Category Archives: Archives

National accreditation for ‘transformative’ archive centre

42  The Keep2A STATE-of-the-art East Sussex archive centre has received national accreditation for the high quality of service it provides.

The Keep, in Moulsecoomb, has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation by the National Archives, recognising attainment of national standards in its management, resourcing, care of its collection and customer service. Continue reading

Link Road finds bring ancient history to life

THE county’s past will be brought to life for children in East Sussex – as a result of pre-historic finds unearthed along the Bexhill to Hastings Link Road. Watch our video here:

The new highway, which is nearing completion, involved a major programme of archaeological excavations by East Sussex County Council’s contractor, Oxford Archaeology. Continue reading

Exhibition on charter which ‘shaped the modern world’

Exhibition at The Keep - ‘King John assents to the Magna Carta 1215’ by Charles Sims. © Palace of Westminster Collection, WOA 2602 PIVOTAL moment in British history and its role in shaping Parliament is the subject of a new exhibition coming to an East Sussex archive centre.

The Keep, in Moulsecoomb, will host Magna Carta and Parliament, a free touring exhibition organised by the Parliamentary Archives to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the great charter by King John. Continue reading