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2019 AGM

This year the society’s AGM will be held at South Lodge, Maze Hill, St. Leonards.

Sunday 24th November at 6pm followed by drinks and nibbles.

How to build a Georgian house

A talk by Steven Gray

Sunday 27th October 2019 – 4 pm

Royal Victoria Hotel, St Leonards

From the aftermath of the Great Fire of London and into the Victorian era, one house type was ubiquitous from London to Bath, Liverpool to Dublin and Boston to St Leonard’s-on-Sea. Danish architect Steen Eiler Rasmussen described the Georgian terrace house as “…a refined industrial product brought to perfection through constant selection during repeated serial construction.”

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Sunday 29th September 2019 – 4-6 pm Kino Teatr, Norman Road, St Leonards

A showing of the 1925 silent film She with introductory talks by Christopher Maxwell-Stewart and Olga Mamonova on the life and works of St Leonards resident, Sir Henry Rider Haggard.

She was one of Rider Haggard’s most popular works, together with the famous King Solomon’s Mines and its sequel, Alan Quartermain.

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Talk: The wreck of the Amsterdam

March 31 2019 @ 4:00 pm. The Royal Victoria Hotel

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Visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, Tuesday 30 April 2019

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A replica of the VOC Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Future of the Harold & Edith Swan-Neck Statue

February 24 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Future of the Harold & Edith Swan-Neck Statue
– A Panel Discussion 

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The Burtons’ St Leonards Society present:


A context for the concrete architecture of Sidney Little

A talk by Stephen Gray at the Royal Victoria Hotel

Sunday 28th October 2018 at 4 pm

(£2.50 members, £5 non-members, at the door)

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