Calendar

Jan
29
Wed
Shipwrecks around Sheppey (Sheppey Local History Society Talk)
Jan 29 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Feb
9
Sun
Finds Processing Session
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Finds Processing Session @ The Heritage Hub

The session is related to HRGS’s archaeological dig at Bredhurst.

The session will be held at the Heritage Hub, The Forum, Sittingbourne, ME10 3DL.

If you are interested in attending please use the Contact Us form to check on availabity of places.

The session will include:

  • cleaning of artefacts
  • sorting
  • drawing and photography
  • labelling
  • cataloguing

More information can be found in our section Archaeological Field Unit.

Feb
10
Mon
Sittingbourne Society AGM and A Schoolgirl’s War (Talk)
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by author Mary Smith

A talk about school life in wartime WW2.

Entrance:

  • £3 non-members
  • £1 HRGS and Sittingbourne Heritage Museum members
  • Free to Sittingbourne Society Members. Proof of membership required at the door

 

Location – Phoenix, House, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, ME10 4BX

Feb
12
Wed
A Canter Through Sittingbourne – with Pilgrims, Paper and Princes (Talk)
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Richard’s illustrated talk will explore the growth of Sittingbourne as a town through the ages; from the offering of hospitality to Pilgrims to visits by Royalty.  It will also look the towns agricultural and industrial growth in the modern era, particularly having the largest paper mill in the world at the turn of the 19th century… stories that put the North Kent market town of Sittingbourne on the map.

Presented by Richard Emmett

 

 

 

Entrance:

  • £3 non-members
  • £1 e-members
  • Members no fee. Proof of membership required at the door

Location – The Avenue Theatre, Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, ME10 3DN

Feb
26
Wed
Sheppey’s Fossils and Evolution (Sheppey Local History Society Talk)
Feb 26 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Mar
1
Sun
Finds Processing Session
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Finds Processing Session @ The Heritage Hub

The session is related to HRGS’s archaeological dig at Bredhurst.

The session will be held at the Heritage Hub, The Forum, Sittingbourne, ME10 3DL.

If you are interested in attending please use the Contact Us form to check on availabity of places.

The session will include:

  • cleaning of artefacts
  • sorting
  • drawing and photography
  • labelling
  • cataloguing

More information can be found in our section Archaeological Field Unit.

Mar
12
Thu
Newington Nostalgia 1951-1965 (Newington History Group Talk)
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by Dave Meredith

All meetings are open to the public and visitors, £3.00.

Any enquiries to: www.newingtonhistorygroup.btck.co.uk

Location – Newington Methodist Church Hall, Church Lane ME9 7JT

 

Mar
18
Wed
40 years of Bygone Kent (Talk)
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For 40 years, the Bygone Kent magazine has been delving deep into the rich and varied history of Kent. From cricketing heroes and distinguished authors, to world war reminiscences and famous events. Christine will share with us some of her favourites!

Presented by Christine Rayner

 

 

 

Entrance:

  • £3 non-members
  • £1 e-members
  • Members no fee. Proof of membership required at the door

Location – The Avenue Theatre, Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, ME10 3DN

Mar
29
Sun
Finds Processing Session
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Finds Processing Session @ The Heritage Hub

The session is related to HRGS’s archaeological dig at Bredhurst.

The session will be held at the Heritage Hub, The Forum, Sittingbourne, ME10 3DL.

If you are interested in attending please use the Contact Us form to check on availabity of places.

The session will include:

  • cleaning of artefacts
  • sorting
  • drawing and photography
  • labelling
  • cataloguing

More information can be found in our section Archaeological Field Unit.

A History of Shurland Hall (Sheppey Local History Society Talk)
Mar 29 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm