A new book launched this month and written by an Eastbourne couple entitled ’Shakespeare Unravelled. Court Plays: The 1623 Deception’ delves into the rich history and controversy surrounding William Shakespeare’s First Folio of 1623.
Don Townshend wrote in to Looking Back recently with his memories of Eastbourne in the 1950s when he visited the town as a child and how it has changed.
I am a regular visitor to Eastbourne, writes Don Townshend. My wife and I often stay there a couple of times a year. I know the resort has a reputation for being the retirement place of choice but the resort has much to offer and I fend off jibes from people who tell me it is only full of “oldies”.
A new exhibition raising the profile of under-represented aspects of the First World War, including shipwrecks, is now open at the Redoubt on Eastbourne seafront.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has this week launched a new initiative to get local communities to visit war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War – including a those buried in local cemeteries.