Category: History & Heritage

Jun 30
Arundel and the Assyrian link

Published July 2014 Nineveh (Pronounced Nin-e-ver).  One of the oldest and greatest…

Jun 03
It’s Just Not Cricket?…

Published August 2016 Sitting here on a grassy bank looking across at what must surely…

May 22
The Port of Arundel

It is believed that there was a small port in Arundel before the Norman conquest of…

May 06
Arundel Festival History

1978 – First one: Shakespeare in the Castle tilting yard by the New Shakespeare…

Apr 26
A Brief History of Swanbourne Lake

Published in The Bell, June 2015 Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of a deep…

Apr 19
Hiorne Tower – sheer folly, or is it?

Published December 2017 One typical definition of the word ‘folly’ says, ‘A costly…

Apr 12
Arundel during World War II

Published December 2017 It’s hard to imagine that the small historic town of Arundel…

Apr 05
The Maison Dieu or the Blackfriars?

Published December 2014 Over the centuries, especially during the Middle Ages, rich…