Next events at Shoreham Fort

Heritage Crime Surgeries

Heritage Crime is on the up in Sussex and Shoreham Fort has had more than its fair share this year.

One positive to come out of all the negative is the excellent partnership we now have with Daryl Holter, Sussex Police Heritage Crime Lead.

Since September Daryl has joined us for monthly West Sussex Heritage Crime Surgeries, which he runs from the Nissen hut.

The next two dates are 9th November 11:00 ~ 15:00 and 7th December 11:00 ~ 15:00 with a presentation at 12:00 and 14:00.

Please do come along and meet Daryl and watch the presentation, it really is an eye opening about the varied ways in with our heritage is being destroyed.

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Tea-light Remembrance Event

This year the site is open from 17:00 with Food for Fort being open for hot and cold refreshments.

The event will commence with Gary Baines welcoming everyone. Father Terry will then lead the proceedings and invite everyone to light a tea-light, which we provide) in remembrance of a lost loved one.

After all the tea-lights are lit we will have 2 minutes silence followed by the lighting of our Jubilee Beacon (wind direction permitting)>

This event is perfect for that time of personal reflection

We hope you can join us.

2017

Terry May - Remembrance 2013


Donate Online

We at Shoreham Fort can't do any of the work we are able to without the help and support of many people, if you would like to contribute please click the donate button below. Your donations will go towards materials and equipment to help us restore the Fort.

The Friends of Shoreham Fort.

More then 6113 hours have been contributed... Why don't you join in? Find out more here.

We're always in need of equipment, tools, and items at the fort... here's a few things on our wish list:

Projector

Purchased with funding raised through a week of community fundraising in Shoreham Branch

A big THANK-YOU to Santander for the donation!

Door and window for Food for Fort

We were very fortunate to have been donated the doors to the Nissen hut and Food of Fort by Vivo Vision in Worthing. Unfortunately, with the break in, the door and window to Food for Fort is damaged and has been boarded up since September. It would be incredible if there was anyone out there who could help us with the replacement of these broken items.

Sponsors

We have four main events of the year, the biggest being our Military History Weekend - Sponsors of any of our events would be very welcome - please contact us

Expertise

Bid writers / Architects / Fundraisers

Hand tools

We are getting to the end of the useful life of our trowels, hand garden forks and equipment that we use for carefully weeding around the Scheduled Monument. Any small hand tools would be gratefully received. As would kneeling mats and gloves.

Barrack Block

The Dream........ We really are working on this but relying on others is a very frustrating process ;)

Newly equiped classroom facility

This year we were able to purchase 40 chairs, 40 clipboards, an A Frame easel and dry marker pens to complete our classroom facility in the Nissen hut. This was all made possible by the Shoreham and Southwick Rotary who we help when we can with book donations and especially at Christmas with our very own version of Elf and Safety lol Thank you for your continued support

A big THANK-YOU to Rotary Club of Shoreham & Southwick for the donation!

Renewal of IT/presentation equipment

With a partial award for an application to Sussex Community Foundation we have been able to increase our outreach and education programme; therefore increasing word of mouth of our project and engaging the wider community in a positive and proactive manner.

A big THANK-YOU to Sussex Community Foundation for the donation!

Volunteers

People are genuinely surprised when we tell them how few volunteers we have that come on site on a regular basis to help maintain and conserve the site for the enjoyment of the public. If you think you would like to get involved with this amazing project then please do get in touch or come down on one of our volunteer days. It may look like it's all hard, manual work but there really is a job for all.

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