Shedding new light on Thomas Paine

AN illustrated talk on Thomas Paine will be given at Lewes Library on May 11 (2.30pm).

Speaker Paul Myles promises to shed new light on the writer and revolutionary’s life in the county town from 1768-1774. The afternoon will feature a showing of recently digitised editions of the 18th century Sussex Weekly Advertiser or Lewes Journal.

Tickets cost £4 and pre-booking is recommended. For tickets and further information call 0345 6080 196 and ask for Lewes Library or email