Battle Museum of Local History

The Almonry, High Street
Battle TN33 0EA

The Battle Museum was born from the preparations to celebrate the 'Festival of Britain' in 1951. From this 'Battle District Historical Society' was formed. Artefacts were given to the society who set up a small permanent museum in 1953. Various venues housed the museum until it moved to Langton House in 1965.


Office 4, 28 Kensington Street
Brighton BN1 4AJ

News, listings and features from 4,000+ museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage sites.

Keep, The (East Sussex Record Office)

Woollards Way
Brighton BN1 9BP

The Keep is a world-class centre for archives that opens up access to all the archive collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums and the internationally significant University of Sussex Special Collections. It is also a centre of excellence for conservation and preservation and represents the new generation of archive buildings in the UK.

Mass Observation Archive, The

The Keep, Woollards Way
Brighton & Hove BN1 9BP

This Archive specialises in material about everyday life in Britain. It contains papers generated by the original Mass Observation social research organisation (1937 to early 1950s), and newer material collected continuously since 1981. Collections: This archive provides a written record of everyday life in the 20th and 21st centuries. This collection is a unique social document of the lives of ordinary people in the UK in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Screen Archive South East

University of Brighton, Grand Parade
Brighton & Hove BN2 0JY

Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. Established in 1992 at the University of Brighton, this regional archive locates, collects, preserves, provides access to and promotes screen material related to the South East and of general relevance to moving image history.