Entries by Kayleigh Hall

Feather Workshops

Artist Jo Dyer, from Animate Arts, will be  running a series of free community workshops at the Gravesend Borough Market on Wednesday 15 and Saturday 18 February from 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. The workshops are all about creating eye-catching, giant feathers – similar to those decorating Native American headdresses, for a spectacular outdoor parade procession in March 2017 […]

Pocahontas 400 Arts Workshops

Be part of Pocahontas 400 and join in the celebration of the life of Pocahontas. Artists Wendy Daws and Christopher Sacre will be running a series of creative workshops. Learn some exciting new skills and exhibit your artwork for all to see at the Blake Gallery from 13th March. The workshops will be running every Monday until 6th […]


NOTICE: Gravesend Visitor Information Centre will close on Saturday 31 December 2016. A new, but reduced, visitor information service will run from the Gravesend Borough Market from Thursdays to Sundays throughout the year. This service will commence in early February. Telephone and email enquiries will be redirected to the council’s customer service team: Telephone:      […]

Christmas Tree Festival – Decorating a tree

A traditional Christmas will be working its way to Gravesend in our second to last event as part of our festive programme on Saturday 10 December 10.30am-2.30pm. A tree festival is on the cards as tinsels, baubles and lots lots more will decorate the trees. Come along, wander among the creativity and vote for your […]

Christmas in Gravesend

With Christmas only around the corner we have already confirmed a packed schedule of events which include: Christmas Lights Switch On – Friday 18th November  Christmas on the Hill – Saturday 26th November  Christmas Market – Saturday 3rd December  Christmas Tree Festival – Saturday 10th December  Magic of Christmas Event – Saturday 17th December  Have […]

October Half Term Fun!

With Autumn coming into season and the October half term just round the corner.  Get an idea of what to do with all the family from spooktacular workshops to a comedy club for kids… Spooky Make & Take Workshops at Millbrook GardenCentre  Monday 24th October – Make a Halloween Top Hat Tuesday 25th October – Decorate […]

Gravesend Calendar 2017

The results are in! This years calendar entries have been sorted and the winners have been announced. The 2017 calendar will be available soon. If you fancy yourself as a budding photographer but could use some helpful tips from professional street photographer then our next talk is the one for you! Join us on Saturday […]

Pocahontas 400 Commemorative Programme

Next year marks 400 years since the death of Pocahontas and we have arranged various events to commemorate her life and achievements. A programme of special talks by public speakers will be held in the historic St George’s Church. A limited edition Pocahontas 400 Commemorative Programme detailing the forthcoming events and Pocahontas’ life is now available to […]

Estuary Festival 2016

17 September – 2 October  Gravesend for the first time are involved with the Estuary Festival 2016 – sixteen days of Art, Literature, Music and Film curated in response to the spectacular Thames Estuary. A mix of new and existing works pull together powerful themes resonant to the place, its landscape, history and communities. Presented in significant, […]

Heritage Open Days in Gravesham

The annual Heritage Open Day’s are a great way to discover historic, hidden places all for FREE this weekend. Gravesham are celebrating with the following… Enjoy a memorable visit to local National Trust properties Cobham Mausoleum & Owletts, a Charles II country house, both located in the picturesque village of Cobham.  Owletts will be open from  11am […]