Hailsham Historical and Natural History Society

The Hailsham Historical and Natural History Society, founded in 1961, has an active programme of meetings and events throughout the year.

Hailsham Heritage Centre


Our Heritage Centre Museum will be open every Friday and Saturday morning May - October. Please call or email info@hailshamhistoricalsociety if you would like to arrange a group visit outside of these dates or for further information.

Monthly Meetings

Our regular monthly meetings and talks are held on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except July & August), at 7.30pm in the Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Field, Hailsham, BN27 1BG, and our programme of talks for the rest of this year is available here:

Programme of talks for 2024 [PDF]

Visitors are always welcome - entrance fee £2.50 and members attend free. Membership is just £14 per year and renews in January each year.

Contact us

We always happy to respond to enquiries about the town's history and the Society. We will try to answer as many questions as possible, but may not always be able to reply to queries immediately.

Book about Hailsham by the Hailsham Historical Society

Hailsham Through Time

Hailsham Through Time

Books are available directly from the Society at the special launch price of £13.50 (rrp £14.99)

All proceeds from the sale of the book will go towards the restoration of the Society's photographic collection in our Heritage Museum

Contact: Richard Goldsmith 01323 843102

Also available from bookshops in the town and The Camera Centre, High Street, Hailsham. Also from Amberley Publishing 01453 847800