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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.

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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…