Talks

If you would like to book me for a talk at your event, please complete the booking form.

There are three main subject matters:

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head

  • The history of the Belle Tout and Beachy Head Lighthouses
  • Coastal erosion, cliff falls and the need for the lighthouses
  • The moving of the Belle Tout lighthouse and its renovation
  • The painting of the Beachy Head lighthouse stripes
  • Duration 1 hour, with slideshow

More detailed information about the content of this talk

The Building of the Trust

  • My experience setting up and running the Belle Tout Lighthouse Preservation charitable trust
  • Drive, motivation and the desire to make a difference
  • Hurdles, pitfalls and overcoming adversity
  • Publicity, promotion and moving forward
  • Duration 1 hour, with slideshow

Writing & Story Telling

  • Inspiration and ideas
  • Keeping it real and making it believable
  • Motivation and momentum
  • Making it happen
  • Duration 1 hour, with slideshow

All talks are approximately one hour, with the opportunity for questions and discussion afterwards.

Existing presentation facilities can be used, or I can supply my own

Talks can be adjusted to fit required timescale as necessary with bespoke talks by arrangement.

Booking form

Lighthouses of Beachy Head Talk at Look and Sea Littlehampton

Upcoming talks

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head

18th June 2019 - Brodie Place, Eastbourne, East Sussex

11th October 2019 - RNLI, Langham Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex

10th March 2020 - Stepping Stones Ladies Club, Rustington, West Sussex

12th March 2020 - Billingshurst Local History Society, West Sussex

12th May 2020 - Townswomens Guild, Seaford, East Sussex


Book Rob Wassell to talk at your event

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Tuesday 18th June 2019
Brodie Place, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Eastbourne Lighthouse Talk

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Wednesday 26th September 2018
Billingshurst Wednesday Group, Billingshurst, West, East Sussex

Lighthouse Talk, West Sussex

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Wednesday 11th October 2017
Women's Fellowship, Rustington, West Sussex

Talk about Lighthouses by Rob Wassell

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Friday 31st March 2017
Over 50's Club, Church Hall, Sompting

Lighthouse Talks by Rob Wassell

The Beachy Head Lighthouse
Monday 31st October 2016 at 1pm
Eastbourne Rotary Club, Eastbourne

Lighthouse Talk Eastbourne at the Cavendish Hotel

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
10th October 2014 at 7pm
National Trust Visitor Centre, Birling Gap for the National Trust

Rob Wassell Lighthouses Beachy Head Talk for National Trust

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
25th October 2013 (Watch on YouTube)
Ferring Village Hall for the Ferring Conservation Group
The Lighthouses of Beachy Head by Rob Wassell October 2013
The Lighthouses of Beachy Head by Rob Wassell

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Wednesday 5th June 2019
Eastbourne U3A, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Lighthouse Talk, Eastbourne, East Sussex

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Wednesday 15th May 2019
Hedgerley Historical Society, Buckinghamshire

Lighthouse Talk, Berkshire

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Wednesday 7th March 2018
Eastbourne U3a, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Lighthouse Talk, Eastbourne, East Sussex

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Tuesday 21st November 2017
Worthing Walking & Social Club, Worthing, West Sussex

Lighthouse Talk in Worthing, Sussex

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Thursday 21st September 2017
Sutton Mariners, Sutton, Surrey

Lighthouse Talk by Rob Wassell

The Lighthouses of Beachy Head
Friday 9th January 2017 11:45 to 2pm
Look and Sea Heritage Centre, Littlehampton

Lighthouses of Beachy Head Talk at Look and Sea Littlehampton

The History of the Beachy Head and Belle Tout Lighthouses
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 at 7.30
The Worthing Society, Worthing Library Lecture Hall

Rob Wassell Lighthouses of Beachy Head Worthing Lecture Hall