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PEVENSEY HISTORY FESTIVAL Will be back again this August. Last year a mini history festival was very successful with guided walks round the village, talks, graveyard tours and much more. This year there will be even more events and running over a longer period than the initial four days. Watch out for information in the coming months. Any specific enquiries to Robert at slaterjas@aol.com—Pevensey Court House Museum, 7 January 2020

What is being described by organisers as a ‘matrix’ for event planning in the locality this year, is leading the way to the foundation of Pevensey and Pevensey Bay as a base for ‘homegrown festivals’ in this beautiful little corner of East Sussex by the seaside. Pevensey History Festival, first held, August Bank Holiday 2019, saw a total of 560 people who stepped into the story of England to hear about the unique part that Pevensey played in that story, in a series of walks and talks. With four other ‘mini-festivals’, this is also now an annual event, at August Bank Holiday time.—Pevensey Bay Journal, 12 January 2020

image credit: Illustration Of Pevensey Castle From The Book Cassell’s History Of England Volume I, published under licence/Alamy

Pevensey Court House Museum
Discover Pevensey’s former Court House, Gaol and Town Hall dating back to Tudor times. Visit the Old Court Room and Dock as it was used until 1886, enter the prison cells and visit the stocks and exercise yard below.

Attractions include a unique pictorial recreation of William’s 1067 return to Pevensey and a full size hand embroidered replica of the Bayeux Tapestry Pevensey scene. Discover amazing history and artefacts from Roman times to WWI. Plus a fully costumed Beadle, fascinating bygones in the robing room and a dinosaur footprint! Follow the children’s discovery trail and take home your own bail certificate!

Based in the village of Pevensey, just outside of Eastbourne, and landing place of William the Conqueror. Pevensey is also home to a Norman castle built by William the Conqueror upon the site of a Roman fort.