Exhibition opens at Marlipins Museum, Shoreham

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The exhibition was launched with an excellent speech from Tim Loughton MP, who is an archaeologist in his own right and a powerful advocate for the Scheme in Parliament. He complimented Liz on the great results in Sussex since her appointment two years ago as Finds Liaison Officer for the whole of Sussex. She has established excellent working relationships with the metal detectorists in the county.

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The theme is medieval objects, some of which come from sites in Shoreham and others from further afield such as Steyning and Henfield. The Curators of both those museums attended the Private View, along with Cllr. Brian Coomber of Adur DC and representatives of the West Sussex Library Service, the Record Office, detectorists, amateur archaeologists, Sussex Archaeological Society representatives and many many more.

The exhibition will be on view at Marlipins until 3rd September and provides a rare opportunity for people to see these objects from private collections which help us to build up a picture of our p

Contact: Liz Wilson

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