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January 2017

Rule Brittania – The History of Bristish Empire

12 January at 10:30 am - 16 March at 12:30 pm
The Woodville, Woodville Place,
Gravesend, Kent DA12 1DD United Kingdom
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Toni Mount Workshop

A 10 week history course in The Kent Room at The Woodville with author and historian Toni Mount. How did our small island become the first super-power of the modern era and what led to the end of the empire?

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February 2017
Free

Earth’s Only Paradise: London and the Jamestown Settlement

23 February at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St George’s Church, Church Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0DJ United Kingdom
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Pocahontas Statue

Earth’s Only Paradise: London and the Jamestown Settlement
Hazel Forsyth is Senior Curator of Post-Medieval History at the Museum of London. In 2007 Hazel was involved in commemorations to mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, with an exhibition in London, followed by loans to the Jamestown-Yorktown settlement.

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March 2017

Gravesend Clock Tower – Historical Talk

3 March at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gravesend Methodist Church & Community Centre, Milton Road
Gravesend, DA12 2RE United Kingdom
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Clock Tower, Gravesend

Join local historian Christoph Bull for an illustrated talk on the history of Gravesend’s Clock Tower and Gravesend in the late nineteenth century. Gravesend Methodist Church, access from Wilfred Street. FREE Light refreshments available.

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£5

Gravesham Town Twinning Quiz Night – International mastermind!

4 March at 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
St George’s Church, Church Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0DJ United Kingdom
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Join the Gravesham Town Twinning Quiz Night for £5 a head, with tea and coffee in the interval.

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Free

Gravesend and Kent in the Age of Pocahontas – Christoph Bull

9 March at 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
St George’s Church, Church Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0DJ United Kingdom
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Pocahontas Statue

Local historian Christoph Bull shares his lifelong fascination with the history of his local area, brings 17th century people and places to life.

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