Programme 2022


2022 Calendar

(All meetings to be held in Fairlight Village Hall unless stated otherwise)

19th January 2.30pm          Sir James Roberts, Fairlight and the Bronte connection

                                              by Haydon Luke  ZOOM MEETING.

                                               See the poster on this site for the Link


16th February 2.30pm        Annual General Meeting to be followed by

                                             Family Tree research update and the 1921 census


16th March 2.30pm             Mrs Papendiek, the Royal Family and Fairlight Place

                                             by Paul Draper


30th March 11.00am           The Expenditor of Romney Marsh

Visit to Dymchurch            (A visit to The New Hall, Dymchurch)


20th April 2.30pm                FHG Oral History project – the stories so far

                                             by Karen Draper and Debbie Jones with collaboration

                                             by Liz Green 


18th May 2.30pm                 Farms and farming in Fairlight

                                              by Paul Draper


5th June (all day)                 Fairfest – (A small exhibit)

Wood Field, Fairlight


15th June 2.30pm                Do you know the history of your house? A discussion

                                             (Postponed from December 2021)


13th July 7.00pm                 Pitt the Younger and the Martello Towers

At Pett Village Hall             by Geoff Hutchinson


17th August 2.30pm           Sir Reginald Eves, his work and legacy to Fairlight

                                            by Haydon Luke and Julie Marshall


21st September 2.30pm     Collecting Postcards

                                             by Kevin Gordon


19th October 2.30pm          Malcolm Saville, the local landscape and its place in his stories

                                             by Elaine Luke


16th November 2.30pm      The Coastguards at Pett Level

                                             by Martin King


21st December 2.30pm      Ancestral gifts and curiosities – objects from the past

                                            (bring your own objects) plus Christmas nibbles

 FHG annual membership is £10 per person.

Non-members can attend meetings but a fee of £3 is payable

Please contact Pauline Collins ( if you would like to become a member