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Talk, Sat 15 Apr 2017, £6

Seven Sisters by Lee Roberts

Seven Sisters by Lee Roberts

Seven Sisters by Lee Roberts

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Kids Go Free Fridays (School Holidays)
Kids go free every Friday during all school holidays at the Redoubt Fortress.
Dates valid: 7 April 2017 - 31 December 2017
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Terms & conditions: Valid until December 2017 during all East Sussex school holidays (including half term). Up to 2 children go free with a full paying adult. Not valid with any other offers or alternatives. R.O.A.R. One voucher per person/transaction. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.


Join Tom Dommett, National Trust Archaeologist for the first Culture and Cake of 2017 - Heritage on the Edge: Archaeology of the Seven Sisters.

From the first farmers in the Neolithic to Second World War fighter pilots, from Bronze Age burials to Coastguard’s cottages, the cliffs around Birling Gap have incredible stories to tell about human endeavour, stories of life and death at the edge of the sea. It is a landscape which has changed dramatically, and continues to change as the shoreline erodes. These natural forces are now putting archaeology – the evidence which connects us to our ancestors – under threat. The National Trust has been working with volunteers and professional archaeologists over the last two years to investigate and record thousands of years of history along the Seven Sisters coastline before it is lost to the sea. National Trust Archaeologist Tom Dommett will outline how we have gained a greater insight into this rich cultural landscape – from landscape surveys and documentary research to oral histories and excavations – and describe the discoveries which allow us to paint a picture of life here by the sea.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcome

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Dates Times
Sat 15 Apr 2017 14:30 to 16:00


£6 includes cake and hot drink.

Tickets available at the Tourist Information Centre or can be purchased online.



    Redoubt Fortress

    01323 410300


    Royal Parade,
    East Sussex,
    BN22 7AQ



    See location of Redoubt Fortress on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: OA 623967  Lat: 50.77393 Long: 0.30050

    Situated on Royal Parade 15 minutes walk east of the pier

    Parking: with charge


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome

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