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Rifles at the Ready!

17 September 2023 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

* Part of The Heritage Open Days 2023 *

* Please note the change of date from previously advertised *

* This event is FREE. There will be opportunities to make donations on the day *

* Book here

Visit the Steyning Rifle Range and learn about its place in local history from 1860.

Vintage equipment and deactivated rifles on display,  repaired targets will be in operation and the history and use of the site will be explained. WW II rationing refreshments will also be available to sample.

Access is limited to footpaths through fields. Visitors should park in Steyning Town Centre car parks (free on Sunday) and walk via Mouse Lane or Mill Road.

Pre-booking is essential.

Dogs on leads only.

There are no on-site toilet facilities.

Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear should be worn.

This event is run by volunteers of the Steyning Downland Scheme, who are restoring the Rifle Range as an educational resource. Donations to this work can be made on the day or via this link.

Please note: This is a disused rifle range and no live firing now takes place.

Details

Date:
17 September 2023
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://guestlist.co/events/742197

Organiser

Steyning Downland Scheme
Phone
01903 817996
Email
sds@wistonestate.co.uk
View Organiser Website

Venue

Rifle Range
Steyning, BN44 3LF United Kingdom + Google Map