Lewes Pound Open Meeting

7.30pm Wednesday 20th August, Rights of Man Pub Please come and join with us to talk about the Lewes Pound and how it can fit in with other ways of keeping money local and working for ordinary people. On this occasion we want to talk about making links with the East Sussex Credit Union and thence […]

LEWES POUND MONTHLY MEETING

7.30pm Wednesday 9th July, Rights of Man Pub Please come and join with us to talk about the Lewes Pound and how it can contribute to the transition to a localised and low carbon future. We want to move on and talk about the potential for an electronic currency of some kind and how we can […]

And the winner of the Battle of Lewes Design is….

Millie Long! For the new LP1 we ran a school design competition asking for something that reflected the Battle of Lewes. We received a number of wonderful designs and in the end had to go for the one that best fitted into the overall layout of the note. The winner is Millie Long from Lewes […]

Lewes Pound New Issue

The new issue of the Lewes Pound will launch officially on 3rd May It will be available at our regular stall in the farmers’ market and at a special stall in the LDC tent at the Chalk Life Festival up on Landport Bottom, as well as at the Southover Fayre at the Priory on 10th […]

Lewes Twenty-one Pound note

The LP21 is the least changed from our previous issue. It still features bonfire, which, after all, for many people personifies what is really special about our community. To help identify the new note we have added the words “Lest we forget”. We think that makes an even stronger image, readily identifiable as being part […]

Lewes Ten Pound Note

The LP10 in its new purple livery is intended to celebrate the fact that Lewes is now in the South Downs National Park. For a second time we found ourselves drawn towards a map-based design, but then maps are a very important part of designating what a locality – its community and its local economy […]

Lewes Five Pound Note – creativity & fun

The second LP5 brings together artwork from previous issues to reflect fun, creativity and local production in Lewes The Illustrators were Michael Munday and Adam Robertson-Charlton and we hope they like the ‘mash-up’ of their original work.

Lewes Five Pound Note

LP5 We have two designs. One again reflects the Battle of Lewes and features the splendid logo created for the Battle of Lewes events by local artist Tom Walker. You will notice that is also has a special strap-line – The Battle of Lewes 15th May 1264 “Local power reclaimed” – which is also on the […]

Lewes One Pound Note

LP1 For this we ran a school design competition asking for something that reflected the Battle of Lewes. We received a number of wonderful designs and in the end had to go for the one that best fitted into the overall layout of the note. The winner is Millie Long from Lewes Old Grammar School. […]

How can we support Lewes and local businesses?

A monthly open meeting is being organised by the Lewes Pound On Thursday 17th April at 7pm at The John Harvey Tavern around the theme  ‘How can we support Lewes and local businesses?’. To kick things off, we kick off with a couple of  ideas   of our own. At this point, these are just suggestions to get […]