Our Next Meeting

We begin the 2022 programme with an illustrated talk by James Sainsbury, archaeologist and Curator of Worthing Museum, on The Archaeology of Highdown. 7.30 on Friday 4 February. Admission for non-members £3.

This will be followed up with a walk over Highdown led by James, with a detailed explanation of the Bronze Age enclosure, the Iron Age Fort, the Roman Bath House, the Saxon Cemetery  and later uses of the Hill, civil and military, on Sunday 27 March.

How to use this web site

Welcome to our web site. Below this photograph of Ocean Drive, looking South, posted in 1939, is a summary menu of what is on the site. Most of the pages are available to any visitor to this site, and the many articles of Ferring History may be quoted from, or reproduced in full, as long as there is an acknowledgment of Ferring History Group as its source. 

Other pages, with more detailed history, and (in time) many photographs, are for our members, who pay an annual subscription and, on application, are given a user name and a password. If you have a user name and  password please enter them in the box, below, right. If you are a member but do not have, or have forgotten, these please e mail ed@ferringhistorygroup.co.uk. If you are not a member, please use the contact button, on the panel above, right, to see how to become one..

You do not have to be a member to come  to our meetings (7.30 on the first Friday of February, May, August and November, in Ferring Village Hall) – we welcome visitors at £3 per head, paid at the door. Please go to the ‘Who we Are and What We Do’ tab below the photograph for more information about us. – Ed Miller (Secretary).