Radical Eastbourne

Eastbourne has a wider and longer connection to radicalism than simply Friedrich Engels – and this page will begin to outline some of this rich ‘hidden history’ – again this is a work in progress and information and submissions [please email c.hogsbjerg@brighton.ac.uk] are welcome.

Jack Cade and Heathfield (?)

Eleanor Marx and Eastbourneby Carol Mills

A.L. Morton and Eastbourne College

George Orwell and St Cyprian’s School

The Mackintosh Rebellion 1929

C.L.R. James visits Eastbourne

The ‘Little Spain’ Shop – Eastbourne and the Spanish Civil War – by Mike Anderson

Paul Robeson in Eastbourne

The International Workers’ Mural and the TGWU Eastbourne Centreby Carol Mills

The Eastbourne Radical History Walk