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9th February 2018

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Events Programme

Talks start at 7:30pm on the 1st Tuesday of the months shown below at the Tayne Centre, at the rear of the Methodist Church, Church Road. Lyminge, CT18 8JA

We can be contacted on 07759 260 816, or by email see link.

We welcome non-members and visitors to our talks, just turn up and pay at the door, the current entrance fee is 4. We also, where possible and when space allows, welcome non-members on our trips.

Contact our Events Secretary to find out whether we have spare places during the two months before the trip takes place.

2017 Programme of Talks and Events

Month

Day

Speaker

Title

March

7th

Rosemary Piddock

Henry Clifton, a Littlestone
 Lifeboat man

April

4th

Geoff. Doel

Kent Mummers Plays and the Hooden Horse

May

2nd

Chris Shaw

How the ‘Light Bobs’ saved England from Napoleon

June

6th

Dr Andrew Richardson

The Making of the Kingdom of Kent

July

TBA

Shepherd Neame Brewery, Faversham

August


No talk this month


September

5th

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

October

3rd

 John Buss

 The Folkestone & Hythe Railway and Tramway

November

1st

Rod Legear

Underground Thanet

Change of speaker

December

5th

Derek Boughton's annual talk following the AGM

2018 Programme of Talks and Events


Date  


Speaker

Title

March

6th

John Piddock

Photographing Archaeology in Lyminge – to include photographs of finds from the Jutish Cemetery and Tayne Field excavations.

April

3rd

John Buss

Romney Marsh – “The fifth continent.” – an insight into this unique landscape of contrasts & contradictions

May

1st

Bob Preedy

A History of Pirate Radio - the early history of the BBC, Radio Luxembourg and famous 1960s offshore ships and Kentish forts.

June

5th

Toni Mount

They Dared to be Doctors - the fascinating story of the first Victorian ladies to succeed in a man’s world.

July

3rd

Jonny Home

Brewing in Kent & Kent Pubs -Jonny Homer is a guide at the Faversham Brewery with extensive knowledge of the brewing industry.

August

8th

Annual Visit

Conducted tour of Lydd – details to be announced nearer the time.

September

4th

Mary Smith

A Schoolgirl's War: the story of school life in WW2 told through a set of exquisite wartime paintings and drawings

October

2nd

Anne Beecham

‘Wolf by the Hearth, Aurochs at the Gate’ – how the domestication of animals changed our lives.

November

6th

Rosemary Piddock

The Armistice - events before and after it was signed and prior to the cease fire; also its impact on the Western and Home Fronts.

December

4th

Derek Boughton

AGM and a talk about local history from Derek