Calendar

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
Apr
6
Mon
Trackway to Motorway (Sittingbourne Society Talk)
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Trackway to Motorway (Sittingbourne Society Talk) @ Phoenix House

Presented by Mike Bundock

We all use roads, often daily, but how much thought do we give to their origins, design and maintenance? Trackway to Motorway is an illustrated historical account of our use of roads taking us from prehistoric trackways through to our present-day motorway network, via the Romans and the despised Turnpikes.

Apr
9
Thu
The Barber-Surgeon (Newington History Group Talk)
Apr 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by Dave Lamberton

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

 

Apr
15
Wed
A talk on Victoria Crosses
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A new talk by George Wildridge will look at the award of the Victoria Cross, its history and some of its recipients.

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

Apr
18
Sat
Archaeological Field Unit – Dig Day at Bredhurst
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Archaeological Field Unit - Dig Day at Bredhurst @ Will be advised on confirmation of attendance

Please note – event is subject to weather conditions.

This is a 3 day dig and you are welcome to attend all 3 days or just 1 day.

Who can get involved?

Anyone who is keen to be involved…

If under 18, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

On-site training is available.

More information can be found at our Archaeological Field Unit page.

Contact us if you would like joining instructions.

Cost

Free for HRGS members.

Day members welcomed – £5, refunded if you join as an annual member