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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.
Bexhill Museum

Bexhill Museum temporarily closed to the general public

In line with government recommendations, and along with other heritage venues, Bexhill Museum was closed to the general public on Thursday 19 March 2020.

Megan Traice MBE: Tireless community champion

In a lifetime's good work, Megan founded women's refuge, helped establish Pebsham Primary School and secured Bexhill Museum's future in its darkest hour.
Peter Fairhurst

Peter Fairhurst: An imaginative and inspirational friend

With the death of former museum CEO, technologist and much loved teacher Peter Fairhurst, Bexhill bid farewell to a man with an original, creative and inventive mind.