Pevensey and Pevensey Bay

Pevensey & Pevensey Bay news
Pevensey & Pevensey Bay news

PRELOVED AND VINTAGE LADIES FASHION SALE: and Book Browse will be taking place at St Wilfrids Hall Pevensey Bay on Saturday 8th October between 10am and 1.30pm. There will be refreshments available and all proceeds will be going to St Nicolas Church and St Wilfrids Church

PEVENSEY COURT HOUSE AND GAOL: Now has a facebook page so take a look and find out some more about this fascinating museum and some really interesting historical facts like this one’One of the Court House Museum exhibits is a Norman Penny minted in Pevensey, a time there were nearly seventy different Mints. Coins were Minted in Pevensey right through to Henry I / Stephen in 1145. Henry I was so annoyed about the standard of coins ‘ as the moneyers made a large profit by producing underweight coins or coins of debased fineness. In 1124 Henry called all 150 moneyers to Winchester and called them to account for their activities — 94 of them were convicted of issuing sub-standard coins and were mutilated, their right hands and one testicle being cut off, as a result of which the quality of coins improved for most of the remainder of his reign’ OUCH !!

PEVENSEY GHOST WALKS: Its nearly October and four weeks to Halloween. There will be walks every Saturday at 7.30 from the Castle Car Park. At the end of the month Walks will be on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th and Monday Halloween 31st (7.30 and a later 10.30 walk on 31st) For information call Robert on 07740 828215

CHARITY QUIZ: October 19th will be the fourth of our very popular monthly Charity Quiz at Priory Court Hotel. So far money has been raised for St Nicolas Restoration Fund, KSS Air Ambulance and recently Chestnut Tree House. The quiz this coming month is in aid of the local British Legion. You will need to book a table if you want to come. Maximum team of 6, £2 entry each and prizes for 1st 2nd and 3rd. Raffle prizes are needed so please get in touch if you have anything to donate.

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