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 […]

Did you know?

Fifty Sheep in Cliffe High Street is one of our Lewes Pound issuing points. They are a great local business too, selling everything you might need to keep your pets happy. So whether you need cat food or bedding for your bunnies why not pop in and spend your Lewes Pounds. And while you are […]

THE NEW ISSUE GETS READY FOR PRINTING

Only a few weeks to go now until the new issue of the Lewes Pound hits the streets. Design is well advanced on all four denominations and the artwork will soon be with the printers, so that they can put in the necessary security features. We expect to have the notes available on the first […]