhill came to host a finishing school for daughters of the Nazi elite, and inspired Eddie Izzard's new film, Six Minutes to Midnight.

The Izzard family story behind the Winter Wartime Model Railway

Eddie Izzard tells Sky News how the story of his father’s return home as a wartime evacuee inspired the creation of the Bexhill Winter Wartime Model Railway.
Parade to mark the end of the war in Europe on 13 May 1945, in Bexhill

How Bexhill marked VE Day 1945 – buns, bonfires & thrupn’y bits

As the war in Europe ended, Bexhill & Sidley's parents & community groups ran children's street parties, and a town honoured the sacrifices of its citizens.