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© Christ Church Lewes 2018


We seek to proclaim the Gospel and serve our local community

a United Reformed Church and Methodist Church

Think Tank

Contemporary Society and Contemporary Religion

The Christ Church ThinkTank has been in existence for over 10 years. It draws on speakers from all the churches in the Lewes area.  Whether you go to church or not, come whenever the topic interests you. The format is 45 minutes talk and 45 minutes discussion and our average attendance is about 30. All meetings are from 7.30 pm to 9 pm.

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 26 September 2018, when Dr Roberta Piazza  will be speaking on

Voices from the Community of Irish Travellers

Roberta Piazza is reader in English and Linguistics at the University of Sussex and has written about how groups such as Irish Travellers are understood within the communities in which they live. With Gypsies and Roma, Travellers in the UK have special status and local authorities have a duty of care towards them. The introduction will draw on interviews over many years in the local encampment at Horsedean in Brighton & Hove, and provide insight into how Travellers see the world, their desires and aspirations, their fears and suspicions, and their vision of family and motherhood.