During the Second World War St John’s Church in Meads, Eastbourne, was destroyed in a bombing raid in May 1942; the church tower is the only remaining part of the original building. From 5-11 November 2018 we are holding a Festival of Remembrance highlighting the lives of the 69 local men who died. In 2019 we plan to open a permanent heritage exhibition in the Tower, once it has been restored using funds given by the congregation and raised from the Heritage Lottery Fund among other charities.
The tower of St John’s Church Meads is the only remaining part of the original church which was bombed on 4th May 1942. The tower houses a small chapel and memorial recording the names of 69 local men who died in the First World War. More…