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During 2018 a Tommie’s memorial was erected on the lawn adjacent to the war memorial as part of the town’s commemoration of the centenary of the ending of First World War. The design used is similar to that adopted around … Continue reading
During 2019 a large colourful butterfly landed on the end-wall of 29 Wickham Avenue. The mural was part of the Coastal Currents Arts Festival 2019 and was created by a Belgian street artist who has a tag CEEPiL.
Standing in the grounds of the Denbigh public house is a most unusual piece of public art. In 2010 when the Monterey Cypress tree in the pub’s front garden was dying the landlord, Shaun Gibbons, decided to convert the tree’s … Continue reading
On 3rd August 1935, the Bexhill Observer published a short report informing its readers of the appearance of “a small iron pedestal” close to the Beach Inspector’s Office at the Colonnade. Painted in “unobtrusive colours” it was hoped the box … Continue reading
During May 2017 this wooden Peace Pole was planted near the top of Galley Hill. It stands about nine feet tall and the main message of the pole is May Peace Prevail On Earth and this is recorded on all … Continue reading
On 21st August 2015, Bexhill Rotary Club President, Raouf Oderuth, officially unveiled the club’s new coin collector. It has been placed in the newly refurbished area of the Marina known as the Marina Court Garden. The coin collector had been … Continue reading
Max Faulkner was an English professional golfer who was born in Bexhill on 29th July 1916. He won the Open Championship in 1951 and a total of 18 tournaments in UK and Europe during his career. On five occasions he played … Continue reading
The present-day BUPA Grosvenor Park nursing and residential home was originally opened in October 1958 by the then Lord Mayor of London, Sir Denis Truscott, a leading figure in the printing industry, as a convalescent home of the National Union … Continue reading
Following the death of the Maharajah of Cooch Behar in Bexhill on 18th September 1911, a memorial fountain was subsequently erected on the coastguard station behind the Colonnade. It was designed by Royal Doulton in glazed stoneware and stood 4.2 metres … Continue reading
Stone relief over the porch entrance to the chapel, Bexhill Cemetery, Turkey Road, shows the coat of arms of Bexhill Urban District Council between the words Bexhill Cemetery. The cemetery chapel was opened in 1902.