Organ Bursary. Following initial success with the first scholar and reviewing costs, a second scholarship was added. Following the 2017 reunion and a generous donation, a third scholar has been added to the programme. Click for more…
Sept 2016 -Information boards commissioned and installed with
the official unveiling at the 3/11/16 Remembrance Day service. Click for more…
Dec 2016 -Building Survey.To establish a baseline survey of the Chapel to
establish what, if any, maintenance issues may be encountered in the future
to assist in maintenance planning. Work being conducted by Toby Rollestone
of MacConville’s Surveying in conjunction with Ian Fines from the school.
Report scheduled for Dec 2017.
March 2018 -Publishing a new book telling the story of the lives lost and the
Building of the chapel. The author, noted local historian, writer and journalist
David Arnold is hard at work with the material amassed to date. He has
appealed through his regular column in the Sussex Express for any
additional material along with updates on the book’s progress
bringing the Chapel to a wider audience. See Sussex Express -article 1.
Sept 2017 -Old Lewesians reunion 2nd September 2017. For a review of the Chapel Trust involvement please Click here. To read the address given by Dr Stephen Goss, Emeritus Fellow in Medicine, Wadham College, OxfordClick here. Also reproduced is the 2014 reunion address given by Robert Musgrave MBE Clickhere.
March 2018 -Official launch of the website and the book with a media campaign
and via links with local societies and associations along with national bodies