Category: History & Heritage

Jul 21
Arundel Castle, the Dukes and the Earls: A Potted History

Arundel Castle is perched on top an outcrop of land overlooking the river Arun Valley…

Jul 21
Arundel Festival Of The Arts Goes Virtual

We all recognise what a significant role Arundel Festival plays in the annual life of…

Jul 21
’Arundel Festival of the Arts’ 2020

This year see’s a newly formed Festival Committee of highly qualified local…

Jul 20
Would the real Maison Dieu please stand up!

Originally published January 2015 In my last article I wrote about the ruins next to…

Jun 30
Arundel and the Assyrian link

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

Jun 03
It’s Just Not Cricket?…

Originally published August 2016 Sitting here on a grassy bank looking across at what…

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

Originally published in The Bell, June 2015 Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of…

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

Originally published December 2017 One typical definition of the word ‘folly’ says, ‘A…