Lewes FC: Sunday Times Sportswomen Changemaker Award nominee commits to equality and community
“There is a rebellious nature in the town,” Lewes FC CEO Maggie Murphy explains. “It’s about standing up for oneself and trying to do things differently.
They call the grand old East Sussex town of Lewes the “Bonfire Capital Of The World”. Next month, Lewes’s population will swell to five times its usual 17,000 as the seven “bonfire societies” bid to outdo each other in upholding a radical tradition of which Sunday Times Sportswomen Changemaker Award nominees Lewes FC are very much a part.