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1066 Country 950th Anniversary Celebrations

It's Our 950th Anniversary - Why Not Join Us!

Our innovative arts and cultural events are complemented by our massive historical legacy. Visit exhibitions of national and international importance at the iconic De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings. Witness our national-changing historical legacy in Battle, the site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066, or Pevensey, landing place of the Normans.

Make 2016 the time you visit Hastings & 1066 Country, the birthplace of the England we know today. Take a fresh look at Hastings and 1066 Country, renowned for its history and heritage and a growing centre of excellence for the quality of its arts and culture.

In commemoration of the battle which changed the course of English history, an extensive programme of events took place during September and October.

Here are some films to view:

Battle of Hastings 1066 - The English Camp

Battle of Hastings 1066 - Live Schools Event with Dan Snow

Battle of Hastings - Arrival of King Harold's Soldiers after march from Stamford Bridge

Harold vs William

Why William won at the Battle of Hastings

Big Balloon Build - Battle of Hastings

Download - Hastings Weeks Events 8 - 16 October

 

Download -  950 Anniversary Events

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Historic Itinerary

Historic Itinerary

Divide your day between the two major sites bound up with the history of the Norman Invasion - Battle and Hastings.  William marched first...