Calendar

Jun
17
Wed
CANCELLED – The Manorial Courts – audience participation (Talk)
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jean’s talk will explain how the Manorial Court came into being following the Norman Conquest. It required the Lord of the Manor to provide a Court for his tenants and were the lowest form of in the Country. The Lord of the Manor held jurisdiction and would preside over the Hearings, supported by his Chairman and a record would be written in the Manorial Rolls. The end of this talk will be particularly interesting.

Presented by Jean Stirk

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

Jun
24
Wed
Sheppey Seaside Trail (Sheppey Local History Society Talk)
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Presented by Johnathan Fryer
Meet at Sheerness Clock Tower

Jul
9
Thu
Evening visit to Fort Luton, Chatham (Newington History Group Talk)
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Members £2.00 and their guests £3.00,  with refreshments.

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

Jul
22
Wed
Dunkirk 1940 – the men they left behind (Talk)
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Terry has researched three local men (Albert Chapman, Leslie Court and William Pledger) who were left behind in Dunkirk in June 1940, and through their stories he will give an insight into the evacuation and what it was like for those who were left behind.

Presented by Terry Matson

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

Jul
26
Sun
Archaeological Field Unit – Dig Day at Bredhurst
Jul 26 @ 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 2 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

Jul
27
Mon
Archaeological Field Unit – Dig Day at Bredhurst
Jul 27 @ 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 2 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

Jul
29
Wed
Eastchurch Aviation Museum (Sheppey Local History Society Talk)
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sep
7
Mon
Suffragettes & Suffragists – votes for women (Sittingbourne Society Talk)
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Suffragettes & Suffragists - votes for women (Sittingbourne Society Talk) @ Phoenix House

Presented by Melanie Gibson-Barton

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

Sep
10
Thu
Have You Noticed? – A Peek Pictorial (Newington History Group Talk)
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by Edward Peek

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

 

Sep
16
Wed
HRGS AGM and The History of the Lieutenancy (Talk)
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The talk covers the history and the various roles that the Kent Lieutenancy undertakes and its objective to support The Monarch in celebrating Kent, and its unique history and culture, serving its communities and contributing positively to the county’s future.

Talk Presented by Paul Auston, Deputy Lieutenant and HRGS President

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