Crowborough History Quiz

Friday 17 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
St John's Church Hall
St John's Rd
Crowborough TN6 1RZ
Gill Taplin
01892 663511

Crowborough Heritage Group invite you to a Quiz on Crowborough History on Saturday 18th November from 3 until 5pm.King Edward VIII post box in Crowborough

Do you know the year when Crowborough became a town?  Or where the rarest post box in Crowborough is located?

Tickets are £5 per person.  Tickets will be available on the door or can be obtained in advance from W E Cro & Son, Jewellers on the High Street, or by phoning Gill on 663511.

Refreshments will be available (tea/coffee, cakes & savouries).

Money raised will go towards the Heritage Group.  The Group currently have a display cabinet filled will local historical items in the foyer of the Community Centre.  They change the display theme every couple of months, and the Group are always on the look-out for the loan of historical items to display.

Official opening of the Display Cabinet by the Mayor in 2015

Some of the themes covered so far include:

  • Former Crowborough Shops and Businesses,
  • Crowborough memories of World War 2 (70th Anniversary),
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,
  • Crowborough’s Oldest High Street Business (Cros the Jewellers),
  • 50th Anniversary of Twinning of Crowborough and Montargis,
  • 90th Birthday Celebration of HM Queen Elizabeth II,
  • Crowborough and Sussex Customs, Traditions and Crafts,
  • Agriculture and related industries in Crowborough area.

The Heritage Group would like a larger permanent display area with a storage facility and they are in negotiation with Councillors to see whether this might be possible when the Town Council moves into to Pine Grove.

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