Shoreham Fort


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Military History Weekend 2016

MHW 2016

Not long now until MHW 2016 is upon us!

MHW 2016 poster

We will be starting at 11am, and continuing on the fun until 4.30pm on both the 4th and 5th of June.

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th we will be once again be joined by the spectacular Army Cadet KitKar team who will race to build two Jago KitKars - who will win? Red or Yellow?

Sunday 5th will see the Cumberland guard bring their cannon down, so we hope to hear some BIG BANGS!

To see the event on Facebook, see the link below.

Get Involved

Are you able to help out with Miliary History Weekend 2016?

If so, then please contact Sharon at, or pop along to the public meeting (below). There are plenty of jobs available for anyone of any age and ability :)

Public meeting

The public meeting for MHW 2016 will take place 19:30, Thusday 26th May, in the Crabtree Inn, Shoreham-by-Sea (just North of the train station). Please join us if you're able to help out with setting up (Friday 3rd June), or on the actual event (4th & 5th June).


At Military History Weekend, we'll be holding a raffle. Prize donations are welcome from any one - so please do contact us if you have something. If you know of any local or non-local companies that are also willing to support us, then please do get in contact - the details are below.

Contact us

If you've got a prize, or just want some more information about MHW 2016, then please e-mail Sharon at

Join us...

Want to help?

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 their donation!

  • Doors for Food for Fort and Nissen Hut

    A big THANK-YOU to Vevo Vision for their donation!

  • 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 at

  • Expertise

    Bid writers Architects Fundraisers

  • Wheel Barrows & Shovels

    We are always in need of tools and our poor wheel barrows keep getting punctures....

  • Barrack Block

    That would be really lovely........

If you're able to help, or have contact with someone who can, then please let us know


Do you recognise one of these names? Perhaps a family member or friends family?

  • J.Pocock
  • H.Olliver
  • C.Markwick

Let us know - They might be connected to the 1st Sussex Artillery Volunteers who were based at Shoreham. Any information is greatly appreciated.


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